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January Patuxent Events

December 13, 2017

A note from Jennifer Hill at Fish and Wildlife:
Below you will find our programs for January. … You may
also view the programs on our programs page.
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Patuxent/visit/PublicPrograms.html

 

*REGISTRATION*

Programs are free, however, donations to The Friends of Patuxent are
greatly appreciated! Some programs require advance registration by calling
301-497-5887. Programs are subject to changes or cancellation due to
weather or low participation. Please notify the refuge of any special needs
so that you may be accommodated. www.fws.gov/refuge/patuxent

*NORTH TRACT PROGRAMS*
*230 Bald Eagle Drive*
*Laurel, MD 20724*

+++Sketching the Seasons: Winter+++
Sunday, Jan. 14th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Ages 14+, registration required
Join a ranger for a hike and to sketch your observations of the refuge
during winter. Dress for the weather. Bring a sketchbook if you have one.

+++Whose Clues?+++
Sunday, Jan. 28th, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Ages 7-10, registration required
Come be a wildlife detective with a ranger on the North Tract. Search for
evidence like Sherlock Holmes and discover what is living in our forest.
Please bring water bottle and dress for the weather.

*NATIONAL WILDLIFE VISITOR CENTER PROGRAMS*
*10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop*
*Laurel, MD 20708*

+++Screech & Kestrel+++
Saturday, Jan. 6th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Saturday, Jan. 13th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Saturday, Jan. 20th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
All ages, no registration
Meet two of North America’s smallest birds of prey: the American kestrel
and eastern screech owl. Both expert hunters, the American kestrel uses its
acrobatic prowess, while the eastern screech owl is a stealthy silent
hunter.

+++Nature Tots: In the Treetop+++
Tuesday, Jan. 9th, 10:30 – 11:30 am Tuesday, Jan. 9th, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ages 3 – 4, registration required
Trees are very special homes to many different kinds of animals.  Introduce
your preschooler to this wonderful habitat through games, stories, and
crafts in this fun, interactive program.

+++Nature Songs with Stina+++
Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2:00 – 2:45 pm
All ages, registration required
Parent participation required
Join nature troubadour Stina for an afternoon indoor campfire sing along in
our auditorium.  Get your groove on with fun and silly nature songs!

+++All that Habitat+++
Monday, Jan. 22nd, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Ages 5 – 7, registration required
Learn about what wildlife (and people!) need to survive.

+++Screech & Kestrel (Esp & Eng)+++
Saturday, Jan. 27th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
All ages, no registration
Meet two of North America’s smallest birds of prey: the American kestrel
and eastern screech owl. Both expert hunters, the American kestrel uses its
acrobatic prowess, while the eastern screech owl is a stealthy silent
hunter.

+++Tiny Tots: Nature and Music+++
Monday, Jan. 29th, 10:30 – 11:15 am
Ages 16-48 mos., parental participation & registration required
Learn about wildlife at the refuge through fun and interactive songs,
stories and activities.

*HOLLINGSWORTH GALLERY*
December brings a special treat – a veritable potpourri of volunteers’
talent. Committed so far are: Lucy and Ed Grimes, photography; Louis Buck,
carving; Barbara Buck, paintings; Brenda Stone, quilting; Dennis Hartnett,
photography; and Mary Ann Hartnett, needlework.

http://patuxent.fws.gov/

Seneca