HALYBURTON PARK JANUARY NATURE PROGRAMS
Halyburton Park | 4099 S. 17th Street
All programs require pre-registration.
ABCs of Nature
Mon 1/7 10-11am or Tue 1/18 10-11am
Ages: 2-5 Cost: $3
Come discover the ABC’s of nature by taking a hike and exploring different plants and animals that start with different letters of the alphabet.
Animal Adaptations in Winter
Thu 1/10 1:30-3:30 pm Ages: 5-14
Join us as we trek through the wintry woods to discover many of the changes that occur and how the inhabitants of the forest deal with the harsh, bitter, cold throughout the frosty season. Later, we will build a seasonal nature craft. Cost: $3/participant
Intro to Drawing
Thu 1/24 1:30-3:30 pm Ages: 5-14
Get up close to nature as we learn the basics of drawing. Each student will need a drawing pad, 2 – #2 pencils, and a drawing eraser. Cost: $10/participant
Bird Hike – Cabin Lake County Park
Fri 1/18 8am-3pm Cost: $10/participant
The NC Birding Trail is a driving trail to link birders with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found. North Carolina has an incredible diversity of habitats which provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making it a premiere destination for birders and nature-lovers. Each month we will explore a different site along the Coastal Plain Trail.
Backyard Birding and Bird Feeding
Sat 1/19 9:30-11:30am
Sat 2/9 9:30-11:30am
Each season invites new visitors to your backyard. Some remain all year round, while others migrate great distances. Join a park naturalist into the world of birds and discover what tasty treats and feeders will attract these fantastic creatures each season. Discover how you could build your own backyard bird oasis. Learn some birding basics, as we take a hike exploring the woods for some seasonal inhabitants. Each participant will take home a sample seed bag. Cost: $10/participant
Winter in the Forest
Mon 1/21 10-11am or Tue 1/22 10-11am
Ages: 2-5 Cost: $3
Take a hike to learn about all the changes in the forest, and the animals that live in the forest throughout the winter.
Fri 1/25 6-8pm Cost: $3/participant
Look and listen for owls as a naturalist leads you on a walk in the park. You’ll search for the Eastern Screech Owl and the Great Horned Owl. You’ll learn about the habits and adaptations of these nocturnal neighbors. Afterwards warm up with hot cocoa.
Snake and Turtle Feeding
Wed 1/30 Ages: 3/up Cost: $1/participant
Enjoy a brief presentation about the live animals on display in the Event Center and then watch them feed. At least one snake and a turtle will be fed during the demonstration.