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A new geocaching challenge has been put in place in the Hawk Woods Nature Center located at 3799 Bald Mountain Road. Geocaching is a game played in the outdoors utilizing a handheld GPS or a smartphone with a geocaching app. The Challenge features six geocaches specifically designed for families and those new to geocaching. Come explore the natural environments in our city! Complete our Geocaching Challenge and stop by the community center for a special prize!  Download the Geocaching Challenge Decoder - click here

This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk with their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to introduce children to the natural world around them.  Up to age 6 with adult.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Time:  9:30 – 10:15AM
Day:  Fridays
Date:  11/5   #433641C
Date:  12/3    #433641D
Fee:  Free Resident / $3 Regular

Come listen to a story and have fun with nature!  The activity will include a story and a craft, time outdoors and/or other age-appropriate activities.  For children ages 3 - 6.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Day:  Tuesdays
Time:  5:30 - 6:30PM
Date:  10/26  Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn  #314013B
Date:  11/23  Pumpkin Jack  #314013C
Date:  12/21  Stranger in the Woods   #314013D

Day:  Thursdays
Time:  9:30 - 10:15AM
Date:  11/11  Giving Thanks   #434012C
Date:  12/21  Waiting for Winter   434012D

Fee:  Free Resident / $3 Regular