aspen forest acrylic painting

Canceled Trekking Forests By Brush-Art Club

Due to low registration, this series was canceled Wednesdays, April 7-May 26, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Ages 6-12 yrs., $72 From mountains to jungles, explore forests around the world in this after school art club. Experiment with various art media and get creative with Instructor Dave Sullivan.
fort in outdoor nature explore classroom

FULL Nature Playdate

Geared toward ages 2-12 yrs., free. (adults must register as well/supervision required) Connect with your little ones in our Nature Explore Space. Try new activities or simply play in nature with wood cookies, forts, and more. Dress for the weather-outdoors only.
sample kite coloring

FULL Build-A-Kite Remote Workshop Pick Ups

All ages, $5 (All materials included) Pickup your kite kit and watch our tutorial on how to get soaring in a park near you. Scheduled time is for kit-pick ups, but you can watch the video anytime to complete your kite.
urban telescope viewing

Sixty Minute Celestial

Saturday, April 17, 8 to 9, & 9 to 10 pm Saturday, May 22, 8:30 to 9:30, & 9:30 to 10:30 pm Ages 6+ yrs., free. 60 minutes with one very, large telescope…the night sky search is on! Join naturalist Mike Dempsey for an hour of telescope viewing and ask your celestial questions.
boys on cattail trail

Drop In Nature Discoveries-Oberon Lake Trail

monthly on third tuesday All ages Tuesday morning with nature’s most wonderful surprises! Drop-In Discovery Stations are free, family-friendly drop-in style programs featuring a range of nature topics on the third tuesday of the month. Participants can experience up-close visits with animals, touchable artifacts, drop-in activities and outdoor explorations. Guests may come and go as…
watering lush garden

Turning it Around: Healthy Planet Gardening

Adults, $10 With growing concern about the future of our climate, learn what can YOU do EASILY to help move things in the positive direction to a carbon-neutral planet. Terra will share her story of going from fear to solution to be part of the movement that has brought the Rocky Mountain region into being…
child with ladybugs

G.O. Time (Get Outdoors)

Saturday, May 1, 9 to 10, & 10:30 to 11:30 am Saturday, May 29, 9 to 10, & 10:30 to 11:30 am Ages 4 – 9yrs., free. Anything can happen when you spend an hour out in nature!  Go on a scavenger hunt, build the best stick house anyone has ever seen, sketch a flashy…
art class-pre covid photo

Paint Your Mom A Masterpiece

Saturday, May 8, 10 to 11 a.m.Ages 6-12 yrs, $15 (materials included) Let your little artist paint for you as an instructor leads this kids’, step-by-step tutorial to create an acrylic-on-canvas masterpiece. No experience is necessary. Register kids online as space is limited-no need to register parents. Dress for the weather and bring painting clothes!…
Dean leading nature walk

Nature Walks: Chief Rain-in-the-Face, Standley Lake Cliffs, And The Unusual Tree

Second Tuesdays May through September Adults, free. Meet at Standley Lake Library Sundial, 8485 Kipling Street Stroll along one of Arvada’s 149+ miles of trails with Arvada native, Dean Bernard. Dean has a unique way of sharing history through storytelling and interactive exploration. Walk at a casual pace, wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Walks cancelled…
fort in outdoor nature explore classroom

FULL Nature Playdate

Geared toward ages 2-12 yrs., free. (adults must register as well/supervision required) Connect with your little ones in our Nature Explore Space. Try new activities or simply play in nature with wood cookies, forts, and more. Dress for the weather-outdoors only.