Activities

Animal Lunch Time

What does a turtle eat for lunch? How about a salamander? Join us for this monthly program and get an up close look at how we feed and care for our resident live animals!
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Blooms and Pollinators

From flowers to trees, and even to our food, pollinators play a vital role for us and the environment!
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Cicada Safari

The cicadas are here! Let’s hike through Starkey Park to see if we can find any of the Brood X periodic cicadas making their appearance in the park. We will learn about the 17 year life cycle and how their emergence affects the whole ecosystem.
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Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day is a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May.
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Magnificent Hummingbirds

Ever wonder what makes hummingbirds so unique? Join a naturalist at the Library 6th Street entrance to discover more about these tiny, nectar-drinking birds.
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Morning Bird Walk

All levels of birding experience welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them. We will have a few available to borrow.
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Nature 101 Learning Series

Do you want to learn more about Natural History Topics? Check out our Monthly Nature 101 Series. Each month Naturalists from Zionsville Nature Center or guest speakers will present on a variety of nature topics.
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Paws in the Park

Looking for a time to walk your dog? Join us for Paws in the Park! Bring your dog out to get active and to socialize with those in your community! Don’t have a dog? That is okay! You can still join us for this time of leisure exercise.
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Preschoolers in the Park

Join the Zionsville Parks for outdoor play, learning, and exploration. Programs will focus on developing a sense of place in our community. Activities will focuses on local themes relevant to children’s daily lives and experiences.
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Roll and Read

Grab your wagon or stroller and join us as we read the latest story along the new StoryWalk trail at Elm Street Green. Our adventures will include opportunities for creativity, movement, and learning.
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Step into Spring Walking Spree

Enjoy your Zionsville Parks on flat, easy trails — good for strollers, wheelchairs, walkers, and canes. This inclusive walking spree has no required mileage amount so anyone can participate.
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Turtle Tracks

Did you know there are 18 species of turtles in Indiana? Come meet a few different species and learn what makes them special!
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Wetland Wonders

Wetlands are such an important part of our ecosystem! Join us for an exploration of the Zion Nature Sanctuary wetland to discover how wetlands help people, what animals live in a wetland, and see who we can find! Dress to get wet and muddy.
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Wild Wonders Hike

Have you ever wondered what plants and animals you can find in Indiana? Join a naturalist as we explore Turkeyfoot Nature Park and learn about what is living around us!
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Women Who Walk

A time for empowered women to empower women - Join us for Women Who Walk! A space to stay active and gather together in nature! We will walk for an hour to decompress from our long days and to socialize with the other women in our community!
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Zionsville Nature Play Days

Stomp in Eagle Creek, go on a bug safari, play kickball with firefighters, play in a wetland, craft and use your imagination. Zionsville Nature Play Days reminds families that nature and play is important and can happen close to home.
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