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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Animal Tracks

Animals live all around us, even if we don’t always see them. By learning animal tracks, you can identify who has been creeping through your yard or down the trail. Join us to learn some common tracks and create your own track craft to take home.
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Art in Nature

Create your own unique art using natural materials in this exciting art series.
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Community Service Days

The Zionsville Parks and Recreation Department provides drop-in service opportunities for community members aged 16 years and older. If a volunteer is under the age of 16, they must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.
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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 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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Nature Explorers

Have you ever wondered what plants and animals you can find in Indiana? Join a naturalist as we explore Zionsville Nature Sanctuary and learn about what is living around us!
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Owl Pellets

Join a Naturalist to as we learn all about owls and their adaptations to hunt at night. Discover what Owls can be found in Indiana and get a chance to dissect an owl pellet to see what the owl ate!
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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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Reptiphibian Confusion

What is the difference between a reptile and amphibian? How can we tell them apart? Learn the differences between these two groups of animals and meet a few of the Zionsville Nature Center’s resident reptiles and amphibians!
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Restoring HOA Native Landscapes

Homeowners’ associations have the opportunity to turn Indiana into a place where humans and the environment thrive side by side, given the common land they manage, and the influence they have over landscaping practices by residents.
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S'more's Campfire

Our popular campfire treat is celebrated each year in August. As far back as 1925, this delicious, sticky and gooey treat has been loved by millions across the United States. Today there are many variations to the original S’more.
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Toddler Trek

Research shows that outdoor play has numerous benefits for a child's physical and emotional well-being. This is an informal, fun morning outdoors exploring our local parks, rain or shine!
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Trail Mix Up

It’s National Trail Mix Day! Join the Zionsville Parks and Recreation as we celebrate. Make your own trail mix and then join us as we hit the trail at Zion Nature Sanctuary. The program starts at the library 5th street entrance.
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Your Backyard World

Join us for an exciting morning hike, where we will explore the incredible nature in our own little town. Learn how all living things share this planet we call home.
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