Events at Pringle Nature Center

Pringle Nature Center offers programming for the whole family! Check out the links to the right for our major annual events. All programs are weather permitting and subject to change. We reserve the right to cancel a program if minimum enrollment is not met or weather poses a safety risk.

Some programs require pre-registration so that we can prepare adequate materials and staff/volunteers. If that is the case, the link to pre-register will appear in the program description. Your spot is not guaranteed until payment is received. Cancellations must be made at least one week in advance of the program for a refund to be issued. Participants who have pre-registered for a program will be notified by email of any changes.

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Brownie Girl Scouts: Senses Badge

Saturday, July 20th, 9:30 - 11:15 am

You have five senses that work together to let you see, hear, smell, taste, and touch the world around you. Brownies will use their senses to explore the park and the things living in it.

CANCELLED due to low enrollment

Invasive Species Workday

Saturday, July 27th, 9 am - 12 pm

Need service hours, or just interested in protecting local ecosystems? Come and help us protect our native habitats by removing invasive plant species! Bring work gloves or borrow ours. Tools are provided.

Webelos: Earth Rocks! Badge

Saturday, July 27th, 1 - 3 pm

Ever wondered why people would study rocks? Webelos will learn about the importance of geology and become rock hunters during this badge program! Pre-registration is required by Thursday, July 25th.

$4 per scout

Nature Storytime Hike

Saturday, August 3rd, 10 - 11 am

Join us for a nature-themed story and hike with activities related to the story, TBD! This program is appropriate for kids accompanied by an adult, and not suited for large groups.

Free, no pre-registration required

Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing

Saturday, August 10th, 9:30 - 11 pm

The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour! Join us for a short, informal talk about the Perseids, followed by an outdoor viewing. Pre-registration is required by Thursday, August 8th.

Friends of Pringle: $3 / General Public: $5

Nature Storytime

Thursday, August 15th, 9:30 - 10 am

Join us for a nature-themed story and craft, TBD! This program is appropriate for young kids accompanied by an adult, and not suited for large groups.

Free, no pre-registration required

Leave No Child Inside: Summer's Last Fling!

Saturday, August 24th, 10 am - 3 pm

Help us send off summer with a day of self-guided outdoor exploration. Try checking out an Explorer Pack to aid in your adventure. Come and go when you like.

Free, no pre-registration required

Fitness Hike

Tuesday, September 3rd, 10 - 11 am

Hey adults, get your steps and dose of vitamin N (Nature) in with one fun activity! Bring your walking shoes and join us the first Tuesday of each month for a hike in Bristol Woods.

Nature Storytime Hike

Saturday, September 7th, 10 - 11 am

Join us for a nature-themed story and hike with activities related to the story, TBD! This program is appropriate for kids accompanied by an adult, and not suited for large groups.

Free, no pre-registration required

Nature Storytime

Thursday, September 19th, 9:30 - 10 am

Join us for a nature-themed story and craft, TBD! This program is appropriate for young kids accompanied by an adult, and not suited for large groups.

Free, no pre-registration required

Fall Fun Fest

Saturday, September 21st, 11 am - 3 pm

Get ready for hay rides, pumpkin decorating, children's theater, bird walks, and more--this year's festival promises to be better than ever! Watch this space for for information, coming soon.