Programs and Events

The Bartlett Nature Center offers a wide variety of family, adult/child or child only programs and special events throughout the year. These programs are listed in the current Park District brochure.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

Earth Day April

Earth Day celebration brings together a variety of demonstrations, educational talks, hands-on activities, and a variety of environmental groups to celebrate the earth. Free attendance to all.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

 

Halloween Activities

The Zombie Run takes place in October.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

Winterfest

Winterfest is a free event. Adopt a Husky will provide dog sledding demonstrations. Enjoy exhibitors and get outside and enjoy the winter at this free event. Winterfest takes place in even years. The next Winterfest will be held in 2018.

The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and special events.
All require advance registration unless noted.

February Programs
Feb. 18-March 18 Beginner Archery
Feb. 18-March 18 Intermediate Archery
Feb. 21-March 21 Open Shoot Archery
Feb. 24 Open Mic Night – Age: all
Feb. 26 Advanced Sewing Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket
Feb. 26 Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket

Feb. 26 Youth Sew Tooth Fairy Pillow

March Programs
March 8 – Sew a Cape – Age: 7 through adult
March 8 – Sew Dog Pillow – Age: 7 through adult
March 8 – Sew Decorative Throw Pillow – Age: 16 and over
March 8 – Sew Tote Bag: Age: 16 and over
March 10 – Nature Center Summer Camps Preview
March 20- Sew Easter Bunny – Age: 7 through adult
March 24 – Maple Syruping – Age: 2 and over w/participating adult
March 26-30 Explosion of Fun Spring Break Camp

April Programs
April 4 – May 2 – Archery Theme Open Shoot – Age: 8 through adult
April 8-May 6 – Beginner Archery Program – Age: 8 through adult
April 8 – May 6 – Intermediate Archery Program – Age: 10 through adult
April 10 – Sew Dinosaur Tail – Age 7-13
April 10 – Sew Zippered Pouch – Age: 7-13
April 18 – Sew Owl Buddy – Age: 3-13
April 18 – Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age: 7 through adult
April 18 – Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age: 5 through adult
April 20 – Sew Emoji Pillow – Age: 7-13
April 20 – Sew 18″ Doll Clothes – Age: 7-13
April 22- May 6 – Archery Skill & Thrills Class – Age: 10 through adult
April 24 – Sew Pillowcase – Age: 14 though adult
April 24 – Sew PJ Shorts – 7 though adult
April 28 – Crazy Crafty; Spring Time Crafting – Age:8 through adult

May Programs
May 3 – Sew Owl Buddy – Age: 7-13
May 3 – Sew Apron – Age: 14 though adult
May 9 – Sew Emoji Pillow – Age: 7-13
May 9 – Sew Zippered Pouch – Age: 7-13
May 9 – June 6 – Archery Theme Open Shoot – Age: 8 through adult
May 14 -Sew Dinosaur Tail – Age: 7-13
May 14 – Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age: 7 though adult
May 14 – Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age 5 through adult
May 20- June 17 – Beginner Archery Program- Age: 8 through adult
May 20 – June 17 – Intermediate Archery Program – Age: 10 through adult
May 20 – Spring Archery Shoot – Age: 10 through adult
May 24 – Sew 18″ Doll Clothes – Age: 7-13
May 24 – Sew PJ Shorts – Age: 7 through adult

Special Events
The Nature Center hosts a variety of special events throughout the year including Earth Day in April, and a Zombie Run in October.
Spring – Earth Day – April 21 from 12 noon – 4pm.
Fall – Zombie Run – Oct. 20,2018
Winter – Winterfest takes place the month of February in even years. Adopt a Husky provides dog sledding demonstrations. Free activities, exhibitors, and winter fun round out this event.

Feb. 24 – Open Mic Night
April 20 – Open Mic Night
May 5- Open Mic Night
To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3100 press 2 when prompted.