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Explore the James River Park System (Off-Site Event @ Reedy Creek)

Explore the James River Park System (Off-Site Event @ Reedy Creek)

It's Invasive Species Week!  Parents and children are invited to visit Reedy Creek in the James River Park System. James River Park System staff will lead activities, including stories, info about animals and plant crafts to take home. All ages are invited to attend this event.

**This event will be held off-site- NOT at the library. Please plan to meet @ Reedy Creek. Transportation will not be provided.

Park at the Reedy Creek parking lot at 4001 Riverside Drive  RVA  23225  Walk down the path, cross the railroad tracks then turn right.  The James River Park office is straight ahead.

This event is part of a series of explorations of the James River Park System at the West End Branch Library.  

This series of programs is designed for children ages 5-12.

Tuesday, February 13:  What lives in and around the James River?  Activities: View skulls and talk adaptations; Craft Stations on different animals in and around the James River Take-Home Element: Animal Crafts  

Tuesday, February 27:  Navigating and enjoying the James.  Activity: Map Making and WayFinding  Take-Home Element: Map they created

Tuesday, March 19:  Activities in the James River Park System:  Bird Watching  Activities: How to use binoculars; what birds live in the James River Park System? Take-Home Element: Bird craft

Tuesday, March 26:   Activities in the James River Park System:  Mindfulness walk and journaling  Activities: Mindfulness walk around library; writing prompts about nature Take-Home Element: A poem about nature and what they wrote/drew

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:
Science & Technology/STEAM  

Event Organizer

Lisa Crisman

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