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Shelby Bottoms Nature Center

1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States

October 2018

Pumpkins and Pickin’ at Shelby Bottoms

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States
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Enjoy the October tradition of pumpkin carving outside the nature center, this time during a back porch pickin’ party! You can bring a pumpkin if you would like to participate in the carving and we will have the tools. If you want to pick around, bring a string instrument…or just relax and enjoy the atmosphere of being outside surrounded by nature while listening to music. Also, there will be a prize for the best carved pumpkin! All ages welcome.  Registration…

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All is in the Air Full Moon Meander

October 24, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States
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Fall is a feeling; the crisp air, the crunching of colorful leaves on the ground, shorter days, and the stillness of nighttime. Gather with us at the nature center where we will begin our mindful mosey through the park under a moonlit sky. Leader: Christie Wiser All ages welcome. Registration required. Call, email, or register online below - shelbybottomsnature@nashville.gov or 615-862-8539. Call or email if online registration has closed. Confirmation is required to attend.

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Howl-o-Ween at Shelby Bottoms

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States
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The Saturday before Halloween is a great time to celebrate the creatures we fear the most! Come to the nature center to learn about your local wildlife neighbors, explore spooky animal bones and owl pellets, enjoy some wildlife and nature activities, and maybe meet a few wild and scary neighbors! Presented by: Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, Lillie Birds Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Nashville Wildlife Conservation Center For all ages!  No registration required.

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November 2018

Great Gourds!

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States
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Learn more about these ancient and iconic vegetables of the autumn season! An open house in the classroom will offer activities such as a craft and story stations, seeds to take home, and more! Leader: Christie Wiser All ages welcome.  No registration required.

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Be a TURKEY!

November 21, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St
Nashville,TN37206United States
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Environmental education offers many fun and exciting ways to learn about the endless topics to be discovered when spending time in nature.  A great way to relate is by putting yourself into the role of the species. Join us while we learn and appreciate our terrific turkeys by pretending to be one! For ages  4—10.  Registration required.  Call, email, or register online below - shelbybottomsnature@nashville.gov or 615-862-8539. Call or email if online registration has closed.  Confirmation is required to attend.

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