Starting on Friday, August 21 Kensington Metropark is hosting a variety of outdoor events. All events require reservations by calling 800-447-3178 x. 5188 and a car entry fee to the park.
Visit at 8 pm on August 21 for Calling All Owls. Separate fact from fiction and attempt to locate resident screech owls. The cost is $2.
On Saturday, August 22 at 1 pm discover how to plan an all-you-can-eat restaurant to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your back yard with Butterfly and Hummingbird Gardening. $2
Make Your Own Animal Tracks on Sunday, August 23. Learn how to identify different animal tracks, then make a plaster track to take home. $2
Saturday, August 29 at 1pm is Exploring a Pond. Get an up close look at a pond including the plant and animal life that live under, on and above the pond’s surface during this hands-on family program.
Sort out the facts from the fiction on Sunday, August 30 at 2 pm with the program Spiders & Friends. $2
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