Kid and Family Friendly

Don’t forget to check out our family friendly cleanups, week long events and hikes!

Monday, June 7

GREEN GIRLS: WATER QUALITY IN MY CITY

  • Bog Garden at Benjamin Park, 1101 Hobbs Rd., Greensboro
  • 1p.m.-5p.m.
  • Registration: http://tinyurl.com/GreenGirlsSession1
  • Join Parks and Recreation and Water Resources for environmental science-based learning that engages middle school girls. During Guilford Creek Week, we will offer two programs throughout Greensboro City’s parks and waterways, encouraging girls to realize their potential to create change within the natural environment. Through hands-on activities and the stimulating concepts of virtual field exploration, technology, advocacy, and project-based science, Green Girls develop an understanding of natural ecosystems in Greensboro’s parks, learn about future careers in the sciences, and understand their own power to advocate for the environment and their parks.

POND EXPLORATON PARTY Event Postponed!

  • 3:30p.m. to 4:30p.m.
  • High Point: Exact location will be sent to registrants
  • Register at: https://forms.gle/19RnHesH5iZBsvhB8
  • Do you like frogs? How about fish? Have you ever wondered what is going on beneath the surface of a pond? Now is your chance to find out. Come join us as we explore the animal lives in ponds, learn how to assess the health of our water, and play some fun games as well! This is a family friendly program, appropriate for all ages. It will be held rain or shine, but canceled if there are thunderstorms. Pre-registration is required!

Wednesday, June 9 


LITTLES AT THE LAKE

  • Lake Higgins, 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd, Summerfield.
  • 10a.m. to 11a.m
  • Bring your little one to the lake for a story time and hands-on, outdoor nature exploration. Open to ages 2-5. $2 per child. 
  • Call Lake Higgins at 336-373-3739 to register.

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Friday, June 11

GREEN GIRLS: ECOSYSTEM HEALTH INDICATOR SPECIES SURVEY

  • Bur-Mill Park, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro
  • 1p.m.-5p.m.
  • Registration: http://tinyurl.com/GreenGirlsSession2
  • Join Parks and Recreation and Water Resources for environmental science-based learning that engages middle school girls. During Guilford Creek Week, we will offer two programs throughout Greensboro City’s parks and waterways, encouraging girls to realize their potential to create change within the natural environment. Through hands-on activities and the stimulating concepts of virtual field exploration, technology, advocacy, and project-based science, Green Girls develop an understanding of natural ecosystems in Greensboro’s parks, learn about future careers in the sciences, and understand their own power to advocate for the environment and their parks.
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