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Upcoming Programs at Barnes Nature Center & Indian Rock Nature Preserve

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center

Artist Reception with Artwork by Virginia Briatico – FREE

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 3-5pm

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Enjoy Virginia’s finely detailed pastel pencil paintings of birds, flowers and furry creatures. Light refreshments provided.

Introduction to Fishing – FREE

Classroom: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6-8pm (required)

Fishing Trip:  Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9am-12pm

Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol

This introductory fishing class will teach you everything you need to know to start fishing. The class is designed for adults and families ages 8 and up. *Pre-Registration required as space is limited.

Warbler Wednesday – FREE

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7-8:30am

Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol

Also: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7-8:30am

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Early May is the perfect time to see and hear birds that are returning from their winter home to their summer breeding grounds. This walk is suitable for any experience level and beginners are encouraged.  Bring binoculars of you have them and wear appropriate clothing for hiking in the woods.

Annual Spring Fair – FREE

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10am-3pm

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Fun for the whole family! Welcome in Spring with a day of activities!

Mother’s Day Afternoon Paint

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 3-5pm

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Mothers, bring a family member or a friend for a fun afternoon paint class!

Members: $30/couple, $20/single; Non-Members: $40/couple, $25/single

Warbler Wednesday – FREE

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7-8:30am

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Early May is the perfect time to see and hear birds that are returning from their winter home to their summer breeding grounds. This walk is suitable for any experience level and beginners are encouraged.  Bring binoculars of you have them and wear appropriate clothing for hiking in the woods.

Create a Fairy/Gnome Garden

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 10:30am-12:30pm

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

A special experience of not only looking for the homes of these magical beings, but making our

own homes for them! *Pre-registration & pre-payment is required by May 14th.

Members: FREE/Adults, $10/Child; Non-Members: $5/Adults, $20/Child

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