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February 25, 2017
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 (8am-1pm)
Join us for the 22nd Annual Community Trash-Off presented by CLICK HERE for Registration Forms CLICK HERE for Waiver of Liability Cleaning stations are given to groups on a first-come, first-served basis. If there’s a certain station where your team would like to work, please let us know and register in advance! This event is…Read more...
March 18, 2017
Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Bbbbbbrrrrrrrrrrr! The weather outside is frightful! Without fires, warm blankets, and hot chocolate how do alligators, squirrels, and other critters stay warm in the winter? Join us for this family program to explore different methods animals use to stay warm and investigate some places they might be hunkered down for…Read more...
March 25, 2017
Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017 (10 - 11am)
A rolling stone gathers no moss! Rocks are all different shapes and colors, but how are they made? Bring the entire family to conduct scientific experiments with rocks and investigate their differences. Explore how rocks are made by creating your own- out of chocolate! *Allergy alert – during this program…Read more...
Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…Read more...
April 1, 2017
Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Bring the whole brood Our favorite feathered friends are passing through Shangri La this month! Join us for this family friendly boat ride excursion on Adam’s Bayou as we look for our avian visitors passing through on their spring migration. Binoculars will be provided, but you are more than…Read more...
April 8, 2017
Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Take a day for creative play! During this family friendly program we will use soils, leaves, and beetles to connect painting with the great outdoors. We will create homemade paints with natural ingredients and let the artists be unleashed! Come be inspired by the beauty of Shangri La Gardens! Included…Read more...
April 15, 2017
Saturday, Apr. 15, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Spring has sprung What better way to celebrate the new season than learning how to plant a seed! Bring the whole family to plant seeds using several different methods. Take the seeds you planted home and watch them grow! Included with general admission. Members free. Register for this class below. For more…Read more...
April 29, 2017
Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 (10 - 11am)
I spy… critter signs! Animals in the woods aren’t always seen, but we do find evidence of their visits. Scientists can learn a lot by studying the hidden signs left by animals. Hit the trails with your family as we learn to decipher the signs that animals leave behind. We’ll also…Read more...
Saturday, Mar. 29, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…Read more...
May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Get mellow in the meadow During this family friendly program discover what animals and insects hide among the tall meadow grasses. Try your hand with a collection net to scoop up insects and examine them more closely. You’ll do a sock hop across the meadow collecting seeds for a…Read more...