Party for the Planet

April 11-12, 2015 - In honor of Earth Day, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is hosting Party for the Planet. We welcome you to explore the zoo and participate in fun activities such as kids crafts, face painting, keeper talks, animal encounters and more! Also, learn about ways we can all enjoy and conserve nature. This event is for all ages! Local conservation organizations will also be on site with messages, conservation activities, materials and more!
Earth Day Event, Party for the Plant with kids activities and animal encounters
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Sante Fe College Teaching Zoo
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 352-395-7358

Marine Discovery Center Open House

The Magical Lagoon. Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mermaid Pool, Kayak Clinic, Sea Turtle Discoveries, Touch Tanks, Raptors, Face Painting, Archery Clinic, Fly Fishing, Free Drawing to win a boat tour for 4, or a kayak tour for 2. For more information call 386-428-4828 or go to www.marinediscoverycenter.org
Open House - kayak clinic, face painting, archery clinic, touch tanks
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Marine Discovery Center
520 Barracuda Blvd.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Phone: 386-428-4828

Kid's Fishing Clinic

Kids' Fishing Clinics are one-day educational events established by the Outreach and Education section of the Division of Marine Fisheries Management, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. One of the main goals for the Kids' Fishing Clinics is to create responsible marine resource stewards by teaching children the vulnerability of Florida's marine ecosystems. In addition, we hope to teach fundamental saltwater fishing skills and to provide kids with a positive fishing experience.
Kid's fishing activities
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Naples City Pier
25 12th Ave. S
Naples, FL
Phone: 850-487-0054

Annual Kid's Fishing Derby

Free Public Event at Lake Woodruff NWR. Ages 6-12 with parent or guardian REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Register no later than Wednesday April 23
Fishing Derby
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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge

Florida Mammals - Children in the Wild

Join Chinsegut’s conservation education team for Children in the Wild all about Florida's mammals. Program agenda can include outdoor games and activities, a story, a lesson, or a craft. This program is designed for children 3-7 years old and is limited to 20 participants. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact Pamela Murfey -Pamela.Murfey@myfwc.com
Children in the wild
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Chinsegut Conservation Center
23212 Lake Lindsey Road
Brooksville, FL 34601

7th Annual Outdoor Experience

Archery, Fishing, Shooting Sports, Hay Rides, Live Animals, Smokey Bear and Bounce Houses. For more information please contact Kelly Langston. Kelly.langston@myfwc.com Phone: 850-717-8702
7th Annual Outdoor Experience
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Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center
9194 South Jefferson Highway
Lamont, FL 32344

Spring Open House at Camp Bayou

We will have speakers on the half hour and children's activities, plus tables set up for ongoing nature explorations with ant lions, butterflies, etc; nature crafts and games plus informational tables. Our theme is tentatively, "What's WILD", with at least a table or 2 commemorating species who were last seen 100 years ago such as the passenger pigeon and the Carolina parakeet.
Open House
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Camp Bayou
4140 24th St. SE
Ruskin, FL 33570

River Center - Fire Fighter Story Time

Join the River Center for a special Fire Fighter Story Time starting at 9:30am. Fire fighters from Station 18 will be coming to the River Center to talk about fire safety, what it takes to be a fire fighter, and read fire books. Visitors will then walk over to the fire station to explore, see all the trucks, and visit with your fire hero’s. No RSVP required FREE to the public, donations appreciated.
Kids Activities
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River Center

Marine Discovery Center Open House

WHAT: MARINE DISCOVERY CENTER OPEN HOUSE WHEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1st. 12-3 PM A day to celebrate Florida’s coastal ecosystems with family and friends. This is an opportunity for the Marine Discovery Center to give back to the community which helps support it throughout the year.
Open house
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Marine Discovery Center
520 Barracuda Blvd
New Smyrna Beach , FL 32169
Phone: 386-428-4828

Children in the Wild

Children in the Wild will explore the world of owls. Activities will include story time and an owl scientific lab to learn about owl pellets.
Kids Activities
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Chinsegut Conservation Center
23212 Lake Lindsey Road
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: 352-754-6722

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