Dec 08

The Elven Garden Program, Saturday, December 12

Creating a Secret Garden…Saturday, December 12 from 10am – Noon at the Nature Center

We will gather to create pine cone elves and build fairy houses out of natural materials. You can take home your creations and stay to fill the Nature Center with a secret Winter garden—glowing all season long. Wassail Cider for all and the fireplace will be roasting our toes if not chestnuts…

PRE-REGISTRATION: $7 per participant, TO PAY, click the Buy Now button and follow the instructions. You do not need a Paypal account to use your credit card.

Nov 12

Saturday Nature Program – Naturalteer – November 14, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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SATURDAY NATURE PROGRAM

November 14, 2015 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Become a Naturalteer and feed the birds (and iguanas/bunnies/turtles)

Come join our team of Youth Naturalists and learn how to do all of the animal care for our many critters. This could be your first step in becoming a member of our Animal Care Team, if you like.  As a special treat for the month of thanks, we are offering this class for all ages and free of charge. Just bring canned goods, food listed at left, and lightly used coats/gloves/boots along. Please register by noon on Friday, November 13 by emailing Naturalist@broadlandshoa.com so we will have enough animal handlers for our crowd!

Aug 04

SNAPE’S POTIONS CLASS 101 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015

Snape's Potions Class 101SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 – SNAPE’S POTIONS CLASS 101 – Poultice tin, syrup bottle or candy pouch created.   Please click on this flyer for more details: Snape’s Potions Class 101 

Program Time: 10:00am -11:30am Doors open at 9:45am

Cost: $7.00 for first vile if prepaid online. You must pre-register for this event by 3:00 pm today, August 7, 2015.  To reserve your spot: click HERE>> and then select the ‘Pay Now’ button to pay.

Jul 28

TONIGHT!! Animal Rehabilitation Certification through Blue Ridge Wildlife Center – Thursday, July 30 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

July 2015- Animal Rehabilitation Flyer

Animal Rehabilitation Certification through Blue Ridge Wildlife Center, tonight, Thursday, July 30, at the Nature Center 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Please click on flyer: July 2015- Animal Rehabilitation Flyer

AGES: 8-88 years old

FEE: $7:00 per person. ***The certification is FREE if you are enrolled in the Youth Naturalist Adventurer Program!*** 

REGISTER: Please register by paying online HERE>>

Jul 26

NIGHT AT THE NATURE CENTER CAMPOUTS @ Nature Center Lawn @ 6:30 PM

ANS_Tree_LogoAUGUST DATES: 7th and 21st

AGES: ALL

TIME: Choose the spot to set-up your tent beginning at 4:00pm. Nature Center activities begin at 6:30.

COST:  $10 per tent. To reserve your spot, please send an email to naturalist@broadlandshoa.com.

It’s like Night at the Museum without Ben Stiller and with a bunny, snake, gecko, doves, aquatic frogs and toad. We provide the firepits and the adventures outside. You bring a tent and dinner (that will not be cooked on the fire pit—only s’mores are getting cooked there). We will go wetland tadpole searching, interact with all of the animals that call the nature center home, and have a star gazing party.
Jul 15

Let Them Eat…Flowers – July 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

July 2015- Saturday Prg FlyerDid you know that you can eat hundreds of flowers? We’re going to. Or, at least, we’re going to plant piles of different flowers that are entirely grabable for added salad romance. And yes, you can grab them. This is your Broadlands community food forest garden. Painting With a Twist, a local art studio, will be with us this Saturday to teach the short and tall how to paint flowers. Each person gets to take home their own canvas as we plant and sample edible flowers in our community gardens.

COST: $10 per person. Payment must be received by noon on Friday, July 17.

PAY ONLINE: Click the following link and scroll down to the Buy Now button for this event:  PAY NOW>>

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Jun 05

HURRY & SIGN UP!!! DEER AND BUNNY-LESS GARDENING, SATURDAY, JUNE 13

June 2015- Saturday Prg FlyerIn this adult program we will learn the technique of straw bale gardening while installing a garden on the edge of the Nature Center. We will also discuss deer prevention through the use of herbs, and companion plantings for fruits and vegetables. Bring the kids too. They can make seed bombs. We will scatter them throughout the Broadlands forests to plant millions of wildflowers.

Program Time:10:00am-12:00pm Doors open at 9:45am
Cost: Pre-paid price is $ 4.00/person (Payment must be received by noon on Friday,June 12, 2015.) Payment on day of event: $5.00/person

To sign up and pay: Please visit the following ‘Pay Here’ link click on the ‘Buy Now’ button: PAY HERE>>

May 06

UNDER THE SEA! SATURDAY, MAY 9TH

May 2nd Saturday Program - Under the Sea“Under the Sea” brings a virtual visit to the beach with LIVE SEA ANIMALS! Get up close with a ghost crab, mole crab, horseshoe crab, clam and more! Learn about waves, sand, tides, and the sun. Kiersten Gibizov, a naturalist with Under the Sea, has been offering one of the best programs on aquatic life with a wide variety of live sea animals!

Saturday Program – Under the Sea Flyer

Program Time: Nature Center 10:30am-12:00pm, Doors open at 10:15am

Cost: On-day of event: $5.00/child

Mar 17

Community Events

CHECK OUT UPCOMING BROADLANDS COMMUNITY EVENTS 

Unless otherwise stated, all event purchases are final


  • All That Sparkles, Sunday, February 11, 7-9pm – click for details>>
  • Night of Music with Martinez & Guthrie, Saturday, February 24, 7:30pm – click for details>>
  • For Nature Events & Programs click HERE>> 

 


SCENES FROM OUR MANY WONDERFUL EVENTS!!

2017 POOCH POOL PARTY Click picture to view…

2016 Halloween Decorating Contest

2016 Halloween Decorating Contest

 


20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – 2015

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20th - slide 20th - ride 20th - playgrond 20th - kids 20th - food truck 20th - falcons 20th - bull 20th - bounce 20th - band - Plunge 20th - artist

 

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