Saturday, February 16, 2013
Northeast Ohio maple syrup to complement pancakes, sausage, bird walks and shows
Enjoy local syrup with local feathered friends at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes next weekend. Pancakes With the Birds begins at 8 a.m. with bird walks and bird shows until noon. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children over three and free for children under three. Proceeds benefit the Nature Center and the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights' Third Grade Dictionary Project. For more information, visit the Shaker Lakes website.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Attendees will receive instructions on how and where to see birds and how to use binoculars.
Aspiring bird watchers will get a chance to learn more about the hobby Saturday during an event at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes. The "Color Your Winter with Birds" event begins lasts from 10 a.m. to noon. "If you're a family that sees birds or has been interested in birds but hasn't taken that step to become bird watchers, you'll learn the basics," Nature Center spokeswoman Wendy Donkin said. "Where to go, how to look for them, how to use binoculars." The event will include outdoor instruction and an indoor, bird-themed craft event. "Birds are more visible in the winter, and you'll be able to spot them in trees now that there are no leaves," Donkin said. "It's easier for beginners." The event costs $7 for Nature Center members and $10…
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Don't let a little rain stop you from curing that cabin fever
Can't wait to get outside and feel the fresh air? Are you starting to resent meteorologists? Do you gaze out your window on Saturdays, cursing the rain and clouds? Don't let it keep you down any longer. It's time to don some rubber boots, grab an umbrella and get outside to embrace spring — rain or no rain — and celebrate Earth Month. The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes is hosting an Audubon Spring Bird Walk at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. It's free and open to the public. For more information, visit their website.