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June 2019

Summer Daycamps Begin Today!

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nearby Nature’s summer daycamps are a wonderful medley of hands-on adventure, play, nature, science, art, and gardening. Kids hike, catch bugs, pick berries, canoe, bike, and do experiments. They sing, do crafts, play games, tell stories, act, make models, build forts, and use maps. They also take fun field trips and just simply play outside! To learn all about our camps, see camps by week, camps by age group, or go straight to our online registration portal.  

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Nature Quest: Birds Without Borders

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nearby Nature, 622 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Check out our nest collection, play a bird migration game, and watch real birds at work in the park. Use what you learn to help build a giant nest in the Learnscape! (Plus optional Early Birds Walk 9-10 am with the Lane Audubon Society!) Register Now

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MOD Pizza Fundraiser — Please RSVP!

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
MOD Pizza, 77 E. 29th
EUGENE, OR 97405 United States
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Join us at MOD Pizza in south Eugene (77 E 29th Avenue) today and support Nearby Nature's efforts to connect kids and nature! Inform your cashier/server that you're a Nearby Nature supporter and 20% of your purchase cost will go to Nearby Nature! Please RSVP by June 20th here. We need 20 RSVPs to make this event happen! See you there!

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Citizen Science Saturday: Wild in the Water

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Join us for citizen science investigations, including data collection, observations, photography, and more. This month we will focus on aquatic invertebrates! Events open to all but designed especially for adult participants. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register at 541-687-9699 or online. Register Now

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July 2019

Green Start Play Day: Garden Goodies

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Nibble your way through the Edible Schoolyard as we sing garden songs, learn about the six plant parts and create some beautiful rainbow art! Enjoy outdoor nature play in our Learnscape plus toddler and pre-school activities and stories. Rain or shine! Kids 5 and under only, with an adult. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699. Register Now

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Citizen Science Saturday: Butterflies & Beyond

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Join us for citizen science investigations, including data collection, observations, photography, and more. This month we will focus on meadow insect life! Events open to all but designed especially for adult participants. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register at 541-687-9699 or online. Register Now

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August 2019

Nature Quest: Bugs by the Billions

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Go on a creepy-crawly bug safari in meadows of Alton Baker Park! Use butterfly nets, magnifiers, bug barns, and more to catch and learn about all sorts of cool critters. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699     Register Now

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Green Start Play Days: Bug Buddies

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Sing songs about creepy crawlies, hunt for insects and create bug art! Enjoy outdoor nature play in our Learnscape plus toddler and pre-school activities and stories. Rain or shine! Kids 5 and under only, with an adult. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register online or call 541-687-9699 Register Now

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Citizen Science Saturday: Garden Pollinators, Pests & Pathogens

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free – $5

Join us for citizen science investigations, including data collection, observations, photography, and more. This month we will focus on garden pollinators, pests and pathogens! Events open to all but designed especially for adult participants. Members FREE, non-members $5. Pre-register at 541-687-9699 or online. Register Now

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September 2019

Pints for a Cause for Nearby Nature

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ninkasi Tasting Room, 272 Van Buren Street
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Join us for a fundraiser at the Ninkasi Tasting Room at 272 Van Buren Street in Eugene — $1 from every pint sold will be donated to Nearby Nature on this day. Thanks Ninkasi!

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October 2019

Haunted Hike Pumpkin Carving

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Learnscape, 622 Day Island Road
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Help us carve 80+ pumpkin for the Haunted Hike! Bring your own tools or use ours -- and plan to get creative! Meet in the Learnscape at Nearby Nature. All welcome -- please RSVP to programs@nearbynature.org if you are bringing a group.

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Haunted Hike

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Curious about local night life? Wonder who’s tiptoeing through the treetops? Who’s crunching in the compost? If your kids like to pretend and they think night creatures are cool, then they'll love Nearby Nature’s 23rd annual Haunted Hike in Alton Baker Park! At this fun, family-oriented event, Nearby Nature guides will lead special night hikes along a festive pumpkin-lit trail through the Alton Baker Park woods. On each hike, folks will encounter all sorts of furry and feathered creatures of…

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Track Town Pizza Fundraiser

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Track Town Pizza, 1809 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403 United States
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Track Town Pizza welcomes Nearby Nature on Wednesday October 23rd for a day of fundraising for Nearby Nature! Please bring our special coupon for 50% back to Nearby Nature on each dollar spent on food at Track Town at 1809 Franklin Blvd. from 11 am-midnight today. Good for in-store or to-go purchases only.* If you purchase Gift Certificates on this day, Track Town will give 25% of that purchase back to Nearby Nature as well. This fundraiser is only valid…

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November 2019

Dancing Weasel Toy Store Fundraiser

November 15 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 5:30 pm
Dancing Weasel Toy Store, 30 E 17th Avenue
EUGENE, OR 97401 United States
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Get ahead on your holiday shopping this weekend at Dancing Weasel in South Eugene and support Nearby Nature youth programs at the same time! Simply tell your cashier that you're a Nearby Nature supporter and 20% of your purchase cost will go to Nearby Nature. Thanks Dancing Weasel!

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