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Special Events

We are back for every Thursday in June with our Family Nature Series!

You're invited to our outdoor, interactive classroom where you will learn how to coexist with nature in an urban environment! Gain knowledge with interactive engagements from our partners in conservation: Papio Missouri River NRD, Milkweed Matters, Omaha Sprouts, Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, and Wildlife Encounters. 

This is a FREE event for the community. All ages are welcome, and you'll meet us on the lawns of the Joslyn Castle & Gardens. Bring your own blanket or chair!

6-7 p.m.

June 1st  – Focus on Insects, presented by Austin Hill of Papio River Natural Resources District

June 8th - Nancy Crews of Milkweed Matters leads an interactive lesson about milkweed including making our own seedballs!

June 15th – Join Shannon Kyler of Omaha Sprouts for a scavenger hunt and fairy house building activity!

June 22nd – Lauren Salick of Nebraska Wildlife Rehab teaches us all about "Owls of Nebraska"

June 29th – Interact with live animals in the Castle gardens! Our adventure will be led by Kip Smith of Wildlife Encounters