Discover Dragonflies

On Wednesday, August 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. join Merry Lea’s resident naturalist, Jonathan Schramm, to discover the wonders of wetlands and a critter that calls this place home – dragonflies! Take a guided hike to see some of the wetlands around Merry Lea and explore what different dragonfly species are doing this time of year. The cost is $10 per person. Registration is required by August 11th. Long pants, closed-toed shoes, bug spray, and sunscreen are recommended.

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Loose Parts Play in Goshen

When is a stick not a stick? How do you take leaves, mud, grass, and pinecones and turn them into something completely different? Come join a Merry Lea educator in Goshen on Wednesday, August 19th from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. to explore nature as a family and use ‘loose parts’ and your creativity to come up with a solution to a family challenge! Several modifications are in place to make this in-person program a safe place for exploring together. The cost is $5.00 per family. Please register by August 18th.

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