Friday, October 07, 2005

Discovery Day and Dairy Open House This Weekend

Here's a reminder about Discovery Day tomorrow, and also remember the
Goat Lady Dairy open house is on Sunday.

See the events page at http://www,


Please join us for these upcoming coming events at the KCEF Library:
Discovery Day (if raining, it will still be held " lots of activities
indoors) Saturday, October 8th, 10 " 2 p.m. KCEF Library

*Birding Basics " 10:30 " Noon

How to identify birds, where to look for birds, when to go birding, and
how to attract birds to your back yard. Great for adults and children

Wetlands/ Water Program 12:30 - Noon

Join the Haw River Program as they show you the tiny animals
(macroinvertebrates) that live in our creeks and are important for
water quality. Fun program for kids and adults.

Plus face painting, nature crafts, how-to use binoculars and field
guides to search for birds, interactive forestry and water activities,
and live animals.


Thursday, October 13th Want to learn more about butterflies. Join us
for Senior Strollers 1:30 " 2:30 as Dennis Burnette, past president of
the Carolina Butterfly Society shares information about types of
butterflies and how to attract butterflies.

Interested in seeing some beautiful nature photography. Come to the
Audubon program on Thursday Oct 13th 7 p.m. and see the beautiful
photos taken by Melissa Whitemire. She will explain how she uses the
digital camera and scope to take photographs and show how to use
general and digital editing to improve the composition and appearance
of photos.

Astronomy Night at the Library Monday, October 17th 7:30 " 8:30 p.m.
Night sky viewing by Stan Rosenburg, Greensboro Astronomy Club.

Need some gardening tips for the fall Monday, October 24th 7 " 8 p.m.
Karen Neill, Urban Horticulture Extension Agent will offer tips on
preparing your garden for winter, information about cover crops and
composting. Come with your gardening questions. Enter a drawing for
gardening prizes.

Want to learn about owls and other nocturnal animals Thursday, October
27th 12 " 1:00 Bring your lunch, see and learn about owls and nocturnal
animals from the Schindler Wildlife Rehab Center from the NC Zoo.
Register to attend this program

Need CEUs or credit towards the EE Certification or would like to learn
about land ethics, natural journaling and observation. Leopold
Education Project Friday, October 29th 10 " 4 p.m. Come to this
environmental education workshop about the famous conservationist, Aldo
Leopold and learn more about his book A Sand County Almanac and
activities related to natural journaling and observation, land ethics
and more. $30 for workshop materials. Register to attend this program

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