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When Nature Calls….

July Events at Liberty Park

Contributed by Nick Gichenko, Reminderville Communication Committee

Monday, July 16, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

ANTS FOR KIDS

Explore the amazing world of ants with a naturalist. Meet at the shelter. LP/Nature Center

 

 


Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

RANDOM ACT OF MUSIC

Weather permitting, the all-volunteer Metro Parks Ensemble will perform an hour of traditional marches, big band standards and oldies. Concert cancelled if it rains. If wet weather is in the forecast, call 330-865-8060 after 4 p.m. for status. LP/Twinsburg Ledges

 
Wednesday, July 18, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

DROP-IN NATURE CRAFTS

All ages can join a naturalist for nature-crafting fun in the shelter. A new craft will be presented during each program this summer. Please dress for a mess. LP/Nature Center

 

 


Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

MOTHS OF LIBERTY PARK

Moths outnumber butterflies by about 20 to one. Join Naturalist Joe Malmisur to learn how to use black lights to attract these amazing creatures, and for a chance to observe their beautiful colors, shapes and patterns up close. Bring a flashlight and camera for photos. LP/Nature Center

 
Friday, July 20, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

FIREFLIES: NATURE’S NIGHTLIGHTS

Learn how these amazing “bugs” light up the summer sky while we enjoy the glow of a campfire. Bring a bug jar, flashlight and insect repellent. LP/Nature Center

 
Saturday, July 21, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

SNAKES FOR KIDS

Join Naturalist Katie Burns to learn about and look for snakes! Includes fun crafts and a hike outside to look for signs of wild snakes. LP/Nature Center

Sunday, July 22, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NATURE PLAY: DIRT

Families with young children can stop by our Nature Play area along Maple Loop Trail to engage in fun, hands-on activities about dirt. Dress to get messy! LP/Twinsburg Ledges

 

 


Sunday, July 22, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

NATIVE SHRUBS IN THE LANDSCAPE

Native shrubs are an essential component to attract wildlife and pollinators to your yard. Join Naturalist Joe Malmisur to learn where and how to use dogwoods, viburnums and other species of shrubs in your landscape. LP/Nature Center

 
 
Saturday, July 28, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

SNAKES OF LIBERTY PARK

Join Naturalist Joe Malmisur to explore the ledges and look for indigenous snakes of Liberty Park. Learn why these “scary” serpents are important to the health of the ecosystem and why they should be respected, not feared. LP/Nature Center

 

 

Sunday, July 29, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

DROP-IN NATURE CRAFTS

All ages can join a naturalist for nature-crafting fun in the shelter. A new craft will be presented each program this summer. Please dress for a mess. LP/Nature Center