(Joplin, MO) – Wildcat Glades Friends Group, along with other partners, will be hosting a hands-on preschool connections program, kids and adult yoga, a conservation in parks class, and a family program in September. Sign up for one of the classes below today!
Conservation in Parks: A Walk in the Trees
September 4 | 4:00 pm | Free to attend | Landreth Park Utility Arboretum (north end of the park)
Join naturalists from the Wildcat Glades and Missouri Department of Conservation for a walk in the trees. We will learn tricks to identify trees, as well as what gives them their glorious fall colors.
Yoga in Nature for Adults
September 11 | 8:30 am to 9:30 am | For ages 16+ | $10 to attend
Led by Amanda, a registered yoga teacher, this class is designed to incorporate elements of nature, breathing, and yoga poses. Bring your yoga mat or a towel and a reusable water bottle. This is a great opportunity to stretch out and stay loose while enjoying our wonderful park.
Yoga in Nature for Kids
September 11 | 11:15 am | For ages 2+ accompanied by an adult | Free class sponsored by Peaceful Yoga
Led by Amanda, a registered yoga teacher, this class is designed to incorporate elements of fun, breathing, and yoga poses specifically for kids. Bring your yoga mat or a towel and a reusable water bottle. This is a great opportunity to help kids stretch out and enjoy nature in the park.
Please sign up by following the instructions on our Facebook page. This class will be held at the Wildcat Glades Education Cottage.
Dutch Oven Cooking
September 11 | 6:30 pm | Free family class | Wildcat Glades Pavilion
Join us by the creek as we learn about campfire safety and the basics of using cast iron. We will be trying out a few new recipes in the Dutch ovens and taste testing them together!
September 22 at 10:00 to 11:00 am and September 25 at 1:00 to 2:00 pm | Free Preschool Connections Class | Wildcat Education Cottage
Is that a squirrel? No, it has stripes. It does have a fluffy tail like a squirrel, but it has stripes! It’s a furry little mammal that’s fun to see. We will have a craft, a story, and a song as we learn about chipmunks.
Robin Standridge, Executive Director
417.708.7713 or 417.629.3434, ext. 4540