(Joplin, MO) – Wildcat Glades Friends Group, along with other partners, will be hosting a hands-on preschool connections program, kids and adult yoga, a natural wreaths craft day, a nature explorers class, and a fireside thanksgiving dinner.
Yoga in Nature for Adults
November 13 | 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
November 13 | 10:30 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.
November 13 | 6:00 to 7:30 pm | Free adult class | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Join us for a fun night of crafting! We will be using natural elements to create a beautifully festive wreath just in time for the holidays.
Primitive Skills: Char-cloth
November 15 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm | Nature Explorers | Free class | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Join Wildcat Glades and the Missouri Department of Conservation for a partnership program about primitive skills. During this class, we will be learning about fire-starting and making char-cloths, as well as practicing with a flint and steel. Please bring an Altoids tin with you, and we will provide the rest!
Turkey, Turkey, Turkey
November 17 | 10:00 to 11:00 am | Preschool Connections | Free class sponsored by Calvin Cassady | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Gobble, gobble! What is that? Turkey gobbler, big and fat! Join us for a story, song, and craft abou one of America’s favorite birds, the turkey.
November 22 | 4:00 to 6:00 pm | Free class for families | Wildcat Glades Pavilion
Join us by the campfire for some Thanksgiving traditions! We will be making some thanksgiving-style food by the campfire and in Dutch ovens. This will be a hands-on class for all the preparation and cooking, so wear closed-toe shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
Robin Standridge, Executive Director
417.708.7713 or 417.629.3434, ext. 4540