(Joplin, MO) – Wildcat Glades Friends Group, along with other partners, will be hosting a hands-on preschool connections program, kids and adult yoga, a kids’ bird count, and a nature explorer’s event.
Children’s Christmas Bird Count
January 8 @ 10:00 am | Partnership Program | Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center
Join the Missouri Department of Conservation, Ozark Gateway Audubon Society, and the Wildcat Glades Friends Group for a morning of bird education, followed by a hike to count the birds we see.
To register, please contact the Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center at 417.629.3434
Yoga in Nature for Adults
January 8 | 8:30 to 9:30 am | For ages 16+ | $10 to attend | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
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 help those who might be experiencing a little angst from being cooped up during these winter months.
Yoga in Nature for Kids
January 8 | 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 who might be experiencing a little angst from being cooped up during these winter months.
Please sign up by following the instructions on our Facebook page. This class will be held at the Wildcat Glades Education Cottage.
Prints and Poop
January 22 | 11:00 am | Free Class for Nature Explorer’s (Ages 7 to 12) | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Have you ever been out for a walk and discovered a track or maybe some scat? Who left it there? How can we tell who has been here?
Join us to learn about the signs that animals leave behind. There is a lot to be said about an animal’s footprint and event their poop. We will meet inside the Wildcat Glades Education Cottage for a short portions of the class, then we will take a hike to explore the prints and poop on the Wildcat Trail.
Feed the Birds
January 26, 10:00 to 11:00 am | March 29, 1:00 to 2:00 pm | Preschool Connections | Free class sponsored by Calvin Cassady | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
What is that white thing in the middle of the field? A Snowy Owl has come to look for food!
We will learn all about where they come from and why they are here. Come enjoy a story, a song, and craft with us.
Robin Standridge, Executive Director
417.708.7713 or 417.629.3434, ext. 4540