Outdoor Calendar - Jan. 19

Standard-Examiner staff
January 18, 2011
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The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St. For more information, please call 801-621-7595 or visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org.

Wild Wednesdays: Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Free for ONC members or $2 children/$3 seniors/$4 adults. Today’s topic is “Eagles in Winter.” With the help of Des Ta Te, our bald eagle, we’ll discuss how eagles survive the winter and learn about local places eagles call home.

Preschool Discovery Days: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Thursday or Friday. The theme is “Snowball! Snowfall! Cost: $4 per child/one adult chaperone free/general admission rates apply for all other family members. For ages 3-5. Discover who is hiding under the snow as you learn who, what, when, where and how animals move around in winter. Try sledding and snowman making. Please dress for the weather. Pre-registration is required.

Beginning/Intermediate Kundalini Yoga: 6:30-7:45 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 24-March 14. $45 members/$50 nonmembers. $10 off if pre-registered and paid for by Jan. 21. Invigorate your body and mind with a beginning course in Kundalini Yoga. Taught by certified yoga instructor Bruce Fisk. Meet in the east classroom of the LS Peery Education Center at ONC. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and blanket. It’s best not to eat for two hours before class. Call to pre-register.

Snowshoe & Sledding Party: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $2 members/$3 nonmembers includes hot cocoa and winter crafts. Snowshoe rentals available for $2. All ages are welcome. Break out your snowshoes and sliding saucers (or borrow ours) for a day of slippery, snowy fun, weather permitting. Naturalist-led snowshoe hikes around ONC will start behind the Visitor Center at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Moonlight Glide: 6 p.m. Friday. Weber Pathways and Ogden Nordic are hosting three moonlight glides this coming winter in North Fork Park. Come and enjoy the scenic cross country trails under the light of the moon. Natural light reflecting off the snow means no lights are required. Bring your friends and ski or snowshoe out to a warming fire and then enjoy hot drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Cancellations possible due to weather. Check www.ogdennordic.com prior to departure. For more information, call Terry at 801-690-6400.


Bird Walks: Today at Riverdale Parkway. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at McDonald’s (Riverdale Road & 900 West) for breakfast or at 9 a.m. at the trailhead parking lot (from Riverdale Road, head south on 700 West for one block, then turn left on 4600 South to lot on right at end of road).

Field Trip: Saturday at Hardware Ranch/Willow Park Zoo. Meet at Harmon’s (2nd Street, Ogden) at 6:45 a.m. We need to leave no later than 7 a.m. to get to the ranch before 9 a.m. We will help feed the elk and then visit the Willow Park Zoo. At the beginning of the trip, Les Talbot will collect $5 from each person for the ranch. The zoo does not charge an entrance fee, but does ask for a donation (minimum of $1). After the zoo, we’ll have lunch at the Blue Bird in Logan.


Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Wattis-Dumke Room on the second floor of Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave. Events include a demo on rock tumbling and a discussion about mining on Ben Lomond Mountain. Guests are always welcome. Questions? Call 801-648-5060, e-mail club@goldenspikegem.org, or visit www.goldenspikegem.org.


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The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St. in Ogden. For more information, visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org or call 801-621-7595.