Outdoor calendar - November 10

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November 10, 2010
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The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, Utah. 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 “In Honor: A Special Veterans Day Program.” Help celebrate Veterans Day as we discuss the history of this special holiday. Ogden Nature Center’s resident Bald Eagle, Des Ta Te, will be on hand to honor our veterans.

Preschool Discovery Days: “Pee-Wee Pow-Wow.” 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Nov. 18-19. $4 per child/adult chaperones free. For ages three to five. Take a journey back in time as you step into a teepee and hear indigenous legends. Taste a journey cake and make a keepsake to take home. Programs are one hour. Pre-registration and deposit required. No walk-ins. Please call to sign up.


Wednesday Evening Hiking Group: Wasatch Hikers hike every Wednesday evening. The goals of the Wednesday evening hikes are to provide a safe hiking environment to those who would like to try hiking, new trails, de-stress, exercise and meet other people in the process.

The location and starting time of each hike vary each week. Historically the hikes are attended by men and women, single and married, ages ranging from teenagers to retired. The hikes generally are about two hours in length. We encourage the faster hikers to go first and allow those who want to take their time to do so. We always have a great time so come join us for friendship, exercise and great hiking. The upcoming weeks hiking schedule is posted on http://www.meetup.com/webercountyoutdoors/ also, look in the calendar tab on our page under “WasatchHikers” at Facebook.com.


Bird Walk: Today at Kays Creek Parkway. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at McDonald’s (5745 S. Harrison Blvd., Ogden) for breakfast or at 8:45 a.m. to carpool.

Nov. 17: Ogden Cemetery. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at Burger King (southeast corner of 21st & Wall) for breakfast or at 9 a.m. at the cemetery entrance at 20th and Jefferson.

WAS Meeting: 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Ogden Nature Center. Anticipating the Christmas Bird Counts — Keith Evans will provide us with techniques and procedures to help brush up on identifying wintering bird species.


Westminster Collegiate Bouldering Competition: 6 p.m. Nov. 16. Free. Students from Westminster, Weber State, University of Utah, USU, BYU and more will compete for the title of Utah’s best college boulderer. Held at Dolores Dore Eccles Health, Wellness and Athletic Center. Register at the Outdoor Program. Call 801-626-6373 for more information.


The Willard Bay Upland Game Area will be closed to the general public Saturday to accommodate a special youth pheasant hunt. The Willard Bay UGA is located just south of Willard Bay Reservoir.

The youth hunt was originally scheduled for the Douglas/Sorensen Walk-In Access Area, but operators there didn’t re-enroll the property into the Walk-In Access program this fall. For more information, call the Division of Wildlife Resources’ Northern Region office at (801) 476-2740.

St. Lawrence Thrift Stores Annual Ski Sale: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 12; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 13 at Heber Park and Recreation Building, 90 N. 100 West, Heber City. Drop donations off at the old St. Mary’s Church at 121 Park Ave., Park City. For more information, call 435-657-0209.


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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.