1601 S. Speck Rd.
(North of East 23rd Street and Speck Road intersection)
Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Nature Story Time
Great stories, nature crafts and outside exploration. Ages 3 - 8.
2 Sessions Every Thursday, June 7 - Aug 30
June 14 What Do You Call a Baby Frog?
June 21 Being a Bee
June 28 Firefly or Lighting Bug?
July 5 Being a Tree
July 12 If You Were a Bat
July 19 Catching Dragonflies
July 26 Big Teeth, Little Animals
August 2 Furry Swimmers
August 9 Making Tracks and Reading Scat
August 16 Butterflies Everywhere
August 23 See in the Dark Like an Owl
August 30 Hummingbirds, Here and Gone
July 21, Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dragonflies close-up are cool and so is catching them. We'll also make a craft and learn to identify dragonflies. Nets, insect containers, and craft materials will be supplied. Please bring a hat and sunscreen, refillable water bottle and insect repellant.
If you have a love for the outdoors and want to help George Owens Nature Park, please consider volunteering your time at the nature park. Contact us at (816) 325-7115 to learn more.
Individuals and family volunteers will learn about our natural world by assisting park staff. We have volunteer opportunities that will fit your interest - gardening, maintaining bird feeders, assisting with nature programs, etc.