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Spring Programs for Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve

Little Naturalist Program:

 These programs are for children ages 2 to 4 years old and their parents or guardian.  Toddlers will learn about each theme through games, crafts, stories and songs.  Each class starts at 10:00 a.m.  Free fun for the little ones.  Please pre-register by calling (605) 232-0873.

  • Friday, March 21
  • Friday, April 18

Spring Night Hike:

  • Friday, March 21, 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a fun hike through the trails of Adams Homestead at night.  Find out what creatures make their home here at the park and what is happening in the night sky.  Please call the visitor center to pre-register.  This is fun and free for the whole family.

Birds and Bagels

  • Saturday, April 26, 8:00 a.m.

Adams Homestead invites you to come out for a bagel and a bird hike on a beautiful spring morning.  We will grab a bite to eat and then take a leisurely stroll through the trails looking for birds that call this area home.  Please bring your binoculars and good walking shoes.  To pre-register, please call the visitor center.

Nature Craft Gifts for Mom

  • Saturday, May 3, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This is a fun come and go program for kids that would like to make something special for their mom for Mother’s Day.  There will be three different nature-themed crafts that the little ones can do that will make perfect gifts for mom.  Please give us a call at the visitor center if you are interested.  We would like to make sure we have plenty of crafts to go around. 

2nd Annual Donkey Dash

  • Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m.

The Donkey Dash is a 5K Fun Run that helps raise money for the animals that will be coming to Adams Homestead to create a working farm on the homestead site.  More information about registration and the event will come soon.  Please mark your calendars and spread the word!!

 Summer camp registration will take place on Tuesday, March 18.  I will send an email that morning with the summer camp information.  Parents will have to call to register their children.  Please do not call until you receive the email.  Thanks and look forward to a great spring and summer season.