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Brookside Nature Center

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1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States

November 2019

Flying Squirrels

November 22 @ 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Maryland Flying Squirrels are abundant, cute, and active year-round, but few see them in the wild because they are active at night - nocturnal. BNC has established a squirrel feeding station so some of our flying squirrels can be seen close up by our visitors. The program starts on the Nature Center deck 30 minutes after sunset to allow the sky to darken. Rain cancels the program.1 and up

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Creature Feature

November 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Join a naturalist every Sunday to learn about the animals who live in and around Wheaton Regional Park. Discover the amazing adaptations and features of the different animals on display in the Nature Center. This free program doesn't require registration.1 and up

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Sunday Storytimes

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Enjoy a story that highlights the nature found in and around the Nature Center, be it plants, animals, rocks, sun, or weather.3-6yrs

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Trail Buddies

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
$6

Discover nature and develop important skills together on the Nature Center trails! Preschoolers will have the opportunity to work on important skills with other preschoolers and their favorite adults. We'll collect, count, and sort different natural materials (pre-math), recognize shapes and patterns in nature (art), and invent our own outdoor nature games as we improve and develop social skills like sharing and cooperation.3-5yrs

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Naturally with your Forest Friend!

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
$6

What are your favorite memories of childhood play? Did you make forts of leaves under the spreading oak? Did you explore fallen logs and mud puddles? These natural places to explore help develop imagination, improve physical and mental health and provide important interactions with the land. You can share this and help your favorite preschooler create happy memories by joining us every Wednesday in our Nature Play Space. Preschoolers will have the opportunity to develop climbing muscles, build sand castles,…

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Flying Squirrels

November 29 @ 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Maryland Flying Squirrels are abundant, cute, and active year-round, but few see them in the wild because they are active at night - nocturnal. BNC has established a squirrel feeding station so some of our flying squirrels can be seen close up by our visitors. The program starts on the Nature Center deck 30 minutes after sunset to allow the sky to darken. Rain cancels the program.1 and up

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