8/9/2014

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8pm Sat
Take this rare opportunity to visit the wetland after dark. Learn the curious habits of fireflies, listen for owls, and watch bats hunt. You might even see resident beavers at work! Canceled if rain.
 

8/15/2014

Summer Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  9:30am Fri
(Families, children 4 yrs. and up) Cool your heels on a bright summer morning or warm twilight by breezing along on a 90-minute tractor ride to the wetland and back. A naturalist will help you look for nectaring butterflies or hunting bats. Get off for a snack at the observation platform. Rides leave from the South Kings H ighway entrance.Children must be accompanied by registered adult.
 

8/15/2014

Summer Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
(Families, children 4 yrs. and up) Cool your heels on a bright summer morning or warm twilight by breezing along on a 90-minute tractor ride to the wetland and back. A naturalist will help you look for nectaring butterflies or hunting bats. Get off for a snack at the observation platform. Rides leave from the South Kings H ighway entrance.Children must be accompanied by registered adult.
 

8/22/2014

Summer Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
(Families, children 4 yrs. and up) Cool your heels on a bright summer morning or warm twilight by breezing along on a 90-minute tractor ride to the wetland and back. A naturalist will help you look for nectaring butterflies or hunting bats. Get off for a snack at the observation platform. Rides leave from the South Kings H ighway entrance.Children must be accompanied by registered adult.
 

8/22/2014

Summer Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  9:30am Fri
(Families, children 4 yrs. and up) Cool your heels on a bright summer morning or warm twilight by breezing along on a 90-minute tractor ride to the wetland and back. A naturalist will help you look for nectaring butterflies or hunting bats. Get off for a snack at the observation platform. Rides leave from the South Kings H ighway entrance.Children must be accompanied by registered adult.
 

8/22/2014

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Come discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature. Seasonal topics will explore the many habitats and diverse wildllife of the park through activities, crafts, games and walks. Please call park for topic.
 

8/23/2014

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm Sat
Join Park Naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark, listening for owls and frogs and watching for beaver activity.
 

9/6/2014

How to Draw Your Dragon(fly) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Join naturalist/artist Margaret Wohler (illustrator for Huntley's own Dragonfly Guide!) to learn tips and techniques for drawing dragonflies and other insects you might find in the park.
 

9/6/2014

Nature Buddies Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Parent and child will read a story, play games and take a walk to the wetland to look at real world examples of seasonal happenings. Accompanying adult does not pay.
 

9/11/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

9/11/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

9/12/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

9/13/2014

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Sat
Take this rare opportunity to visit the wetland after dark. Learn the curious habits of fireflies, listen for owls, and watch bats hunt. You might even see resident beavers at work! Canceled if rain.
 

9/13/2014

Sketches in Nature (15-Adult) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Drawing can be an important part of keeping a nature journal. Join a park naturalist in our outdoor classroom to learn tips and techniques for adding sketches to your observations. Supply list will be emailed to registrants
 

9/13/2014

Sketches in Nature (9-13 yrs.) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Drawing can be an important part of keeping a nature journal. Join a park naturalist in our outdoor classroom to learn tips and techniques for adding sketches to your observations. Supply list will be emailed to registrants.
 

9/13/2014

Backyard Conservation Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  3:30pm Sat
Join a park naturalist to learn simple steps on how to improve your backyard's impact on the environment. Topics will vary seasonally, please call the park for details
 

9/19/2014

Local Lore Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Travel with your family back in time. Explore the Chesapeake region's rich history and the many cultures that have helped create this diverse community of local ledgend through activities, crafts and walks. Please call park for more seasonal topics.
 

9/20/2014

Campfire with Stories and Songs Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Sat
Cozy up to the campfire and join the naturalist for a traditional sing-a-long plus listen to American Indian stories of how some animals came to be. Enjoy s'mores. Canceled in case of inclement weather. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

9/25/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

9/25/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

9/26/2014

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Come discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature. Seasonal topics will explore the many habitats and diverse wildllife of the park through activities, crafts, games and walks. Please call park for topic.
 

9/27/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

9/27/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

9/27/2014

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm Sat
Join Park Naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark, listening for owls and frogs and watching for beaver activity.
 

9/27/2014

Birding for Beginners Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sat
Interested in birding? We can get you started! Learn about the birds in the park and some basic identification skills. Program begins with an indoor discussion. Children ages 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.Call Huntley Meadows Park for details about the program 703-768-2525.
 

10/4/2014

Nature Buddies Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Parent and child will read a story, play games and take a walk to the wetland to look at real world examples of seasonal happenings. Accompanying adult does not pay.
 

10/11/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

10/11/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

10/11/2014

Boardwalk Astronomy Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  7pm Sat
What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.
 

10/16/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

10/16/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

10/18/2014

Backyard Conservation Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  3:30pm Sat
Join a park naturalist to learn simple steps on how to improve your backyard's impact on the environment. Topics will vary seasonally, please call the park for details
 

10/18/2014

Evening Stroll Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
Take this rare opportunity to visit the wetland after dark. Learn the curious habits of fireflies, listen for owls, and watch bats hunt. You might even see resident beavers at work! Canceled if rain.
 

10/24/2014

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Come discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature. Seasonal topics will explore the many habitats and diverse wildllife of the park through activities, crafts, games and walks. Please call park for topic.
 

10/25/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

10/25/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

10/25/2014

Evening Walk Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
Join Park Naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark, listening for owls and frogs and watching for beaver activity.
 

11/2/2014

Birding for Beginners Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sun
Interested in birding? We can get you started! Learn about the birds in the park and some basic identification skills. Program begins with an indoor discussion. Children ages 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.Call Huntley Meadows Park for details about the program 703-768-2525.
 

11/8/2014

Wild Side Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Take a 90-minute tractor ride with a park naturalist to parts of the wetland that are difficult to reach on foot. Look for and learn about songbirds, wildflowers, butterflies and waterfowl, then stop for a snack at the observation platform. Meet at South King's Highway park entrance.
 

11/15/2014

Boardwalk Astronomy Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.
 

11/20/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

11/20/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

11/21/2014

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Come discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature. Seasonal topics will explore the many habitats and diverse wildllife of the park through activities, crafts, games and walks. Please call park for topic.
 

11/22/2014

Owl Outing Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Sat
These nocturnal raptors are pair-bonding and looking for nesting sites at this time of year. Prowl the park after dark to listen for and learn about our local owls, and possibly see a barred owl. Meet at the Visitor Center and dress for the weather and standing off trail.
 

12/4/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

12/4/2014

Storytime in the Forest Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  1:30pm Thu
Join us for a nature story, followed by a craft, outdoor exploration, and other activities.
 

12/12/2014

Local Lore Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Travel with your family back in time. Explore the Chesapeake region's rich history and the many cultures that have helped create this diverse community of local ledgend through activities, crafts and walks. Please call park for more seasonal topics.
 

12/13/2014

Winter Hike-Marvelous Meadows Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
Chase the winter blues away with a two mile hike on the South King's Highway side of the park. Look for winter hawks, ducks, bluebirds, and goldfinches, while exploring the park's native meadows and stopping at the wetland overlook. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 

12/13/2014

Boardwalk Astronomy Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.
 

12/19/2014

Family Nature Night Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Come discover your natural neighborhood and reconnect your family with nature. Seasonal topics will explore the many habitats and diverse wildllife of the park through activities, crafts, games and walks. Please call park for topic.
 

12/20/2014

Owl Outing Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Huntley Meadows Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Sat
These nocturnal raptors are pair-bonding and looking for nesting sites at this time of year. Prowl the park after dark to listen for and learn about our local owls, and possibly see a barred owl. Meet at the Visitor Center and dress for the weather and standing off trail.