Events Calendar

Event list

Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

July 20
Join a Naturalist on a wild raspberry or blackberry ramble. Together we’ll pick the berries, hand churn our own ice cream, and then enjoy a real cool summer treat!Registration: $6/Child-Member; $7/C ...
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

July 20 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?

Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?

July 24
Do you like all things ooey, gooey, and slimy? You’re in luck! Join us to learn about all the creepy crawlies that live under rocks and logs. We’ll make a slimy craft and then check out some rocks ...
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

July 25
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Outdoor Skills Series

Outdoor Skills Series

July 26 - August 16
Would you like your child to feel more confident with their outdoor knowledge? This program is designed to help participants feel more comfortable in the outdoors by honing in on basic outdoor skills. ...
Outdoor Skills Series
Sunset Canoe Tour

Sunset Canoe Tour

July 27
Join us for a Naturalist guided tour after hours. Sunset on Beaver Lake is a special time as many animals such as herons, ospreys, and even beavers are active. Canoes are limited to 560 pounds maximum ...
Sunset Canoe Tour
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

July 27 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

August 2 - August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Outdoor Skills Series

Outdoor Skills Series

August 2 - August 16
Would you like your child to feel more confident with their outdoor knowledge? This program is designed to help participants feel more comfortable in the outdoors by honing in on basic outdoor skills. ...
Outdoor Skills Series
Bandana Leaf Printing

Bandana Leaf Printing

August 3
Want to be the most fashionable person in New York? Use leaves to create your own wearable art! We will collect leaves to design a unique printed bandanas while learning about trees and photosynthesis ...
Bandana Leaf Printing
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

August 3 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Let's Get Batty

Let's Get Batty

August 7
Join us for a fun-filled evening all about bats. We’ll learn all about how unique bats are as mammals, why they are important, and some of the environmental issues affecting their survival. We’ll ...
Let's Get Batty
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

August 7
Join a Naturalist on a wild raspberry or blackberry ramble. Together we’ll pick the berries, hand churn our own ice cream, and then enjoy a real cool summer treat!Registration: $6/Child-Member; $7/C ...
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

August 8
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Owl Night Long

Owl Night Long

August 9
Venture into Beaver Lake’s forest at dusk in search of the elusive owl. On our way we’ll learn about the different types of owls in our area and what makes them such fascinating raptors. Registrat ...
Owl Night Long
Outdoor Skills Series

Outdoor Skills Series

August 9 - August 16
Would you like your child to feel more confident with their outdoor knowledge? This program is designed to help participants feel more comfortable in the outdoors by honing in on basic outdoor skills. ...
Outdoor Skills Series
Sunset Kayak Tour

Sunset Kayak Tour

August 10
As the sun sets, tour Beaver Lake with a Naturalist. Paddle along the lakeshore in search of wildlife getting ready to turn in and those just waking up! Previous experience with kayaking is highly rec ...
Sunset Kayak Tour
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

August 10 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes

Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes

August 14
Hisssssss! Slither down to Beaver Lake to learn all about snakes! Join us to discover what makes snakes so sublime. We’ll make a snake craft and then go on a walk to see how many snakes we can obser ...
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes
Buzz about Bees

Buzz about Bees

August 15
Become a honey bee for a day! We’ll learn all about these fascinating insects before visiting the flower gardens to see pollination in action. We’ll wrap up with a sweet reward – a taste of hone ...
Buzz about Bees
Color in Your Garden

Color in Your Garden

August 16
This class will take you on a colorful journey both in the classroom and through Beaver Lake’s gardens. We’ll focus on how to incorporate color into a garden using native plants starting with an i ...
Color in Your Garden
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Outdoor Skills Series

Outdoor Skills Series

August 16
Would you like your child to feel more confident with their outdoor knowledge? This program is designed to help participants feel more comfortable in the outdoors by honing in on basic outdoor skills. ...
Outdoor Skills Series
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

August 17 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Night Sensory Hike

Night Sensory Hike

August 23
Come explore Beaver Lake at night! Take a guided hike and experience your senses at nighttime. We will learn about how our senses differ from those of nocturnal animals, and do several activities alon ...
Night Sensory Hike
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

August 24 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

August 31 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Golden Harvest Festival

Golden Harvest Festival

September 7 - September 8
Enjoy a cherished Central New York tradition it its 45th year! Join us for Golden Harvest Festival on September 7 and 8, 2024. This old-fashioned, country fair-style event has something for everyone! ...
Golden Harvest Festival
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

September 7 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Golden Harvest Festival

Golden Harvest Festival

September 8
Enjoy a cherished Central New York tradition it its 45th year! Join us for Golden Harvest Festival on September 7 and 8, 2024. This old-fashioned, country fair-style event has something for everyone! ...
Golden Harvest Festival
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

September 14 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

September 21 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

September 28 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

October 5 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

October 12 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

October 19 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

October 26 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

November 2 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

November 9 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

November 16 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

November 23 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

November 30 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

December 7 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

December 14 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

December 21 - December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group
Working Women's Walking Group

Working Women's Walking Group

December 28
Enjoy a walk with friends, new and old! This meet-up group is designed for working women who are unable to take part in weekday programs at Beaver Lake Nature Center. The walking group will meet each ...
Working Women's Walking Group