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Family Hike
Wee Wonders programs offer hands-on experiences on a variety of nature topics to kids ages 2-4 years. Each session is a great chance for little ones to engage in nature exploration and discovery! • Walk-ins: Until 9:15 am – space permitting – call ahead to check for availability • Each child must be accompanied by...
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A program for two-year olds to enjoy with their favorite adult. Bundle up your tots for some wintertime fun. Check the website to see which rotating class is for two year olds vs three year olds: ~Link Here~ Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the...
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WED May 15 from 6pm-8:30pm & WED June 19 from 6pm-8:30pm at Lakeshore State Park Milwaukee WI Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It’s Family Nature Time MKE!)
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Saturday, March 23rd from 9:30-10:30am – Spring Migration Hike – Lakeshore State Park Milwaukee WI Did you know there are over 100 species of birds that call the park home? Walk through Lakeshore State Park with Master Naturalist, Anne Duffy, and learn the basics of urban bird watching and watch for the over 70 migratory...
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Join us Saturday, March 23 for Maple Sugar Time! Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the...
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Saturday, April 20 from 10:00am – 1:00pm  Bring the family for kid-friendly activities (inside and outside) focusing on how your actions matter and what you can do to keep our planet safe and clean. The hands-on Recycling Exhibit area will allow visitors to experience the complete route recyclable materials can take in our community and...
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Thursday, April 25 from 10:00am – 11:00am Taking a walk in nature is beneficial for our physical and mental health. We experience the most benefit when we are mentally, as well as physically, present in nature. This walk at Retzer Nature Center will feature various examples of practices that we can do to be more...
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April 1 – 30 from Sunrise to 10 pm Come out to Retzer to enjoy this Spring’s Story Hike, featuring the children’s book “Crow Not Crow,” by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple. Set out on the Orange Trail to read the book while enjoying the outdoors at the same time! The Orange Trail is a mowed grass...
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Frog Frolic for Families on April 20 from 6:30pm—8:30pm   Calling all frog lovers. Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with these amazing amphibians. We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close and then stroll to Wehr’s vernal pond to listen for the sweet sound of frogs chorusing.  Recommended for families with children ages 5...
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Maple Sugar Days 2024 Saturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24 from 12-4pm Join us at our 44th Annual Maple Sugar Days to hear the surprising stories behind your favorite sticky treat. Learn how the indigenous peoples of North America created the first maple sugar and continue their sacred tradition today. Meet one of our...
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