Earth Calendar for September 3rd and September 4th

Sep 3, 2012

Sample the wonders of nature at the 9th Annual Great Outdoor Weekend scheduled for Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday, September 23rd.  Enjoy over 120 outdoor recreation and nature awareness programs at over 50 locations in 8 counties in Greater Cincinnati.  Take a kayak lesson.  Hike a new trail.  Learn how to cook while backpacking.  Explore the tree canopy 60 feet in the air.    Tag a Monarch butterfly.   Play a CSI "nature detective".  Look for fossils in a creek.  All of these activities plus many more are available to adults and children alike, FREE of charge, during Great Outdoor Weekend, now one of the largest events of its kind in the country.  Great Outdoor Weekend offers fun and challenging activities for everyone.  To plan your great outdoor weekend or view more information on specific events held by participating organizations, go to the website. Printed brochures are area libraries, and at all participating organizations.

On Our Calendar:  Bring your grandparents and celebrate Grandparents Day with a stroll through the gardens at Granny’s Garden School.  While you’re there, stop and pick a free bouquet of flowers. Everyone is invited to join in and it’s free!  Sunday, September 9th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  For more information and to RSVP visit