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October 2019

Land Stewardship Volunteer Workday

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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The volunteer Land Stewardship crew meets on selected Saturdays mornings to work on various projects. Lunch and camaraderie are provided! Anyone is welcome to join, even if it's just one time. Bring the family and get some hard work done with us. Interested in joining our volunteer Land Stewardship crew? Sign up below or contact mfoss@fontenelleforest.org or give us a call at 402-731-3140. Thank you for all of your help and support. August 17 -  8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Volunteer-Work-Day-17Aug2019 September 21 -  8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Volunteer-Work-Day-21Sep2019…

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Writing Hike for Beginners

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Explore the sights and sounds of the forest with a journal and notebook!   This hike is designed to help naturalists of all ages write and sketch about the forest. Whether you’re a poet or a scientist, this is a great chance to develop your field journaling skills, and to celebrate the forest in a supportive community. The hike will stick primarily to the boardwalk. An inside walk-and-write activity will be held if there is inclement weather.   As always,…

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Stroller Strides at the Forest

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-3 in tow. Each workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun. The Stroller Strides instructor is skilled to meet you where you are mentally and physically. You'll leave class feeling connected, successful and energized. The class will finish with a restoring fifteen-minute walk in the forest.   Free with admission. Must…

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Backpacking 101

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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This is a four week course beginning September 26th 2019
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$55 – $65

Backpacking 101 is a four week course designed by Laura Friesell to support adult visitors learning basic outdoor recreation skills while experiencing and enjoying the quiet wild of nature at Fontenelle Forest. Instruction will cover Leave No Trace principles, basic first aid for backpacking illnesses and injuries, layering, gear essentials, meal planning, and campsite set up and restoration. Register Here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Backpacking-101---Four-week-course

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Hiking for Seniors

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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For seniors, walking offers numerous health benefits. One of the more enjoyable ways to walk is to hike in the forest. Join us on the last Wednesday of each month for our senior hike. Each hike will be 1-2 miles with some hills, and at a pace that accommodates all participants.  Dress for the weather, bring water, and apply sunscreen and insect repellant. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members.

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Autumn Constellation Viewing at Neale Woods

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Neale Woods, 14323 Edith Marie Ave
Omaha, NE 68112 United States
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Free – $11

Join us at Neale Woods for autumn constellation viewing. We will be looking for fall constellations such as Andromeda, Aquarius, Capricornus, Pegasus and Pisces. Bring water, insect repellent, and binoculars to view deep sky objects as desired.  Participants must pre-register for this event due to limited space. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members. Register here

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Dirt Time: An Animal Tracking Family Adventure

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Have you ever wanted to learn how to interpret clues left behind by animals in the forest? This is your chance! Join us on the trails as we learn about animal tracks and scat. All participants will receive a free animal track guide to use during and after the program. Dress for the weather, bring water, and apply sunscreen and insect repellent. We will be spending part of the program looking at tracks in the mud, so please bring gloves…

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Fall in the Forest Walk

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Come join us for a walk on the boardwalk, surrounded by the colorful leaves of fall. A naturalist will guide you on the walk, discussing the changes in flora and fauna in the forest during the autumn months. Dress for the weather, bring water, and apply sunscreen and insect repellent. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members.

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November 2019

A Night at the Forbidden Forest (ages 21+)

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$25 – $35

SAVE THE DATE Unleash your inner child and immerse yourself in the magic of Fontenelle Forest! Journey out into our forbidden forest to hunt for Horcruxes, or take your O.W.L.s via our pub quiz that will challenge even the most knowledgeable witch or wizard. Dress as your favorite Hogwarts character and compete to win a prize! REGISTER HERE

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A Holiday at Hogwarts (all ages)

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$5 – $10

SAVE THE DATE! Get transported to Hogwarts at Fontenelle Forest! Witches, wizards, and muggles alike are invited to experience the magic of Fontenelle Forest at our family friendly event. Visit owls and other raptors, enjoy Potter themed crafts, and head out on our boardwalk for a Horcrux Hunt! $20 for general admission $10 for Fontenelle Forest members REGISTER HERE

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Yoga in the Forest

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Yoga

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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