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September 2019

Night Hike (Beginner’s Hike)

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

As the weather cools in September life in the forest begins to prepare for the winter months ahead. Join us for a 1-2 mile hike from the Nature Center as the sun sets and the forest darkens. A naturalist will guide you along the trails as we search for nocturnal animals, and discuss which inhabitants will stay and which will go as winter nears. This is the perfect hike for beginners and those who would like an introduction to our…

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Yoga

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 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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Autumn Equinox Yoga and Candle Gazing Meditation

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Come celebrate the Autumn Equinox at the Forest! Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by the forest. The class will include candle gazing meditation and singing bowls, designed to de-stress and relax. 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. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Hiking for Seniors

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

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 repellent.

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Yoga

September 25 @ 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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Backpacking 101

September 26 @ 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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Dirt Time: An Animal Tracking Family Adventure

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 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.  Please 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…

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Beer on the Boardwalk

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Shuttles run every 15 minutes from the Southroads Mall back parking lot. Register here Enjoy beer tasting as the evening turns from dusk to night on our Riverview Boardwalk (recently voted the best trial in Nebraska by Prevention Magazine). The brewers behind some of your favorite local beers will be here to serve you and answer questions about what makes each beer so delicious! Lucy Champan from 99.9 KGOR will be playing great music on the plaza while you enjoy…

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Yoga in the Forest

September 29 @ 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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October 2019

Map and Compass Fundamentals

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 – $20

Join presenter Laura Friesell for a hands-on experience learning the fundamentals of topographic map reading and using a compass to navigate.
Topics will include how to read, interpret, & navigate a topographic map, how to identify parts of a compass, & how to use a compass in conjunction with a topographic map. Register Here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Map-and-Compass-Fundamentals

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Yoga

October 2 @ 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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Backpacking 101

October 3 @ 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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