Have plants that you must prune or cull? How about trading your excess with others? Free.
10 – 11 a.m.
Bring out the little ones as we read a book about flowers. Free.
12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Geocaching is a sport where people use their GPS’s to play hide and seek with cache’s, sometimes filled with treasure. $5 general public.
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Do you have a three, four or five year old in your life? Want to get them and keep them excited about nature? Why not bring them to the Knee-high Naturalist Program?
On-site registration 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Last day-of registrant accepted at 1 p.m.
Opening Ceremony & Plunging beginning at 12 p.m.
Toss Your Boss at 12:30 p.m.
Post Plunge Party 1 – 5 p.m.
The Special Olympics Wisconsin Polar Plunge® winter fundraiser is a unique opportunity to be “Freezin’ for a Reason”! To support Special Olympics athletes, Plungers leap into icy bodies of water across the state. Plungers consist of individuals and teams of students, law enforcement officers, business professionals, and families. Anyone is welcome! Too Chicken? No problem! Register as 'Too Chicken to Plunge' and you can raise pledges, earn incentives, and stay dry.
7 – 8:30 p.m.
We will talk about the night time and how the equinox is celebrated. General Public: $5. Please register by March 15.
Come learn about the night sky and the seasons in our inflatable StarLab Planetarium. General public: $6.00. Please RSVP by February 16.
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the winter wonderland at night with loved ones while snowshoeing on a candlelit trail. Come and leave when you like. $5.00 fee.
6 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy a pleasant evening in the peaceful setting of Hawthorn Hollow’s natural Amphitheater and be entertained by some of the area’s best local musicians. $5.00 donation per person.
Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the 9th Annual Family 5K Walk/Run inside Prairie Springs Park. The annual event will take place during Mother’s Day weekend in celebration of family and good health. All registered racers will receive an event t-shirt, goodie bag and post-race refreshments.