a family outdoors

Celebrate Nature

Come and join us throughout the month of September with events like National Wildlife Day, The Birds of Prey exhibit, and our Take a Child Outside Celebration. All of these events and exhibits provide the opportunity for the whole family to enjoy the fresh air and learn about outdoor safety.

National Wildlife Day

When
September 3rd from 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Where
Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, 73142
What
There will be crafts, kids’ activities, and local wildlife experts will be teaching visitors about conservation and animal life as it occurs in nature. You will also be able to participate in “Critter Scenes Investigations” where you can track animals including some rather “big-footed” creatures.

There is a $5 dollar pre-registration required for this event.

Blackland Prarie Raptor Center – Birds of Prey

When
September 10th beginning at 3 PM
Where
Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, 73142
What
You will get to take an up-close look at common birds of prey from the Blackland Prarie Raptor Center out of Lucas, Texas. The workers from the center will be not only handling these birds, but also offering you the chance to learn more about these birds like what their lives are like in the wild and why they are so vital to our eco-system.

There is an $8 dollar pre-registration required for this event.

Take a Child Outside Celebration

When
September 24th from 1 PM to 4 PM
Where
Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, 73142
What
The day will start off with a presentation from Backwoods about day hiking for the kids, then at 2 PM the Outdoor Family Games will begin, and then we will close the day out with an Outdoor Safety course presented by DHS at 3 PM. Throughout the whole time there will be a scavenger hunt for all to participate in as well. Whole Foods Market will also be helping to kids to make healthy snacks.

This event is free to the public and no registration is required, for more information please visit www.okc.gov or call (405) 297-1429.

September is going to be a fantastic month to come out and Celebrate Nature with the whole family! If you have any questions about any of the events listed above please contact Martin Park Nature Center at (405) 297-1429 between 9 AM and 6 PM.