Outdoor Family Class – Sun Prints in Blue

When: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Where: Heritage Park – 2300 Glade Road Who: Ages 3 – 8+ and their families Explore the wonder of nature’s shapes and textures and capture their beauty through the unique lens of Cyanotypes or “blue prints”. Join us for “Sun Prints in Blue” hosted by local artist and photographer Pippi … Read more

Farmfest at Glade Road Growing

A Family-Friendly Event to Celebrate Land Conservation & Local Agriculture The Event: 5-10pm at Glade Road Growing, across from Heritage Park. The Details: Live music with Swampcandy, a farm tour, a bird walk, activities for kids – making bird feeders. Local food and refreshments will be available for sale: beer from Rising Silo Brewery, food from … Read more

Outdoor Family Class: Yoga in Nature

Grounded to the earth, stretching to the sky—this will be our focus as we join Yoga instructor and preschool teacher Hannah Conner to explore yoga in nature and animal movement at Heritage Park and in the Nature Play Space. Please bring your yoga mat if you have one. There will also be some available to … Read more

Early Birders – Falls Ridge Preserve

Wednesday, 4:30-6:00pm Falls Ridge Nature Preserve. Lead by New River Land Trust Conservation Coordinator and birder Allison Tillett Brown. Practice birding by ear and spot for Wood thrush, Vireos and Scarlet Tanager. RSVP required for all events. Please email conservation@newriverlandtrust.org to reserve your family’s spot.

Early Birders – Raptor Encounter

Thursday, 4:30-6pm at St. Mary’s Church in Blacksburg We hope you’ll join us for this exciting Early Birders presentation!  Join Master Naturalist and Master Falconer Shane Brandes and Master Naturalist Tricia Easterling for a presentation on raptors.  You’ll also meet Shane’s Aplomado falcon, Athena. Early Birders field trips are supported by a grand from the … Read more