2018 Activities


Placer Nature Center Family Garden Series 2018

Join the Master Gardeners and PNC volunteers at the Placer Nature Center for a four session class in gardening. Designed for children and their parents the classes will explore the best ways to get the biggest flowers and the tastiest fruits and vegetables! 

Each class includes hands on activities and handouts, plus a take home for each child.

Class Dates—    Note –Next Class April 21th

April 21, May 19 and September 15.

Advanced registration is desirable. To register call 530-878-6053 or e-mail programs@placernaturecenter.org

For more details click:  PNC Garden Series 2018

Story Book Trail

April 20                      Loomis   Library                10:30 pm 

April 25                      Rocklin Library                  10:30 pm 

April 26                       Auburn Library                  11:00 am                                

                                     April 28, 10:00 AM                                       Family Time  -Take a Hungry, Hungry Hike.

Join Docent Linda for a walk on the nature trail and discover how many ways common plants help families live.

Suggested donation of $10.00 per family, no registration needed. Program runs approximately one hour, includes activities for children and families. Rain or Shine.   Call 530-878-6053 for more details.                                                                                                                                                                      This program is a joint effort with the Redbud Chapter of the California Native Plant Society and the Placer Nature Center.

Hungry Hungry Hike ad 4-28-18


Story Book Trail

May 4           Foresthill Library                10:30 am          May 10        Lincoln Library                       1:00 pm 

Watershed Wizards    May 5th 11:00 – 2:00 pm 

Know Your Watershed Week  is April 29 thru May 6th.  Join groups and organizations throughout Nevada and Placer counties during a week of exploration and discovery.                                                                                                                                          Where does your water come from?  Does it come from your watershed?                                                                                          Join us at the Placer Nature Center to find out!  Through exhibits and maps, we’ll find the answer to those questions.  We all live in a watershed.  Get to know yours and the importance of water to the ecosystem we all call home.                                                                                                                                                  Fun for the entire family, includes, Water Olympics, aquatic habitats and conservation techniques.
Cost: $10.00 per family, $8.00 per member family.          Email programs@placernaturecenter,org for registration and further details

Go to the Know Your Watershed  Website:   http://www.knowyourwatershed.org/



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