Come Join the Fun!

Volunteer Work Day-

January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13       9:00-12:00 Each Month

Join PNC staff and other volunteers in spring cleaning and planting around the center.


 2020 Family Programs and Family Hikes

Saturday, February 15th, 9:30-11:00 AM

Pruning Workshop– Adults can learn how to prune trees around their property by practicing on our trees.  This class is geared more for the adults or young adults who need some tips on pruning! Children can assist with raking and planting some seed starters. A guest Master Gardener will be at this event.

Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, February 22 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Celebrate Presidents Day weekend on a Family Nature Hike with California Nzaturalist, Linda Conklin. Explore the natural life along the nature trail.

All ages are welcome  Donations are appreciated

Saturday, March 21st, 10:00-11:30 AM

Enjoy the second day of Spring on a Family Nature Hike with California Naturalist, Linda Conklin. We will be looking at wildflowers along the nature trail with hand lenses.

All ages welcome.  Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, March 28 9:30-11:00

Furry Friends- We will introduce you to the local mammals in our area. (No live animals used in this demonstration!) Do you know where they live? What they eat? Who are their predators?

We will walk the trail and look for tracks, scat and other clues of these furry friends.

Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, April 18 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Come along on a Family Nature Hike with California Naturalist, Linda Conklin. We’ll be looking for birds and squirrels in the trees along the nature trail, with our kid’s binoculars.

All ages are welcome. Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, April 25th, 9:30-11:00 AM

Tiny Tykes Gardening- PNC volunteers will take walks with the little tykes around the center learning, looking, exploring and more. Search for worms, colors, textures, rocks and nature. Complete the walk with an activity at the end.

Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, May 16th,  9:30-11:00AM

Honeybees, Ladybugs and other insects- Learn about the benefits of attracting bees, ladybugs and other good working insects to your garden. Come and check out our new active bee colony.You will take home a bug house and assist us with making one for our PNC garden.

Donations are appreciated.

Saturday May 23, 10:00 – 11:00

Family Nature Hike with California Naturalist, Linda Conklin. We’ll be looking for animal tracks and scat along the nature trail.

All ages welcome. Donations are appreciated.

 Saturday, June 20th, 9:30-11:00 AM

Pond-erous Life- Our polliwogs and dragonflies should be active around the PNC pond! We will explore and observe with microscopes all the tiny living  creatures in and around the water. Do you know the stages of a polliwog? What color dragonflies will we discover? Hope to see you for some tiny exploring.

Donations are appreciated.

Saturday, July 18th, 9:30-11:00 AM

Flower Power – You will search and discover seeds from flowers from the PNC garden. What is the importance of seeds? Who eats them? Do they grow into new plants? Bring some seeds to share for an art project.

Donations are appreciated



Providing Environmental Education since 1991