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Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center

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4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
(262)375-2715

January 2021

Friday Night Candle-lit Hike

January 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. Considering trail conditions snowshoes aren't necessary and we currently recommend Yak Trax or some other sort of cleat on the soles of your winter boots. See complete Trail Conditions here. Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Pre-registration…

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Night Ski, Snowshoe, & Candle-lit Hike

January 29 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. (Please call or check our website for current snow conditions before venturing out – event may need to be canceled due to ice or weather conditions.) Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Price does not include equipment.…

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Nature Detectives: Hunting for Habitats

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for a Winter Quest! Follow clues to a variety of Riveredge destinations and complete the frosty missions. Visit forts created by kids, nests, nooks, tunnels, and more! Snowshoes will be used if snow conditions permit! All Access members: FREE | Trail Pass members: $5.00 | Non-members: $7.00 Click Here to Register

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February 2021

Little Explorers Playgroup

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Chase the Chill! Join us for a morning of nature play and share the wonder of winter through outdoor play! We will sled down hills, imaginary ice fish on the pond, build snow forts, have a winter campfire, and enjoy winter stories together. Programs will be held entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Space is limited. All Access members: FREE | Trail Pass members: $5.00 | Non-members: $7.00 Click Here to Register

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Memory Cafe

February 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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In partnership with the Ozaukee County Aging Resource Disability Center (ARCC), Riveredge is offering a Memory Café. It meets virtually on the first Thursday of every month. The café is intended for people with all stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Fun indoor and outdoor (weather dependent) activities are planned for the group each month. The Café offers the opportunity for people to be socially, physically and creatively active in a natural setting whenever possible. The group provides additional…

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Night Ski, Snowshoe, & Candle-lit Hike

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. (Please call or check our website for current snow conditions before venturing out – event may need to be canceled due to ice or weather conditions.) Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Price does not include equipment.…

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Handmade from the Heart – Adult Crafternoon

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Spend an afternoon crafting gifts from the heart for your loved ones! This afternoon of crafting will be inspired by the upcoming St. Valentine’s Day and Mother Nature herself! Simple, adult-oriented, crafts will be guided by Riveredge Naturalists and volunteers and are simply awaiting your creative twists. Plus, everything can be taken home! Get ready to cozy up and settle in for afternoon DIY crafts including: plantable seed paper, Shrinky Dink fridge magnets, seaglass heart mosaics, mini woven baskets, pinecone…

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Night Ski, Snowshoe, & Candle-lit Hike

February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. (Please call or check our website for current snow conditions before venturing out – event may need to be canceled due to ice or weather conditions.) Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Price does not include equipment.…

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Nature Tots: Calling all Owls

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us as we learn about these nocturnal animals that fly through the wintry nights in Wisconsin. Practice owl calls and examine their feathers up close! We'll play a predator prey game, make snow owls, and search for owl signs in the forest. All Access members: FREE | Trail Pass members: $5.00 | Non-members: $7.00 Click Here to Register

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Little Explorers Playgroup

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Chase the Chill! Join us for a morning of nature play and share the wonder of winter through outdoor play! We will sled down hills, imaginary ice fish on the pond, build snow forts, have a winter campfire, and enjoy winter stories together. Programs will be held entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Space is limited. All Access members: FREE | Trail Pass members: $5.00 | Non-members: $7.00 Click Here to Register

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Night Ski, Snowshoe, & Candle-lit Hike

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. (Please call or check our website for current snow conditions before venturing out – event may need to be canceled due to ice or weather conditions.) Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Price does not include equipment.…

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Night Ski, Snowshoe, & Candle-lit Hike

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Start your weekend right! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of a crisp snowy evening on skis or snowshoes. Traverse our trails, lighted by the soft glow of lanterns, or those trails lit only by the light of the moon and stars. (Please call or check our website for current snow conditions before venturing out – event may need to be canceled due to ice or weather conditions.) Trail & All-Access Members: FREE | Non-Members: $7 Price does not include equipment.…

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Maple Tree Sap Tapping 101 for Amateurs

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Maple sugaring on a small scale is a great way to welcome spring! It's easy, fun and a great educational activity. Even with just a few trees, you can make enough syrup for gifts for friends and family. Join the Riveredge staff to see the sugaring process from beginning to end. Learn how to identify and tap a maple, collect and boil down the sap, and how to finish off and bottle the syrup. All Access members: $7| Trail Pass…

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Maple Tree Sap Tapping for Families

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Help us prepare for the sugarin’ season by tapping the maple trees in Riveredge’s sugarbush. We need people to drill the holes, tap in the spiles and hang the buckets. When it’s maple sugarin’ time, spring can’t be far behind! Due to Covid-19 precautions registration is limited to 50 participants. Early registration is recommended. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 adults, $3 12 and under | Non-members: $9 for adults, $7 12 and under Click Here to…

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June 2021

Parent/Grandparent Trek: Tubing the Milwaukee River

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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A group of kids wearing PFDs and holding inner tubes with trees behind them

After a quick tour of the Sturgeon Streamside Rearing Facility, we’ll hop on inner tubes and float down the Milwaukee River. Along the way, we’ll discover the diversity of living things that make their home in the river. Wear sturdy shoes and clothing that can get wet. Bring a lifejacket and inner tube if you have them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should be able to hike approximately 1 mile. Ages 7 and up with an adult.…

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Parent/Grandparent Trek: Tree Climbing

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth ages 7 and above and adults with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed-toe shoes (hard soles recommended), and an adventurous spirit. All climbers must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up Fee…

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Parent/Grandparent Trek: Tubing the Milwaukee River

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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A group of kids wearing PFDs and holding inner tubes with trees behind them

After a quick tour of the Sturgeon Streamside Rearing Facility, we’ll hop on inner tubes and float down the Milwaukee River. Along the way, we’ll discover the diversity of living things that make their home in the river. Wear sturdy shoes and clothing that can get wet. Bring a lifejacket and inner tube if you have them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should be able to hike approximately 1 mile. Ages 7 and up with an adult.…

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July 2021

Parent/Grandparent Trek: River Rambling

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join a naturalist and step into the Milwaukee River! We’ll explore this wonderful, watery, world and seek out the creatures that call the river home. Bring your favorite wading shoes (old sneakers work best), a towel and a change of clothes. Expect to get wet! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to pack a snack and stay for a picnic after the program. Ages 5 and up with an adult. All Access Members $5, Trail Pass Members…

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August 2021

Parent/Grandparent Trek: Tree Climbing

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth ages 7 and above and adults with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed-toe shoes (hard soles recommended), and an adventurous spirit. All climbers must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up Fee…

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Parent/Grandparent Trek: River Rambling

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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A group of kids stand socially distanced in a shallow river

Join a naturalist and step into the Milwaukee River! We’ll explore this wonderful, watery, world and seek out the creatures that call the river home. Bring your favorite wading shoes (old sneakers work best), a towel and a change of clothes. Expect to get wet! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to pack a snack and stay for a picnic after the program. Ages 5 and up with an adult. All Access Members $5, Trail Pass Members…

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