The Mosquito Hill Nature Center is open year round with both indoor and outdoor opportunities on 430 acres adjacent to the Wolf River. Inside are natural history exhibits, hands-on displays, a gift shop, themed classrooms, meeting rooms, and a library. Find things to do on the event calendar. There are also various school programs available for any grade level.
A trail system for hiking or walking includes three miles of developed trails with a loop to scenic vistas on one of the highest elevation points in the area. The All People’s Trail provides a .6 mile of paved trail for wheelchair access. When the snow season arrives, one un-groomed cross-country skiing trail and five miles of snowshoe trails can provide winter enjoyment.
WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:
Weave a Bird House Basket
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16 & 23
5:30 – 7:00 PMThis class will introduce you to many simple forms of movement: basic stretching and alignment exercises, walking, crawling, hanging, jumping, balancing and more. This is not a “workout” class, rather a “restoration of movement” class geared toward people of any age and of any fitness/mobility level who would like to incorporate more movement, balance and strength into their life. Participants should be able to move to the floor and back to standing. Classes will take place indoors. Space is limited to 10 participants. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Cost: $40/4 classes, $35/FOMH members
Registration and payment are required by March 26.
Wednesday, April 10
Frogs calling and toads hopping are a sure sign of spring! We'll learn about these interesting creatures from Adam Brandt, a naturalist at Mosquito Hill. And just maybe we'll find a song or two to sing, and some snacks to savor.
Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in.
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