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January 2017

Introduction to Snowshoeing
 
$17
$13/members
pre-registration required
January 7, 8:30 AM10:00 AM

If you can walk, you can snowshoe! And snowshoeing can be a great winter blues buster. Come learn about the history of snowshoes and their construction, and then strap on a pair for some guided practice.

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Nature Toddlers: Snow White, Snow Bright
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
January 7, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Frosty snowflakes whirl and twirl through the air to cover the earth in a blanket of white. Join a naturalist for some Frosty Fun! Story, art and an outdoor hike await you and your 2-3 year old! Advance registration requested.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
January 8, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Nature Toddlers: Snow White, Snow Bright
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
January 11, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Frosty snowflakes whirl and twirl through the air to cover the earth in a blanket of white. Join a naturalist for some Frosty Fun! Story, art and an outdoor hike await you and your 2-3 year old! Advance registration requested.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
January 15, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Nature Nuts: Wonderful Wintertime
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
January 21, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Frosty snowflakes whirl and twirl through the air to cover the earth in a blanket of white. Do you know what snow is made of? Find out during this winter wonderland experience.  Story, art and an outdoor hike await you and your 2-5 year old! Advance registration requested.

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Critter Sunday: Animals Surviving Winter
 
$2/adult, $1/child
Free for members
January 22, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Huddle together, slow down, stock up on food and use 'antifreeze' - animals use some amazing adaptations to survive the winter weather! Join a naturalist and discover how animals get through the long, cold, snowy months of winter.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
January 29, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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February 2017

Ski by Candlelight - a Rochester WinterFest XV Event
 
$10/person

February 3, 6:00 PM9:00 PM

Celebrate Minnesota’s sparkling season and beautiful winter landscape. Enjoy an evening skiing by candlelight and the glow of the moon.

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Nature Toddlers: Cardinals & the Color Red
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
February 4, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Look at me!, shouts the beautiful red of a male cardinal. Join a Quarry Hill naturalist to learn about this showy bird and it's bright color. Story, art and an outdoor bird hike await you and your 2-3 year old! Pre-registration requested.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
February 5, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Nature Toddlers: Cardinals & the Color Red
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
February 8, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Look at me!, shouts the beautiful red of a male cardinal. Join a Quarry Hill naturalist to learn about this beautiful bird and it's bright color. Story, art and an outdoor bird hike await you and your 2-3 year old!

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Valentine's Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe
 
$20/person
$15/members
pre-registration required
February 11, 7:00 PM10:00 PM

Enjoy the sparkling winter landscape on a candlelit trail. Bring your sweetheart or come with friends for an enjoyable evening in nature. Champagne and sweets will be served by a crackling fire. Equipment is provided by Quarry Hill. Alternate activities will be provided in the case of poor snow/trail conditions.

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It's Snow Crazy! - a Rochester Winterfest XV Event
February 12, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Get ready to experience snow like you never have before! Bring your mittens, for a game of snow bowling. Then we are making snow candy, because we all love to eat snow. Just think how good it will be turned into candy. Finally it is time to snow create! You can color it, shape it, or adorn it for the birds - whatever you are in the mood for.

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Nature Kids: Track Time
 
$15
$12/members
pre-registration required
February 16, 3:30 PM5:00 PM

Two feet, four feet - small feet, big feet.  We all make tracks in the snow! Bring your valentine, don some snowshoes,  and make some 'lovely' tracks of your own as you search for animal tracks. Warm up back inside while making a special valentine craft.

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Nature Nuts: Awesome Owls
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
February 18, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Great, screech, bard and snowy - owls are awesome! Meet our resident saw-whet owl, create your own 'owl pellet' and learn a few owl calls during this hoot of a class for 2-5 year olds and a grown up.

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Beekeeping for Beginners
 
$30
$25/members
pre-registration required
February 18, 1:00 PM5:00 PM

CLASS IS CANCELLED.

This class, specifically for beginners, will cover introduction to bees and beekeeping, equipment, disease and pest management, planting for honeybees, early management and how to produce a honey crop and where to purchase bees and equipment.

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Critter Sunday: Owls
 
$2/adult, $1/child
Free for members
February 19, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Rescued and unable to live in the wild, our Saw-whet owl will tell you all about herself and why she 'gives a hoot' about living at Quarry Hill. She may even share a bit about other owls in her owl community.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
February 26, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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March 2017

Nature Toddlers: Fishy Fish
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
March 4, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Fins, scales and fish tales. Join a Quarry Hill naturalist to learn about these underwater creatures through story, art, a walk to the frozen pond and a chance to feed the fish in the Quarry Hill aquarium. Advance registration requested.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
March 5, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Nature Toddlers: Fishy Fish
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
March 8, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Fins, scales and fish tales. Join a Quarry Hill naturalist to learn about these underwater creatures through story, art, a walk to the frozen pond and a chance to feed the fish in the Quarry Hill aquarium. Advance registration requested.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
March 12, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Nature Kids: Sticky Sweet Maple Treats
 
$15
$12/members
pre-registration required
March 16, 3:30 PM5:00 PM

Bring your sweet tooth and discover the natural sugars of MN maple trees. Learn how maple syrup is harvested and made and then head outside to take part in the process first hand. We'll do a fun maple craft back at the nature center. And what day would be complete without sampling nature's sweet treats!

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Nature Nuts: How Egg-citing
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
March 18, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Turtles, dinosaurs, snakes and Ostrich - so many animals lay eggs and no two are the same! Compare eggs and create your own egg during this 'egg-citing' experience. Story, art and an outdoor hike await you and your 2-5 year old! Advance registration requested.

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Critter Sunday: Goodness Snakes
 
$8
Free for members
March 19, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

There are seven native Minnesota snake species at the nature center. From flexible jaws to smelling with their tongue, snakes are charming! Slither in and coil up while a naturalist introduces you to a variety of snakes and their scaly goodness.

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Maple Syrup in your Backyard
 
$5
$4/members
pre-registration required
March 25, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Learn how to produce syrup from even a single maple or box elder tree. We'll cover the basic equipment and techniques required to collect and process sap.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
March 26, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Bock Beer Festival: A Celebration of Beer and the Fiery Science of Mulled Ale
March 31, 7:00 PM9:30 PM

Bring your friends for an evening featuring samples of spring bock beer varieties, snacks, live music and some “science of the night” including a chance to "poke" your beer at the bonfire.

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April 2017

Nature Toddlers: Wonderful Worms
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
April 1, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Wiggly and wonderful, earthworms hide in the ground without making a sound. Discover what amazing ways earthworms help other plants and animals.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
April 2, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Spring Break Days Nature Camp - Pollination Celebration
 
$50
$45/members
pre-registration required
April 4, 9:00 AM11:30 AM

No homework required during this three-day mini camp for grades K-6. Spend your days off enjoying some good-natured fun with a Quarry Hill naturalist. Pollinators like bees, birds and butterflies have some of the most exciting, vibrant and important partnerships in nature. Come find out what all the buzz is about!

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Nature Toddlers: Wonderful Worms
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
April 5, 12:00 AM1:00 AM

Wiggly and wonderful, earthworms hide in the ground without making a sound. Discover what amazing ways earthworms help other plants and animals.

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Spring Break Days Nature Camp - Pollination Celebration
 
$50
$45/members
pre-registration required
April 5, 9:00 AM11:30 AM

No homework required during this three-day mini camp for grades K-6. Spend your days off enjoying some good-natured fun with a Quarry Hill naturalist. Pollinators like bees, birds and butterflies have some of the most exciting, vibrant and important partnerships in nature. Come find out what all the buzz is about!

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Spring Break Days Nature Camp - Pollination Celebration
 
$50
$45/members
pre-registration required
April 6, 9:00 AM11:30 AM

No homework required during this three-day mini camp for grades K-6. Spend your days off enjoying some good-natured fun with a Quarry Hill naturalist. Pollinators like bees, birds and butterflies have some of the most exciting, vibrant and important partnerships in nature. Come find out what all the buzz is about!

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Full Moon Friday: In Search of Dancing Woodcocks
 
$6
$5/members
pre-registration required
April 7, 7:00 PM8:30 PM

Upon it's return, the male American woodcock performs his annual spring sky dance. Learn more about this fascinating bird's attempt to woo a mate as we hike in search of this bird and his entertaining aerial performance.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
April 9, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Nature Nuts: Searching for Colors
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
April 15, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Nature's colors are returning after a long white and brown winter! Come and learn what nature's colors mean and head outdoors in search of the beautiful rainbow of colors springing up all around.

 

 

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Backyard Chicken Ranching
 
$40/parent-child pair
$30 members
pre-registration required
April 15, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Keeping up to three hens as backyard pets in Rochester is legal with a permit. A few hens make quiet, inexpensive and entertaining environmental backyard pets. Learn the ins and outs of caring for your hens during this presentation and tour.

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Native Plant Sale
April 22, 8:00 AM10:30 AM

A great way to bring a natural touch into your  backyard! Native plants are best adapted to the local climate and once established; seldom need watering, mulching, or protection from frost or continuous mowing. Native plants attract beautiful butterflies, beneficial insects & birds.  Starter plants in 2"x 2" pots are $4.00 each. 
Plant varieties will be dependent on growers availability, but may include:
Common Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Meadow Blazing Star, Cardinal Flower, New England Aster, Little Bluestem, Wild Ginger, Lady Fern 

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Earth Day Pollination Party and Parade
 
free

April 22, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

It's time to celebrate pollinators and what they do for us! Join us this Earth Day to help Quarry Hill reveal our brand new indoor honeybee observation display and learn all about what amazing things bees do.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
April 23, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Weed Warriors
April 29, 9:00 AM12:00 PM

Join us for a Weed Warrior introduction session and the fight to take back our parks and our woodlands. Invasive species like garlic mustard and buckthorn are threatening to choke out native plants and wildflowers and the animal diversity will soon follow. We need your help!

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May 2017

Nature Toddlers: Animal Babies
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
May 6, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

So many animal babies arrive in the spring! Can they walk or swim at birth? Do they look like a grown up animal? Join in for some animal baby show and tell and a short hike to search for animal babies in the park.
 

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
May 7, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Nature Toddlers: Animal Babies
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
May 10, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

So many animal babies arrive in the spring! Can they walk or swim at birth? Do they look like a grown up animal? Join in for some animal baby show and tell and a short hike to search for animal babies in the park.

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Nature Kids: Peeps and Leaps - it's time for spring!
 
$15
$12/members
pre-registration required
May 11, 3:30 PM5:00 PM

Frogs and toads are starting their spring songs! Come meet some of our live frogs & toads as we learn all about their spring songs and lifecycle. Then we will grab binoculars and hike out by the pond in search of these peeping leapers!

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Full Moon Friday: Treasure Hunters! Let's learn to Geo-cache.
 
$6
$5/members
pre-registration required
May 12, 7:00 PM8:30 PM

Young and old alike can enjoy this modern-day game of 'hide and seek' using GPS coordinates for clues. It's double the fun under a full moon with glow in the dark caches!

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Spring Foraging
May 13, 9:00 AM12:30 PM

Meet at Quarry Hill for a morning of foraging fun. Learn how to confidently identify and prepare a variety of common springtime edible plants and mushrooms. The class will begin with a light breakfast featuring foraged ingredients, followed by a lecture, and guided foray through the park.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
May 14, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Nature Nuts: Grow Garden Grow
 
$8.00
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
May 20, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Vegetables, fruits, trees, plants, flowers, weeds, bugs and more - it's growing season! Discover what grows in the gardens around Quarry Hill and create your garden art.

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Nature Kids: Pee-wee Paleontologist
 
$15
$12/members
pre-registration required
May 25, 3:30 PM5:00 PM

Calling all junior paleontologists!  Come with us as we hunt for fossils in the rock quarry.  We'll learn all about what animals used to live in our ancient shallow seas.  It's finders keepers on this adventure, so be ready to take home a treasure!  Be ready to hike a mile on uneven terrain.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
May 28, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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June 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
June 4, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
June 4, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
June 4, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
June 11, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Good Natured Kids: Hello Little Blue
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
June 13, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Learn about little blue as we hike the blue bird trail, peek into a nest, meet Blue Bird Dave, and enjoy a sweet "tweet" treat. We'll also craft our own little blue bird.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
June 25, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Good Natured Kids: Backyard Camper
 
$15
$12/member
June 27, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Snores, lores and s’mores – that’s what makes a great camp out! We’ll go on a scavenger hunt, gather wood for a fire, set up camp & fuel up with a traditional s’more!

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July 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
July 2, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Camp Grand - Choose from 2 great themes!
 
$45
$35/members
pre-registration required
July 7, 9:00 AM2:00 PM

Wet & Wild for kids ages 6-10:
Kids and grandparents will explore the pond and the life found in it on this wet & wild adventure. Go fishing and be a part of wildlife research when we mark and measure turtles! Test your skill at survival during our Scales and Slime Survival Game.  Later, relax during a memorable show & tell with some of our live scaly & slimy animals.  

Amazing Mammals for kids ages 4-7:
From a 2-inch shrew to a 120-foot whale, mammals are Amazing! Learn about these warm-blooded creatures when you become an animal scientist. Practice mammal trapping, tracking and even ‘train’ a mammal by constructing a mammal maze. Round out the day with a hike to the cave to learn about our resident flying mammals, bats! 

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
July 9, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Good Natured Kids: Mighty Spidey
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
July 11, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Connect with your inner Mighty Spidey sense! Find out what makes spiders so mighty – 8 legs, 8 eyes, the ability to spin webs and more. Meet our resident spider Rosy and roll out your own webby craft. “Wrap up” the morning with a spiderlicious snack!

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
July 23, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Good Natured Kids: Toadstool Town
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
July 25, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

There is fungus among us. Join us as we explore the citizens of Toadstool Town! Create your own toadstool to take home, play mushroom games and sample some deliciously creative toadstools.

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August 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
August 6, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Good Natured Kids: Gimme Shell-ter
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
August 8, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Some animals need special “Shell-ters” to keep them safe. Join us as we encounter turtles, snails and crayfish to learn why they are all at home in a shell. A shell-tacular snack and craft will round out our morning.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
August 13, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Good Natured Kids: The Bugliest Bug
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
August 22, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

In field and forest, we’ll go on a bug hunting adventure! Test your net skills, play buggy games, devour a buggy snack. We’ll learn all about what makes even the ‘bugliest’ bugs cool.

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All About Monarch Butterflies
 

Free
August 22, 3:30 PM5:00 PM

Learn all about these magical creatures through hands on activities. Visit the butterfly tent, tag & release a live monarch, crafts and an up close look at monarchs through a microscope.

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All About Monarch Butterflies
 

Free
August 22, 6:30 PM7:30 PM

Presentation about butterflies and monarch migration followed by monarch tagging and release. Hosted by Zumbro Valley Audubon Society.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
August 27, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Monarch Butterfly Tagging in the Field
 

Free
August 29, 4:00 PM5:30 PM

Be a part of research in action! Join naturalists and other citizens at Northern Hills Prairie to capture and tag monarch butterflies as they begin their yearly migration.

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September 2017

Run Wild 5K Trail Run and Wild Child Dash
 
$5 Wild Child Dash
$25 Run Wild 5K
pre-registration required
September 2, 7:00 AM10:00 AM

Get outdoors and run wild at this premier trail run in Quarry Hill Park. Proceeds benefit Summer Camp Scholarships, so every child has an opportunity for 'wild time'!

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Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
September 3, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Monarch Butterfly Tagging in the Field
 

Free
September 7, 4:00 PM5:30 PM

Be a part of research in action! Join naturalists and other citizens at Northern Hills Prairie to capture and tag monarch butterflies as they begin their yearly migration.

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Fall Festival
 
Activity tickets $1 each.
Free Admission
September 9, 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Enjoy this annual event celebrating fall and all things uniquely Quarry Hill! Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, & outdoor activities include cave tours, canoeing, rock climbing, pumpkin decorating and more.
September 10 from 11 - 5pm, also!

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Fall Festival
 
Activity tickets $1 each.
Free Admission
September 10, 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Enjoy this annual event celebrating fall and all things uniquely Quarry Hill! Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, & outdoor activities include cave tours, canoeing, rock climbing, pumpkin decorating and more.
September 9 from 11 - 5pm, also!

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
September 24, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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October 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
October 8, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
October 15, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Critter Sunday
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
October 22, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Did you know that the number of scutes on a turtle shell is the same number of full moons in a year? Nine species, but 13 scutes on each one; we are going "Totally Turtles" during this program all about these unique reptiles.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
October 29, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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November 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
November 5, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
November 12, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
November 26, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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December 2017

Bird Banding Program
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
December 3, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
 
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
December 10, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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