Friday Night by Firelight


Every Friday night this fall at 7:00 p.m.
Free Event - donations welcome

Join us for a special series of naturalist programs in celebration of our new outdoor amphitheater. Each evening program will feature a naturalist presentation followed by a campfire and s/mores.

September 8:  Reptiles Live!

Get up close and personal with Springbrook's live animals as you discover the amazing natural history of turtles and snakes.

September 22:  A Visit from Springbrook Swampblossom

Center Director Mike Maher will present this unforgettable collection of myths, legends and folktales as the colorful Springbrook Swampblossom. Don't miss it!

September 29:  Things that Go Bump in the Night

Nocturnal animals get a bad reputation as being scary. Come out and discover why wolves, coyotes, owls and bats are fascinating and should not be feared.

October 6:  Fall Fun-ology

Phenology is the study of how nature changes with the seasons. Come and discover the wonders of what the fall season has to offer as leaves change color, days get shorter and animals prepare for winter.

October 13:  Stories in the Sky

For thousands of years, people have looked to the night sky and found inspiration for legends and folktales. Join us for an evening of storytelling as we look at the stars and explore how different cultures have found stories in the sky.