Summer Children’s Programs

Children Programs are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 4 to August 1st.  Programs are free but require registration.

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Interacting with nature

Tuesdays from 10AM to Noon. A variety of topics will be offered.  Check out the descriptions on the Eventbrite link listed below.  

Interacting with Nature Registration

Crafting at the NJC

Thursday’s from 10AM – Noon.  Programs are free but require registration.  Adults help the child create their work of art.  Check out the descriptions on the Eventbrite link listed below.  

Crafting at the NJC Registration



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Marsha freeland TRails open Dawn to Dusk

Trails Open Dawn to dusk everyday

fishing Allowed – Catch and Release Only

With over seven miles of trails at the Norma Johnson Center one can find a variety of things to do.  The three trail heads offer three loops just over a mile each.  The Preservation Loop, Conservation Loop and Johnson  fishing ponds are available for outdoor enthusiasts on a Catch and Release basis.  

“The Norma Johnson Center is a unique outdoor experience that will keep you coming back for more!

Website:  Norma Johnson Center

Upcoming Summer Events

  • Family Fishing Event,    June 15, 9 to 11AM
  • Summer Walkabouts     June 12, 8:30-10:30AM  Norma Johnson Center
  • Butterfly Exhibit                         July11-21 M-Sat 10AM to 4AM Sunday 12-4PM
  • Pollinator Trail Jul 11-21 Open dawn to dusk
  • Summer Walkabouts, July 24, 8:30AM-10:30AM McDonnell Trailhead   
  • Summer Walkabouts, August 14, 8:30AM-10:30AM, Canal Lands Park
  • Summer Dog Days     August 24, NJC 9-11AM

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