FEATURED BENEFIT EVENT

FULL MOON
PICKIN' PARTIES

Friday, September 17, 2021
6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Join us for a night of traditional bluegrass music and dinner from local food trucks.

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Volunteer Events Throughout the Park

Vol Call
Trail Maintenance
September 25, 2021 9:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES 13+

The coolness of fall is the perfect time to get outside and give back to the Parks that give us so much. Wear your clothes and shoes to get dirty as we beautify the Parks!

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Register here.

Vol Call
Pullin' Party
October 7, 2021 4:00 PM
-
6:00 pm
AGES: 13+

Leader: Paul Fowler

Protect native species and combat the spread of invasive plants. Learn how these plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods. 

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please look out for a confirmation email with location details and further instructions.

Email Elizabeth Griscom – with any questions. 

Register here.

Vol Call
Pullin' Party
October 14, 2021 10:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 13+

Leader: Paul Fowler

Protect native species and combat the spread of invasive plants. Learn how these plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.  

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please look out for a confirmation email with location details and further instructions.

Email Elizabeth Griscom – with any questions. 

Register here.

Vol Call
Pullin' Party
October 16, 2021 9:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 13+

Leader: Melissa Donahue

Protect native species and combat the spread of invasive plants. Learn how these plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods. 

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please look out for a confirmation email with location details and further instructions.

Email Elizabeth Griscom – with any questions. 

Register here.

PROGRAMMING IN THE PARK

Nature Center

Nature Writing: A Concert Between the Imagination & Natural World

September 22, 2021
7:00 pm
-
Ages: 13+

Join the authors of Foreign Bodies, A Woven World, and Paper Concert as they converse about the play between our imaginations and the natural world. They will share ventures that led them to find connections between thunderstones, termite fairies, sardine dresses, and more. Audience questions will be welcomed.

Registration is open

Nature Center

In Search of Birds on the Burch Reserve

September 24, 2021
7:00 am
-
10:00 am
Ages: 13+

Let’s hike the Burch Reserve in search of fall birds!
Leader: Graham Gerdeman

Registration opens September 9

Nature Center

Bird Stroll in Deep Well

October 1, 2021
8:30 am
-
10:30 am
Ages: 13+

Fall migration is in full swing! Bring your binoculars to search for fall migrants and resident birds in Deep Well.
Leader: Sandy Bivens

Registrationopens September 16

More benefit events

sunday in the park

OCTOBER 31, 2021

Since October 1990, members of the community have come together for a fall al fresco luncheon that is today a cornerstone of Friends of Warner Parks fundraising. Luke Lea Society Members, Bluebell and Trillium Club Members, underwriters and patrons provide insurmountable support for this impactful event that helps us to fulfill our mission to preserve, steward, and #protectwarnerparks.

If you are interested in being an underwriter for this event, please contact Amy Albright.

Flying monkey marathon

Sun, November 21, 2021
family friendly

Featured in Marathon & Beyond and Runners’ World magazines, Flying Monkey Marathons are an homage to the origin of marathon racing, erring more on the side of simplicity than large-scale spectacle. Proceeds from race registrations support Friends of Warner Parks.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Shelter Dinners

coming April 2022

Guests are invited to reserve a picnic shelter and enjoy catered dinner and drinks or order individual dinners for sunset picnics in Warner Parks. This is a unique, one day benefit event to help preserve, steward and #protectwarnerparks and our beloved historic picnic shelters, ensuring they’re here for all, forever!

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Hummingbird happy hour

coming soon 2022

This annual event takes place at the height of hummingbird season at the Warner Park Nature Center. Guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while they mingle, watch hummingbirds at the feeders at sunset, and shop local artwork on display. Proceeds from ticket and art sales support the Bird Information, Research and Data (B.I.R.D) programs.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Be a Program Sponsor With the
Warner Parks Nature Center

Special Work, Education And Trails

Young adults trade S.W.E.A.T equity for environmental education in this summer work/learn/earn program that benefits both person and park!

Become a sponsor

Bird Information Research and Data

The B.I.R.D. Program at Warner Park Nature Center is a unique combination of bird research and public education. Park visitors can watch bird banding in action, participate in bird hikes, and engage in citizen science!

Become a sponsor

Urban Nature Program

This unique program gets urban youth outside and excited about the natural world and biodiversity; helps them develop a level of comfort being in the outdoors; promotes a connection to and appreciation of nature and wildlife, and fosters a feeling of responsibility in caring for and protecting the environment.

Become a sponsor

Help Preserve and #ProtectWarnerParks

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