FEATURED BENEFIT EVENT

32nd Annual
sunday in the park

Sunday, October 31st, 2021
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Join us for a fall al fresco luncheon with gourmet boxed lunches, cocktails, and live music on the lawn at Ridge Field.

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Volunteer Events Throughout the Park

Vol Call
Pullin’ Party
November 4, 2021 4:00 PM
-
6:00 pm
AGES: 18+ (13+ with an adult)

Learn how some plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.

New volunteers—please submit a Volunteer Application before you sign up.

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Vol Call
Pullin’ Party
November 10, 2021 10:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 18+ (13+ with an adult)

Learn how some plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.

New volunteers—please submit a Volunteer Application before you sign up.

Sign Up
Vol Call
Pullin’ Party
November 13, 2021 9:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 18+ (13+ with an adult)

Learn how some plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.

New volunteers—please submit a Volunteer Application before you sign up.

Sign Up

PROGRAMMING IN THE PARK

Nature Center

Planting Trees in Warner Parks

October 30, 2021
10:00 am
-
12:00 pm
Ages 13+

Registration not required

Whether you’re ready to get your hands dirty or just want to learn, join us as we plant trees to replenish our urban forest.

Leaders: Daniel Charlton and Will Chamberlain

Nature Center

An Evening with the Authors of A History of Nashville’s Warner Parks

November 3, 2021
7:00 pm
-
9:00 pm
Ages 13+

It’s finally here! Meet several of the 15 writers who crafted the just-released comprehensive story captured in A History of Nashville’s Warner Parks.

Be one of the first to get a look at this volume that explores stories of the land, people, and events that coalesced over millennia to form our beloved 3,200 Warner Parks acres.

After a panel discussion/presentation, the authors will be available for questions and the hardback, illustration-filled books will be available for purchase. And remember, the holidays are coming!

Registration is open – Call 615-862-8555 or email here.

Presenter: F. Lynne Bachleda, Nature Center Staff, Volunteers and other contributors

Nature Center

Solar Viewing Through Telescopes

November 13, 2021
2:00 pm
-
4:00 pm
All Ages

Registration not required.

Observe our closest star with filtered telescopes staffed by astronomers!

Leaders: Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society

More benefit events

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!

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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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