Calendar of Events

Gorman Nature Center

August 2021

Animal Feeding Day
August 3  [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
August 4  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Magnificent Moths & Caterpillar Hunting
August 7  [Saturday]
 - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m.

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 8  [Sunday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 9  [Monday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 10  [Tuesday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

Animal Feeding Day
August 10  [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
August 11  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 11  [Wednesday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

FORCPD Intro to Nature Journaling
August 11  [Wednesday]
- 6:00 p.m.

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 11  [Wednesday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 12  [Thursday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

Perseid Meteor Shower Overnight
August 12-13  [Thursday - Friday] - 9:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.

The Richland County Fair - Nature Park!
August 13  [Friday] - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Come visit the Richland County Park District at the Nature Park!

Gardening w/ Native Plants  & Pollinator Program & Field Trip to Natives In Harmony Nursery
August 15  [Sunday] - 2:00 p.m.

Animal Feeding Day
August 17  [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
August 18  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Summer Nature Walk for Seniors
August 19 [Thursday] - 1:30 p.m. 

Yoga In The Park @ GNC
August 20 [Friday] - 6:30 p.m.

Mid-Ohio Reiki Drumming Circle Event @ GNC
August 21 [Saturday] 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Animal Feeding Day
August 24  [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
August 25  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Owl Prowl
August 27 [Friday] - 9:00 p.m. 

Birds & Breakfast Bird Walk
August 28 [Saturday] - 7:30 a.m.   
Meet at GNC.

The Night Sky
August 28 [Saturday] - 9:00 pm. 
A monthly astronomy program at GNC.

Animal Feeding Day
August 31  [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

September 2021

Oaks & Acorns
September 1  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Animal Feeding Day
September 7 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
September 8  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Animal Feeding Day
September 14 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
September 15  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Animal Feeding Day
September 21 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
September 22  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Birds & Breakfast Bird Walk
September 25 [Saturday] - 8:00 a.m.   
Meet at GNC.

RCPD Bio Blitz & ATBI Event
September 25 [Saturday] - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Night Sky
September 25 [Saturday] - 8:00 p.m. 
A monthly astronomy program at GNC.

Animal Feeding Day
September 27 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
September 28  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

October 2021

Animal Feeding Day
October 5 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
October 6  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Magnificent Moths & Caterpillar Hunting
October 9 [Saturday] - 8:30 p.m.   

The Big Sit #1
October 9 [Saturday] - All Day.
A 24-hour, bird-counting event sponsored by Bird Watcher’s  Digest. Visitors welcome!

The Big Sit #2
October 10 [Sunday] 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  -
Another Big Sit sponsored by GMAS at Charles Mill Lake Park. For details see: www.gmasohio.org/events/

Animal Feeding Day
October 12 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
October 13  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Fall Color Nature Walk for Seniors
October 14 [Thursday] 14 -1:30 p.m.   

Birds & Breakfast Bird Walk
October 16 [Saturday] 8:00 a.m. 
- Meet at GNC.

The Night Sky
October 16 [Saturday]  7:30 p.m.   
A monthly astronomy program at GNC.

Botany In The Big City
October 17 [Sunday] 4:00 pm 


Animal Feeding Day
October 19 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Oaks & Acorns
October 20  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Magnificent Moths & Caterpillar Hunting
October 23 [Saturday] 8:30 pm   


Animal Feeding Day
October 26 [Tuesday] - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Help care for the GNC educational animals.  August 3rd  – October 26th, each-and-every Tuesday.

Creepy Critters
October 26 [Tuesday] 3:30 p.m. 
Halloween fun & animal feeding!

Oaks & Acorns
October 27  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

November 2021

Oaks & Acorns
November 3  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Oaks & Acorns
November 10  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Oaks & Acorns
November 17  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Birds & Breakfast Bird Walk
November 20 [Saturday] 8:00 a.m. 
- Meet at GNC.

The Night Sky
November 20 [Saturday] 8:00 p.m. 
- A monthly astronomy program at GNC.

Oaks & Acorns
November 24  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

December 2021

Oaks & Acorns
December 1  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

What’s Up Duck?
December 4 [Saturday] 10:00 a.m.  Annual Waterfowl Watch at nearby reservoirs. Meet at GNC! Call 419-884-3764 for details.

Oaks & Acorns
December 8  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Breakfast w/ the Birds
December 11 [Saturday] 8:30 am
- Meet at GNC.

The Night Sky
December 11 [Saturday] 8:00 pm 
- A monthly astronomy program at GNC.

Oaks & Acorns
December 15  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

Mansfield Christmas Bird Count
December 18 [Saturday] All Day 
- Call 419-884-3764 for details.

Oaks & Acorns
December 22  [Wednesday] - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. 
A weekly, nature-based pre-school program for children and their guardians. One session @ 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., each-and-every Wednesday.

All programs free to the public unless noted.