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TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo June 2018

Fairview Parks Department and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is inviting kids ages 16 and under to take part in one of the world’s oldest and most-loved pastimes – fishing! This year’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held once again at Veteran’s Memorial Park at Evergreen Lake off of Hwy 96 in Fairview.  It is […]

Garden Party – POSTPONED. DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

Garden Party June 16th 8 to 11:00am  All Ages Welcome A new rain garden is under construction at the Nature Center and we need your help to get it going!  A rain garden is a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants.  Its job is to capture rainwater runoff and stop the water […]

Opportunities with Bowie

Employment Opportunities with Camp Bowie Bowie Park Nature Center is looking for qualified candidates to teach our Camp Bowie Summer Camps beginning in June. This is a part time position and pays $10/hour. Please email Nancy Jackson at ProgramDirector@nullfairview-tn.org to get the job description and the employment application. Check the Camp Bowie blog post linked […]

Programs for Little Ones

Joann’s Puppet Powwow Ages: Families New Time: 10:00am-10:45am April 3rd – Pond Life May 1st – Nocturnal Animals Have a seat around our puppet theatre in Joann’s Outdoor Classroom as our naturalists present a series of puppet shows! Every series will revolve around a central environmental theme such as life cycles, hibernation, or pollination. Puppet […]

Butterfly Class

Flowers in Flight Ages: 8 & up April 28th 2pm – 3:30pm Spring is upon us and once again the Butterflies grace the breeze. Join us as we admire, identify, and learn the unique characteristics and adaptions of our native butterflies. Bring your binoculars, water, and comfortable walking shoes. Registration is required.

Celebrate the Earth

Earth Day Celebration April 21st 8:30am to 3pm Come celebrate our big, beautiful planet with park staff and the Friends of Bowie Nature Park. Mother Earth gives us everything we need, so why not spend the day giving back by being earth conscious. There will be plenty of earth centric activities for the whole family. […]

Star Party

Star Parties April 20th — 7:30 to 9:30pm June 22nd — 8:30 to 10:30pm Join Bowie Park and Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society at our Star Party. Feel free to bring a blanket so you can lie down and look up. BSAS will have telescopes to look at objects such as Saturn, Mars, and double stars! No […]

Hike with a Naturalist

Hike with a Naturalist All Ages Welcome 10:00am-11:00am April 2nd May 7th June 4th Join a park Naturalist for an interpretive hike through the beautiful trails here in Bowie Park. Get to know the park in a new way and feel free to ask questions! No registration required.

Nature Rangers

NATURE RANGERS AGES: 13-18 YEARS OLD 10am-12pm April 17th – Population Study May 8th – Wetland Ecology Bowie now has a Homeschool Class designed for 13-18 year olds! Seize this unique opportunity to closely study the park’s ecology using scientific methods. Participants will do hands on field research using lab techniques and data collection to […]

Night Hike

Twilight Stroll All Ages Welcome May 25th 7:00pm-8:30pm Experience the park as the sun goes down.  We will hike through the forest as we search for animals who are active at dusk, play some games, and sit around a fire. Registration required. Call 615-799-5544 or email programdirector@nullfairview-tn.org