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Programs for Little Ones – Summer 2018

Nature Strollers Ages: 18 months to 5 years 10:00am to 11:00am August 13th – Butterflies – A Butterfly Is Patient — by Dianna Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long  September 10th – Snakes –  I DON’T LIKE SNAKES — by Nicola Davies  Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors! During the program, we will read […]

Star Party – August 2018

Star Party All Ages 8:30 — 10:30pm August 17th  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 registration required but may […]

Yoga in Bowie Park

  Yoga can be practiced by all ages and fitness levels.  In the event of inclement weather, class will be moved into the Nature Center.   Yoga with Rebecca Dandekar — RYT 200 Ages: 13yrs & Up Thursdays 5:30 to 6:30pm Strengthen your body and calm your mind surrounded by the peaceful beauty of Bowie […]

Classes Designed for Homeschoolers – Summer 2018

NATURE EXPLORERS AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD 10-11am September 17th — Cold Blooded Creatures Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the forest, using different exploration-based techniques to engage them with nature. Registration required — opens at 8:00am August 14th   NATURE INVESTIGATORS AGES: 8-12 YEARS OLD 10-11am September 24th […]

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 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. […]