All Hallows Eve Celebration 2019

All Hallows Eve Celebration

All Ages

10:00am to 2:00pm

October 31st

Learn about the traditions that started this fun filled holiday while making crafts, going on a scavenger hunt, and other spirited activities!  Stop by any time between 10am and 2pm to enjoy these activities at your own pace.

No registration required

Halloween Night Hike 2019

Halloween Night Hike

All Ages

October 25th

6:00pm-7:30pm

Spiders, owls, and bats oh my!  These critters are really not so creepy.  Join us to find out how amazing they truly are. There will be games and activities all about these favorite Halloween animals.  We will even search for them on a short night hike.

Registration is required. Please call 615-799-5544 ext 2 or email njackson@nullfairview-tn.org to inquire about available spaces 

ALMOST FULL!

Hike with a Naturalist Fall 2019

Hike with a Naturalist

All Ages

10 to 11:30am

October 8th & 24th

November 5th & 21st

December 3rd & 19th

We will meet twice a month to hike a different area of the park.  We will always meet at the Nature Center to begin the hike.  Feel free to ask nature or park related questions.

No registration required.

Nature Strollers Fall 2019

Nature Strollers

Ages: 18 months to 5 years

10:00am to 11:00am

October 7th – Worms

November 4th – Spiders

December 2nd – Hibernation

Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors! During the program, we will read a book, sing songs, play games, make a craft, and go on a child friendly hike.  Each month there will be a new theme.

No registration required

Classes for Homeschoolers Fall 2019

To register for any of the following programs, please contact Nancy Jackson at njackson@nullfairview-tn.org or (615)799-5544 ext 2

 

NATURE EXPLORERS

AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD

10:00-11:00am

October 21st – Seeds – FULL

November 18th – Animal Homes – Registration opens October 22nd

Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the natural world, using different exploration-based techniques to get them engaged.

Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above

 

NATURE INVESTIGATORS

AGES: 8-12 YEARS OLD

10:00-11:30am

October 28th – Seeds – FULL

November 25th – Animal Homes – Registration opens October 29th

Join us monthly as we become scientists and learn the skills necessary to observe and explore our world.  Each month we will have a new topic.

Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above

Nature Fest

NATURE FEST

September 14th

10am to 5pm

The 35th annual festival will be held at the beautiful 700-acre Bowie Nature Park in Fairview, TN. This year we are celebrating the Honey Bee! Observe a live beehive through glass, learn how to be a beekeeper in your own backyard and how to harvest your own honey, and learn about pollinator friendly plants! Bring the whole family and enjoy music, living history, free kids games and crafts, hayrides, inflatables, shopping, food and more!

Star Party August 2019 – canceled

Canceled

Please visit the BSAS website for their calendar of upcoming events.
https://bsasnashville.com/

Star Party

All Ages

9:00 – 11:00pm

August 9th

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 be canceled due to weather. Call 615-799-5544 for information. Check our Facebook page for last minute cancellation notices.

Classes for Homeschoolers

To register for any of the following programs, please contact Nancy Jackson at njackson@nullfairview-tn.org or (615)799-5544 ext 2

 

NATURE EXPLORERS

AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD

10:00-11:00am

August 19th – Water – Registration opens July 23rd

September 16th – Habitats – Registration opens August 20th

Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the natural world, using different exploration-based techniques to get them engaged.

Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above

 

NATURE INVESTIGATORS

AGES: 8-12 YEARS OLD

10:00-11:30am

August 26th – Water – Registration opens July 30th

September 23rd – Ecosystems – Registration opens August 27th

Join us monthly as we become scientists and learn the skills necessary to observe and explore our world.  Each month we will have a new topic.

Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above

Bowie Now Open

Bowie Nature Park is now open.

The hours are back to being 5am to 10pm.

The trails are open to hikers but still closed to horses and mountain bikes.

Playground Removal

Below is the link to information about the removal of the playground.  If you have any questions, please call one of the numbers provided.

Phone numbers for more information:
City Manager Scott Collins 615-387-6084
Bowie Park Nature Center – Program Director Nancy Jackson 615-799-5544 ext 2
If you call the Nature Center and there is no answer, please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible.