Friday, April 12
The wood frogs are breeding in the vernal pools around Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Assist in collecting and releasing frogs and recording data for our amphibian survey from 7 to 8 p.m. Wear waterproof boots and bring flashlights. The cost is $5 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-941-1065.
Twilight Hilltop Tour at Historic Huntley
Historic Huntley sits high upon a hill overlooking Hybla Valley and Huntley Meadows Park. It’s a dramatic setting made all the more stunning by the setting sun. Join us after hours from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for a special tour and see the house in a different light. Light refreshments served afterward. The cost is $12 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-768-2525.
Ghost Trackers at Walney
Meet at Walney Visitor Center in Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Visit a 200-year old house in the dark of night to track the ghosts of Walney’s past. Hear chilling tales of local history and folklore from 9 to 10 p.m. Participants must be at least age 16. The cost is $15 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-631-0013.
Basic Gardening: Edibles Mix-it-Up
Not enough space for an edible garden? Discover the basics of mixing edibles into your ornamental landscape and enjoy the beauty and benefit of fresh vegetables outside your door. This one-hour program for adults takes place at Green Spring Gardens at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-642-5173.