Find Winter Fun in Your Local Parks
You can still find fun things to do at your local parks despite the cold weather! In fact, some activities are best when winter approaches. Bundle up and discover animal strategies for surviving winter at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park at a winter’s wonders campfire. Meet some exhibit animals and find out what they do in the cold on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It’s a great program and includes delicious s’mores. The cost is $6 per person.
That same day, children ages six to ten will enjoy a magical morning of tasty treats, winter crafts, and a merry holiday movie inside Lake Accotink Park’s visitor center from 10 a.m. to noon. Join in the fun of the cocoa and crafts program on December 8 by registering online at Holiday Craft Sampler. For more information call 703-569-0285.
Lake Accotink is located at 7500 Accotink Park Road in Springfield, VA.
And if you are still looking for other options, consider the Wild Things puppet show appropriate for children ages four to ten on Sunday, December 9. You can enjoy three puppet shows plus the Native American legend of how butterflies came to be at Hidden Oaks Nature Center from 3:45 until 4:45 p.m. Meet the live animals highlighted in the story. The cost is $5 per person and you may register at Parktakes Online.
For more information call 703-941-1065. Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located at 7701 Royce Street in Annandale, VA.