Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: December through February, open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,

Hidden Oaks Nature Center Events

Flying Squirrels-Gliding in Tonight

02/01/2020 7:00 pm

(4-Adult) Join a naturalist calling in these amazing night gliders, and look for flying squirrels at roosting boxes near the nature center. Learn how you can encourage flying squirrels to visit your yard.

Caribbean Reef Puppet Show

02/02/2020 2:00 pm

(3-7 yrs.) Join an octopus, ray, shark, lobster and all their friends in this undersea adventure. After the show, play a game, sing songs and make a craft.

Drawing Winter Weeds

02/06/2020 7:00 pm

(16-Adult) Some flowers, ferns and grasses persist in winter as dried stalks and provide food for wildlife. Learn about local winter weeds and try drawing winter plants using samples from our collection after a brief demonstration.

Animal Valentines

02/09/2020 1:30 pm

(4-8 yrs.) Play musical valentines and critter sweetheart games as you learn how animals find a mate. Meet live animals and make an animal valentine craft.

Winter Trees

02/24/2020 7:30 pm

(Adults) Have you ever tried to identify trees after their leaves have fallen? Become an expert at identifying trees in winter using bark, buds and fruit by using a dichotomous key.

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Extravaganza

02/29/2020 2:00 pm

(4-8 yrs.) Naturalists share the tales of “Yertle the Turtle,” “Gertrude McFuzz” and more and demonstrate that real woodland creatures share some of the same talents. Meet a live animal and make a craft.

All Things Frozen Tea Party

03/08/2020 2:00 pm

(4-Adult) Being frozen can be fun! Join a naturalist as she shares stories about animals that enjoy being chilly, such as penguins and polar bears, plus others that just figure out a way to get through the cold. Come dressed as your favorite frozen friend.

Snake and Turtle Feeding

03/13/2020 6:30 pm

(4-Adult) Enjoy a brief presentation and demonstration by our animal caretaker staff. At least one snake, two turtles and a toad will be fed.

Animal Pajama Party

03/21/2020 7:00 pm

(3-7 yrs.) Hey, kids. Put on your pajamas and come to the nature center to hear bedtime stories, meet animals and wish goodnight to the center's live animals.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center Classes and Camps

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