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6:45 pm Full Moon Hike - "Creepy" Critters

Hike by the light of the moon and learn about some Highlands Ranch critters that give people the creeps! Take a stroll to look and listen for animal sights and sounds. Learn why these animals are important to the community. Bring your flashlight and dress appropriately for outdoor fun. Kids can make a craft to take home. Open to all ages and families. Pre-registration required – more info here.

 

Location
Fly'n B Park, 2910 W. Plaza Dr., Highlands Ranch

9:30 am What Did the Owl Eat?

Ages 3-5

Want to know what the owl had for dinner? Dissect an owl pellet and find out! Learn about Great Horned Owls and why they make these pellets.

Little Nature Explorers programs are designed with the little ones in mind. Your child will learn about nature through stories, hands-on activities, nature walks and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. A snack will be provided. Please bring water and dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

Fee: Resident: $12 / Nonresident: $14 (Group rate available)

Activity #205101-C
(If registering as a group, use Activity #205101-D)

Register now!

Location
Metro District Parks, Recreation & Open Space Service Center, 3280 Redstone Park Circle

6:00 pm Wanted: Dream Job

Ages 12-18

Do you love being outdoors? Do ever find yourself wondering how to get paid doing what you love outside in nature? Gain valuable tips and information from a district wildlife manager, a park ranger and a biologist. Find out exactly what it takes to find your pathway to a career in natural resources. Discover what college degree is needed and where to look for your dream job, seasonal job or internship. Learn premier websites that list outdoor government jobs and receive a career guide to help you navigate websites. Interact with Metro District Park Rangers and professionals from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Bring your questions!

Fee: Resident $10 | Nonresident $12

Activity #205333-A

Register now!

Location
Metro District Parks, Recreation & Open Space Service Center, 3280 Redstone Park Circle

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9:00 am Getting Teens Outdoors

Ages 11-15

October 13-16 from 9-11 a.m.

Calling all adventurous teens! Learn valuable outdoor skills including wildlife viewing, animal tracking, fly-casting, bait fishing, archery, outdoor survival, hiking essentials, fire starting, and map and compass reading. Teens will receive a tracking guide, fishing pole, compass, and survival bracelet. Classes will be taught by Highlands Ranch Metro District Park Rangers and employees from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Dress appropriately for outdoor learning.

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Various locations

9:00 am Getting Teens Outdoors

Ages 11-15

October 13-16 from 9-11 a.m.

Calling all adventurous teens! Learn valuable outdoor skills including wildlife viewing, animal tracking, fly-casting, bait fishing, archery, outdoor survival, hiking essentials, fire starting, and map and compass reading. Teens will receive a tracking guide, fishing pole, compass, and survival bracelet. Classes will be taught by Highlands Ranch Metro District Park Rangers and employees from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Dress appropriately for outdoor learning.

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Location
Various locations

2:00 pm Honey from a Hive

All Ages

It’s honey harvest and honeybees can make up to 100 pounds of surplus honey in a season. That’s not easy because it takes 2 million flowers to make 1 pound of honey! Join our resident beekeeper for an engaging program about honeybees, how they make honey and how they do their important job of pollinating flowers. Taste honey from different areas and see live bees.

Fee: Resident: $10 / Nonresident: $12 (Group rate available for 3 or more)

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Location
Metro District Parks, Recreation & Open Space Service Center, 3280 Redstone Park Circle

9:00 am Getting Teens Outdoors

Ages 11-15

October 13-16 from 9-11 a.m.

Calling all adventurous teens! Learn valuable outdoor skills including wildlife viewing, animal tracking, fly-casting, bait fishing, archery, outdoor survival, hiking essentials, fire starting, and map and compass reading. Teens will receive a tracking guide, fishing pole, compass, and survival bracelet. Classes will be taught by Highlands Ranch Metro District Park Rangers and employees from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Dress appropriately for outdoor learning.

Click to learn more.

Location
Various locations

9:00 am Getting Teens Outdoors

Ages 11-15

October 13-16 from 9-11 a.m.

Calling all adventurous teens! Learn valuable outdoor skills including wildlife viewing, animal tracking, fly-casting, bait fishing, archery, outdoor survival, hiking essentials, fire starting, and map and compass reading. Teens will receive a tracking guide, fishing pole, compass, and survival bracelet. Classes will be taught by Highlands Ranch Metro District Park Rangers and employees from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Dress appropriately for outdoor learning.

Click to learn more.

Location
Various locations

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6:30 pm Metro District Study Session

The public is invited to attend.

Location
Metro District Office Building, 62 W. Plaza Dr., Highlands Ranch

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9:00 am 4 box Income Strategy

4 Box Income Strategy: Proven Methods for Achieving Results

Join Highlands Ranch Senior Outreach Services for an educational talk as we explore how to guarantee your lifestyle from pre-retirement to a secure and rewarding retirement.

Cost: $8 – includes continental breakfast

RSVP: Required. Please RSVP to Jodie McCann at jmccann@highlandsranch.org or 720-240-4922.

Location
Recreation Center at Eastridge, 9568 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch

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6:30 pm Metro District Board Meeting

The public is invited to attend.

Location
Metro District Office Building, 62 W. Plaza Dr., Highlands Ranch

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