"We wanted to provide this event for families to get outside, enjoy the beautiful weather, explore nature, and participate in fun activities together,” Emily Galpin, Executive Director.
Southlake, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2012
The Bob Jones Nature Center Organization, in partnership with the City of Southlake and Southlake Public Library, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 2012 Harvest Hike HootnHowl. Sponsored by Cook Children’s, Southlake Association for Gifted and Talented (SAGT), and Camp Summer Oaks, Harvest Hike HootnHowl will include music from Radio Disney, live animal programs, trail hikes, festival booths, and more. This free-to-attend event will be held on Sunday, October 21st from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at the Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve.
The 2nd Annual Harvest Hike HootnHowl is filled with exciting autumn activities. Children can visit with their favorite animals from Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, Westland Ranch Petting Zoo, and Matt Morris’ turtles. Families will be able to explore the beautiful Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve through docent-led or self-guided hikes. Throughout the trail, activities such as the Corn Fling, Pumpkin Ring Toss, and more will be highlighted.
Radio Disney will be providing additional games and music. Attendees can also enjoy storytelling, outdoor demonstrations, and the first annual Coyote Howling Contest! Free delicious fall treats including caramel apples, popcorn, and cider will be served while supplies last. Additional food and drinks will also be available for purchase.
“We wanted to provide this event for families to get outside, enjoy the beautiful weather, explore nature, and participate in fun activities together,” said Emily Galpin, Executive Director of the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization, “We encourage people to visit the center for Harvest Hike HootnHowl and discover this treasure of nature provided by the City of Southlake.”
Free Parking for the Harvest Hike and shuttle service or walking paths will be available from the Equestrian Center at Bob Jones Park. Handicap parking is available on a first-come basis at the Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve.
Join the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization, City of Southlake, and Southlake Public Library for this free family event on October 21st and celebrate a wonderful fall season.
About the Bob Jones Nature Center organization
The Bob Jones Nature Center organization is a 501c3 non-profit organization working in association with the City of Southlake and is dedicated to the preservation of the Cross Timbers ecosystem and natural resources. For more information, call 817.939.1110 or e-mail director (at) bjnc (dot) org. The phone number for the facility is 817.491.6333.