Friday, April 5th: PLAY AGAIN Film Screening
Doors open at 6:30 PM, Film begins at 7:00 PM. Old Stone Church. Q & A with Producer Meg Merrill. Food and beer available for purchase. $5-10 suggested donation to benefit the Deschutes Children’s Forest.
What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? PLAY AGAIN is an award-winning documentary that unplugs a group of media savvy teens and takes them on their first wilderness adventure, documenting the wonder that comes from time spent in nature. This film encourages everyone to examine their relationships with both screen technology and nautre and inspires them to take action to reconnect children to the natural world.
Thanks to Deschutes Brewery for their support!
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Shevlin Park. Grades K-8 and parent or guardian. FREE!
Come play for an hour or spend the whole day exploring outside with the Deschutes Children’s Forest!
9:30-1:30 (ongoing) – Tree Planting with Bend Park and Recreation District. Come get your hands dirty and restore native habitat at the same time.
10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 – Birds of Prey with High Desert Museum. Have an up close and personal encounter with a live raptor and learn about their amazing adaptations. 30 minutes
9:30, 10:30, 11:30 – Junior Forest Ranger Program with Deschutes Forest Conservation Association. Become an official Junior Forest Ranger by learning about native plants and animals and doing fun interactive activities. 45 minutes
9:30, 10:30, 12:30 – Watery Wonders with Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. Learn about the stream ecosystem and have fun searching for critters in the stream. 45 minutes
10:30, 11:30, 12:30 – Games! Games! Games! with The Environmental Center. Have a blast learning about predators and prey in nature while playing fun, active games. 45 minutes
9:30, 10:30, 11:30 – Map and Compass Skills with Deschutes Forest Conservation Association. Learn how to use a map and compass and go on a mini-scavenger hunt. 45 minutes
10:30, 11:30, 12:30 – Tracks, Skulls, Pelts, and Scats! with High Desert Museum. Put your detective skills to use by learning how to track wildlife in Central Oregon through fun, interactive activities. 45 minutes
9:30, 11:30, 12:30 – Botany Discovery Table with Deschutes National Forest. Check out cool plants and lichens and learn unexpected secrets about these amazing organisms. 45 minutes
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