Posts under ‘Pringle Nature Center’

Pringle Nature Center to host Blue Moon Program July 31

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Blue Moon Program on Friday, July 31, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Join other participants for the Sky & Telescope rule of a blue moon – a second full moon in a month. Participants will talk about the mythology associated with the full moon and the different […]

Pringle to host invasive species workday July 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or Scouts, do you need to earn some community service hours? With the help of volunteers, undesirable non-native, invasive plants are […]

Pringle to host invasive species workday, backyard campout and telescope night June 27

The Pringle Nature Center will be a busy place June 27, with three events going on throughout the day: An Invasive Species Workday will take place on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or scouts, do you need to earn some community service […]

Pringle to host Father’s Day Summer Solstice Celebration June 21

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Father’s Day Summer Solstice Celebration on Sunday, June 21, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Bring your dad out as we celebrate the Summer Solstice and Father’s Day. Participants will learn how cultures around the world celebrate the solstice and father’s in the animal realm. Thee will […]

Pringle Nature Center to host concert and bat program on Saturday

The Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events Saturday, May 30. First, the center will be holding a Stage Opening Concert on Saturday, at 2 p.m. The newest addition to the nature center will be dedicated. Included in the festivities will be a concert by Joan Hammel, who is an award winning […]

Invasive Species Workday set for Pringle Nature Center on April 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, April 25, at 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or Scouts, do you need to earn some community service hours? With the help of volunteers, undesirable non-native, invasive plants are removed […]

Pringle Nature Center to host storytime hike about trees April 4

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Nature Story Time Hike: A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry on Saturday, April 4, 10 to 11 a.m. I f you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows […]

Pringle to host inflatable planetarium event Feb. 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Participants will use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see what causes the seasons. Space is […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike Feb. 14

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy the winter wonderland at night with family, friends, and loved ones while on the candlelight trail at Bristol Woods County Park. Warm up afterwards by the crackling fire and refreshments will be […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Science Saturday on levers and pulleys

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Science Saturday: May the Force be With You on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10  to 11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade are invited to join Pringles staff for fun experiments. This month participants will look at how pulleys and levers work. At the end, […]

Pringle to host snowshoe hike on Jan. 10

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Guided Snowshoe Hike on Saturday, Jan. 10, 1 p.m. Join the Pringle Naturalist for a guided hike through the snow covered woods. Snowshoes will be provided; this is a great way to try a new sport without having to buy expensive equipment. There must be […]

Pringle to host Nature Story Time Hike Jan. 3

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Nature Story Time Hike: A Winter Place by Ruth Yaffe Radin on Saturday, Jan. 3, 10 to 11 a.m. Read about a family carrying ice skates past villages, farms, and forests on their way to a frozen lake high in the hills. After the story, […]

Pringle to host nature story time hike Dec. 6

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Nature Story Time Hike: When Winter Comes by Nancy Van Laan on Dec. 6, from 10 to 11 a.m. Winter’s first snowflakes have arrived, and as they dance to earth with the lingering autumn leaves, a bundled-up family and their pet Scottie head outdoors […]

Pringle to host trial run/hike and beginning geocaching on Nov. 8

The Pringle Nature Center in Bristol Woods County Park will be hosting two events on Saturday, Nov. 8: Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding the  Pringle 5K Prairie and Woods Trail Run/Hike on Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.  to noon. Lace up your running shoes to help raise money for Pringle Nature Center’s […]

Pringle to host Halloween night hike on Oct. 25

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Halloween Night Hike on Saturday, Oct. 25, 6:30-8 p.m. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for this safe alternative Halloween hikes. Participants will warm up with hot chocolate afterwards. Please leave your flashlights at home as they will spoil the experience. […]

Pringle program to explore cockroach behavior

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Science Saturday: Behavior of Cockroaches on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade will conduct fun experiments. This month, children will design and conduct an experiment to determine environmental preferences of the Madagascar hissing cockroach. Children will observe structures […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Mushroom in the Rain story time hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Mushroom in the Rain by Mirra Ginsburg on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10-11 a.m. Participants will hear a story about a rain-soaked ant that takes refuge under a mushroom, which expands to shelter several of his waterlogged friends. After the story, participants will […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday Sept. 27

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon. Come help combat European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves; tools will be provided.

Pringle Nature Center Science Saturday set for Aug. 23

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Science Saturday: May the Force be With You on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10-11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments. Participants will look at how pulleys and levers work. At the end, participants will use their new knowledge to lift […]

Pringle to host nature story time Aug. 2

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: A Tree’s Tale by Lark Carrier on Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 to 11 a.m Join participants will they read about a huge, 400-year-old oak tree that sees many people come and go during the course of its life as a Mai-Mehtug or “path-tree” to […]

Pringle Nature Center to host work day

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. – noon. Come help continue the combat of European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves, tools will be provided.

Pringle Nature Center to host youth birding field trip

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Youth Birding Field Trip at Bristol Woods County Park on Saturday, May 31, at 9 a.m. Staff will have some binoculars to borrow. For children ages 8-18. Free.

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, May 24, from 9 to noon. Come help participants combat European Buckthorn, Multi-Flora Rose, and many more invasive plants. Please bring your own work gloves, tools will be provided.

Kenosha County receives Bird City status; Bristol Woods, Pringle, Bong are key

Kenosha County on Wednesday became the fifth county to achieve Bird City status from the Bird City Wisconsin organization — with features of Western Kenosha County playing a key role in the designation. Carl Schwartz, BCW state coordinator, presented Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser with official Bird City Wisconsin signs, a flag and a plaque […]

Pringle to host seed nature hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: A Seed is Sleepy by Diana Hutts Aston on Saturday, May 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will be a contemplative look at the natural world with an introduction to seeds and plants. After the story, participants will […]

Pringle to host Star Lab event Feb. 22

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Sky’s the Limit on Saturday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m. to noon. Come and explore the night sky during the daytime. Participants will use the inflatable StarLab Planetarium to look at the night sky and see what causes the seasons. Space […]

Pringle to host talk about passenger pigeon

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Project Passenger Pigeon Talk on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m. Senior Fellow at the Aldo Leopold Foundation Stanley Temple will speak about the 100 years since the Passenger Pigeon became extinct. Stan’s presentation explores the ecology and life history of the passenger pigeon […]

Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike set at Pringle Feb. 14

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Valentine’s Snowshoe Candlelight Hike on Friday, Feb. 14, at 6 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy the winter wonderland at night with family, friends, and loved ones while on the candlelit trail at Bristol Woods County Park. Warm up afterwards by the cracking fire and refreshments […]

Snowshoe rental available at Pringle Nature Center

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be renting snowshoes when there is at least 4” of snow on the ground, Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. Looking for a winter activity that doesn’t cost a lot of money and is a great workout? You can […]

Animals in Winter topic of Pringle Nature Story Time Hike

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft on Dec. 7, from 10 to 11:00 a.m. Have you ever seen a butterfly in the snow? Probably not. Come and find out how other animals cope with winter’s worst weather. After the story, […]

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