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Pringle Nature Center to host adult program Cabin Fever Crafts

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a new adult program. Cabin Fever Crafts, Tuesdays in February, 10 a.m. to noon each day. Stuck in the house with nothing to do? Come on out to Pringle and try these crafts to help alleviate your cabin fever. Line-up is: Feb. 9 Bread Making, Feb. […]

Pringle Candlelight Night Hike & Winter Solstice Celebration Dec. 22

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Candlelight Night Hike & Winter Solstice Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring the family out to celebrate the Winter Solstice as we learn about the Solstice and burn a Yule log. We will also go out for a hike […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Halloween Candlelight Night Hike Oct. 30

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Halloween Candlelight Night Hike on Friday, Oct. 30, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Come out if you dare to see if the ghouls really do come out at night. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume! The trails will be lit by candles. You might […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Invasive Species Workday Oct. 24

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, Oct. 24, 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 removed […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Halloween Night Hike Oct. 16

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Leave No Child Inside: Halloween Night Hike on Friday, Oct. 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8  p.m. Don’t let the ghouls and goblins scare you from coming out! Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for this safe alternative Halloween hikes. Participants will talk about the […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Nature Story Time Hike: Fall Leaves Oct. 3

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Nature Story Time Hike: Fall Leaves by Mary Packard on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. Everyone has fun with the fall leaves, from the chipmunks to the boys and girls. After the story, we’ll go on a hike with activities tied to […]

Pringle Nature Center Fall Fun Fest 2015 coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Pringle Nature Center inside Bristol Woods County Park held its Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Celebration on Saturday. Attendees were able to partake in a number of outdoor activities on a beautiful afternoon. There were hayrides through the center’s trails and activities such as pumpkin decorating and birdhouse making. A live falcon and an owl […]

Pringle Nature Center to host Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Sept. 19

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Fall Fun Fest/International Migratory Bird Day Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and go on hayrides through the center’s beautiful trails, see a falconer, or listen to people speak about local efforts in conservation. Become a Friend of Pringle and get free […]

Pringle Nature Center hosting Celebrate Lake Michigan and Perseids events Friday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events on Friday, Aug. 14: Pringle will be a part of Celebrate Lake Michigan Day on Friday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Lake Michigan Day is a time set aside to consider our connection to Lake Michigan’s freshwater resources. Pringle is celebrating by having a bird […]

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.

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