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Nature PlayScape Grand Opening
Saturday, May 26 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Welborn Baptist Foundation Nature PlayScape at Wesselman Woods!
FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY
After 4 years of planning, fundraising, and building, we are so excited to welcome you to the largest Nature PlayScape in the country. What is a Nature PlayScape? A PlayScape is a play environment intentionally designed to engage in and with
nature. Its purpose is to develop children’s love of nature through unstructured play in the outdoors.
Join us for a full day of play. (And dress to get dirty!) In addition to being one of the first to play in our Nature PlayScape, we have a full schedule of fun events:
At the Nature Center:
Barnes & Noble Book Fair with proceeds to benefit Wesselman Woods
Animal Encounters with our Wildlife Educators – 10:30, 11:30, 12:30
1:30 – Story Time
In the PlayScape:
12:30 pm – Storytelling with Susan Fowler
Box Turtle Encounters
Benefits of Unstructured Nature Play Talks
Activities On the Hill:
plus lots more activities from some of our community partners:
Angel Mounds State Historic Site
Children’s Museum of Evansville
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
Southwest Chapter Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society
Southwestern Indiana Master Gardeners Association
4C of Southern Indiana, Inc.