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Register for a Program

Some KNC and partner programs, workshops, and events require pre-registration and payment. To register, please click on the appropriate link below or call (269) 381-1574 ext. 0.  

 

Festive Family Night 12/13

Friday, December 13, 6 pm

Fee: $5/member, $7/non-member (does not include evening KNC admission)    

Looking for a new family activity this winter? Visit the Nature Center as a family for some memory making during the holiday season! We’ll have stations for cookie decorating, family ornament making, and holiday photo taking. Cost: $5/member, $7/non-member. Spaces limited! Register below, or call (269)-381-1574 ext. 0.  Registration Deadline: 12/10/2019

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

REGISTER HERE

Sensory Friendly Nights | December 20 & January 17

Fee: $5/person (does not include regular evening admission)    

Making experiences in nature accessible is something we are working towards. Starting this December, KNC will be opening the Visitor Center after regular hours once a month to offer a quieter, sensory -friendly experience for families with children on the autism spectrum or who have sensory processing needs. The evening includes pizza, a craft to take home, and a live animal available to meet. Spaces are limited to 10 each night to preserve the low stimulus environment. Cost: $5/person. Register online at NatureCenter.org, or call (269)-381-1574 ext. 0

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.


Friday, December 20, 6 pm  |  REGISTER HERE
Registration deadline: December 18

Friday, January 17, 6 pm  |  REGISTER HERE
Registration deadline: January 15

Winter Tea Walk | January 11

Saturday, January 11, 12-1:30 pm

Fee: $5/person (does not include regular KNC admission)    

January is National Hot Tea Month! The amazing staff from Chocolatea in Portage will give a fascinating presentation about 5 different kinds of tea, and let you try each one! Following the program, we will take a wintery walk through the woods with a warm beverage in hand. Cost: $5/person (does not include the cost of admission). Registration and payment required by January 8. Register below or call (269) 381-1574 ext. 0

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

REGISTER HERE

Family Photo Day | December 14

Saturday, December 14, 1-4 pm

Fee:  $60/member family, $75/non-member family

Start Location: DeLano Homestead, 555 West E Ave    

Make a Family Sign and hold it proudly for a new annual tradition at KNC! We’ll provide the tools for you to create a name plate, then have your family photo taken with the beautiful DeLano Log Cabin as a backdrop. The photo will be printed as an 11x14 poster, and ready for you to pick up at the VC the next day! (Come to pick up the photo, stay for the Sunday 2:00 hike!) Maximum of 10 people per photo. Spots are limited! Register below, or call (269)-381-1574 ext. 0. Registration Deadline: 12/09/2019

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

REGISTER HERE

Sending Signals | January 10

Friday, January 10, 6 pm

Fee: $5/member, $7/non-member (does not include KNC evening admission)    

Learn Your Name in Morse Code” Day is January 11, so we’re taking the night before to do just that. We will also explore how people (and animals!) send important information using all sorts of signals and networks. Colors and sounds, smells and sensations: all can be used to attract attention or keep predators away! Depending on the weather, we might take a short Full Moon Night Hike or play an outdoor game to go with the theme of “signals”. Dress warm! Cost: $5/member, $7/non-member. Spaces limited! Register below or call (269)-381-1574 ext. 0

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

REGISTER HERE

Green Living Series Workshop: DIY Scrap Rug | January 26

Green Living Series: DIY Scrap Rugs 
Sunday, January 26, 2-4 pm

Fee: $20 per rug

Have you ever wondered what to do with scrap fabric that’s leftover after a project? Or how to utilize old clothes that might be too tattered to donate? Come see how you could turn those old fabrics into functional rag rugs! Stay after the presentation to make your own rag rug (registration & fee required)! Register below, or call (269)-381-1574 ext. 0. 
This program is geared toward adults.

2 pm - 3 pm: Utilizing Scrap Fabrics presentation - FREE
3 pm - 4 pm: (Optional) DIY Rag Rugs Workshop
$20 fee per rug, registration and payment required by January 22.

Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

REGISTER HERE