Lakeside Nature Center

Events at Lakeside Nature Center

Bierstation - Meet the Birds + Raffle

Help us raise funds for the raptors!

When: July 7, 2022, 4 pm - 8 pm (Meet the Birds from 6 - 7 pm)

We will be having a raffle of three items:

  • $50.00 gift card to Governor Stumpy's
  • $50.00 gift card Free State Brewery
  • Anheuser Busch Beer Stein

Winners will be drawn at 8:00 and you do not need to be present to win. Proceeds from the raffle and from a percentage of sales will benefit our raptor mews building fund.


Kids, Water, Fish and Frogs

When: July 16, 2022, 10 am - 2 pm

  • Tree Frogs and/or Toads Animal Encounter
  • Mussels Presentation
  • Salamander Animal Encounter


Run for Raptors

When: August 6, 2022 (Rain Date: August 13)


Wilma's Birthday Party: Celebrating Missouri's Reptiles

When: August 20, 2022, 10 am - 2 pm

  • Wilma Animal Encounter
  • Pet Reptile Rescue
  • Snake Animal Encounter


Mother Nature Reads

First Saturday of each month at 10:00 in the Library


City Nature Challenge

The challenge is over but you can go out and have fun with this on your own anytime.

Download the flyer and join in the challenge found here.

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