Virtual Family Summer Series

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Join the Open Space Authority during the last week of July for a virtual summer session for kids of all ages (adults included)! We will be broadcasting live from Facebook* each day and posting links to activity materials you can download to do at home. Each day will have a different topic and different activities for all to enjoy! 

These are livestreamed programs that you can tune in to from the comfort of your own home! All you need is computer, phone, or iPad and your love of nature. Click on each day's event title below to learn more and get the livestream link. If you are not able to watch a program live, all will be uploaded as full recordings to YouTube and Facebook after the event for you to enjoy at any time. 

*While programs will be hosted on Facebook Live, you do NOT need a Facebook account to watch. Simply follow the link found on the event page and subsequent reminder emails at the time of the program to tune in!


  • Day 1: Bonkers for Bones!
    Monday, July 27
    10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Come learn all about the various bones and teeth we can find in our very own neighborhood! Engage your detective skills as we try to solve a mystery about who these bones once belonged to and go on a scavenger hunt for your very own discovery!

  • Day 2: Cats Right Meow!
    Tuesday, July 28
    10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Join us as we discover the meaning behind the behaviors of these mysterious and elusive mammals! We will explore animal behavior and the secret special powers of cats, nature’s most efficient hunters.

  • Day 3: Playing in the Past
    Wednesday, July 29
    10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Wait until you see the crazy games your parents and grandparents used to play. Learn how to play, too. Even learn games from years and years ago. Take your grandma down memory lane.

  • Day 4: Celebrate Scales!
    Thursday, July 30
    10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Come celebrate scales with us as we learn all about these different animals and their amazing abilities! Join us with Saved By Nature for this special presentation.

  • Day 5: Who's Awake After Dark?
    Friday, July 31
    10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Explore the world of nocturnal animals with us as we take a look at the various critters that come out at night.