Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Winter Solstice Journaling Night Hike

Venue:

Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Winter Solstice Journaling Night Hike

Denver,  

Time:

From  2018-12-22 00:30:00  to  2018-12-22 03:30:00
Event Description
Celebrate the winter solstice with a nature journaling night hike! After a potluck dinner, hit the trail and make several short journaling stops to observe and record nature happenings. Return to the nature center after the hike for hot cocoa and a journal share.    Program Details: This program will involve a ½ mile loop hike with some uphill walking. We will be out on the trail for 90 minutes in potentially cold temperatures. Please dress warmly and bring a headlamp or flashlight. Hiking poles and footwear traction devices will be beneficial if the trails are icy. All ages. Instruction will be geared for adults, but children who are interested in art are welcome to attend with an adult. Parents, please make sure to monitor your children's energy and interest levels during club outings to ensure that their behavior is conducive to a positive learning environment for everyone. Please bring the following items: Your own sketchbook, a pencil and any other art supplies you would like to use. We will also have some art materials to share A backpack for carrying materials on the trail Water An item to share at our potluck dinner. We will be indoors so electric outlets are available. A bowl, spoon and fork (we will have some paper plates and plastic utensils available, but bringing your own reusable ones helps us reduce waste.) Warm jacket, hat, boots and gloves for the journaling night hike Hiking poles and traction devices (such as Yaktraxs or Microspikes) will be helpful to have if it is icy Headlamp or flashlight Optional: handwarmers for inside your gloves--these can make journaling much more comfortable in the cold We will meet in the activity room at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center. The address is 910 Colorow Road, Golden, CO 80401. For the comfort of fellow participants, please leave pets at home. Also, please join the Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club Facebook page if you are interested. The page is a great place to find out about club happenings, share your sketches and journal pages, arrange carpools (in the summer trailheads will start to get packed) and chat with each other.                              https://www.facebook.com/groups/JCOSNatureJournalClub/ Additional Information:Registration for this program is available one month before the date of the program.  If you are registering during this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list. Already registered and need to cancel? Have questions about the program? Please give us a call at 720-497-7600 or e-mail lmnc@jeffco.us to let us know! You can also click the Contact Lookout Mountain Nature Center link below to send us a message. Please include the program title. Office hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday - Sunday, inquiries made after 4 pm may not be answered until the following day. LMNC is closed on Mondays.