Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve Upcoming Programs
Meander in the Woods
Saturday, June 15, 2013
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Attendees at Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve's spring fundraiser will enjoy a delicious barbecue catered by Kentucky Greg's while listening to live music by the Pointless Brothers, as well as a dessert trail featuring wild edibles. Basket and side-raffles round out the event. Tickets are $30.00, and may be purchased at the Education Center or by mail using the ticket order form (PDF, 144 KB). For more information, contact Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959.
Kids in the Woods Summer Day Camp
Little Sprouts (Grades K-1)
Week 1: July 8 - 12, 2013
Week 2: August 12 - 16, 2013
Nature Explorers (Grades 2-4)
Week 1: July 15 - 19, 2013
Week 2: August 5 - 9, 2013
Wilderness Adventurers (Grades 5-7)
Week 1: July 22 - 26, 2013
Week 2: August 19 - 23, 2013
Campers built a survival shelter together.
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, in cooperation with DEC, is excited to offer summer day camps for kids. These week-long adventures will include nature hikes, pond explorations, crafts, games, and more! See the Kids in the Woods brochure (PDF, 201 KB) for more information and the registration form, or check out the Summer Day Camps webpage.
Quotes from 2012 campers:
"I loved exploring and finding animals."
"I never knew nature could be so much fun!"
"This was the best week ever! I wish camp lasted longer."
Other Upcoming Events
13th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2013
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Kick off the fall season by spending a day in the woods. Enjoy crafts for kids, live animals, hands-on activities, food, live music and more! Sponsored by Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve.
Annual Membership Meeting
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Join other Friends members to celebrate the year's accomplishments and enjoy a special guest speaker.
Nature's Gathering: An Evening of Art, Wine and Cheese
Saturday, November 16, 2013
5:00 to 8:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY
Enjoy a tasting of fine regional wines, cheese and hors d'oeuvres and help support Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve. Western New York artisans will be showcasing their nature-themed artwork, which will be available for purchase. For more information contact Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959.
Board of Directors and Committee Meetings
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve's Board of Directors meets at the Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, typically on the third Thursday of the month. All Friends of Reinstein members are welcome to attend. Additionally, there are several standing committees that meet on a regular basis, including fundraising, membership, finance and marketing committees. If you are interested in volunteering for a Friends of Reinstein committee, please call 716-683-5959.
Upcoming 2013 Board of Directors meetings are listed below:
Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 18 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, November 21 at 6:30 PM