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    • Mon, October 21, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    This year’s Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., activities will include historical, cultural, and wildlife presentations, a silent auction, musical entertainment, children’s activities, numerous vendors, and much more.

    Multiple time slots and activities are available to work with your schedule. Please email our Volunteer Coordinator at outreach@oaklandnaturepreserve.org to schedule a shift.

     

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    This year’s Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., activities will include historical, cultural, and wildlife presentations, a silent auction, musical entertainment, children’s activities, numerous vendors, and much more.

    No registration is required to attend. 

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Oakland Boat Dock
    • 1
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    Enjoy time on Lake Apopka while you hear about its' history and future. Seating is limited and everyone must be registered. 

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    • Oakland Boat Dock
    • 10
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    Enjoy time on Lake Apopka while you hear about its' history and future. Seating is limited and everyone must be registered. 

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    • Oakland Boat Dock
    • 17
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    Enjoy time on Lake Apopka while you hear about its' history and future. Seating is limited and everyone must be registered. 

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    • Oakland Boat Dock
    • 17
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    Enjoy time on Lake Apopka while you hear about its' history and future. Seating is limited and everyone must be registered. 

    • Sat, October 26, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Oakland Boat Dock
    • 17
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    Enjoy time on Lake Apopka while you hear about its' history and future. Seating is limited and everyone must be registered. 

    • Mon, October 28, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 02, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 02, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lake Apopka South Shore
    • 15
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    • Sat, November 02, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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     Led by entomologist Christy LeDuc, this is a fun, family suitable program where attendees will learn about different native insects of Florida. A different topic is featured each month. 

    What you can expect: The Program will start with a brief classroom presentation, following by a guided hike on the Preserve, where attendees have the opportunity to see bugs up close and personal!

    What to bring: Participants are advised to bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed toed shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Bug nets and containers will be provided. 

    Where to meet: In the classroom of the Education Center at 10am. 

    Members are free and $5 donations from non-members help support our programs. We have limited classroom space, so we ask visitors to please register in advance. Please check your email and the Facebook page for last-minute weather cancellations. 

    • Mon, November 04, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 09, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 09, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Classroom
    • 15
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    Come learn about one of natures most secretive animals. Learn about the vital role they play in ecosystems in Florida and around the globe. Meet some Florida bats!

    • Mon, November 11, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Tue, November 12, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Classroom
    • 0
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    Radical Reptilia

    Meet the coolest creatures in the Kingdom! From lounging lizards to sssensational snakes, there’s nothing to fear from the cold-blooded critters of ONP. Join us as we “croc” open the hidden worlds of reptiles.   

    • Wed, November 13, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • ONP Museum
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    Story TBD 

    • Sat, November 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, November 18, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 23, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, November 25, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, November 30, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, December 02, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, December 07, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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     Trail Life Volunteers helping to plant plus those volunteers needing required hours.

    • Sat, December 07, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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     Led by entomologist Christy LeDuc, this is a fun, family suitable program where attendees will learn about different native insects of Florida. A different topic is featured each month. 

    What you can expect: The Program will start with a brief classroom presentation, following by a guided hike on the Preserve, where attendees have the opportunity to see bugs up close and personal!

    What to bring: Participants are advised to bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed toed shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Bug nets and containers will be provided. 

    Where to meet: In the classroom of the Education Center at 10am. 

    Members are free and $5 donations from non-members help support our programs. We have limited classroom space, so we ask visitors to please register in advance. Please check your email and the Facebook page for last-minute weather cancellations. 

    • Mon, December 09, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, December 14, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, December 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, December 21, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, December 23, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, December 30, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, January 04, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Mon, January 06, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    • Sat, January 11, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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