Hays Nature Preserve is one of Huntsville’s hidden gems – but did you know they offer FREE programs for kids in the summer? Play Days at Hays Nature Preserve is a great way to get your family outdoors in nature, and learn a thing or two about the world around us.
Hays Nature Preserve
FREE Festival featuring more than 80 earth-friendly exhibits with activities for children. Butterfly Releases at 11am and 1pm For the first time ever, Rockin’ Eco Hero – Steve Trash will appear at Earth Day Huntsville at Hays Nature Preserve on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He’s a globe trotting eco-entertainer (Japan, Australia, Canada, Spain, Portugal, and […]
Huntsville is full of lush green spaces, trails, and parks. So we do Earth Day right! Get the details about where to celebrate with your family.
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Did you know that studies have shown a link between the time children spend in natural settings and increased brain activity and higher test scores? Research also reveals lower incidences of bullying, ADHD and depression in kids that play outside! Nature is an amazing classroom and yet children today spend more time in front of a screen than […]
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The 2015 Earth Day festival at Hays Nature Preserve is coming up this Saturday and we’ve got five items you need to put on your “to-do” list while in attendance. A big thank you once again to Operation Green Team for putting on this festival and bringing together so many area families for a day […]
You might not believe this, but the Huntsville forecast is trending toward sunny and 55 degrees with 0% chance of rain on Saturday. We here at Rocket City Mom predict a 100% chance of Cabin Fever by then, so you’re going to need our list!
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This is it. We hope our Weekend Roundup is just what you need to celebrate the last weekend of your summer vacation. The events below are free or cheap, family-friendly, and fun – all important things to Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County families. Be sure to check our complete Event Calendar for even more fun! […]
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Tick, tick, tick… if you listen closely you can hear those precious minutes of summer slipping away before the start of a new school year. So make the most of it and get out and enjoy some time with your family! Every Thursday we corral all the fun, FREE, family-friendly events for you in one […]
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Happy birthday week to the US of A! You know that Huntsville is planning to celebrate in style and we’ve included all of those opportunities below in our list of fun & free things to do with your family. Stock up on fresh & local blueberries, peaches, corn, tomatoes, and other yummy produce for your BBQ […]
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The amount of things to do this weekend is unbelievable. So much, in fact, that we decided to do a MEGA version of the Weekend Roundup, and every single event listed below is free family fun. Your wallet will be so happy! Just be sure to look through our entire Event Calendar for even more […]
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I can always tell when spring has really and truly arrived in the Rocket City because writing the Weekend Roundup suddenly becomes a Sophie’s Choice event. While we do our best to spread the love around when it comes to free events and our picks each week, when there is this much going on all we […]
With more than 70 hands-on activities, booths, and vendors, this year’s Earth Day Festival at Hays Nature Preserve was sure to be a hit. Yet, the people behind Operation Green Team couldn’t stop there. Despite their emphasis on conservation there is one area in which this group of environmentalists NEVER conserve and that’s fun. So […]