Lakeside Nature Center

Lakeside Nature Center

Run for Raptors

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Run for Raptors: a walk/run fundraiser for Lakeside Nature Center held at Camp Lake of the Woods trails.  For more information, call 816-513-8960.

Mother Nature Reads

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

First Saturday of the Month 10am Lakeside Nature Center, 4701 E Gregory Blvd Bring your children for a fun morning to hear Mother Nature read stories. Make a craft and take it home. You may also get a chance to meet one of our education animals.  

Hike Fox Hollow with a Naturalist

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, August 3, 2024 10:30 a.m. – Habitats Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. All scheduled hikes are open to the public. There is no fee. Hikes will be cancelled in severe weather – call the center (816-513-8960) for confirmation. Please dress appropriately for the weather of the day (i.e. raingear, […]

Native Garden Work Day

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, August 10, 2024 8 - 10 a.m. Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. Volunteers are welcome to join this native garden workday to plant, weed and deadhead the native gardens around Lakeside Nature Center. Please gather at the Nature Center front doors before work begins. The following are recommended: • […]

Water, Bugs, Fish & Frogs

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, August 17, 2024 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. Free Learn about all things water-related including how water quality affects wildlife AND humans.  Visitors participate in scheduled hike. Inside the center, visitors observe fly tying. Info tables provide information about native fish, aquatic insects and […]

Hike Fox Hollow with a Naturalist

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, August 17, 2024 10:30 a.m. – Habitats Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. All scheduled hikes are open to the public. There is no fee. Hikes will be cancelled in severe weather – call the center (816-513-8960) for confirmation. Please dress appropriately for the weather of the day (i.e. raingear, […]

Hike Fox Hollow with a Naturalist

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 7, 2024 10:30 a.m. – Habitats Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. All scheduled hikes are open to the public. There is no fee. Hikes will be cancelled in severe weather – call the center (816-513-8960) for confirmation. Please dress appropriately for the weather of the day (i.e. raingear, […]

Mother Nature Reads

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

First Saturday of the Month 10am Lakeside Nature Center, 4701 E Gregory Blvd Bring your children for a fun morning to hear Mother Nature read stories. Make a craft and take it home. You may also get a chance to meet one of our education animals.  

Native Garden Work Day

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 14, 2024 9 – 11 a.m. Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. Volunteers are welcome to join this native garden workday to plant, weed and deadhead the native gardens around Lakeside Nature Center. Please gather at the Nature Center front doors before work begins. The following are recommended: • […]

Wilma’s Birthday Party

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 21, 2024 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. Free Help us celebrate Wilma the Box Turtle's birthday. Learn cool facts about reptiles and how you can support them in the wild. Wilma's friends from the library will distribute books There will also be arts […]

Hike Fox Hollow with a Naturalist

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 21, 2024 10:30 a.m. – Habitats Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. All scheduled hikes are open to the public. There is no fee. Hikes will be cancelled in severe weather – call the center (816-513-8960) for confirmation. Please dress appropriately for the weather of the day (i.e. raingear, […]

Celebrating Scouts

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E. Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 28, 2024 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd. Activities focus on Badges and Adventures for Scouts aged 6-12. $10 admission fee, registration is required. Cap of 100 scouts. Scouts receive a ‘fun’ patch and participate in 6 activities that lead to badges and adventure.

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