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July 2019

FREE Saturday Creature Feature

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard  for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

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FREE Guided Trail Walk

July 6 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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ALL AGES On the first Saturday of each month Ijams offers a FREE guided trail walk. The walk leaves from the Visitor Center at 10:15 a.m. Each walk is guided by a naturalist who can answer your questions about what you are seeing, ongoing projects, future programs, and more. This is a perfect way to get to know more about Ijams Nature Center. Please bring weather appropriate clothing. Trails are dirt with some elevation changes and have low accessibility for…

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SPECIAL EVENT: JAMFEST at Ijams Nature Center

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$15.00

Come out to Ijams Nature Center on Friday, July 12 starting at 6pm to rock the summer night away! Four local bands come together to make up JAMFEST. Red Vinyl Gypsies Civil Strife Moonshine Hill James Lane Band Great music, beer, food trucks and Ijams Nature Center makes for the perfect way to spend a summer evening. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and bring the family to this all-ages show. Tickets $15 available online or at the gate. LOCATION…

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FREE Saturday Creature Feature

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard  for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

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NATURE NUGGETS: Dragonflies

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$4.00

RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN AGES 2 TO 4 AND THEIR CAREGIVERS On the third Thursday of each month Nature Nuggets helps preschool aged children and their caregivers become more comfortable in the outdoors through exploration, games, and stories. This month we are going buzz like dragonflies. We will explore how they grow, what they eat, and where they live. We will play some games, and do our best to catch some of these amazing flying insects. LOCATION  Nature Nuggets meets at…

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FREE Saturday Creature Feature

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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10:00 - 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 10 a.m. AND 1 p.m. for a FREE Creature Feature. Stop by the Visitor's Center main courtyard  for a chat with our Animal Coordinator Mabre LaFollette about one of our Education Animals. Which one? You will have to come to find out. In cold or wet weather we meet inside the lobby of the Visitor Center.

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VOLUNTEER WORKDAY: Primal Playground

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 18 AND UP Would you like a great workout that also gives back? Join us for an afternoon workday at Ijams Nature Center’s Primal Playground, the new green exercise area that will be a game changer for fitness in our community. We need help moving mulch, removing brush, gathering rocks, setting logs, and other fun, highly strength and metabolic based activities. Fitness Expert, Mark Rice and Ijams Executive Director, Amber Parker will provide chances for all the…

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VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States

FOR AGES 18 AND UP  Interested in learning about the various volunteer opportunities at Ijams? Volunteers support Ijams in many ways. Whether leading school fieldtrips, answering questions at the information desk, or removing invasive plants around the grounds, volunteers play an important role! Come out for a volunteer orientation to hear a brief history of Ijams, find out more about the various volunteer opportunities, and learn how you can contribute! LOCATION  Meet at the Ijams Visitor Center. REGISTRATION  Click here…

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FARRAGUT PROGRAM: Moth Week!

July 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 8 AND UP Ijams Nature Center is bringing our programs to Farragut, so people can enjoy them without having to fight the traffic. This month we are exploring the nocturnal world of moths. With over 11,000 species, moths are among some of the most diverse insects and are truly beautiful when you take time to appreciate them. This program will be a night time event where we will attract, collect, and attempt to identify moths for a nationwide…

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IJAMS: Moth Week

July 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 8 AND UP Join Ijams Nature as we explore the nocturnal world of moths. With over 11,000 species, moths are among some of the most diverse insects and are truly beautiful when you take time to appreciate them. We will stay up late to attract, collect, and attempt to identify moths for a nationwide citizen science effort. This program will coincide with the other Moth Week Ijams is holding in Farragut. While it is not a competition…

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