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45th Birthday Picnic in the Park

August 29, 2017

PLAN Jeffco celebrates its 45th Birthday on August 29, 2017 with a summer picnic in the park. We look forward to celebrating with you!

Date: August 29, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event: Public Picnic & Guided Tours

Location: Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve (view map)

Cost: FREE to all ages

Make Your Reservation: Eventbrite

Description: PLAN Jeffco is pleased to announce it will host a Summer Picnic in the Park to celebrate its 45th Birthday on Tuesday, August 29 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. All ages are invited to attend the celebration at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, located at 910 Colorow Rd. in Golden. The event will be free to attend and open to the public. Guests can pack their own picnics, or will be able to purchase BBQ, vegetarian cuisine, and ice cream from food trucks on-site at the Nature Center. Birthday cake will be served.

Activities: There will be children’s nature-based activities, and three guided hikes will be available for attendees of all ages to enjoy, including Bird-watching Tour, Lookout Mountain Nature Center Site History Tour, Natural History & Bio-diversity Tour, Mary Ann Bonnell, Jefferson County Open Space Visitor Services Manager and Park Ranger #1, will provide a retrospective of the Open Space program.

PLAN Jeffco to hold 45th Birthday Picnic at Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve

PLAN Jeffco is pleased to announce it will host a Summer Picnic in the Park to celebrate its 45th Birthday on Tuesday, August 29 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. All ages are invited to attend the celebration at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, located at 910 Colorow Rd. in Golden. The event will be free to attend and open to the public.

Guests can pack their own picnics, or will be able to purchase BBQ, vegetarian cuisine, and ice cream from food trucks on-site at the Nature Center. There will be children’s nature-based activities, and three guided hikes will be available for attendees of all ages to enjoy, including:

Bird-watching guided hike with PLAN Jeffco’s own Ann Bonnell, 2nd Vice President of the Audubon Society of Greater Denver.

Lookout Mountain Nature Center Site History Tour with Andrea Keppers, Jeffco Open Space’s own history educator.

Natural History & Bio-diversity Tour lead by Alicia Vermily, Naturalist and Education Specialist at JeffCo Open Space since 2006.

Mary Ann Bonnell, Jefferson County Open Space Visitor Services Manager (also known as Ranger1), will provide a keynote talk where she’ll discuss the stewardship of the land and its inhabitants, including the increase in some unwanted visitors such as coyotes, rattlesnakes and moose in Jefferson County.

Advanced registration will be encouraged so that we can be certain to have enough food; birthday cake will be served. Register today: Eventbrite

More information will follow by email and on this website as we complete the details. Sign up below so you don’t miss a thing!

Date posted: July 11, 2017

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