Goodnight, nature: nighttime nature center event on tap

Natalie WardCity, Parks & Recreation

Prairie Park Nature Center is hosting a nighttime program to provide an opportunity to see how animals settle in at night.

The Nighttime at the Nature Center invites participants to learn about what happens when the nature center closes and how the animals adapt to their surroundings when the lights go out. The program is 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the nature center, 2730 Harper St. Cost is $5 for participants seven years-old to 15 years-old, per session and $10 per participant over 16 years-old, per session. A registered adult must accompany children under 16 years-old. Pre-registration is required.

Programs, activities and crafts will differ from January’s session.

Registration can also be done online at: or at any recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center, or the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.