Crossroads at Big Creek invites residents and visitors to participate in their Family Programs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 am. Meet in the Collins Learning Center for these free hands-on activities.
The Aug. 7 program focuses on the “Heritage Garden.” Visit the 1890s Heritage Garden and observe the flowers, herbs and vegetables that Wisconsin settlers grew and used for food, seasonings and home remedies. Meet at the garden gate.
Aug. 8 brings participants to the meadows at Crossroads with “Insect Safari.” Use an insect net and hand lens to learn about the insects that live in the Big Creek Preserve.
The Friends of Crossroads continue their cleanup efforts with a work party on Aug. 4 at 10 am. Volunteers knock back some of the invasive plants found at the Big Creek Preserve. Meet at the Hasnon House. Bring water, gloves and loppers if you have them.
The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society presents their monthly meeting program “Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets,” presented by Steve Ransom-Jones, on Aug. 7 at 7 pm. Refreshments are served and all are welcome.
The Collins Learning Center is located at 2041 Michigan in Sturgeon Bay. Summer hours are 1-3 pm, Tuesday through Saturday and during scheduled events.