For the past several years, northern pike have begun swimming up Big Creek around April Fools’ Day, so during the April 2, 2 pm, meeting of Saturday Science, participants will hike to Big Creek to search for pike after a short lab activity. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

On April 3, 2 pm, enjoy a hike at Ida Bay, which is always beautiful, no matter the weather. Meet at the parking lot at 1195 Canal Road.

The Door County Master Gardeners will host a lecture, “Door County Wildflowers, Weeds and Seeds” on April 5, 6:30 pm, in the Collins Learning Center. Local naturalist Charlotte Lukes will share descriptions and beautiful photos of wildflowers

The Junior Nature Club will meet April 6, 10 am, to learn about pussy willows and early flowers and buds, with time for unstructured play. This activity is for preschool children and their caregivers, but siblings and others are welcome. Meet on the porch of the Collins Learning Center.

Also on April 6, take a journey at 3 pm to several of the nation’s great public gardens when Wild Ones of the Door Peninsula shows the webinar America’s Public Gardens: A Resource for Native Plants with Matthew Ross. It will be held in the lecture hall.

Masks are recommended inside the buildings at Crossroads at Big Creek (, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay.