ACTION: Unplug and spend some time outdoors! Visit Piney Run Park for a hike to the dam from 10:00am –11:30am, or Bear Branch Nature Center for a short hike and mini maple syrup workshop 1:00pm-2:30pm.
BACKGROUND INFO: Self-care is a necessary part of activism. Taking care of our physical and emotional well-being will help us maintain momentum. Remember: It’s a marathon, not a sprint! Spend some time reconnecting with nature and support our local parks and nature centers. Get some fresh air and exercise for clarity of mind and stress relief.
HIKE TO THE DAM- PINEY RUN PARK
Piney Run Park
30 Martz Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Saturday, February 25, 10–11:30am
~MEET in the parking area near 440 Martz Road~
Keep that resolution to be active going by joining us as we explore the less famous side of Piney Run Lake. Dress for the weather and bring your reusable water bottle. A light snack will be provided for your convenience.
10–Adult / 1 session / $6 person
MAPLE MAGIC – BEAR BRANCH NATURE CENTER
Bear Branch Nature Center
300 John Owings Road,
Westminster, MD 21158
Saturday, February 25, 1–2:30pm
Sunday, February 26, 1–2:30pm
The sap is flowing and we are making syrup! Join us for a short hike to the maple stand where we will tap a tree and hang a collection bucket. Then return to the Nature Center to enjoy sweet maple treats and learn how to make syrup from sap! By the end of this program, you will know all you need to make syrup of your own! (This program is weather dependent - you will be notified if we need to cancel, and refunds will be processed.)All Ages / 1 session / $6 person.