SHEBOYGAN – From lunch on the farm to a search for medicinal herbs, Maywood Environmental Park offers a fun and educational slate of November activities.
List of November events:
OWLS – Older, Wiser, Livelier, Scholars, Friday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
This event will take place at Nourish Farms, 100 Alfred Miley Ave. in Sheboygan Falls. The day will begin with a brief introduction by director Ryan Laswell, followed by a half-mile walk through the property, which will include a discussion of the farm’s restoration project and an invasive species removal.
After that, guests will meet back at the Miley barn for a tour of the kitchen, barn and offices. The day will conclude with a fresh and healthy lunch prepared by the Nourish Farms staff. The program is free, but donations are appreciated.
iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Barbara Holt (RYT-200) leads a guided meditation that will focus on the qualities of peace, well-being, joy, love, kindness and compassion. The practice can be done while sitting in a chair or lying on the floor. The cost of the session is $12, cash or check only. For more information on the benefits of iRest, visit www.irest.us.
OWLS – Older, Wiser, Livelier, Scholars, Friday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-noon.
LTC student Haley Stuckmann will lead a horticultural program focusing on the healing power of plants. The day will start with a presentation on medicinal herbs, particularly those that can be found at Maywood.
The presentation will be followed by a search through the park for any plant with medicinal properties. Guests should dress for any type of weather and be prepared to explore off-trail areas of the park. The program is free, but donations are appreciated.
OWLS – Older, Wiser, Livelier, Scholars, Friday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-noon.
Park Director Samantha Lammers leads guests on a November hike. Guests should dress for the weather, and call to confirm the location, since some programs take place offsite. The event is free, but donations are appreciated.
Note about OWLS events: To be added to the OWLS email list and receive current updates on OWLS events, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.