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Earth Week Finale at Retzer Nature Center

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Planetarium Programs Earth Week Finale

Bring your family to Earth Week Finale at the Retzer Nature Center.

Join in for the Friends of Retzer Nature Center’s EARTH WEEK FINALE!

Free events are offered throughout the day for the whole family to enjoy: hiking, children’s crafts and activities, special programs, planetarium shows, campfire with s’mores, bird watching, a volunteer project and more. This special event coincides with the Grand Opening of Retzer Nature Center’s new interactive exhibit space!


All events are FREE; however, the following programs do request pre-registration:

Hands-on Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live animal discovery table, arts & crafts, children’s games.
Exhibits 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Recycling, water resource, and composting exhibits.

Papermaking Sessions 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Where does paper go after putting it in the recycling cart and how does it get recycled into new paper? Learn the process and make your own recycled paper to take home. We’ll use techniques similar to a paper mill.

Recommended for ages 5+ (accompanied by an adult)

Maximum of 25 kids per session.

Hikes 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Water and wildflower focused hikes.
Dynamic Earth planetarium show 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (every 30 minutes)

This high-resolution full-dome production, narrated by actor Liam Neeson, explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. This cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Recommended for ages 5+

Find more Retzer Nature Center Earth Week fun here.


April 27, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Retzer Nature Center
S14-W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI United States
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