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Sunset Walk 5:30 pm
Sunset Walk
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Saturday evenings: 1/4, 2/1, 2/29 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Experience the desert at dusk and our beautiful mountain sunsets through…
Nature at Night 6:45 pm
Nature at Night
Feb 1 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Learn and experience how our desert comes alive after dark through this guided walk. $4 per…
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Nature Play 9:00 am
Nature Play
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
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Phoenix Zoo Wild Science Academy at SMEEC 12:00 pm
Phoenix Zoo Wild Science Academy at SMEEC
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesday afternoons, Noon – 2 p.m. Hands-on investigations, trail explorations, fieldwork and other inquiry-based learning activities bring science to life!…
Phoenix Zoo Wild Science Academy at SMEEC (Juniors) 12:00 pm
Phoenix Zoo Wild Science Academy at SMEEC (Juniors)
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2 p.m. Hands-on investigations, trail explorations, fieldwork and other inquiry-based learning activities bring science to life!…
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Birding at the Mountain 8:30 am
Birding at the Mountain
Feb 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Saturday mornings: 2/8, 3/4 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Join experienced birder Gordon Karre on a guided walk and explore the…
Ranger ‘Ride-along’ Tour 9:00 am
Ranger ‘Ride-along’ Tour
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Saturday morning: 2/8, 3/21 Tours offered at 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon Saturday Mornings: 1/4, 2/8,…
Ranger ‘Ride-along’ Tour 11:00 am
Ranger ‘Ride-along’ Tour
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday morning: 2/8, 3/21 Tours offered at 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon Saturday Mornings: 1/4, 2/8,…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 2:00 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 3:30 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
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Nature Play 9:00 am
Nature Play
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
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Drop-in Desert Discoveries 2:00 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 3:30 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
Storytime with Conrad Storad and Carol Hageman 3:30 pm
Storytime with Conrad Storad and Carol Hageman
Feb 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 2/15 3 – 4 p.m. Join local authors Michael Hale and award-winning Conrad Storad as they read from a…
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Nature Play 9:00 am
Nature Play
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Revealing Desert Artistry Through Photography 9:30 am
Revealing Desert Artistry Through Photography
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us at South Mountain for a photography class to enrich your appreciation of the Sonoran Desert with instructor Bill…
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Fireside Chats 6:45 pm
Fireside Chats
Feb 19 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Wednesday: 12/11, 1/15, 2/19, 3/4 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Join our Park Rangers for fun and learning about South Mountain…
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Junior Explorers 9:00 am
Junior Explorers
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday afternoon: 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. 12/14: Sights, Sounds, and Smells Saturday mornings: 9:00 – Noon 1/18: Not So Creepy…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 2:00 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 3:30 pm
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per participant (adults accompanying youth free). Designed for…
Astronomy at South Mountain 5:00 pm
Astronomy at South Mountain
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Solar System Ambassador Alex Nachman for a presentation on NASA solar system exploration missions, solar system walk and telescope…
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Silent Sunday 5:00 am
Silent Sunday
Feb 23 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cyclists, skate boarders, wheelchair users and stroller-riding tots can now call the roads of South Mountain Park their own one…
Nature Play 9:00 am
Nature Play
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Drop-in Desert Discoveries 9:30 am
Drop-in Desert Discoveries
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Explore the Sonoran Desert through self-guided crafts, stories and hands-on activities. $4 per person (adults accompanying youth free). 
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Sunset Walk 5:30 pm
Sunset Walk
Feb 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Saturday evenings: 1/4, 2/1, 2/29 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Experience the desert at dusk and our beautiful mountain sunsets through…
Nature at Night 6:45 pm
Nature at Night
Feb 29 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Learn and experience how our desert comes alive after dark through this guided walk. $4 per…