Don’t miss out on the next program! Sign up for our biweekly email by sending the word “biweekly” to e.hile@copeenvironmental.org.

We encourage all community members to carpool to these events as on-site parking is limited.

Toddler Times

Join us monthly where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on-activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to dress for the weather! Toddler Time happens rain or shine! Time: 10-11 AM  Place: CEC  Fee: $3 per toddler Registration: Required by the Monday before the program.

Sept. 19 Dandy Dragonflies
Oct. 17 Harvest Happenings
Nov. 14 We’re Thankful For Nature
Dec. 19 Colder Climates

Stella Witte Art Exhibit: Paintings That Make You Smile

A new art exhibit has opened at Cope Environmental Center: Paintings That Make You Smile by Stella Witte

Stella is a local artist from Richmond, IN, and has been bringing joy to the community through her paintings for the past three years. During that time, her work has been showcased at many local businesses, including First Bank, Kyle’s Auto, Habitat for Humanity, and the Centerville Library (permanent collection).

This exhibit is open to the public from  Aug. 7 – Oct. 31, 2018
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sat. 10-2 PM
Place: CEC

Sustainable and Attainable: Business Environmental Audits

Are you interested in making your company more environmentally friendly? Join us at Cope for our sixth sustainable and attainable series and learn about Cope’s new sustainability audits for businesses. Our Sustainability Coordinator Regan Lowring will be on hand to talk about basic sustainability initiatives and walk through what a sustainability audit would look like. Light refreshments will be provided. No RSVP required.

Date: Thursday, August 16
Time: 7-9 PM
Place: CEC
Fee: Free, Donations Accepted
Registration: Walk-In

Beautiful Birds

Can you identify the birds that fly around at your house? Come out to Cope and learn about some of the birds of Indiana. We will be going on a short hike and identify any birds we see, as well as make pine cone bird feeders for anyone to take home for the birds in your backyard!

Date: Saturday, August 18
Time: 10-11:30AM
Place: CEC
Fee: Free, Donations Accepted
Registration: Walk-In

Midwest Regional Byway Conference

The Wednesday, August 22 conference will be held at Cope Environmental Center. The keynote speaker will be Sheila Scarborough, a writer and speaker specializing in tourism, travel, and social media. She and Leslie McLellan form the Tourism Currents team, offering online and in-person training in social media for tourism and hospitality.

Date: Wednesday, August 22
Time: All day
Place: CEC
Registration: Required.

For conference information and registration form, please visit: www.nsbfoundtation.com

2018 Sticks and Stones Gala

Cope Environmental Center will be hosting its annual Gala fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 6 pm. This special event is a fun-filled cocktail and dinner gathering. Registration is required and seating is limited (180 max). For more information about this event, please contact Cope at (765) 855 – 3188.

Attire: Summer Chic

6:00 PM: Cocktails and Mingling on the patio

6:45 PM Eats, Intros, and Auction

8:45 PM Dancing and Dessert under the stars

Turtle Talk

How many of the 16 native turtle species do you know? Come out to our Saturday program to learn them all! We will also get to see and interact with two of the species native to the state!

Date: Saturday, September 1
Time: 10-11:30AM
Place: Cope Environmental Center
Fee: Free, Donations accepted
Registration: Walk-In

Fossil Fun

Did you know you could find fossils in Indiana? Come join us to learn about the different forms of fossils found in Indiana. We will also be making out own fossil-like imprints out of clay to take home!

Date: Saturday, September 8
Time: 10-11:30AM
Place: Cope Environmental Center
Fee: Free, Donations accepted
Registration: Walk-In

Wolves & Coyotes

Two of nature’s keystone species, the gray and red wolf, used to inhabit the state of Indiana, but now they are nearly nonexistent in these parts. Wolves play huge roles in the ecosystems they occupy; roles that their close relatives, the coyote, don’t compare to. Learn about these animals during this week’s Families in the Forest Program!

Date: Saturday, September 15
Time: 10-11:30 AM
Place: Cope Environmental Center
Fee: Free, Donations accepted
Registration: Walk-In

Toddler Time: Dandy Dragonflies

You are never too young to enjoy nature! Join us for monthly Toddler Time where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to dress for the weather! Toddler Time happens rain or shine.

Date: Wednesday, September 19
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Place: CEC
Registration: Required by Monday September 17, 2018 (contact Alex at a.estes@copeenvironmental.org)
Fee: $3.00 per child

Solar Systems

Come out to Cope Environmental Center and explore the stars and planets that make up our solar system, and how we discover more about them all the time.

Date: Saturday, September 29
Time: 10-11:30 AM
Place: Cope Environmental Center
Fee: Free, Donations accepted
Registration: Walk-In

 

 

Let us know what you think!

Testimonial