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There are three other ways to find out about upcoming 5 Rivers events: call us at 625-0814, find us on Facebook, or join our newsletter emailing list.  We have something for everyone, and we hope to see you soon!


March 22:  Morning Trail Walk, 8:30-9:30am

8:30am-9:30am, all ages, weather permitting.  Bring a camera or binoculars, and some shoes made for walkin’.  We don’t know what we’ll see, and that is part of the fun!

 

March 22:  5 Rivers Presentation “North American Beavers” 1-2pm

This animal is one of nature’s best engineers, and it has done a lot more than you might think in terms of shaping our country.  Come find out what makes North America’s largest rodent so interesting!  Presentation and movie, all ages.

 

March 23:   5 Rivers Sunday Matinee “Silence of the Bees”

Come out and join us every Sunday for a free family, friendly film.  The films play throughout the day.  This week in, “Silence of the Bees” learn how a mysterious epidemic decimating honeybee populations will directly affect the food on your plate.

 

March 23:  5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors Meet and Greet: 2-2:30pm, Free

Alabama has one of the highest plant and animal diversities in the United States.  Join a member of our human educational staff and meet one of the local critter inhabitants from the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and beyond. 

 

March 29:  Morning Trail Walk, 8:30-9:30am

8:30am-9:30am, all ages, weather permitting.  Bring a camera or binoculars, and some shoes made for walkin’.  We don’t know what we’ll see, and that is part of the fun!

 

March 30:   “Venom: Nature’s Killer”

Come out and join us every Sunday for a free family, friendly film.  The films play throughout the day.  This week, watch “Venom: Nature’s Killer” and learn how scientists risk their own safety to gather dangerous animals and their deadly venom, all in hopes that their work will lead to life-saving treatments for stroke, heart attack and cancer.

 

March 30:  5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors Meet and Greet: 2-2:30pm, Free

 

April 1:  10am-11am;  5 Rivers StoryTime

The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month is StoryTime at 5 Rivers.  Children under the age of 6 are welcome to stop by for a free reading of a nature based story followed by arts and crafts. This week’s story is “Fish is Fish” by Leo Lionni.

 

April 1:  5 Rivers Outdoor Adventure Night

Free, everyone is welcome.  Meet and mingle with local outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy monthly programs.

·         7pm-8:30pm; Mobile Bay Canoe and Kayak Club

·         7pm-8:30pm; Mobile Bay Sierra Club

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April 5:  Birding 101 with Carol Furman, 8am-11am. $15pp

Join birder and wildlife photographer Carol Furman for a basic birding 101.  Learn what to look for to identify different types of birds in our area, and where the hotspots are to see them.  Take what you’ve learned in class, and walk the trails to see what’s out there, or take a boat tour after class.  Contact Carol Furman to register at email cfishchic@aol.com or call 251-680-8619.

 

April 6:   5 Rivers Sunday Matinee “Hooked on Hummingbirds”

Come out and join us every Sunday for a free family, friendly film.  The films play throughout the day.  This week, watch those little acrobatic jeweled birds in “Hooked on Hummingbirds.”

 

April 6:  5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors Meet and Greet: 2-2:30pm, Free

Alabama has one of the highest plant and animal diversities in the United States.  Join a member of our human educational staff and meet one of the local critter inhabitants from the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and beyond. 

 

April 6:  Young Life 5K at 5 Rivers

All proceeds benefit Young Life of Mobile.   Packet pickup at 3pm, race begins at 4pm.  Early bird $20/adult, $15/children, day of race $25 per person.  Full-time employed police officers and firefighters race free of charge. See website for registration details:

http://www.active.com/spanish-fort-al/running/distance-running-races/young-life-5k-run-walk-2014.

 

April 8:  5 Rivers Outdoor Adventure Night

Free, everyone is welcome.  Meet and mingle with local outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy monthly programs.

·         6pm-7pm; Alabama Hiking Trail Society

·         7pm-8:30pm; Mobile Bay Audubon Society

 

April 8: Gulf Sea Turtles at Risk, 7pm with Mobile Bay Audubon Society Meeting. Free. open to public

Sea turtle advocates will expose the latest threats and need to protect sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and tell the story of the endangered Kemp's ridleys with the short film, “The Heartbreak Turtle Today”. Q & A and discussion to follow.

 

April 12:  Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman comes to 5 Rivers 9am-4pm

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) has become a very popular program in Alabama. It is a safe and hands-on way for women to explore new outdoor activities they may not have tried before.

5 Rivers is very excited to host our second Beyond BOW on Saturday, April 12 from 9am-4pm.  Classes will include kayak fishing, archery, wildlife photography, bee keeping and birding.  Online registration will open in March.   For more information, fees and registration, visit :
www.outdooralabama.com/outdoor-adventures/Events_for_Women/BeyondBOW.cfm

 

April 12: Cypress Gift Shop Open House 10am-3pm

Cypress Gift Shop at 5 Rivers is having an open house to celebrate 7 years at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. We will be having free entertainment for the kids by Bricks 4 Kidz, Book signing by Jerrye Sumrall, author of the Bay Shore Mysteries, Pine Needle basket making by our own Cindy Renkert, refreshments and much more. Come on out and join us for a fun day.

 

April 13:   5 Rivers Sunday Matinee

Come out and join us every Sunday for a free family, friendly film.  The films play throughout the day.  This week, see bugs from a whole new perspective in “Bugs: The Unknown World.”

 

April 13:  5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors Meet and Greet: 2-2:30pm, Free

Alabama has one of the highest plant and animal diversities in the United States.  Join a member of our human educational staff and meet one of the local critter inhabitants from the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and beyond. 

 

April 15:  10am-11am;  5 Rivers StoryTime

The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month is StoryTime at 5 Rivers.  Children under the age of 6 are welcome to stop by for a free reading of a nature based story followed by arts and crafts. This week’s story is “Gregory the Terrible Eater” by Mitchell Sharmat.

 

April 19:  5 Rivers Road Show: Earth Day in Fairhope

5 Rivers is going on the road!  Stop by and say hello to us at the Fairhope Pier, and help us and many others celebrate Earth Day.

 

April 20 – 5 Rivers Closed for Easter

 

April 26 – Delta Woods and Water Expo:  9am-4pm, Free Family Fun!

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center and the City of Spanish Fort have once again teamed up to bring all the delta has to offer to you! This free, public event will showcase not only the educational aspect of the delta, but the recreational as well. From turkey calling to fly tying and so much more, there is definitely something for everyone!  For more information, give us a call at 251-625-0814 or visit the website at http://www.deltawoodsandwatersexpo.com/

 

April 27:   5 Rivers Sunday Matinee

Come out and join us every Sunday for a free family, friendly film.  The films play throughout the day.  This week, learn how and why man’s best friend was domesticated in, “Dogs That Changed the World.”

 

 

 


 

5 Rivers ~ Alabama's Delta Resource Center

30945 5 Rivers Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

251-625-0814

Open 7 days a week, 8am-5pm!


Last updated April 3, 2014
 

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