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September 2017

First Saturday Bird Walk

September 2 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
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Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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No Tickets FREE Event Contact: http://actonnaturecenter.org/ actonnaturecenter@yahoo.com 817-326-6005 Monthly bird walks are normally led by Dr. Billy Teels.  Dr. Teels earned a Ph.D in Wildlife Ecology from Mississippi State University in 1975, and is now retired after serving over 30 years as a Biologist with the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service at various levels and in several states.  Bring your binoculars!

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October 2017

DCBE/ Acton VFD 1st Annual Health, Safety & Wellness Fair

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hot Dogs and Corn Dogs 11-2 (Donated by HEB) Vital signs checked (blood pressure, glucose,  heart rate & rhythm) Exhibits by Brazos River Authority, Carter Blood Care, Careflite helicopter, Texas EMS, Air-Evac helicopter, Texas State Chaplains See demonstrations of firefighting equipment and rescue techniques and pet rescue equipment Schedule of Events: Aerial Truck display 9am-11am;  Auto Extrication demonstration 10am; Rope Rescue demonstration 2pm;  Hot dogs and Corny dogs 11am-2pm

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6th Annual Monarch Event at Acton Nature Center

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct, Granbury, TX 76049, USA No Tickets Free Event Spend the day with us at the beautiful Acton Nature Center and learn the life cycle of the amazing Monarch butterfly. The king of the butterflies is currently in the midst of its epic migration from southern Canada to the mountains of central Mexico. We will introduce you to the Monarch Watch Program that has studied this incredible butterfly for twenty years. Your journey will…

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November 2017

Rio Brazos Star Party

November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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FREE FAMILY EVENT! The Rio Brazos chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists will be hosting a star party, November 25th, 2017 from 7:30 to 10:30pm at the Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Ct. Granbury, TX 76049. There will be a guest speaker at the twilight program (7:30pm) under the pavilion adjacent to the parking area. A short walk will lead you to the Farm House where telescopes (with guides) will be setup for your viewing pleasure. Please bring a…

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December 2017

2nd S’ mores with Santa

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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Back by popular demand, the second Annual S 'mores with Santa Thursday, December 7th, 5:30 to 7:30pm. This new addition to the Acton Nature Center's FREE events looks to become a Christmas tradition in our Community and we could not be more excited! Weather permitting, there will be a campfire setting at the Pavilion for the kids to make yummy s' mores. Santa will arrive with all lights flashing, and sirens ringing, on board one of the DCBE-Acton Fire Trucks…

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