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May 2019

Annual Reptile Day

May 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

FREE EVENT!! Come meet some scaly friends at the 4th  Annual Acton Nature Center Reptile Day! Lots of reptiles will be on exhibit and many will be available to touch. This will be a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about native and exotic reptiles. Kids will enjoy the crafts and activities. Many knowable people will be available to answer any questions you may have. You might even be lucky enough to see a wild reptile on the…

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July 2019

Moth Night at Acton Nature Center

July 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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Mothing at the Acton Nature Center of Hood County!    Saturday, July 20   8 PM to 11 PM  Come enjoy the “nightlife” at the ANC on Saturday, July 20, to kick off National Moth Week!  The free public event will feature an 8 PM Mothing presentation at the Pavilion by TPWD Urban Biologist Sam Kieschnick. “Moth-ers” from the DFW area will be visiting with their light rigs and light traps to attract, identify and document nocturnal insects found at the Acton Nature…

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October 2019

Acton Nature Center Earth Science Event

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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Discover Earth Science! *** FREE FAMILY EVENT *** 2019 Theme: Earth as Inspiration Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX 76049                              INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS Every rock tells a story Ancient life of North Texas Why Earth science? Rocks that glow in the dark What’s in a rock? (Why all life needs rocks) Dinosaur Valley…

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November 2019

Rio Brazos Star Party

November 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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STAR PARTY 2019 Date/Time: November 23rd, 4:30-10:00 pm Place: Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Ct, Granbury, TX 76049 Program: 4:30-5:30 pm Solar Observing (Farmhouse) 5:45-6:45 pm Astronomy Program (Pavilion) 7:00-10:00 pm Deep Sky Observing (Farmhouse) Sponsors: Hood County Development District #1 Acton Nature Center of Hood County Fort Worth Astronomical Society Texas Master Naturalists, Rio Brazos Chapter   Please contact us at... riobrazos.starparty@gmail.com https://actonnaturecenter.org/programs-and-projects/   

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December 2019

S’ mores with Santa

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smokey Hill Rd
Granbury, TX 76049 United States
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December 5th, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm  This FREE event is Back by popular demand, Thanks to DCBE-Acton VFD!! Come be a part of what is becoming a Community Christmas tradition. Weather permitting, the campfire at the Pavilion will be lit for the kids to make yummy S’ mores. Santa will arrive by way of DCBE-Acton Fire Truck at approximately 5:45pm. He will then be driven down by one of our Firemen to the cozy 1930s Farm House where he will…

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