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"Bump In The Night" At Frick Environmental Center Celebrates Autumn For Two Weekends In October

Gather your family, scout troop or youth group for an enjoyable celebration of autumn - "Bump in the Night" - at the Frick Environmental Center in Squirrel Hill.

This year's autumn celebration will take place completely outdoors (participants should dress for the weather) from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Friday and Saturday, October 16 & 17
  • Friday and Saturday, October 23 & 24

"Bump in the Night" encourages children to enjoy - rather than fear - the night. Families, scouting troops and youth organizations enjoy storytelling around a campfire, a sing-along, a walk on the trails, an opportunity to meet a nocturnal mammal and other related activities.

The cost is $10 for adults (ages 12 and up) and $8 for children (ages 3 - 11). Space is limited, so reservations are required. Visit www.Citiparks.net for a registration form.

The Frick Environmental Center is located at 2005 Beechwood Blvd. in Squirrel Hill. In addition to conducting environmental education programs, the Center is responsible for maintaining a 151-acre urban nature reserve.

VOLUNTEER TO "GET READY FOR 'BUMP'"

Families are invited to assist the Frick Environmental Center staff with preparations for "Bump in the Night." Stop by on Tuesday, October 13, and/or Tuesday, October 20, from 4 - 8 p.m. to carve pumpkins and make decorations for the festivities.

For more information about volunteering, call 412-422-6538.

 

Published:
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
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