McConnell Springs Program Calendar

Visitors to McConnell Springs can enjoy new programs each month. Programs will cover a wide variety of topics and will assist visitors in learning more about the natural and cultural history of the area. Printable version (PDF)

December 2019

  • December 7 | 9:30 a.m. |  Wood Carving  Holiday Ornament |  The Lexington Wood Carvers Guild will provide all materials and teach participants how to carve a holiday ornament. Space is limited, call to register. Cost is $10 per person. 
  • December 18  | 11 a.m. |  Tiny Tot Naturalist: Winter Wildlife |  A guided walk and craft related to the topic. Intended for children that are pre-K. Call the park to register.
  • December 21  | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. |  Junior Naturalist: Winter Wildlife |  Walks are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with activities available all day. For youth K–5th grade. Call to register.
  • December 28  | 10 a.m. |  Weekend Workout  |  An opportunity for everyone to help clean the park and maintain the trails.

January 2020

  • January 6 | 11 a.m. |  Beginners Digital Photography  |  Program for beginners. Covers shutter speed, ISO, aperture, and effects.
  • January 15  | 11 a.m. |  Tiny Tot Naturalist: Nature Detectives |  A guided walk and craft related to the topic.  Intended for children that are Pre-K, please call the park to register.
  • January 18  | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. |  Junior Naturalist: Nature Detectives |  Walks are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with activities available all day. For youth K–5th grade. Please call to register.
  • January 25  | 10 a.m. |  Weekend Workout |  An opportunity for everyone to help clean the park and maintain the trails.

February 2020

  • February 3 | 11 a.m. | Beginners Digital Photography | Program for beginners. Covers shutter speed, ISO, aperture, and effects.
  • February 12 | 11 a.m. | Tiny Tot Naturalist: Great Backyard Bird Count | A guided walk and craft related to the topic. Intended for children that are Pre-K. Call the park to register.
  • February 15 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Junior Naturalist: Great Backyard Bird Count  |  Walks are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with activities available all day. For youth K–5th grade. Call to register.
  • February 22 | 10 a.m. | Weekend Workout  | An opportunity for everyone to help clean the park and maintain the trails.

March 2020

  • March 2 | 11 a.m. | Beginners Digital Photography | Program for beginners. Covers shutter speed, ISO, aperture and effects.
  • March 10 | 6 p.m. | Author Series | Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of McConnell Springs while local writers discuss Lexington literature.
  • March 18 | 11 a.m. | Tiny Tot Naturalist: Rocks and Fossils | A guided walk and craft related to the topic. Intended for children that are Pre-K. Call the park to register.
  • March 21 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Junior Naturalist: Rocks and Fossils | Walks are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with activities available all day. For youth K–5th grade. Call to register.
  • March 28 | 10 a.m. | Weekend Workout | An opportunity for everyone to help clean the park and maintain the trails.
  • March 31 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Spring Break at McConnell Springs: Birds of Prey |  Learn about the local wildlife surrounding the park. Intended for K-5th grade. Please call to register.

April 2020

  • April 2 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Spring Break at McConnell Springs: Springs and Wetlands | Learn about the local wildlife surrounding the park. Intended for K-5th grade. Call to register.
  • April 6 | 11 a.m. | Beginners Digital Photography | Program for beginners. Covers shutter speed, ISO, aperture, and effects.
  • April 11 | 11 a.m. | Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds, and More Pollinators | Join Linda Porter, a professional educator, and experienced gardener, to learn how to attract pollinators to your garden. 
  • April 14 | 6 p.m. | Author Series | Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of McConnell Springs while local writers discuss Lexington literature.
  • April 15 | 11 a.m. | Tiny Tot Naturalist: Spring Into Life! | A guided walk and craft related to the topic. Intended for children that are Pre-K. Call the park to register.
  • April 18 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Junior Naturalist: Spring Into Life! | Walks are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with activities available all day. For youth K–5th grade. Call to register.
  • April 25 | 10 a.m. | Weekend Workout | An opportunity for everyone to help clean the park and maintain the trails.

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