The center opens early for these events designed for families with kids, teens, and adults with sensory processing differences, autism spectrum disorder, or developmental disabilities. Enjoy activities led by Howard County Park Rangers, Heritage staff and Robinson Nature Center educators. Families can also explore the exhibits (lights/sounds adjusted), Discovery Room, nature trails, outdoor NaturePlace and a themed-sensory pathway. Planetarium open between 11am and noon. Sensory alert maps, sensory backpacks and quiet areas available. Info:…

Theme: Let's Hibernate
$5, adult; $3, child; Free, members and children under 3 yrs

(O) - Outdoor Activities
(G) - Guided Activities
(S) - Self-guided Activities

Scent Sachets (O)(G): Historically, scent sachets were laid among linens to provide a
pleasant odor. Come explore scents and make your own sachet to take home for the holidays with Heritage staff!.

Holiday Gift Bag Decorating (O)(G): Get crafty and decorate your own gift bag to take home with Heritage staff!

Open Planetarium* (G): From 11am-noon, join Robinson Nature Center staff in the indoor planetarium. Headphones, bean bags and fidgets available. Movies are ongoing. Feel free to come and go as needed.
*Face masks are required for all participants over the age of 3 years when inside the Nature Center building.

Park Ranger-Led Activity (O)(G): Meet a Howard County Park Ranger, learn about wildlife and how to make make your visit to parks fun and safe!

Sensory Scavenger Hunt (O)(S): Stop by the check-in table to pick up a sensory fall scavenger hunt that uses your eyes, ears and nose.

Nature Place (O)(S): Enjoy free play in our natural outdoor play area.

Sensory Pathway (O)(S): Enjoy navigating a sensory pathway through a portion of our outdoor garden on a paved pathway!

Birdfeeder Ornament (O)(G): Join Robinson Nature Center staff to make an ornament that can help feed birds!

November 14, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Recreation & Parks

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