It may be cool and cloudy Saturday, but the calendar says spring.
So it is time to bring the family to the Walker Nature Education Center from 1 to 5 p.m. for Reston Association’s annual spring festival.
The event is free. The nature center is located at 11450 Glade Dr.
Here is what’s planned:
- Live animals from the Raptor Conservancy
- Fishing at Lake Audubon
- Crafts for Kids
- Displays and information from environmental groups
- Canoe and kayak rentals on Lake Audubon ($3)
- Native plant sale with Nature by Design
- 1:00-1:45 p.m. – Blue Sky Puppets: The Three No So Little Pigs
- 2:30-3:15 p.m. – Enviro Drums: Interactive Music and Recycling Show
- 4:00-4:45 p.m. – Under the Sea: Live Animal Show with Creatures from the Chesapeake Bay
Photo of Spring Festival 2015/Courtesy Reston Association
Reston Association is holding a Native Plant Sale today from 1 to 5 p.m. at Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Dr.
Gardeners can pre-order some of the plants that survive and thrive at the Nature Center. Pick up of orders will be Saturday, April 16.
Species include sun and shade-loving perennial flowers and ferns that do well in a variety of growing condition and add value to your backyard habitat. Plants are deer-resistant and neonic free.
Download this form to see what’s for sale and the prices per plant.
Registration is open for the 13th annual 5K Fund Run to Benefit Nature House and The Friends of Reston. The race is Saturday, April 2 at 8 a.m.
The race starts and ends at the Walker Nature Education Center (11450 Glade Dr.) and takes place mostly on Reston Association paved paths.
Walkers and children are welcome; pets or strollers are not permitted.
The event is hosted by Friends of Reston and benefits Nature House and other Friends of Reston programs.
Adult Fee: $30 regular
Children’s Fee: $20 regular.
Register online or in person starting at 7 a.m. on race day.