Virtual Community Events

Upcoming

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These programs are made possible thanks to funding and support from the City of Flagstaff BBB Revenues and the Arts Council Art and Science General Operation Support and Covid Relief grants.

Past Events

Science Saturday: Fire Ecology - May 1st @ 10:30 Via Facebook Live

We are excited to continue our Science Saturday events virtually (until in person programs can resume). Join us on Saturday, May 1st at 10:30AM on our Facebook page for a LIVE interactive program.
May 1st is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day! Join Willow Bend Environmental Education Center to learn about and participate in hands-on activities focusing on fire ecology and safety. How do we manage our forests to keep them healthy? What does a wildland firefighter do? What's a fire triangle? Find out these answers and more during our fun event! The event is open and appropriate for all ages (not just children). We hope you can join us!
Fire Triangle Activity to complete with us during the program: Fire Triangle Print Out
More fun activities:

Science Saturday: Sustainability - April 3rd @ 10:30 Via Facebook Live

We are excited to continue our Science Saturday events virtually (until in person programs can resume). Join us on Saturday, April 3rd at 10:30AM on our Facebook page for a LIVE interactive program.
Join Willow Bend Environmental Education Center to learn about and participate in hands-on activities focusing on waste and renewable energy. Special guests include the NAU Collegiate Wind Competition Team members, and Darren Bingham from the Azulita Project. Activities will include a mini- wind turbine demo, learning what can and cannot be recycled, a waste audit, a sail car race, and more! The event is open and appropriate for all ages (not just children). We hope you can join us!
Thanks to the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program, the KidWind Project, Repowering Schools, Azulita Project, and the AZ Community Foundation of Flagstaff for making this virtual event possible.

Science Saturday, Archaeology Month - March 6th 10:30-11:30AM Via Facebook Live

We are excited to continue our Science Saturday events virtually (until in person programs can resume). Join us on Saturday, March 6th at 10:30AM on our Facebook page for a LIVE interactive program. March is Archaeology Month and we are excited to host
• Willow Bend board member and retired archeologist Neil Weintraub
• Jason Nez, an archeologist with Grand Canyon National Park
• Dr. John Whittaker, Grinnell College Professor of Anthropology
• Noni Nez-Lyndon, Kaibab National Forest Tribal Liaison, and
• Jeanne Stevens, Coconino National Forest Tribal Liaison.
Join us for fun hands on activities, stories, and demonstrations.
The event is open and appropriate for all ages (not just children). The event will be recorded and shared on our website.

Eagle Workshop, Saturday, February 27th 10:00-11:00AM Via Zoom

 

Join Liberty Wildlife, Willow Bend, and Arizona Watchable Wildlife Experience for an exciting live and virtual workshop all about eagles! Meet a bald and golden eagle live on Zoom, and have exclusive access to wildlife biologists to answer all of your eagle questions. This workshop will also feature experts in the field with tips on eagle watching in the wild, as well as a citizen science eagle nest watcher. Registration will automatically enter participants into a raffle to win prizes. This virtual event is a fundraiser for wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education programs.

$10/household or free for Willow Bend and Liberty Wildlife members.

Diné Stories and Culture with the Jones Benally Family, February 6th @ 10:30AM Via Facebook Live

Join the Jones Benally Family as they share traditional Diné stories, games, songs, and fun hands on activities.
The event will be streamed LIVE on our Facebook page and there will be plenty of time for questions, and fun interaction with members of the Jones Benally family.
The event is open and appropriate for all ages!