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Giving small children space for creative play, nature exploration and trying new things is one of the greatest gifts. Join Cleveland Metroparks at the free �Knee-High Naturalists� event, specifically for young and imaginative children, ages 2 to 6, on Sunday, June 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Arboretum in South Chagrin Reservation in Bentleyville.
�Knee-High Naturalists� focuses on young children and their families to discover the wonderful world of the great outdoors. Children can play and learn all afternoon with nature games, nature crafts, playing in the �discovery sandbox,� high-fiving the roving chipmunk, flying a kite, enjoying touch tables and more.
Plus, kids can take a hike with �Nora� the Explorer and enjoy entertainment by Musical Mark.
Adults should be sure to bring cameras to capture the lasting memories, as there will be photo opportunities, too.
Light refreshments available for sale at the event.
Parking for the event is at The Shelterhouse Picnic Area, located off Hawthorn Parkway, east of SOM Center Road/Route 91 in Bentleyville - north of the Route 422/Route 91 exit. From The Shelterhouse Picnic Area, visitors can cross Hawthorn Parkway to the all purpose trail, and follow along Arbor Lane to the entrance of the Arboretum.
For more information, visit clevelandmetroparks.com or call 440-247-7075.
Kids can combine fun and play with a growing life-long love of nature at an event just for them - the �Knee-High Naturalists� event in Cleveland Metroparks - Discover, Enjoy, Protect.