GPNC Clubs

walk, sketch, shoot, and forage with us

Walking Book Club

Great Plains Nature Center

A relaxed environment for learning something new and getting outdoors with other nature enthusiasts. We'll meet to chat about what we've read and (weather permitting) go for a walk.

Next meeting: September 2

Call of the Wild by Jack London

november

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december

04dec2:00 pm4:00 pmWalking Book ClubThe Peacocks of Baboquivari2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST Type:Adult

Nature Journal Club

Great Plains Nature Center

Spend time with nature, observing the world around us. Each Nature Journal Club meetup will include group exercises and lessons led by a GPNC Naturalist, followed by on-your-own journaling time. Bring your own sketchbook and drawing instruments.

november

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december

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Mushroom Club

Great Plains Nature Center

Take a walk in the park with our resident mushroom nerd, Lyndzee Rhine, as she combs the woods for fungus. All are welcome to join her as she scours the parks of Wichita. FREE. Dates vary and are subject to change.

november

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december

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Wichita Audubon Society

Free public programs organized by the Wichita Audubon Society.

From September to May Wichita Audubon Society hosts monthly programs on the third Tuesday, 7 pm at the Great Plains Nature Center. They feature a variety of nature topics that inform us and expand our horizons. All are free and open to everyone.

Experienced local birders will lead you in exploring the birdlife at Chisholm Creek Park each month on the second Saturday. Open to anyone!

november

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december

12dec8:00 am9:30 amAudubon Bird Walk8:00 am - 9:30 am Type:Adult,All Ages

Fly Tying Workshops

Free public workshops organized by the Flatland Fly Fishers

Flatland Fly Fishers will provide the fly-tying vices, plus all of the tools and material needed for you to start tying your own flies. If you have tied flies in the past and have your own equipment, bring it with you.

These free workshops are open to anyone who wants to come out and tie flies or just talk about fly fishing.

november

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december

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Archery Club

This USFWS program will return after a 28-day downward trend in coronavirus cases for Sedgwick County, adhering to USFWS COVID-19 guidelines.

Our NASP-certified instructors host free archery at the Great Plains Nature Center! We provide the equipment, but if you have your own feel free to bring it. We look forward to shooting with you.

november

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december

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Photo Club

This USFWS program will return after a 28-day downward trend in coronavirus cases for Sedgwick County, adhering to USFWS COVID-19 guidelines.

Learn more about nature and photography and participate in group photo-critiques, field trips across Wichita and Kansas, member-only gallery exhibitions, and more in an encouraging, positive environment.

november

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december

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