“…for quiet enjoyment and benefit of the public, male and female alike.”
~ Dedication of land by family of James C. Forsyth
Touch a Truck - Saturday, October 1st, 2022
10:00 am – 4:00pm (Quiet hour 10 – 11)
Suggested donation – $10 per family. Kids of all ages welcome!
Explore vehicles from Fire Engines, Tractors, Construction Trucks and much, much more!
Food Trucks, Raffles, and FUN for the whole family.
Parking available at Dietz Stadium and the Forsyth tennis court lots. All proceeds benefit the Forsyth Nature Center.
Free Movie Night - October 1st, 2022, 6:30 - 8:30
Boo at the Zoo – Movie Night!! – Hotel Transylvania
Friday, October 21st, 2022
Join us for this FREE EVENT at Forsyth Nature Center. Come in costume, enjoy some snacks provided. Bring your own chair and/or blanket and enjoy!
5:30pm – FUN STARTS Show off your costume, enjoy snacks, set up your blanket and chairs
6:30pm – MOVIE BEGINS (at dark)
Naturalist Passport: **Currently not available due to COVID-19 restrictions.** The Naturalist’s Passport program offers hands-on, interactive nature programs designed for children of all ages. The program runs every Thursday from May 31st through August 30th from 3:30-4:30 pm and is free for all. Youth participants receive a participation gift & certificate upon completion of six programs.
Bookworms: **Currently not available due to COVID-19 restrictions.**This wonderful, inter-generational program brings our seniors & children together for an hour of learning & fun. Seniors read nature-based stories to children at the John Burroughs Reading Nook at the Forsyth Nature Center. The program is every Tuesday at 11:00 am, beginning late June, and runs through early September. It is free and weather permitting.
Junior Naturalists Program: **Please check the City of Kingston website for the status of summer camp programs.**Participants are given the opportunity to learn, recreate and enjoy nature during an intensive summer experience. The program meets at the Forsyth Nature Center from 9am-3pm. Youth participate in hands-on environmental education programming in a variety of subject areas while also kayaking, fishing, hiking, exploring and much more! Space is very limited and many sessions fill up on the first day!
School Programs: The City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department offers year-round Environmental Education Programs that take place at a variety of Kingston’s parks. These programs strive to educate local school students and adults to be better stewards of the natural world. For more information about school programming contact Environmental Educator KC Keegan Twombly at 845-481-7336.