Calendar

There’s many ways to learn, explore, experience nature and have fun at the Confluence Learning Center!

Would you like to see a program here or hold a program? Please email [email protected]

Click the “Categories” button below to see programs and events specifically for youth, adults, families, and free programs!

Aug
16
Thu
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER! Community Fire Gathering & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle

Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, May-Oct, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate! We have all kinds of fun percussion instruments for you to try!

Sep
20
Thu
Fall Harvest Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrating the Harvest from Our Gardens! Featuring Samples of Stone Soup

Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate! We have all kinds of fun percussion instruments for you to try!

Even if you don’t want to drum, you can sample our “Stone Soup” featuring organic herbs and veggies from our garden. Or roast a s’more in our fireplace.

  • No registration, Free event! Donations are appreciated!
Oct
18
Thu
Community Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle

Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate! We have all kinds of fun percussion instruments for you to try!

  • Different themes each month.
  • Free S’mores are always part of the fun.
  • No registration, Free event!
  • Fun for the whole family!
Fall Fire & Drum Circle @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Fall Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle

It’s all about art at the Fall Fire and Drum Circle! We will feature the art of local artisans. Beautiful jewelry by Healing Tree Jewelry, Unique creations by Lake Girl Glass and Love Makes Creations.

“Be An Artist” Make and Takes – You can become an artist too! Make and Take Art projects will be available for a $5 fee. Make a cool creation by yourself or as a family to take home to hang on the wall!

Join in the Drumming fun! Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to participate! We have all kinds of fun percussion instruments for you to try!

  • Free S’mores are always part of the fun.
  • No registration, Free event!
Dec
20
Thu
Winter Solstice Gathering and Luminary Walk @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Winter solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year. On this darkest of nights, we invite you enjoy the warmth of the community fire, stroll the candle lit pathways, make s’mores in our toasty fire, listen to the sounds of the season and make pinecone bird feeders to hang outdoors for our feathered friends.

  • Enjoy the beautiful sounds of hammered dulcimer holiday music by Judy Cummings
  • Free event, but donations are appreciated.
  • We look forward to welcoming back the sun with you. Please join us!
Jan
26
Sat
CANCELLED! Winter Walkabout – part of Beloit Winterfest @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME COLD – The City of Beloit has cancelled all outdoor events associated with Beloit Winterfest due to the extreme cold anticipated over the weekend, including this event.

Come explore the Confluence during our Winter Walk About during Beloit’s Winterfest!

  • Do a Walk About with our Naturalist to see what critters are active during the winter at the confluence.
  • Enjoy a Winter Scavenger Hunt
  • Enjoy free S’mores and warm yourself at our big fire as the sun sets on a beautiful winter day!
  • Make a paper snowflake to decorate our walls this winter!
  • Free drop in program – come and go at any time!
  • No Registration required.