Let yourself go



• Packer Historical Center, 112 W. Main St., Anna, is open Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

• Martial arts classes teaching karate and jujitsu will be held for children aged 6 through adults at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. For days, times and cost, visit www.sidney-ymca.org.

• Kinetics classes are available at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA and include: Mommy & Me; Pre-School Gymnastics; Youth Gymnastics; Pre-Team Gymnastics; Acrobatic Gymnastics; Cheerleading classes; Tumbling classes; and Competitive Gymnastics Team. For days, times and cost, visit www.sidney-ymca.org.

• Aquatics classes are available at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA and include: Water Discovery/Exploration; Preschool Swim Lessons;Youth Swim Lessons; Competitive Swim Team; Adult Swim Lessons; and Private & Semi-private Lessons available. For days, times and cost, visit www.sidney-ymca.org.

• Home-school Nature Club at the Brukner Nature Center for home-schooled students aged 5-11 and costs $5/child each month for BNC members and $8/child each month for non-members. The Home-school Nature Club will meet on the third Wednesday of each month starting Sept. 21 and through May. Pre-registration is required and can be done via phone by calling 937-698-6493 or by emailing [email protected].

• The Brukner Nature Center’s Winter Art Exhibit features the artwork of Maria Burke. Burke’s art will be on exhibit through March 19, 2023.

• Animal tails, bird watching and spiders are just a few topics your preschooler will learn about in the next session of PEEP! at the Brukner Nature Center. BNC’s PEEP Spring Session runs from April 11 – May 19. Classes are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday mornings from 9:30 – 11 a.m. and Thursday afternoons from 1 – 2:30 p.m. To register, call 937-698-6493 or email [email protected] and provide your child’s name, age, birthdate and phone number. List your top three choices for class.

• Brukner Nature Center’s Featured Monthly Vendor, Grumpy Goat Experiment, is a small family farm providing the community with certified organic veggies, field crops, wool and fiber goods, fiber seeds (aka goat kids), goat milk soap, lip balms, maple syrup, honey, fresh baked breads, barnwood birdhouses and other farm crafts. Items are available through the month of March and a percentage of all sales will be donated back to Brukner Nature Center.


• Skyline Chili, 1775 W. Main St. in Troy, is supporting Brukner Nature Center from 5 – 9 p.m. Guests must present a physical flyer to the cashier so Skyline Chili can then donate 15% of total net sales to Brukner Nature Center. No coupons, discounts or other specials are valid during the fundraiser. Good for dine-in, carry-out or drive-thru.


• Are you interested in a fun and educational way for your K – 5th grader to spend their spring break? Register them for 1 or both days of our Spring Break Camp on Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6. Camps will run from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Topic for Wednesday: “The Beautiful World of Migrant Songbirds” and Thursday: “Raptors and Birds of Prey.” Price per day of camp is just $15/child for BNC Members or $20/child for non-members. All program fees are non-refundable. Please call 937-698-6493 or email [email protected] to pre-register your child. Deadline is Monday, April 3 by 5 p.m.

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