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Nature Cafe 2021

A place to connect to nature through curiosity

Join HPNC hosts Jessie & Jenny for our online, intergenerational “cafe” for nature enthusiasts to connect and get curious about what is happening outside in nature right now.

These events will offer a learning component connected to a nature theme, a guided activity that we'll do away from the screen, activities such as creative drawing or writing, and small group breakout discussions.

Whether you have a window, a balcony or a yard, whether you’re staying inside or leaving your home, we’ll share pathways for deepening our connections to nature during this time of physical distancing.

These events are FREE.

Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for supporting Nature Cafe.

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Feb 20th @ 5pm - Nature Cafe - Winter Forest Bathing at Home Edition

Saturday February 20, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Online (Zoom)

Join us and special guest Emma Rooney from Blooming Caravan to explore forest bathing. Emma will touch upon some of the benefits of forest therapy and guide us to try it for ourselves. Alongside our learning together, there will be an invitation to step away from the screen for a few minutes to engage our senses more fully in our surroundings. As the sun goes down, let’s catch the light together.

This edition will offer tips on connecting with nature wherever you are, even while indoors during winter.

Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for supporting Nature Cafe.

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Mar 6th @ 3:30pm - Nature Cafe - Nature Through Song Edition

Saturday March 6th, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Online (Zoom)

Join Magali, Jon and Jessie from the High Park Nature centre to experience the magic of song as a way to build nature and community connection!

At High Park Nature Centre, we love to engage with music and songs in our programming for all ages groups. Songs can bring the most mundane academic topics to life while also acting as a potent emotional anchor for learning about local ecology. In this edition, you will have an opportunity to listen to, discuss and take away some tips and tricks for creating your own nature-themed songs. No prior musical training required!

We'll send the Zoom link out in advance of the event to all RSVP'd participants.

Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for supporting Nature Cafe.

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Rewild @ Home Programs

ReWild at Home programs offer a selection of 1 hour, interactive online nature programs led by HPNC Nature Interpreters. These programs are designed to support a wide range of child and youth-aged groups as well as intergenerational groups who are meeting online, such as:


Online Platform: Zoom

Cost: 120 for up to 50 participants

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Red-winged Blackbird and Friends

Watch the Replays!

Watch the replays of our live kids show that is inspired by the simplicity of old favourites like The Friendly Giant and Mister Rogers. There will be original nature-based music, movement and a whole lot of magic.


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