Birding by iPhone

Sibley State Park, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday

Bring your app-loading device to learn some easy 1-2-3’s of birding with a phone in your pocket. Meet in the interpretive center theater. Devices aren’t necessary. Simply learn some easy birding steps. Snack and coffee at 9 a.m. (320-354-2055, mndnr.gov)

Family of archers

Cleary Lake Regional Park, 9-11 a.m. Saturday

 Head to Prior Lake and learn the basics of shooting safely and accurately with skilled instructors. Shoot at stationary targets and compete in fun shooting games. Equipment provided. Cost is $10, and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity 244545-02. There is a 20-percent discount for groups of four or more. This program is for ages 8 and older. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. (threeriversparks.org)

 

Mammal Jam

St. Croix State Park, Saturday and Sunday

“Mammalize” your kids with face painting, playing nature detective and visiting a live animal booth during St. Croix State Park’s event. Find the complete schedule online or call the park. (320-384-6591, mndnr.gov)

 

Parks collections

Nerstrand Big Woods State Park, Saturday and Sunday

Part of the 125-year anniversary of the state parks system, three collections will be on display through July 4 in the visitor center: state park mugs, pins and hiking stick medallions. (507-333-4840, mndnr.gov)

 

Archery in the park

Afton State Park, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday

Hands-on instruction with equipment designed for beginners ages 8 and older. Children age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Personal archery equipment is not allowed. (651-231-6968, mndnr.gov)

 

Green Fit Club

Hyland Lake Park Reserve, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning June 1

Enjoy three months of instructor-led activities, including Nordic walking, yoga, canoeing, archery, geocaching and more. Yoga sessions every other week have the added ambience of fire, essential oils and/or candles. Whatever your fitness or experience level, try getting fit outdoors. With three times a week, attend all or some. We provide the instructors and equipment. Cost is $95, and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity 322960-00. (threeriversparks.org)