Jeffers Bend Environmental Center

Christmas at the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join in the fun at this year’s Christmas at the Bend! The event will take place at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center in Hopkinsville on Saturday, December 7th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You can enjoy refreshments such as homemade cookies, apples and apple slices, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider! Make Christmas cards for nursing home residents, create fun craft projects, learn about wintertime bird-feeding and fire safety, and have your photo* taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Admission is $5 per car | $10 per bus (up to 15 passengers) | $15 per bus (16+ passengers) | Free for Military Families & First Responders
*(Additional $5 fee for photo with Santa)
Tickets may be purchased from: Jeffers Bend Environmental Center on Metcalfe Lane, a member of the Jeffers Bend Steering Committee, the gate on the day of the event.

During the event, H & R Agri-Power and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, will make a special presentation to event organizers.

For questions or more information on the event, call Charles Turner (RC&D Coordinator/Volunteer) at the Jeffers Bend office at 270-885-5600 or email [email protected]

Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend

Join the community for Nature Fest – a family event for health and wellness – held annually at Jeffers Bend! With activities ranging from a walk in the woods with master gardeners, to canoe tours on the lake, to a nature carnival with prizes, to storytelling and more . . . there’s tons of fun to be had by all!

Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. Admission includes events, activities, and parking.
Admission – $10 per car | Active Duty Military with ID – Free | First Responders with ID – Free | $15 per bus (up to 25 people) | $30 per bus (26+ people)

For more information, call 270-885-5600 or 270-886-6719.

Benefit for the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join your friends at Jeffers Bend on June 15th, 6:00-8:00 p.m., for the annual Benefit for the Bend!

Location: Christian County Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Rd., Hopkinsville.
Dinner: Grilled pork chop, baked potato, salad and variety of desserts.
Music: H Trio Band.
Silent Auction: Over 70 items!
Cost: $25.00 per person or $180.00 per table of eight.
Call: 270-885-5600.
Event Proceeds: Provide more resources for ongoing operations at Jeffers Bend, such as for the gardens (Botanical, Butterfly, Children’s & Community), buildings & grounds maintenance, and various events (Students Field Days, Water Festival, Take Kids Fishing, NatureFest, TorchLight Tales, Christmas at the Bend, Trails, Hiking, etc.)

 

Open House at Jeffers Bend

Tour of Jeffers Bend facilities & Dedication of the New Botanical Garden, Patio and Amphitheater

Information about Facilities, Field Days with Students, Annual Events, Walking Trails, Patio Fundraiser, Botanical Garden, Community Garden, Children’s Garden, etc.
Entertainment
Activities for Children
Food/Drink
Drawing

For more information, call Jeffers Bend at 270-885-5600 or email [email protected] , or call 270-348-5881 or email [email protected] .

Take Kids Fishing Day at Jeffers Bend

20th Anniversary of Take Kids Fishing Day
FOOD, FUN, FISH and PRIZES

Ages 3 – 15 years old
Pre-Registration Fee: $2.00 per Kid and Adult by 5/23/2019

Registration $3.00 per Kid and Adult Day Of
Free to Military and First Responders families with ID

LUNCH: Hot Dogs, Chips and Bottled Water
For information call 270-885-5600

Pre-Registration Locations: Aaron McNeil Center * Recreation Department * Pennyrile RC&D * CC Extension Office * Boys & Girls Club * HWEA * Housing Authority * Woodland Heights * Hopkinsville Electric Service

Pastel Workshop with Jeannie White

This Pastel Workshop will focus on painting an under painting with rubbing alcohol. This is a fun and exciting technique for allowing the under painting to show through layers of soft pastels. Ocean waves and a lighthouse on the cliffs, beckoning us to safely to shore, will the be the subject and inspiration for the workshop. Artists of all ability levels are welcome!

This class is open to the public and limited to 12 participants. Free workshop for Hopkinsville Art Guild members. Fee for Non Members $35. To register please contact Henrietta Kemp at 270-886-3776 or [email protected]

Registration deadline: March 16  |   Event Location: Jeffers Bend Environmental Center (Located off Metcalfe Lane, Hopkinsville, KY)