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Yoga Fundraiser with Amanda

WHO: Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary animals. Birds of all sizes, goats, horses, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, pigs, turtles, bunnies, reptiles, and more.

WHAT: Yoga taught by Amanda Ann Christian to raise money for the animals of GNS, who receive all donations. We are outside on a shaded stage, surrounded by trees, grass, and the sights and sounds of birds accompanying our exercise. As we do our yoga, bunnies, chickens, roosters, and sometimes the resident cat, wander around us and occasionally come up onto the stage for a closer look.

WHEN:
💜Reptile Awareness Day – Saturday, October 21
6-6:15pm Arrivals and waiver signing.
6:15-7:15pm Yoga

WEAR: Comfortable clothes and either bare feet or socks on the yoga mats.

WHY: Raise money for the animals!

HOW: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. We will have some extra mats as well. Please bring water.

HOW MUCH: Your donation to is voluntary and the amount is as much as you are able to give.

DISCLAIMER: This is a 18+ only event and all participants will be required to sign a waiver. This will be a beginner-friendly, all-levels style of yoga. If you are in poor health or are injured we can not accommodate you due to liability reasons. Please only attend if you know physical movement will not harm your health.

Trick or Treat at The Sanctuary

This year we are combining our Annual Trick or Treat with our Harvest Fall Craft Fair on October 29th from 10:00AM until the candy runs out!! There will be lots of fun and activities for all. We will have volunteers in costume stationed throughout the sanctuary with goodies for ALL the kids (non vegan, vegan, non candy) as well as entertainment and music in the amphitheatre.
We will have a puppet show and maybe even a dance party! Our fabulous Craft Fair vendors will be set up in the amphitheatre (and they’ll have goodies as well). There will be food vendors, crafts for the kids, a silent auction, a raffle table, a bake sale and did we mention everyone will be in costume??? Join us for a kid safe, crazy fun event!!
Please be sure to bring something for your children to collect their goodies in, we have a limited number of bags available.
Candy donations and volunteers (in costume please) gratefully accepted.
Adult entrance is free and just $5.00 for children over 2 years of age.

Harvest Arts & Crafts Fair

We are accepting vendors for our Harvest Arts and Crafts Fair, which will take place on the same day as our annual Trick or Treat event for the kids. Booth cost will be $65.00 and all proceeds go to the animals of Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary
There will be a great crowd, entertainment, food vendors and lots of fun for everyone, including a free puppet show!!
If you are a crafter, food vendor or entertainer that is interested in this event, please contact:
Sandra Salinas at 702 412 0025 or email sandrarec2002@yahoo.com
Or mhansip2008@gmail.com
You can also email gns@gnslasvegas for an application

Puppet Making Workshop

Inviting your children ages 10-14 for a 2 weekend event. Starting on Nevada Day, Friday October 20th your child will have the opportunity to make an amazing hand puppet over the course of 3 days. They may come for as many of these sessions as they like until the puppet is complete. They will also have the chance to put together puppet shows for our visitors on October 29th for our Trick or Treat and Fall Craft Fair. Class size is limited to 15 kids and cost will be $30.00. Please call Bonnie at 702-645-4224 to reserve your child’s space for this fun crafting opportunity.
Oct 20 & 21st from 9:00Am to 12:00PM
Oct 28 from 9:00Am to 12:00 PM

Gilcrease Summer Camp

Gilcrease Animal Adventures Summer Camp, June 2017
We offer one week day camps from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday and based on the school grades children are entering so please choose your correct week accordingly. Extended hours care available for a small fee.
WEEK 1 JUNE 12-16 is for students entering 1st and 2nd grades.
WEEK 2 JUNE 19-23 is for students entering 3rd- 5th grades.
WEEK 3 JUNE 26-30th is for students entering 6th-8th grades.
If you feel it is in the best interest of your child to move up or down in age category, please do so and just let us know.
We also can offer a specialized Caretaker for a Day opportunity for those entering grades 9 and up. It would be a combination of shadowing, volunteering, and animal care education. The date is flexible and can be any Monday through Friday between July 10th- August 18th. Please contact GNS for details on Caretaker for a Day program.

Here is the link for additional information and to purchase tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gilcrease-animal-adventures-summer-camp-2017-tickets-31938116767?aff=efbevent

Yoga Benefit w/ Amanda Christian

WHEN: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, 4/30/17 – Arrivals and waiver signing till 6:15pm and finished at 7:15pm
WEAR: Comfortable clothes and either bare feet or socks on the yoga mats.
WHY: Raise money for the animals!
HOW: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. We will have some extra mats as well. Please bring water.
HOW MUCH: Your donation to is voluntary and the amount is as much as you are able to give.
DISCLAIMER: This is a 18+ only event and all participants will be required to sign a waiver. This will be a beginner-friendly, all-levels style of yoga. If you are in poor health or are injured we can not accommodate you due to liability reasons. Please only attend if you know physical movement will not harm your health.

Future Yoga Fundraisers:
💛International Migratory Bird Day – Saturday, May 13
💚Pet Appreciation Week – Sunday, June 4 & Saturday, June 10
💙Pet Fire Safety Day – Saturday, July 15
💜Reptile Awareness Day – Saturday, October 21
💗Bird Health Awareness Week – Sunday, November 5 & Saturday, November 11

Santa Claus is coming!

Join us on Saturday, December 17th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM for a visit from Santa. Kids will have a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and get those last minute wishes in and recieve a goodie bag. Hot cocoa and cookies will be available at our donations table, along with our Spin-a Wheel for a chance at prizes. Crystal and the craft crew will be here with something for the kids to make. Holiday music and cheer to be found here! Mark your calendars and join us for the fun! As always, admission is free and your donations benefit the animals!santa_claus_animals_color_deer_beautiful_hd-wallpaper-1608448

A Special Storytime with Katrina

December 12, 2016 at 10:00AM Join Katrina for a special holiday edition of Storytime with Santa and Bambi (our resident mule deer). This special storytime will be right as you come in the gate and we will provide blankets for the kids to sit on. After storytime Santa’s lap will be available from 10:30 AM to 11:30AM. Professional photographer Anne Perdue from Victorian Key Photography will be on hand to offer pictures. As always, admission is free but we appreciate your donations!bam

Spirit Animal Class

Thurs. November 17th, 2016 @ 6:45pm

Bruce, a world renowned Biologist and traveler has teamed up with Blair, Yoga teacher and Reiki Master to put together a two-part interactive Spirit Animal Workshop.

The first class will be held at the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary where Bruce will teach us about animal behaviors.Followed by an ancient candlelight guided meditation from Blair which has been practiced by the ancient yogis for receiving answers from the subconscious and quieting the mind. Class will conclude with discussion and essential oil infused water.
‚Äč(Bring Yoga mat, pillow and Blanket)

For more information:
http://www.rogueyoga.net/