Celebrate Native American Heritage At Feast Of The Harvest Moon

Fawnskin, CA, October 14, 2011, noon – The tradition of celebrating Native American culture and legacy continues at the Big Bear Discovery Center in Fawnskin. The National Forest Association’s Feast of the Harvest Moon will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10am - 3pm. A day of fun and education is planned for families to experience … [Read more...]

Theater Festival At Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, August 12, 2011, noon - The Big Bear Summer Theater Festival comes to the Discovery Center this weekend on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 7 pm each night. The Festival presents "Clarence Darrow," a visit with America's lawyer. Darrow brought the working man an eight-hour day and defended the right of a Southern school … [Read more...]

Wilderness First Aid Class at Discovery Center

Big Bear, Ca July 13, 2011 3:00 pm - This weekend, the Big Bear Discovery Center will host a Wilderness First Aid class.  The 2-day class sponsored by the Wilderness Medicine Institute of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the sporting goods company REI provides the first aid skills needed for hikers, mountain bikers, jeep … [Read more...]

Long Run Recording Live Album at Concert

Big Bear, Ca June 22, 2011 3:00 pm - The Eagles tribute band The Long Run returns to Big Bear for Saturday evening's Music in the Mountains concert at the Discovery Center.  The Long Run has been entertaining Big Bear for several years.  This year's show is a special performance that will be recorded for The Long Run's first-ever live concert … [Read more...]

Healing the Forest with Music at the Discovery Center

Big Bear, Ca May 14, 2011 3:00 pm - Music in the Mountains is the National Forest Association’s annual concert series benefiting the youth programs at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  Four concerts will be offered during the 2011 season.  On June 25 at 7 pm, experience the music of the Eagles with the The Long Run.  July 16 at 7 pm, the … [Read more...]

Earth Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center

This year’s Earth Day celebrations at the Big Bear Discovery Center on Saturday include something for the entire family.  The new mobile Forest Explorer van will be visiting, with interactive displays showing a healthy forest, as well as information for homeowners on how to thin trees in their yards and help to make neighborhoods firesafe. … [Read more...]

Discovery Center Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are needed as Information Specialists, Naturalists, Greeters, Docents, Special Events Staff, and School Program Assistants at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  Find out how you can get trained and become a National Forest Association volunteer. At the Big Bear Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive, in Fawnskin.  Call Meredith for … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Spring Fling

A "zero waste" potluck.  Bring food to share, a plate, utensils, and a beverage----no paper products.  There will be no trash cans available.  The Sierra Club will provide a spiral cut ham.  Open to members and guests with a silent auction, door prizes, and live music, at the Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive in Fawnskin.  Call … [Read more...]

Big Bear Discovery Center Needs Volunteers

Big Bear Discovery Center Logo

Big Bear, Ca April 2, 2011 6:00 pm - The National Forest Association requires many volunteers to run the Big Bear Discovery Center.  Four times each year, the NFA invites anyone interested in helping to an orientation.  During the meeting, potential volunteers learn about the NFA and the programs that need volunteers.  At the end of the … [Read more...]