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Rockwood Nature Center Celebrates Wildlife and Art

Chesterfield County’s Rockwood Nature Center is partnering with nationally recognized artist Robert Louis Caldwell to highlight the beauty of the natural world in honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22nd, 6:00-9:00 p.m., this free event will include art, animals, free seedlings, bluegrass music and more.

Artist Robert Louis Caldwell was featured in the February 2014 issue of Southwest Art, where he was described as a “rising star among wildlife artists.” At this April 22nd event you can view some of Mr. Caldwell’s work, learn about his upcoming artist workshops and learn about his new book to be released in June, Draw Realistic Animals, Wildlife, Pets & More.

There are many more fun activities to enjoy this evening as Naturalists from the Rockwood Nature Center give tree seedlings to the first 100 visitors and share information about the Center’s snakes, turtles and other animals. Chesterfield County’s Environmental Department will also be on hand with information on the county’s anti-litter campaign. Then get your toes tapping when “The Old Time Jam,” Rockwood’s monthly gathering of bluegrass musicians join the fun.

To learn more about Exploring the Outdoors at Rockwood Nature Center check out this Science Matters video.

For information on this FREE event contact Rockwood Nature Center at 674.1629.

Event date, time and place: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m. • Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, Virginia 23236.

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