Spring Fling

Audience at 2016 Spring Fling

Each year the Ney Nature Center Board of Directors hosts an Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser and Benefit Dinner. The evening event includes a guest speaker, delicious meal, silent auction and live auction. Local businesses and members of the community generously donate to this event.

2017’s Spring Fling is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st at the Le Center Legion and will feature guest speaker, Photographer Doug Ohman. Planning for this event begins in November and the committee meets once a month until February when it begins to meet every two weeks. Joining the planning committee is a rewarding way to make this a great event for the Ney Nature Center.

dougohmanPhotographer, author, storyteller, Doug Ohman, will be speaking on Prairie, Lake, Forest: Minnesota State Parks. He visited each of Minnesota’s 66 parks to capture their classic beauty, storied wildlife, history and wealth of activities in all seasons.

Ney Nature Center 10th Annual Spring Fling Benefit Dinner & Fundraiser

Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Le Center Legion

Join us! Click here to download the ticket flyer and return with payment to reserve your dinner tickets today!

Tickets are
$35.00 for Ney Nature Center Members &
$50.00 for Non-Members which includes a 2017 Membership

Dinner Menu catered by Weber’s Custom Catering

  • Caesar Salad
  • Wood Fired Pork Loin and/or Wood Fired Sirloin Tips
  • Grilled Seasoned Baby Reds with Roasted Peppers
  • Steamed Seasonal Veggie
  • Dinner Roll
  • Gourmet Desserts
  • Coffee, Milk, & Ice Water

Event Sponsors and Live & Silent Auction Items

Check back often as donations are received they are added to this lineup!

Farkel or Yahtzee Dice Yard GameFarkel or Yahtzee Yard Game handcrafted by Earl Gransee
twins logo4 Twins Tickets, Legends Club Seats donated by Waste Management
Grape Jelly Bird FeederGrape Jelly Bird Feeder handcrafted by Earl Gransee

Minnesota Wine Glass Holder with 4 Glasses & Bottle of Wine Minnesota Wine Glass Holder with 4 Glasses & Bottle of Wine
Wood Tower Yard GameWood Tower Yard Game handcrafted by Earl Gransee
Molkky Yard GameMolkky Yard Game handcrafted by Earl Gransee
Rectange Planter (Cedar)Rectangle Planter made of Cedar by Earl Gransee
Sailboat Cruise Sailboat Cruise on the beautiful Mississippi River for a group of 4, duration 4-5 hours aboard the “NorthStar” donated by Mick McGuire
Square planter box (Cedar).jpgSquare Planter Box made of Cedar by Earl Gransee
Stair-Step Plant Display (Cedar)Stair-Step Plant Display made of Cedar by Earl Gransee
Suet Feeder (Pileated Woodpeckers love this feeder) Suet Feeder (Pileated Woodpeckers love this feeder!)handcrafted by Earl Gransee
Minnesota Wine Rack With 3 Bottles of WineMinnesota Wine Rack with 3 Bottles of Wine donated by Earl Gransee
Fly Threw Bird FeederFly Through Bird Feeder handcrafted by Earl Gransee
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