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JANUARY

Friday, January 25th: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Nature Art: Please join us in the childrenís classroom at 4:30pm to participate in a variety of art activities based around the natural world. Children will be encouraged to tap into their creative side and will take home some wonderful treasures!

Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.



FEBRUARY

Sunday, February 10th: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Bird Hike: Stop by the Silver Educational Center at 1:00pm to grab a pair of binoculars and head out into the forest with Todd DuPont to look for winter bird species and to check for early returning birds from their migration south. Our Red Maple Wetland will be a great place to check for our feathery friends.

Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.



MARCH

Friday, March 1st: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Science Session: At 4:30pm the childrenís classroom will take on the look and feel of a science lab. Families are encouraged to stop by and take part in some fun and education science experiments and become familiar with a variety of tools that scientists use on a daily basis.

Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.


Sunday, March 31st: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Plants and People: Meeting in the childrenís classroom at 1:00pm, children will get up close and personal look at the many goods that plants provide us with that we often overlook. Whether its unprocessed cotton, a cocoa bean or bottle corks there is a lot to learn about how plants help us on a daily basis.

Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.

APRIL

Saturday, April 20th: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Signs of Spring Hike: April is a great time to head out to our wetland areas and look for Todd DuPontís favorite plant -- Skunk Cabbage! We will meet in the Silver Educational Center at 10:00am and then head straight out into out forest and talk about what nature does to wake up from its winter slumber.

Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.