Fall Calendar

October 26, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By


These are the dates for public events only, not group reservations or private events!

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 10 AM to 1 PM, Halloween Mask Making: Come make two paper masks: one inspired by animals that Lewis & Clark met on their journeys, and the other by plants and other natural objects. Hike around the Center to find leaves, feathers, and stones to photocopy and paint, and then to turn into masks. $7

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 10 AM to 2 PM, Rocks, Cones, and Berries:  Activity #1: Learn about the natural history of holiday plants used for ornaments, such as holly, pine cones, and mistletoe in our special exhibit.   Activity #2: Make ornaments out of holiday plants: perfect for gifts.  Activity #3: Go on a rock hunt, and then make a beautiful watercolor of the rocks for you to take home.  Inspired by the artwork of “A Rock is Lively,” by Sylvia Long. $7

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10 AM to 2 PM, Holiday Giftmaking: Wooden Medallions and Miniature Paintings: Children will make wooden medallions and miniature paintings on wood that they can give as holiday gifts. $7

Paper Mask Making Saturday October 24, 2015 10 to 2

October 24, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Stop by the Center to learn how to make paper masks for Halloween! We’re using photocopier prints and paint to make the leaf collage masks, and oil pastels to make animals masks. Our trails and Keelboat are also decorated with some spooky scenes to inspire you to write your own ghost story…  $7