Dragonflies and damselflies are in abundance at this time of year - have you seen the dragons and damsels hiding in the bushes? Do you know where their babies live? We'll go on an adventure journey to ponds, meadows, and fields looking for naiads, skimmers and bluets. Go Dragonfly Go!
All ages welcome, up to three children per adult. $15. >>
The crops have grown - it's time to start pickling. We will harvest, chop, and brine our garden treasures. Are you in the mood to try dilly beans, piccalilli, or chow-chow? We'll make enough quick pickles so that you can take some home to share.
Age 3 and older; younger siblings welcome. Up to three children per adult. $16. >>
PEM Pals is a fun, interactive program with books, movement, music, art and hands-on activities is designed specifically for preschoolers and their caregivers. The program is hosted every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am.
Highlights in August include:
August 19 - Come meet Cat in The Hat and learn some rhymes! With Parties by Carole http://www.partiesbycarole.net/#!events/cjn9
August 26 - Our >>
07/17/2015 - 08/28/2015 , Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
Nature themed program series that will include crafts, stories, and games or songs that will relate to a different topic each month. Programs are typically held the 4th Friday of every month 10:30am – 11:30am for 2 to 5 year olds; siblings welcome. >>
Tinker Bell will enchant young visitors with music and games. Performances at 11am and 1pm. Make a gnome home or fairy house for the woodland creatures that live in your garden. Free with paid admission >>
The Building Circus’ Jeremy the Juggler will amaze you with his juggling skills at 11am. Then, it is your turn to try your hand at juggling, plate spinning and other amazing feats. Free with paid admission >>
An activity filled day of digging, learning and exploring in the gardens. Families will learn about gardening, edible plants, organic alternatives, planting, harvesting and how to earn a “Green” thumb! Free with paid admission >>
Get ready for a cold day in August! Make chilly discoveries when you put salt, coins, and liquid watercolors on a 300-pound block of ice. Experiment with sand, salt, ice melt, and Magic Salt as you learn about and explore the unique characteristics of this solid state of water. Outdoor program, weather permitting. Drop in. Free with admission. >>
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
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