At the Ladder: Discover Black Bears
Sep
2
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Discover Black Bears

Black bears are one the largest native mammals that live in northern New England. Did you know that black bears aren't true hibernators? Whether young or old, come learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they survive during the winter months. There will be a bear story reading as well as the opportunity to investigate and touch a bear pelt, paw, claw, and skull!

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At the Ladder: Discover Black Bears
Sep
1
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Discover Black Bears

Black bears are one the largest native mammals that live in northern New England. Did you know that black bears aren't true hibernators? Whether young or old, come learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they survive during the winter months. There will be a bear story reading as well as the opportunity to investigate and touch a bear pelt, paw, claw, and skull!

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At the Ladder: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls - Predators of the Sky
Aug
26
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls - Predators of the Sky

Raptors rule the sky and are a special group of birds that include eagles, falcons, hawks and owls.  Examine feathers, feet, bones and other artifacts that highlight special characteristics of these raptors and predators.  Find out how they hunt and how they live.  Great hands-on items, bird facts and a craft will teach all ages about these flying hunters!

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At the Ladder: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls - Predators of the Sky
Aug
25
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls - Predators of the Sky

Raptors rule the sky and are a special group of birds that include eagles, falcons, hawks and owls.  Examine feathers, feet, bones and other artifacts that highlight special characteristics of these raptors and predators.  Find out how they hunt and how they live.  Great hands-on items, bird facts and a craft will teach all ages about these flying hunters!

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At the Ladder: The Abenaki and Nature
Aug
19
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: The Abenaki and Nature

Thousands of years ago, Abenaki people relied on nature to survive, making clothing and building shelters from natural materials.  Their food came from hunting, gathering, and fishing so knowing all about the natural world was very important.  Come listen to Native American stories, play traditional games, make a craft and imagine daily life before roads, stores, and electricity.  

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At the Ladder: The Abenaki and Nature
Aug
18
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: The Abenaki and Nature

Thousands of years ago, Abenaki people relied on nature to survive, making clothing and building shelters from natural materials.  Their food came from hunting, gathering, and fishing so knowing all about the natural world was very important.  Come listen to Native American stories, play traditional games, make a craft and imagine daily life before roads, stores, and electricity.  

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In Springfield: The Colors of Fall
Aug
17
10:00am10:00am

In Springfield: The Colors of Fall

Why do leaves turn a different color in fall?  Why do trees lose their leaves? Countless shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown will color our woods! Come learn about what happens in the natural world during the fall season.  Stories, hands-on items and a craft is included!  

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Charlestown: The Colors of Fall
Aug
14
10:30am10:30am

In Charlestown: The Colors of Fall

Why do leaves turn a different color in fall?  Why do trees lose their leaves? Countless shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown will color our woods! Come learn about what happens in the natural world during the fall season.  Stories, hands-on items and a craft is included!  

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Springfield: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies!
Aug
10
10:00am10:00am

In Springfield: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies!

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors! Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England! Hands-on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.

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In Chester: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies!
Aug
9
1:30pm 1:30pm

In Chester: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies!

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors! Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England! Hands-on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.

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In Charlestown: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies
Aug
7
10:30am10:30am

In Charlestown: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors! Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England! Hands-on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.

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At the Ladder: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My
Aug
5
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors! Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England! Hands-on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.

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At the Ladder: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My!
Aug
4
11:00am11:00am

At the Ladder: Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies, Oh My!

The woods and fields close by are home to a wide variety of moths and butterflies. These magical winged insects come in all different shapes, sizes and colors! Join Jay, The Nature Museum’s Environmental Educator, to learn about their amazing life cycle and the many species that are found right here in New England! Hands-on items, tales about magnificent moths and beautiful butterflies, along with a craft will captivate all ages.

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In Springfield: A Recipe for Thunderstorms
Jul
27
10:00am10:00am

In Springfield: A Recipe for Thunderstorms

Mother Nature has a great recipe for thunderstorms.  Do you know the ingredients?  Join us to learn more about what thunderstorms are, how they form, and safety tips for experiencing these amazing storms outdoors.  No need to wear a raincoat but bring your curiosity to learn more and your creativity to make a craft.  

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Chester: A Recipe for Thunderstorms
Jul
26
1:30pm 1:30pm

In Chester: A Recipe for Thunderstorms

Mother Nature has a great recipe for thunderstorms.  Do you know the ingredients?  Join us to learn more about what thunderstorms are, how they form, and safety tips for experiencing these amazing storms outdoors.  No need to wear a raincoat but bring your curiosity to learn more and your creativity to make a craft.  

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In Charlestown: A Recipe for Thunderstorms
Jul
24
10:30am10:30am

In Charlestown: A Recipe for Thunderstorms

Mother Nature has a great recipe for thunderstorms.  Do you know the ingredients?  Join us to learn more about what thunderstorms are, how they form, and safety tips for experiencing these amazing storms outdoors.  No need to wear a raincoat but bring your curiosity to learn more and your creativity to make a craft.  

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Springfield: Who Is Swimming in the Water?
Jul
20
10:00am10:00am

In Springfield: Who Is Swimming in the Water?

Do fish lay eggs?  Can a fish live both in the ocean and in a river?  Come to this program and learn about the Connecticut River and its tributaries, which are home to many species of fish. Hear all about the river’s native aquatic wildlife that call these waterways home. Along with fabulous fish facts, attendees will make a creative craft! 

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Chester: Who Is Swimming in the Water?
Jul
19
1:30pm 1:30pm

In Chester: Who Is Swimming in the Water?

Do fish lay eggs?  Can a fish live both in the ocean and in a river?  Come to this program and learn about the Connecticut River and its tributaries, which are home to many species of fish. Hear all about the river’s native aquatic wildlife that call these waterways home. Along with fabulous fish facts, attendees will make a creative craft! 

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!
 

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In Charlestown: Who Is Swimming in the Water?
Jul
17
10:30am10:30am

In Charlestown: Who Is Swimming in the Water?

Do fish lay eggs?  Can a fish live both in the ocean and in a river?  Come to this program and learn about the Connecticut River and its tributaries, which are home to many species of fish. Hear all about the river’s native aquatic wildlife that call these waterways home. Along with fabulous fish facts, attendees will make a creative craft! 

This program is free; no pre-registration required—just drop by!

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In Bellows Falls: Who Is Swimming in the Water?
Jul
14
11:00am11:00am

In Bellows Falls: Who Is Swimming in the Water?

Do fish lay eggs?  Can a fish live both in the ocean and in a river?  Come to this program and learn about the Connecticut River and its tributaries, which are home to many species of fish. Hear all about the river’s native aquatic wildlife that call these waterways home. Along with fabulous fish facts, attendees will make a creative craft! 

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In Bellows Falls: The Abenaki and Nature
Jul
7
12:00pm12:00pm

In Bellows Falls: The Abenaki and Nature

Thousands of years ago, Abenaki people relied on nature to survive, making clothing and building shelters from natural materials.  Their food came from hunting, gathering, and fishing so knowing all about the natural world was very important.  Come listen to Native American stories, play traditional games, make a craft and imagine daily life before roads, stores, and electricity.  

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