Mighty Acorns Club, November
Nov
1
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns Club, November

Held from October to May on the first Friday of each month, Mighty Acorns Club invites young adventurers to explore the natural world through interactive and hands-on lessons, activities, and outdoor adventures. This program is held at The Nature Museum and all sessions involve exploring nearby areas that include forest, meadow, our native plant garden, and more.

These programs offer creative, open-ended, exploratory programs focused towards children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Although this program series aims to meet the learning needs of students ages 3-5, older students are welcome if interested!

Please note: Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain, snow, warm, cold, or shine! We feel it’s important and fun to spend time exploring the outdoors in all conditions. Although there is often time spent indoors during programs, make sure that you and your mighty acorn(s) are prepared to spend approximately 1 hour outdoors in whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have alternative indoor activities/exploration. The Nature Museum follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School regarding closure due to weather. If the museum is closed, programming will not take place.

Cost: $5 in advance per child; $8 drop-in. Caregivers are free.

Schedule for November

Friday, November 1st, Forest Senses and Fort Building

The forest is a wonderful place of seasonal change with all kinds of things to see, hear, touch, and taste. With autumn chills turning into the first winter winds, the forest has a new look. We’ll experience the forest through testing some of our senses and other fun exploration activities. The forest is the perfect place to play in any season. We’ll get creative and tinker through fort-building and free play! 
















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The First Peoples in New England: Discovering Their Story Through an Archaeological Lens, presented by Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

The First Peoples in New England: Discovering Their Story Through an Archaeological Lens, presented by Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel


The First Peoples in New England: Discovering Their Story Through an Archaeological Lens, presented by Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel

7:00Pm - 8:00PM; Q&A following presentation.

Location: The Grafton Inn Homestead Room, 92 Main St, Grafton, VT 05146

$7 in advance, $10 at the door

Join us for an evening with archaeologist, Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel. Nathaniel is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Dartmouth College . Nathaniel is an anthropologically trained archaeologist whose focus is in the study of the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene populations of the Americas  with particular interest in New England and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. His ongoing research explores the manufacture and transport of stone tools to understand how humans come to settle previously uninhabited landscapes and cope with past climate change. He uses these same methods to investigate the development and maintenance of social networks across large geographic areas with low population densities. You can find out more about Nathaniel and his research here.

Humans first settled what is now New England more than 12,000 years ago, just as the last Ice Age came to an end. During this period, known as the Younger Dryas, the landscape so familiar to those of us who live here would appear alien. The forests that now blanket the hills had not yet returned following the retreat of glacial ice. Those trees that were present were likely stunted and clustered around watercourses such as ponds and streams. Closed canopy forests were only present as far south as what is now Connecticut. In this open environment, herds of migratory caribou traversed the landscape in numbers that far eclipse contemporary populations of white-tailed deer. Although the evidence is minimal, each year we learn more about the lives of these first peoples. We’re continuing to paint a growing picture of what Ice Age life was like here in New England. In this lecture Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel will describe the lives of these first New Englanders as pieced together through archaeological investigations and how we are trying to learn more.

7:00Pm - 8:00PM; Q&A following presentation.

Location: The Grafton Inn Homestead Room, 92 Main St, Grafton, VT 05146

$7 in advance, $10 at the door

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Mighty Acorns Club, December
Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns Club, December

Held from October to May on the first Friday of each month, Mighty Acorns Club invites young adventurers to explore the natural world through interactive and hands-on lessons, activities, and outdoor adventures. This program is held at The Nature Museum and all sessions involve exploring nearby areas that include forest, meadow, our native plant garden, and more.

These programs offer creative, open-ended, exploratory programs focused towards children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Although this program series aims to meet the learning needs of students ages 3-5, older students are welcome if interested!

Please note: Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain, snow, warm, cold, or shine! We feel it’s important and fun to spend time exploring the outdoors in all conditions. Although there is often time spent indoors during programs, make sure that you and your mighty acorn(s) are prepared to spend approximately 1 hour outdoors in whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have alternative indoor activities/exploration. The Nature Museum follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School regarding closure due to weather. If the museum is closed, programming will not take place.

Cost: $5 in advance per child; $8 drop-in. Caregivers are free.

Schedule for December

Friday, December 6th — Fantastic Feathered Friends

Feathers, flight, chirps, and nests. These are some things that make birds very special creatures! In this program, we’ll investigate real bird wings, feathers, and nests to learn more about these high-flying creatures. Also, get a chance to try and build your own bird nest, observe real bird visitors at the museum’s bird feeders, and make your own natural bird feeder to take home! Note: The pinecone bird feeders will be made using birdseed and other ingredients that were packaged/processed in a facility that processes nuts. Please alert us of any participants that have serious nut allergies when registering or by contacting us directly.















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Mighty Acorns Club, October
Oct
4
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns Club, October

Held from October to May on the first Friday of each month, Mighty Acorns Club invites young adventurers to explore the natural world through interactive and hands-on lessons, activities, and outdoor adventures. This program is held at The Nature Museum and all sessions involve exploring nearby areas that include forest, meadow, our native plant garden, and more.

These programs offer creative, open-ended, exploratory programs focused towards children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Although this program series aims to meet the learning needs of students ages 3-5, older students are welcome if interested!

Please note: Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain, snow, warm, cold, or shine! We feel it’s important and fun to spend time exploring the outdoors in all conditions. Although there is often time spent indoors during programs, make sure that you and your mighty acorn(s) are prepared to spend approximately 1 hour outdoors in whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have alternative indoor activities/exploration. The Nature Museum follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School regarding closure due to weather. If the museum is closed, programming will not take place.

Cost: $5 in advance per child; $8 drop-in. Caregivers are free.

Schedule for October

Friday, October 4, Autumn Learning Adventure

Autumn is a time of change and colorful wonder here in Vermont. There are so many new colors, smells, and even tastes! The leaves are changing, apples are being eaten, pumpkins are being picked, and the air is getting cooler. Come learn about why fall is a special time for the many plants, animals, and humans who call Vermont home. Be ready to take an adventure into the fall forest where we’ll explore and discover with new eyes! At the end, we’ll share about our experience as we sip on some yummy local apple cider to wrap up this special October program.









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The Uncommon and Highly Secretive Turtles of Southern Vermont
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

The Uncommon and Highly Secretive Turtles of Southern Vermont

Location: The Homestead Room of the Grafton Inn

Join The Orianne Society's Northeast Turtle Conservation Coordinator, Kiley Briggs, in Grafton on Thursday, October 3rd from 7:00-8:30 PM to learn about three rare and highly secretive species of turtle that folk in Southeastern Vermont share the landscape with.

While Vermont is actually home to 8 species of native turtle, most folk only have the chance to see two of them. From Spotted and Box Turtles, which are limited only to a few places in VT, to Wood Turtles, which are widespread through the state, but uncommon and highly secretive, there is an incredible world of turtle diversity in the state.

Please join us to learn about the lesser-known turtles of Southeastern Vermont and some of the exciting work The Orianne Society is doing to conserve their habitat. After the presentation there will be time for Q&A, as well as a meet-and-greet with two live turtles.

Cost: $7 in advance; $10 at the door

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Fairy House Festival
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Fairy House Festival

The Fairy House Festival is September 28th and 29th, 2019!

The Fairy House Festival is The Nature Museum's annual fundraiser and draws over 1200 visitors to Grafton each September. Volunteers create a fairyland of small structures built out of natural materials, opening a portal to the incredible world around us through deep observation of nature's gifts.

Guests of all ages walk the forested fairy house trail, make their own fairy houses, enjoy face painting, music, bubbles, crafts, and more: all in celebration of the incredible relationship between nature and creativity.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the fairy gate the day of the event. Adults are $10, seniors 64 and over are $8, and kids 3-17 are $4.

The funds raised at the Fairy House Festival go to support natural science programs in schools and libraries, wilderness days for tweens, wild foods workshops, summer camps for kids, mushroom talks, birding walks, and so much more — thank you for joining us in this creative, community building event!

Read about becoming a Builder and Volunteering for the ‘Fest!

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Fairy House Festival
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Fairy House Festival

The Fairy House Festival is September 28th and 29th, 2019!

The Fairy House Festival is The Nature Museum's annual fundraiser and draws over 1200 visitors to Grafton each September. Volunteers create a fairyland of small structures built out of natural materials, opening a portal to the incredible world around us through deep observation of nature's gifts.

Guests of all ages walk the forested fairy house trail, make their own fairy houses, enjoy face painting, music, bubbles, crafts, and more: all in celebration of the incredible relationship between nature and creativity.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the fairy gate the day of the event. Adults are $10, seniors 64 and over are $8, and kids 3-17 are $4.

The funds raised at the Fairy House Festival go to support natural science programs in schools and libraries, wilderness days for tweens, wild foods workshops, summer camps for kids, mushroom talks, birding walks, and so much more — thank you for joining us in this creative, community building event!

Read about becoming a Builder and Volunteering for the ‘Fest!

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Wild World of Mushrooms: Afternoon Session
Aug
24
1:00 PM13:00

Wild World of Mushrooms: Afternoon Session

Summer rains summon an astounding variety of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms. Join us on a wild edible mushrooming adventure with The Mushroom Forager, Ari Rockland-Miller. Ari will give a colorful presentation introducing the region’s most distinctive and delicious species, followed by a guided foray in the rich woods nearby conserved by the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association.

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Wild World of Mushrooms: Morning Session
Aug
24
9:30 AM09:30

Wild World of Mushrooms: Morning Session

Summer rains summon an astounding variety of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms. Join us on a wild edible mushrooming adventure with The Mushroom Forager, Ari Rockland-Miller. Ari will give a colorful presentation introducing the region’s most distinctive and delicious species, followed by a guided foray in the rich woods nearby conserved by the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association.

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The Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Open House
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

The Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Open House

Join us to discover the Connecticut River Watershed through the unique perspective of the Bellows Falls Fish Ladder and Visitor Center! Come experience a bird’s eye view of the fish ladder from above, and also experience a fish’s eye view from below by gazing through our large viewing windows that look directly into the flowing water of the fish ladder. The Open House is on June 15th, and we’re open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day - stop by to see us this summer!



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Birding Boot Camp Breakfast with the Bird Diva
Jun
9
9:15 AM09:15

Birding Boot Camp Breakfast with the Bird Diva

Breakfast with the Bird Diva at the Grafton Inn following the bird walk. The Bird Diva will be joining guests for breakfast in the Inn’s Garden Room. Breakfast reservations are made directly with the Grafton Inn (802-843-2248). Participants are responsible for purchasing their own meals/drinks. Breakfast is not included in the price of the Birding Boot Camp program on Saturday or bird walk on Sunday morning.

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Birding Boot Camp Walk with the Bird Diva
Jun
9
7:00 AM07:00

Birding Boot Camp Walk with the Bird Diva

The Bird Diva leads an "in the field" Birding Bootcamp walk beginning at The Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center and wherever else the birds call us to explore. This program will help the attendee slow down and develop a deeper connection to birds, a deeper observation skill set, and build a foundation for deeper citizen science. Register early as this will be a small group!

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Birding Boot Camp Talk with the Bird Diva
Jun
8
5:00 PM17:00

Birding Boot Camp Talk with the Bird Diva

Join us at the Grafton Inn to kick off the Birding Boot Camp with a presentation by Bird Diva, Bridget Butler. She’ll take us through a number of fun skill-building exercises, quizzes and drills to prepare us for the spring migration. She'll focus each bird workout on a different area - strength training for our eyes and ears as well as critical thinking to help us on our birding adventures – or just learning to enjoy our backyard birds more. She promises that we'll walk away better, stronger, savvier birders!

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Kindred Spirits: Spring - The Amazing World of Pollinators
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Kindred Spirits: Spring - The Amazing World of Pollinators

Did you know that, on average, one out of every three to four bites of food we eat or sips of a drink we gulp are made possible by pollinators? So, what is a pollinator? How do they pollinate? Often we think of honeybees and bumblebees as the only pollinators, but these are only some species of many more! Come learn about how pollination happens and the small  heroes that make it possible! Be ready to learn, taste some local honey, plant your own pollinator-friendly plant to take home, and explore our garden that is filled with native plants and flowers that attract pollinators and more!

Admission: By donation; drop-ins welcome, but an RSVP is appreciated for our planning purposes if you're planning on coming


More About Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits is an all ages program that runs throughout the year with one program per season. It is designed to build a greater understanding between all creatures of the Earth by exploring the mysteries of nature. Kindred Spirits programs will happen rain, snow, or shine! Make sure you and yours are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If we deem there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity.

By offering a shared experience that draws families together, participants will develop a stronger kinship with our Earth and each other. Programs offer hands-on activities both indoors and out. All ages welcome. Admission is by donation and includes exploring the Nature Museum's exhibits on your own following the program.

If there is hazardous weather for traveling or any unforeseen circumstance that would not allow a program to happen, please check the email you registered for the program with OR please visit www.nature-museum.org for any cancellation notice.

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Mighty Acorns: Pollinators: Nature’s Small and Powerful Superheroes!
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns: Pollinators: Nature’s Small and Powerful Superheroes!

Do you like apples, cucumbers, grapes, tomatoes, carrots, mangos, green beans, peppers, strawberries … ? If you like these, and many other fruits and vegetables, you can thank pollinators! Pollinators are true superheroes that help us and nature have the foods that people and other animals rely on. Often, we think of honey bees and bumblebees as the only pollinators, but there are many other types of pollinators that make up the superhero pollination force! Come learn about theses many pollinators, how pollination happens, and what you can do to support them. Bee ready to learn, hear a story, observe pollinators up close, and plant your own flower to take home!

Ages: 3 to 6 years old + caregiver
Cost:
 $5 per child if registered in advance; Drop In: $8 per child. Caregivers always free.


Learn more about Mighty Acorns

All Mighty Acorns Club programs are on the first Friday of the month from 10:00AM - 11:30AM. Programs begin in October and end in May, and are geared for ages 3 - 5.

Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain or shine! Make sure you and your mighty acorn(s) are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity. If there is hazardous weather for traveling, The Nature Museum’s closure due to weather follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School. Please check local listings for Grafton Elementary School to see if they’re closed.

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Spring Break Fun | 10AM: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Break Fun | 10AM: Eagles, Hawks, and Owls

Infuse your child’s spring break with a healthy dose of wonder! Stop by The Nature Museum between Thursday, April 18th and Saturday, April 20th to tour the museum. Each day at 10AM our environmental educators will lead a special all ages program; on Thursday, April 18th, the topic will be “Eagles, Hawks, and Owls - Soaring, Swooping, and Stealthy Predators.”

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Spring Break Fun | 10AM: Amphibians on the Move
Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Break Fun | 10AM: Amphibians on the Move

Infuse your child’s spring break with a healthy dose of wonder! Stop by The Nature Museum between Thursday, April 18th and Saturday, April 20th to tour the museum. Each day at 10AM our environmental educators will lead a special all ages program; on Thursday, April 18th, the topic will be “Amphibians on the Move.”

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Mighty Acorns: The New Life of Spring
Apr
5
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns: The New Life of Spring

April is a time of change here in northern New England. The last of winter begins to fade away and the arrival of spring greets us! With the warmth of spring comes many new things. Plants sprout, leaves pop out of their buds, animals are moving, and new life is all around! Learn about all of this new life from sprouting plants to eggs and babies! Join us for a story reading, animal craft making, and a hike to enjoy the changing landscape!

Ages: 3 to 6 years old + caregiver
Cost:
 $5 per child if registered in advance; Drop In: $8 per child. Caregivers always free.


Learn more about Mighty Acorns

All Mighty Acorns Club programs are on the first Friday of the month from 10:00AM - 11:30AM. Programs begin in October and end in May, and are geared for ages 3 - 5.

Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain or shine! Make sure you and your mighty acorn(s) are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity. If there is hazardous weather for traveling, The Nature Museum’s closure due to weather follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School. Please check local listings for Grafton Elementary School to see if they’re closed.

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Wild Eyes Guided Hike with Chris Bernier
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

Wild Eyes Guided Hike with Chris Bernier

This program is full; please join our waitlist should a space open.

On Saturday, March 9th join us and Chris Bernier, wildlife biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, for an unique outdoor exploration. Bernier, who will be accompanied by Jay DeGregorio, Senior Environmental Educator at The Nature Museum, will lead a 4-hour nature immersion for a small group of participants. Space is limited for this exclusive winter exploration opportunity. Be sure to register early to avoid disappointment.

We will begin at the Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center. After an introduction indoors, we will caravan in vehicles to a nearby access point for the Turner Hill Wildlife Management Area, which is home to numerous beaver-influenced wetlands and unique forest communities. Chris Bernier will lead our educational snowshoe trek stopping along the way to discuss types of habitats, animal tracking tips and tricks, forest management, and land conservation.  Some of the common mammals seen during the year at Turner Hill are bear, moose, otter, beaver, muskrat, coyote, red and gray fox. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy this incredible area under the guidance of a marvelous nature interpreter and biologist.

Participants can expect a moderately strenuous hike. Snowshoes and winter gear are required. Don’t have snowshoes? Reserve a pair from The Nature Museum when registering.

Please note that the group will be outdoors in a remote location for several hours with no available facilities. Be sure to bring snacks/lunch and water. In case of inclement weather, the snow date for the workshop will be Sunday, March 10th. Space is limited- buy your ticket early for this one-of-a-kind winter exploration!

Questions? Please contact Jay DeGregorio at jay@nature-museum.org.

Ages: Adults and children over 13
Cost: $20


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Mighty Acorns: Magic Maple Syrup
Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns: Magic Maple Syrup

Do you like maple syrup on your pancakes? Maybe you like it better on french toast! Maple syrup is a true sweet treat of nature! Where does maple syrup come from? What happens to get it from tree to pancake? There is a lot that happens to make this magical sweet syrup. Come discover more about the New England tradition of maple sugaring. We’ll taste some local maple syrup, go on a hike in search of maple trees, and make a sugar shack craft!

Ages: 3 to 6 years old + caregiver
Cost:
 $5 per child if registered in advance; Drop In: $8 per child. Caregivers always free.


Learn more about Mighty Acorns

All Mighty Acorns Club programs are on the first Friday of the month from 10:00AM - 11:30AM. Programs begin in October and end in May, and are geared for ages 3 - 5.

Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain or shine! Make sure you and your mighty acorn(s) are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity. If there is hazardous weather for traveling, The Nature Museum’s closure due to weather follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School. Please check local listings for Grafton Elementary School to see if they’re closed.

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Brave Bears Outdoor Camp
Feb
19
10:00 AM10:00

Brave Bears Outdoor Camp

This camp is being offered both Monday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 19th. Attend either or both days! Brave Bears includes fun, hands-on indoor and outdoor experiences that cultivate a deeper relationship with the natural world. Youth will make new friends while learning about animals that live in Vermont– their winter adaptations and how humans track them - before embarking on a snowshoeing adventure in the forest and field, collecting clues left in the snow by wild animals.

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Brave Bears Outdoor Camp
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

Brave Bears Outdoor Camp

This camp is being offered both Monday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 19th. Attend either or both days! Brave Bears includes fun, hands-on indoor and outdoor experiences that cultivate a deeper relationship with the natural world. Youth will make new friends while learning about animals that live in Vermont– their winter adaptations and how humans track them - before embarking on a snowshoeing adventure in the forest and field, collecting clues left in the snow by wild animals.

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Kindred Spirits: Winter - Finding Clues of Animals in Winter
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Kindred Spirits: Winter - Finding Clues of Animals in Winter

When you look at the landscape in Northern New England, it's hard to fathom how much life goes on out of sight. But, life continues almost secretly. To discover this winter world, you must look for and how to find the signs of their wanderings! Come learn about the many sneaky animals of winter and how to find the hints and clues of their winter wanderings. Feel real animals pelts, learn the basics of animal tracking, and be ready to head out on snowshoes to test out your winter animal detective skills!

Admission: By donation; drop-ins welcome, but an RSVP is appreciated for our planning purposes if you're planning on coming


More About Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits is an all ages program that runs throughout the year with one program per season. It is designed to build a greater understanding between all creatures of the Earth by exploring the mysteries of nature. Kindred Spirits programs will happen rain, snow, or shine! Make sure you and yours are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If we deem there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity.

By offering a shared experience that draws families together, participants will develop a stronger kinship with our Earth and each other. Programs offer hands-on activities both indoors and out. All ages welcome. Admission is by donation and includes exploring the Nature Museum's exhibits on your own following the program.

If there is hazardous weather for traveling or any unforeseen circumstance that would not allow a program to happen, please check the email you registered for the program with OR please visit www.nature-museum.org for any cancellation notice.

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Mighty Acorns: Wonderful Winter: The Hows and Whys of the Season
Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Acorns: Wonderful Winter: The Hows and Whys of the Season

In Northern New England, the winter season transforms the landscape into a true winter wonderland. With all the cold and the snow come fun activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, and more! But, why does winter happen? Why are snowflakes sometimes big and other times they’re small? How do snowshoes make it easier for you to walk through the snow? Come find out the answers to some of these questions and learn more about the hows and whys of winter. Join us to make a snowflake craft, try out a pair of snowshoes, bring your own sled to slide down our hill, make a snowman, and embrace the beauty of the season! Make sure to do a snow dance and join us in celebrating winter!

Ages: 3 to 6 years old + caregiver
Cost:
 $5 per child if registered in advance; Drop In: $8 per child. Caregivers always free.


Learn more about Mighty Acorns

All Mighty Acorns Club programs are on the first Friday of the month from 10:00AM - 11:30AM. Programs begin in October and end in May, and are geared for ages 3 - 6.

Mighty Acorns Club will happen rain or shine! Make sure you and your mighty acorn(s) are ready for whatever the weather has in store for us! If there are unsafe weather conditions (e.g. thunder/lightning, high winds, extreme cold, etc.), we will have an alternative indoor activity. If there is hazardous weather for traveling, The Nature Museum’s closure due to weather follows the decision of Grafton Elementary School. Please check local listings for Grafton Elementary School to see if they’re closed.

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