Friday, December 16, 2011


Schools Out Winter Nature Detectives Series                                              December 27th

Inquiring minds want to know . . . all about nature's chilly secrets! In each program of this series, we'll explore, investigate, craft, and hike our way to understanding one of nature's wonders. Topics will include: Session 1: winter weather detectives, Session 2: winter tree identification, arboreal creatures (animals that live in trees) and animal adaptations. Come for one or both of sessions in this series.

6 y.o.-12 y.o./$10
14786 Thurs, 12/27 10:00am-11:30am

Making Cordage                                                                                              December 28th

Did you know that you can make string out of plants and tree bark? Cordage is a type of rope or string that can be made from many different fibers. Learn about the different natural materials that can be used to make cordage and make your own to take home and use.

10+ yrs/1 day/ $15
13539 Wed, 12/28 10:00-12:00 pm

Gourd Bowls                                                                                                    December 28th

Did you know that you can make a useful and beautiful bowl out of a dried gourd? Our ancestors did. They used what was available to them for storage and created vessels that were works of art. In this workshop, we will create gourd bowls of our own to take home and use. $5 material fee due at first class.

13+ yrs/1 day/ $20
13540 Wed, 12/28 12:30-2:30 pm

Dream Catchers                                                                                              December 28th

In the Native American tradition, dream catchers were intended to protect the sleeping individual from negative dreams, while letting positive dreams through. Made out of naturally found materials, these organic creations also serve as a reminder that we are all connected to the web of life. Learn how to make our own personal dream catchers and feel free to bring any natural objects that you may already have. $2 material fee due at first class.

13+ yrs/1 day/ $18
13541 Wed, 12/28 3:00-5:00 pm

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