June Programs

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June Programs2018-06-15T19:12:04+00:00
Register for Container Gardening

June 2, 10-11am
Container Gardening Workshop

Enjoy the wonders of fresh food from the garden without the need for a lot of space or weeding. Practically anything grown in a traditional garden can be raised in containers, with less work.  You’ll mix soil and take home your very own “Salad Bowl” garden! Bring 15” or larger pot, gardening gloves, and trowel. Recommended for ages 7 and up. $20 for members; $30 for nonmembers. Meet on the back deck of the Interpretive Center.

June 14, 10-11am
The Moon and Planets

Our solar system is a big and confusing place – so let’s put things in perspective! We’ll figure out the phases of the moon, learn just how far away Neptune really is, see Earth as a peppercorn, find the rabbit on the moon, and gain a better understanding of where we fit in all of this. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Homeschool Adventures

June 15, 9am-12pm      New Time!
Homeschool Adventures: The Moon and Planets

Our solar system is a big and confusing place – so let’s put things in perspective! Using STEAM, we’ll figure out the phases of the moon, learn just how far away Neptune really is, see Earth as a peppercorn, find the rabbit on the moon, and gain a better understaning of where we fit in all of this.  Program for 5-17. $10 for members; $15 for public.  Students must be accompanied by an adult and should bring a snack.

June 16, 1-3pm
Let’s Get Hiking!

Unfortunately, this program has cancelled due to low enrollment, but our trails are open all weekend so we hope you’ll stop by for  a hike.

Whether you are going out for a few hours, a day, or a long weekend, the most important part of any hike is to plan ahead and prepare. Experienced outdoor guide Tom Meier will help get you off on the right foot with gear and packing tips, navigation, food ideas, and some basic emergency preparedness skills (just in case). Program for 13 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Star Party: Bright Planets

June 22, 9-11pm
Star Party: Bright Planets and the Moon

It gets dark late this time of year, so our best viewing targets will be bright planets and the moon. Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn will be visible. When it gets dark we will begin to see some of the southern Milky Way. Program for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public.

Register for Summer Solstice Yoga and Walk

June 23, 9:30-11am
Summer Solstice Yoga and Meditation Walk

Revel in the beauty of nature and in your life. Revitalize your body as we travel through the yoga Surya Namaskar Sun Salutation series and experience restorative poses that root you in the nurturing and supporting earth.  Afterword, we’ll take a meditative walk using the peaceful tools of nature to relax the  mind. This class welcomes any level of yoga experience!  Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public.