Do you have a space cadet in your family? No, not somebody who's spaced out - somebody who is genuinely interested in space exploration and the study of all things extraterrestrial! Well, North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club has a great program for kids to nurture their interest and maybe even win a really cool prize!
Explore the winter woods with seasoned snowshoers and outdoorsmen. Discover Camp Denison Recreation Area's dynamic landscape under a quiet blanket of snow. We plan to snow shoe (or hike!) for roughly an hour along the trails.
During this 3 day Winter vacation camp, kids (ages 7–11) will explore the farm in winter. From tracking to snow games to meeting the cows in their winter home, they will experience life on a farm in winter.
Meet the mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read the mouse's story aloud and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities. The costumed mouse character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives. Regular admission applies; free for museum members.
Discover things that go "who, who, whooooo" under the light of the moon. As we prepare to go out calling for great horned owls, we'll read aloud Jane Yolen's book [amazon 0399214577 inline], an award winning book about a father and daughter's journey in the winter night on a search for the great horned owl. Together, we'll learn about owls' special features, from silent flight to feathered feet, with a live owl presentation and Q&A with a specialist from The Center for Wildlife in York, Maine.
He already knows what you are thinking! The Amazing Kreskin – “the world’s foremost mentalist” – will amaze you with his uncanny predictions. Kreskin's signature piece is requesting that his check be hidden somewhere within the venue he is appearing. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit his fee. Kreskin continues to offer $50,000 to anybody that can prove that he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his program.
Whether you're a beginner who'd like to learn to make their own jewelry and complete basic repairs, or simply need to practice your skills, this is the class for you! Join local artisan and re-maker Pam Farren (naturemadescents.com) and learn how to use basic tools, understand and source materials, and complete four different projects over four Sundays in January and February.
Load up the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with some of the most popular interactive games and activities to entertain toddlers, preschoolers, and big kids. These fun educational apps are packed with features to get kids excited about learning, and they’re super-easy to download and use!
Join the Warren Miller production crew as they travel from India to New Hampshire as they search for the ultimate 'freshie'. This 62nd Warren Miller production stays true to form by blending breathtaking cinematography, the high alpine environment and exhilarating footage of extreme skiers and snowboarders exploring the wonders of chest deep powder.
Join Sandra Stolle, former teacher and Chess instructor, to learn how to play the game, learn new moves, and sharpen your skills. The January Chess Club is recommended for grades 2-6th, others with enthusiasm welcome. No prior experience necessary, and players of all skill levels are welcome - both new players and experienced players are sure to enjoy a fun yet challenging session.
The series will run for three Mondays and is free, but space is limited to first 12 children to register.
Friday, August 13
Saturday, August 14
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