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Events for January 16, 2020
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Monthly Themes: January: Baby, It’s Cold Outside February: You’d Better Believe It, and March: Everywhere Signs Cost: $10 per family at front desk. Location: Haggerty CenterFind out more »
Join us for this very special story time, led by Lisa Ferraro, on Thursday mornings at 10:15 from December 5-January 23 (one snow date is scheduled for January 30). The program mixes poses, games, storytelling, art and music to teach children to release the sillies and find the calm. We'll be using props--like balls, scarves,...Find out more »
Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories! For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing.Find out more »
Join us at the Library for an interactive program between animals from the Cohanzick Zoo and the library! This free program exposes children to great stories and the opportunity to learn about and meet live animals! It is recommended for preschool age children. Registration is not required.Find out more »
THIRD THURSDAY WALK-ABOUT Starting in January 2020 we will be having a new monthly program. It is called the Third Thursday Walk-About. It will be held from 1:00-3:00 each third Thursday of the month starting on January 16th. Each walk-about will be a short walk around the FREC, Forest Resource Education Center and cover a...Find out more »
Use your creativity and our Lego blocks to make some great work! Also featuring new Legos. Ages 4-18.Find out more »
On select Thursdays at 3:30PM, Crafternoons are open to children ages 5 and up. At each session, Ms. Emily and Marica will lead the group through a fun craft that participants can then take home with them. These crafts can get messy, so be prepared. No registration required.Find out more »
The Museum will be open late for Pay What You Wish Admission on the 2nd and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 4:00PM – 8:00PM. Upcoming 2020 dates are: January 9 and 16 February 13 and 20 March 12 and 19 April 9 and 16 May 14 and 21 June 11 and 18 July 9 and...Find out more »