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Featured Upcoming Event on October 3 at 1:00 pm

Succulents with Valerie Woodhouse

In this workshop, you’ll learn basic plant care and how to propagate succulents and cacti through cuttings. You’ll gain knowledge on how to properly water, fertilize, and maintain your succulents, and learn how to multiply your collection through at-home propagation. Valerie will cover how to propagate six types of succulents and cacti, mistakes to avoid, and how to get the most success with cuttings. Her workshop includes a propagation demo to illustrate technique and time for any and all succulent-related questions. (A Zoom option will not be offered for this event.)

Bio: Valerie Woodhouse started farming in 2012 and quickly was drawn to the greenhouse. She developed a love for succulents and cacti, initially growing her collection from leftover plants and cuttings from the greenhouses where she worked. Valerie and her partner, Eli Hersh, started Honey Field Farm in spring 2020. They now carry one of the largest collections of succulents and cacti in the Upper Valley. She holds succulent workshops on the farm and enjoys making terrariums in her spare time.

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24
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Member Preview of Mindbender Mansion

5:30 PM

Enter an eclectic world of puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. Visitors of all ages will enjoy…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

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May
25
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Mindbender Mansion opens

10:00 AM

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
06
Special Event

Botanical Investigation Day

11:00 AM

11:00 Nature Up Close – Head outside to collect local plant samples and use our portable microscopes to find the unexpected. Science Park Pavilion. 12:00 Dissecting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
20
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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

10:30 AM

Participate in hands-on science activities Learn about the technology used to send a person to the Moon Speak to an astronaut about life in space Discover the history behind…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
02
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
03
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Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
04
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
17
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Mindbender Montshire

11:00 AM

Can’t get enough mind-bending puzzles? Take problem-solving to the max during this fun-filled day of brain teasers, optical illusions, and more! It’s the perfect mix of…

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Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
15
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Robotics Showcase

1:30 PM

Check out a variety of cool, fun and wacky robots created by local students — and even see them in action! These budding inventors and engineers will demonstrate how their…

Audience: Families

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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