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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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Program(s) for starting 09/26/2020

Nov
05
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Superhero Science (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Up, Up, and engineer your way through a variety of challenges! Explore the science behind your favorite superhero or super-shero, build your own superhero action figures, and…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: We are currently only enrolling participants who live in Vermont due to Vermont travel restrictions.

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Nov
06
Program

Messy Mixtures

10:30 AM

In this three-part in-person program for children ages 4-5 and an adult, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on different experiments…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers

Cost: $60 (members), $70 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Canceled

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Nov
07
Program

Science Story Time: Falling Leaves

10:30 AM

Celebrate the end of fall as we play and get creative with leaves. To get inspired, we’ll read about the adventures of Leaf Man in Lois Ehlert’s colorful book of leaf collages.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
18
Program

Science Story Time: Air Play

10:30 AM

We’ll read the playful book Windblown by Edouard Manceau, then explore shapes and air as we build paper contraptions to blow in the wind.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
18
Program

Health Research Live! Vaccine Research and Initiatives

12:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on vaccinations in the larger conversation of public health. Elizabeth Talbot (New Hampshire’s Deputy State Epidemiologist) and…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Nov
21
Program

Science Story Time: Air Play

10:30 AM

We’ll read the playful book Windblown by Edouard Manceau, then explore shapes and air as we build paper contraptions to blow in the wind.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
28
Program

Science Story Time: Float Your Boat

10:30 AM

Build, test, and sink your own boat as we learn about balance and weight (along with the silly antics of some cute critters) in Pamela Allen’s Who Sank the Boat?

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
30
Program

Mini Makers Virtual Workshop: Light and Mirrors

9:00 AM

Join us in our Mini-Makers program all about the science of light and shadows, mirrors and reflections. This three-part virtual program is for children ages 4-5 and an adult to…

Audience: Children, Families, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Dec
01
Program

Playful Patterns Virtual Workshop (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

From stripes on a crosswalk to stripes on a zebra, we live in a world of patterns. In this three-part maker-based series, we will explore the science, beauty and utility of…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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