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Women and Girls in Science

Mar 07, 2020 10:00AM—3:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Let’s celebrate historic female figures as well as current women in science and their contributions! Celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning about the important contributions of both historical and contemporary women to science. This open house event will feature local women scientists who will share their passions, hands-on science activities for children, and presentations…

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 09, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoy an hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta…

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 09, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

A program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoy an hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta…

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NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 15, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A program for children ages 4-6 and their caregiver Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – The Sugar Maple. NatureNauts will walk to the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real Maple Syrup. Join us for the sweet fun.

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NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 16, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for children ages 4-6 and their caregiver Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – The Sugar Maple. NatureNauts will walk to the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real Maple Syrup. Join us for the sweet fun.

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 23, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

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A program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoyan hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta Crum,make…

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 23, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoy an hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta…

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Maple Sugar Days for Families

Mar 28, 2020 1:00PM—Mar 29, 2020 4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Celebrate the spring thaw and our Wisconsin heritage at Maple Sugar Days. The program includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, a boil down demonstration and hands-on activities for children. A pancake with real maple syrup will top off your day. The guided hikes begin at 1 pm…

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Little Wonders: Mud Puddles

Apr 06, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

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Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Spring is here, bringing raindrops and mud puddles. Toddlers will enjoy the story, Mud  by Mary Lyn Ray, paint with mud (disguised as chocolate pudding), and enjoy a “muddy” snack. We will go on a puddle-jumping walk and make mud pies, so please bring rain boots and wear clothes…

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Little Wonders: Mud Puddles

Apr 06, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

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A program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Spring is here, bringing raindrops and mud puddles. Toddlers will enjoy the story, Mud  by Mary Lyn Ray, paint with mud (disguised as chocolate pudding), and enjoy a “muddy” snack. We will go on a puddle-jumping walk and make mud pies, so please bring rain boots and wear…

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Past | Archive

Little Wonders: Winter Sleepers

Feb 17, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

Little Wonders: Winter Sleepers

Feb 17, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

NatureNauts: Fish Tales

Feb 10, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

Wehr Nature Center

NatureNauts: Fish Tales

Feb 09, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

Little Wonders: Winter Sleepers

Feb 03, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM