After-School Programs – Nature’s Art
Our after-school programs begin Wednesday, February 13 from 3:30-4:30pm and will run bi-weekly through June 5th. We are featuring nature’s art and there will be a little education with a lot of art using Flowers, Seeds & Beans, Trees, Corn Husks, Shells, Pinecones, Fossils/Artifacts, Stones and Gourds. Registration is required one week in advance of each program. For instance, deadline to register your child for the February 13th opener is February 6th. Space for our class is being limited to 8 students age 6 & older. You may chance to walk-in but please know that there may not be space. Call Bernie at 518-642-1515 or email to Pember_edu@roadrunner.com. Dates for classes are: 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5.
Monday, April 22 – 9:30-11:30am – Bird’s Nest Hike at the Nature Preserve
Meet at the Porter Schoolhouse to learn about bird’s nests and then go on a hike in search of nests to photograph and identify, if possible. We will be making chocolate nests with eggs to take home. Ages 5 and older. Registration required by April 20th.
Tuesday, April 23 – 10:00-11:00 – Flower Power/Here Comes the Sun
Meet in the library for a program on flowers and the sun while making a suncatcher using real dried pressed flowers. A parent or guardian will need to be present to assist younger children. Ages 5 and older. Registration required by April 20th.
Wednesday, April 24 – 10:00-11:00 – Photosynthesis
Meet in the library for a program on photosynthesis and all about leaves. Don’t worry, it’s not that hard. The art project will be creating a clear leaf coaster. Ages 5 and older. A parent of guardian will need to be present to assist younger children. Registration required by April 20th.
Friday, April 26 10:00-11:30 – Live Reptiles!
Meet in the library for a 30 minute program featuring John Dolyak and his live reptiles. Following the program will be a wooden snake craft to paint. Ages 5 and older. A parent or guardian will need to be present to assist younger children. Registration for the craft is required by April 20th. Space for the craft is limited.