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November 2019

Fall Painting Class with Jackson School of the Arts!

November 2, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Join us on Saturday, November 2nd to paint a beautiful fall landscape inspired by the prairie lands of the Dahlem Nature Conservancy   Dahlem Nature Center—Dutcher Room 7117 S. Jackson Rd. 12:30pm—2:00 pm Cost: $45, includes all supplies Meet the Artist ~ Rene Wheaton Rene enjoys working in a variety of mediums and believes there is a creative spirit in everyone. She studied Art History, drawing and pottery at Cedarville College, as she pursued her Bachelors of Arts in English.…

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Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Springport Elementary School; 4th grade

November 4, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - November 8, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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About Annie's BIG Nature Lesson (ABNL); Annie's BIG Nature Lesson is an environmental education program that brings children, parents, and teachers into the natural world for learning. This five consecutive day study trip is conducted at community nature centers and invites participants to immerse themselves in exploration of different habitats, learn with experts on site, observe and write for an hour each day, and make a positive difference through stewardship projects.   The Mission: • To immerse children, teachers, and…

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Mushroom Series – Mushroom Cultivation

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In this class, Pete Savoie shares his experience and passion for growing mushroom on logs and totems. Class participants will learn the nuances of mushroom growing and study the manner to which you can incorporate mushrooms into your own backyard. Pete hails from southern New Hampshire, and fostered an early love for quality food ingredients while working in Boston's fine dining industry. In 2010, he started a culinary mushroom farm on his 10 acre property after finding several wild varieties…

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Super Squirrely Preschool Programs – St. Mary Childcare and Development Center

November 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: November 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am School: St. Mary Childcare and Development Center Program Description:  If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see?  Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and maybe even flying!  Discover different kinds of squirrels as they scamper, eat, and―finally―sleep.  We will go on a squirrely outing to look for clues squirrels are actively busy, head indoors to read a cute story about squirrels…

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Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Sharp Park Academy; 4th grade classes

November 18, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - November 22, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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About Annie's BIG Nature Lesson (ABNL); Annie's BIG Nature Lesson is an environmental education program that brings children, parents, and teachers into the natural world for learning. This five consecutive day study trip is conducted at community nature centers and invites participants to immerse themselves in exploration of different habitats, learn with experts on site, observe and write for an hour each day, and make a positive difference through stewardship projects.   The Mission: • To immerse children, teachers, and…

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December 2019

Holiday Bazaar – Friday

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Join us at Dahlem to celebrate the holidays and find those unique gifts for friends and families! Featuring: Homemade Baked Goods Unique, Hand-Crafted Items Fresh Evergreen Wreaths Poinsettias Tree Trims Bird Feeding Supplies Pre-Order Holiday Wreaths Today!

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Holiday Bazaar – Saturday

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Join us at Dahlem to celebrate the holidays and find those unique gifts for friends and families! Featuring: Homemade Baked Goods Unique, Hand-Crafted Items Fresh Evergreen Wreaths Poinsettias Tree Trims Bird Feeding Supplies Pre-Order Your Holiday Wreath Today!

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January 2020

Mighty Naturalist Program; Nature Painting and Textures Art Class

January 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Nature Painting and Textures Art Class is for ages 1-5 years old with a caregiver. Program Description:  The way something feels is called texture.  Let’s look around to see what textures we can find in the natural world, then we’ll  collect a variety of items to take back to the classroom to experiment and discover the fascinating unique impressions and designs with nature’s stampers. Nature art stimulates creativity, imagination and brings joy. Fee: $8 per child ($5 Dahlem member); free…

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Mighty Naturalist Program; Snow Much Fun

January 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Snow Much Fun Program is for ages 1-5 years old with a caregiver. Program Description:  We will read a fun winter-themed story, go for an outdoor walk on the snow covered trail and look at snowflake designs, blow bubbles to see if they freeze, and make snow angels, then we'll head indoors to craft out own winter art at tables. Fee: $8 per child ($5 Dahlem member); free for adult & children under 1 year old.  Advanced Registration Required. Please…

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Mighty Naturalist Program; How Animals Survive in Winter Time

January 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

How Animals Survive in Winter Time Program is for ages 1-5 years old with a caregiver. Program Description:  What are some actions nature takes and why to survive winter?  We will explore and learn about hibernation, migration and adaptation.  Monarchs fly to Mexico, Groundhog goes to bed, and Weasel changes his wardrobe!  Find out how other animals cope with winter’s worst weather.  We will spend time outdoors seeking clues before heading into the classroom for stories, hands-on activities and craft…

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