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Holiday Wreath Making – VIRTUAL

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November 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. Your creation will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We will create a to-go bag of all your needed greenery and a few other necessities.  You provide pruners & gloves. Pick up your class pack at Luthy Botanical Garden on Friday, November 27 between 3-5:00pm.  If you are unable to pick up at that time, please make other arrangements by…

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Nature Art Show & Sale

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am -4pm   The most unique artwork created by local artists will be on display and available for purchase at Forest Park Nature Center.  You'll find everything from original nature-related photographs, paintings, woodcarvings, handmade jewelry - you're sure to find the perfect gift.  Enjoy the wood-burning stove, and the rustic charm of the Nature Center while you peruse the exceptional pieces of local art. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Forest Park Nature Center.

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Holiday Wreath Making – VIRTUAL

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December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 11, 2020

One event on December 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. It will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have created a "class pack" that includes your virtual class log in information, all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), while you provide the pruners & gloves.  Class packs can be picked up at Luthy Botanical Gardens the day before your virtual class between…

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Holiday Wreath Making – VIRTUAL

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December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 11, 2020

One event on December 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. It will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have created a "class pack" that includes your virtual class log in information, all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), while you provide the pruners & gloves.  Class packs can be picked up at Luthy Botanical Gardens the day before your virtual class between…

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Real Tools Workshop: 3D Modeling With iSteam

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December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For this special Real Tools Workshop, we are working with the iSTEAM studio to celebrate Computer Science!  This workshop will teach children the basics of 3D modeling. Younger participants will start with playdough, so they understand three-dimensionality  Real Tools workshops are $10 per child. PlayHouse Everywhere members receive one free workshop per month per child. Materials are included. Please note, adult help is often required, and we do ask that an adult be available / participating for the duration of the…

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Holiday Wreath Making – VIRTUAL

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December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 11, 2020

One event on December 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. It will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have created a "class pack" that includes your virtual class log in information, all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), while you provide the pruners & gloves.  Class packs can be picked up at Luthy Botanical Gardens the day before your virtual class between…

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Real Tools Workshop: Gingerbread Houses

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December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. During this workshop children will use graham crackers, icing, and candy to make glorious structures of their own design. A “gingerbread house” is just a starting place!  Real Tools workshops are $10 per child. PlayHouse Everywhere members receive one free workshop per month per child. Materials are included. Please note,…

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Real Tools Workshop: Gingerbread Houses

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December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. During this workshop children will use graham crackers, icing, and candy to make glorious structures of their own design. A “gingerbread house” is just a starting place!  Real Tools workshops are $10 per child. PlayHouse Everywhere members receive one free workshop per month per child. Materials are included. Please note,…

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Real Tools Workshop: Printmaking

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January 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. During this workshop children will use real print-making tools to make their own prints! Real Tools workshops are $10 per child. PlayHouse Everywhere members receive one free workshop per month per child. Materials are included. Please note, adult help is often required, and we do ask that an adult be…

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