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Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Wildlife Detectives

Search for clues, collaborate with friends and solve a wildlife mystery.

When

  • December 12, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Winter Series- Winter Wonders           

1/11      The Snowy Day

1/25      Time to Sleep

2/8        The Sleepy Owl

2/22      If You Give A Pig A Pancake

 

Spring Series- Spring Surprises

3/8        Little Cloud

3/22      Feathers for Lunch

4/12      Sunflower House

4/26      In the Small, Small Pond

5/10      Planting a Rainbow

When

  • Gingerbread Baby
    December 14, 2017
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Wildlife Detectives

Search for clues, collaborate with friends and solve a wildlife mystery.

When

  • December 15, 2017
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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What

Did you know that four species of owls call Ohio home?  This event will begin with a short program on the life of these majestic creatures and how to identify them by call.  Afterwards, participants will hike into The Arboretum's Deep Woods where we will attempt to locate these birds of prey in their natural habitat.

When

  • December 15, 2017
    6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

End 2017 on a good foot with a morning hike through The Arboretum. Includes hiking on paved and unpaved trails. Dress for the weather.

When

  • December 31, 2017
    9:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center Deck

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What

In this beginner-focused yoga series, learn the basics of the practice, including breathing techniques and introductory-level postures taught by a Sage Yoga instructor. Fee includes 4 sessions.

When

  • January 6, 2018
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • January 13, 2018
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • January 20, 2018
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • January 27, 2018
    9:00am - 10:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Tai Chi is designed to increase muscle and cardiovascular strength as well as improve balance, joint flexibility and posture. The fire will be crackling as Sifu Wayne Melton instructs a yang style of movement to help maintain physical as well as mental health. Students should wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes. Fee includes 6 sessions.

When

  • January 7, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • January 14, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • January 21, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • January 28, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • February 4, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • February 11, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Wonderful Winter Hike

Bundle up and come explore an exciting Arboretum trail.  We'll find lots of life and activity amongst the trees!

When

  • January 9, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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