Wee Wonders Nature Series for Preschool, The Institute

Wee Wonders Nature Series for Preschool, The Institute

Mondays January 23rd and 30th & February 6th and 13th, 2023 * 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd, Waynesboro, Pa.
Outdoor nature series for kids ages 2.5 years through 5 years.
Pre-registration for full series required.
Children must be accompanied by a parent.
Taught by Institute educators, age-appropriate program activities make learning fun, and include exploring the outdoors, hikes, nature stories, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, and puppets.
Series Fee: $28 member, $32 general public.
Register on The Institute’s website: www.natureandcultureinstitute.org.
For more information, call 717-762-0373 or email to info@natureandcultureinstitute.org.
Website link: https://natureandcultureinstitute.org/event/winter-wee-wonder-series-for-preschoolers/2023-01-23/
Fall Outdoor Extravaganza, Chambersburg, PA

Fall Outdoor Extravaganza, Chambersburg, PA

September 30th, 2022 – October 1st, 2022 * 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A Hunting, Fishing and Shooting Outdoor Family Event
Educational Sessions * Outdoor Events * Games for Kids
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Served * Silent Auction * Raffles * Yard Sale
Cruise In Car Show * Cornhole Tournament
A FREE family-centered, educational, outdoor event for the whole family.
Free Admission and Parking
For more information, Contact Duane Beidel, 717.504.2013 or email DOCDLB@yahoo.com
3725 Warm Spring Rd, Chambersburg, PA
Family Owl Walk, The Institute

Family Owl Walk, The Institute

Thursday November 3rd, 2022 * 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Pine Hill Recreation Area!
Naturalist Lori Schlosser will conduct this outdoor walk in an area known to be a good location for owl watching.
A brief pre-walk informational talk will help participants learn more about these nocturnal creatures and the methods used to locate them.
Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. 
The entire program will be outdoors, so dress warmly and bring flashlights.
This event is free (donations accepted).
Enrollment is limited to 25 and pre-registration is required; register via email at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org
A storm date will be determined later if needed.
Check out the Owl “Track-tivity” chart Here
An Evening with Poe: Theater in the Park, The Institute

An Evening with Poe: Theater in the Park, The Institute

Friday October 28th, 2022 * 5:30 PM  – 7:30 PM
FREE and open to the public.
The Institute presents a theatrical production spotlighting Edgar Allan Poe, performed in an outdoor venue by MEG Theatre (Maryland Entertainment Group (MEG Theatre)
Professional actor Todd Loughry brings Poe to life, performing alongside a talented and creepy cast of actors, dancers, and musicians.
Loughry has been portraying Poe for more than 20 years.
Enjoy a unique evening of Poe’s greatest work—like you have never seen before.
More details coming soon.
Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic if you wish.
For more info, call 717-762-0373 or email at: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org.
The Wharf
10141 Wharf Road
Waynesboro, PA

 

StoryWalk Sundays-October 2022, The Institute

StoryWalk Sundays-October 2022, The Institute

October 9th,2022 * 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Our series of StoryWalk® Sunday adventures for kids continues in October.
The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park changes monthly, and a special story event accompanies each one on the second Sunday of each month.
This month’s StoryWalk® Sunday is the perfect way to welcome the many splendors of fall.
Kids will join a guided walk along the story trail as they read the book, then make a special craft project to take home.
The featured storybook for October is The Pumpkin Fair, by Eve Bunting with illustrations by Eileen Christelow.
With bouncy rhymes and delightful watercolor-and-ink illustrations, this story explores a lively and colorful pumpkin fair, where pumpkins of every size are on display. 
There are all kinds of pumpkin-inspired foods—and even a marching band in pumpkin suits!
The event is FREE, but pre-registration is required by October 6.
To register, email to: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org or call 717-762-0373. Limited to 20 children. 
Children in grades K–5 may be dropped off and picked up at 3 p.m Pine Hill Recreation Area
All families are welcome, but activities are geared for preschool and elementary age kids.
Stay tuned for future StoryWalk® Sundays!   
Current Covid safety guidelines are being followed.