Discovery Center Programs – November 2017

The Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park is Free and open to the public Friday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 4

11:00 a.m. Story & Craft – Owls Join us as we read a story based on one of our animals and Native American folklore and make a craft to take home! Live animals on site!

1:00 p.m. Hungry Critters Watch the animals that call the Discovery Center home during meal time! As they chow down, you will get the opportunity to learn about their species and their personal stories.

 

Sunday, November 5

11:00 a.m. First Impressions Some animals are born with a bad reputation. This interactive program shows that even creepy crawlies have their own important role in nature. Great for all ages.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding and Native American Folklore Stop by to meet our live birds of prey at their lunch time and learn Native American mythology that goes along with these animal species.

 

Saturday, November 11

11:00 a.m. Sleepless in Garrett County Find out how different native animals survive the harsh winters. Our naturalist assistants will talk about hibernation, brumation and dormancy.

1:00 p.m. First Impressions Some animals are born with a bad reputation. This interactive program shows that even creepy crawlies have their own important role in nature. Great for all ages.

 

Sunday, November 12

11:00 a.m. How the Turtle got its Shell Meet our Scales & Tales turtles and hear stories from Native American folklore of these charismatic creatures.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding and Native American Folklore Stop by to meet our live birds of prey at their lunch time and learn Native American mythology that goes along with these animal species.

 

Saturday, November 18

11:00 a.m. Hungry Critters Watch the animals that call the Discovery Center home during mealtime! As they chow down, you will get the opportunity to learn about their species and their personal stories.

1:00 p.m. Creating an Owl Join the Naturalist as we talk about the adaptations and secrets of owls. Meet one of our owls up close and then create your own. Develop nature journaling skills through observation and drawing or just come for fun.

 

Sunday, November 19

11:00 a.m. First Impressions Some animals are born with a bad reputation. This interactive program shows that even creepy crawlies have their own important role in nature. Great for all ages.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding and Native American Folklore Stop by to meet our live birds of prey at their lunch time and learn Native American mythology that goes along with these animal species.

 

Friday, November 24

11:00 a.m. Pinecone Bird Feeders Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder to take home with you while watching the songbirds that call the Discovery Center grounds home.

1:00 p.m. Roving Naturalist Take this opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the animals that live inside the Discovery Center and talk to the naturalists that care for these creatures.

 

Saturday, November 25

11:00 a.m. Hungry Critters Watch the animals that call the Discovery Center home during mealtime! As they chow down, you will get the opportunity to learn about their species and their personal stories.

1:00 p.m. Story & Craft Join us as we read a story based on one of our animals and Native American folklore and make a craft to take home! Live animals on site!

 

Sunday, November 26

11:00 a.m. Scavenger Hunts Choose from a variety of scavenger hunts, indoor or outdoor. Great for kids!

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding and Native American Folklore Stop by to meet our live birds of prey at their lunch time and learn Native American mythology that goes along with these animal species.

 

Saturday, December 2

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Holiday Open House Join the staff and volunteers to make your own Christmas ornaments or picture frames, take pictures with Santa Claus, free cookies and hot chocolate, meet and greet our live animals. Fun for the whole family!