Discovery Center Programs – March2019

The Discovery Center is Free and open to the public

Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 3

11:00 a.m. Dr. Suess’ Birthday Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 114th Birthday and Read Across America Day with a reading of “The Lorax.” Hot chocolate to follow!

1:00 p.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.

Sunday, March 3

11:00 a.m. Pinecone Bird Feeders It’s that time of year again! As you are making a pinecone bird feeder to take home with you, learn about the birds that are stopping by the Discovery Center bird feeders.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care, plus facts about their species.

Saturday, March 9

9a.m.- 3:00p.m. Sang Run State Park –Maple Syrup Making Demonstration. Join us at Friend’s Store as we boil maple sap to syrup. This all day demonstration includes maple syrup and pancake taster samples, kids crafts, tapping demonstrations and more. The store will be open and the fire will be going. Stop by for this truly Northern traditions.

Sunday, March 10

1:00 p.m. Women with Wings Join us for this special Women’s History Month program at our aviary. Learn the history of some amazing women and the stories behind several of their feathered namesakes. Kids activities and up close with our avian partners.

2:30 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.

Saturday, March 16

1:00 p.m S.T.E.M. like a Girl Join us in the science room to discover hands on science exploration pioneered by women. We will be highlighting women’s accomplishments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. There will be science activities, crafts, experiments and more. #likeagirl.

Sunday, February 17

11:00 p.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.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.

Saturday, March 23

11:00 p.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. Mosses and ‘Manders Hike Learn basic moss identification and search for the salamanders that call the Appalachian Plateau home. 1 ½ hours. Dress for the weather.

Sunday, March 24

11:00 a.m. Snakes Alive. Join the naturalist for hands on experience with our snakes. Learn why snakes are so important and maybe even overcome a fear or two.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding. Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.

Saturday, March 30

11:00 a.m. Signs of Spring Hike Join the Naturalist for a two-mile hike searching for plants, birds and animal activity that tell us it’s spring.

2:00p.m. Naturalist Meet and Greet. Stop by and see what our naturalists are highlighting today. Bird safe windows, composting, seed starting. You just never know but it is sure to be educational and something you can do at home. This is also a great time to talk to and ask our naturalists questions.

Sunday, March 31

11:00 p.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.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding. Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.