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Storybook Discovery Days

Second Saturdays each month, February 8th, March 8th, April 12th & May 10th, 11:00 – noon

storybookIn our cozy parlor setting, the joys of reading are shared young children, well before they can read on their own. Join Karyn Mooney for a stimulating experience that is fun. Each session includes an art or nature discovery activity, as well. For children 6 and under.

In January, bring in the Year of the Horse by reading about Chinese New Year celebrations and making horse puppets to play with and take home!

Suggested donation $5 per family. This Program made possible with support from Dr. Marge Hendler, a specialist in children’s literature and early childhood education.


Green Garden – Green Plant
A Family-Friendly Gardening Earth Day Event
Wednesday, April 16th 12:30 – 3:30pm

Greem gardenCome get into the nitty-gritty of a cleaner and greener environment.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Voelker Orth and join in some urban gardening.  It is an afternoon of art, hands-on workshops and a spring garden tour with plant, pruning, and backyard wild-life care tips.  At 1:00pm participate in a workshop on starting flowers, herbs and vegetables from seed.  Learn about recycling, composting and earth-friendly resources in our community.
Light refreshments will be served.  
Admission $4, $3 for members, students and children (Infants & toddlers, free).


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