Upcoming Public Programs

  • December Program Calendar. Programs Listed on Current Events Page

12/9-12/15 Champlain Adirondack Biosphere Region’s Traveling Exhibit

Friday, December 9 – Thursday, December 15 Champlain Adirondack Biosphere Region’s Traveling Exhibit

Come see the new Champlain Adirondack Biosphere Region’s traveling exhibit! This new exhibit consists of 4 panels explaining the global Biosphere Network, the highlights of our particular UNESCO Bioregion spanning both sides of Lake Champlain, key risks faced by the communities and landscape, and a vision for a future of increased engagement and stewardship of both communities and natural heritage. Included with your $5 Day Use Fee.

12/10
Woodworking

Saturday, December 10 – 10:00am & 1:00pm Woodworking

Pick from our various kits that include bluebird and bat houses, bird feeders, or nest platforms. We will guide you through putting it together. All our kits are pre-cut, drilled and ready to assemble using only a screwdriver. Pre-registration required, $17/person, in addition to the per vehicle Day Use Fee. Member cost is $12.

Thursday, December 15 – 10:00am & 1:00pm Homeschool“Winter Ecology”

December’s program theme is “Winter Ecology.” $5 per student, Members free

12/17 Paint with Patrice

Saturday, December 17 1:00 – 3:00
Paint with Patrice

Join Patrice to paint this scene of falling snow and learn about winter ecology from an Up Yonda Farm Naturalist. This two hour program includes instruction, an 8×8 or 8×10 inch stretched canvas, paints, and you’ll leave with your finished piece. Pre-registration required, $25/person, in addition to the per vehicle Day Use Fee. Member cost is $20.

12/28
Animal Adaptations

Wednesday, December 28 – 10:00am-11:00am
Animal Adaptations

Find out how animals are able to survive by finding food, water, and shelter in a variety of habitats. Discover animal adaptations through examining animal skulls, pelts, and specimens. Pre-registration required, $5/person, in addition to the per vehicle Day Use Fee. Members free.

12/29
StarLab

Thursday, December 29 – 10:00am & 1:00pm
StarLab Planetarium Show

Come inside our inflatable planetarium, StarLab, to learn how to identify some of the constellations in our sky. Pre-registration required, $5/person, in addition to the per vehicle Day Use Fee. Members free.

12/30
Naturalist-led Hike

Friday, December 30 – 10:00am
Naturalist-led Hike

Bring the whole family for a hike to the Vista while exploring flora and fauna along the way. Pre-registration required, $5/person, in addition to the per vehicle Day Use Fee. Members free.