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Nature Art Classes: Turkey Time

Kids will learn about turkies at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education

In this class kids will make a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table while they learn all about these local birds. Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars! 

When: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

Gingerbread House Workshop & Lunch

Gingerbread House workshop and lunch at SeaGlass Restaurant in Salisbury!

Bring home your very own Gingerbread House creation!  Creative chefs will love the endless decorating options—from frosted candy roofs and pretzel picket fences to tootsie roll campfires and marshmallow snowmen. Enjoy lunch, cheerful holiday tunes and tips from Baker Jim!

When: 
Saturday, November 30, 2013 10am or 1pm

Family Gingerbread Workshop

The Family Gingerbread House Workshop at the New Hampshire Children's Museum

Get into the holiday spirit by building and decorating an authentic gingerbread house with your family. Brainstorm with your kids and bring your ideas to be creative together without messing up your own kitchen! The Children's Museum of NH will supply all the materials: a fresh and tasty unassembled gingerbread house, icing and a wide variety of candy and edible decorations – you supply the inspiration! Cider, cookies and holiday music make this a memorable family experience.

When: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013 9:30am, 11am & 1am

Nature Art Classes: Seed Travel & Nature's Tie Dye

Kids will learn about seeds that travel at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education

In this class kids will dye a tea towel with natural dyes and learn about how natural dyes are made. They'll also explore seed travel and talk about how plants get ready for the winter. Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars! 

When: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

Holiday Harvest Dinner at Appleton Farms

Learn to cook some holiday favorites like a pro from a pro at Appleton Farms!

The holidays are just around the corner, and soon you’ll be planning your family’s holiday feasts. Join us and learn how to serve up a hearty holiday dinner that your family with want you to recreate year after year! Some possible offerings include: Curried Pumpkin Soup, Crown Roast of Pork with Sausage Walnut Stuffing & Bacon-Laced Gravy, Sautéed Apple Slices with Spiced Sweet Potato Purée, and Raspberry Almond Torte.

When: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 12-3 PM
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Beginning Guitar for Kids

Learn guitar anatomy, tuning, strumming and picking. Use tablature and diagrams to learn melodies and chords. Focus will be on good technique and practice strategy, basic music, theory, and of course, playing song and having fun!

The Art of Nature: Late Fall Birds

Study late fall birds, then paint them with Brenda Sloane in watercolor at IRWS

Join watercolorist Brenda Sloane in a monthly program that combines nature and art. We will start with a walk on the sanctuary to observe the topic of the month. We will then return to the Nature Center to create a follow-up work of art.

When: 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 1-3:30 pm

Nature Art Classes at Joppa Flats: Super Spiders

Kids will learn about spiders and webs through hands-on art at Joppa Flats Cente

Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars!  This week we will turn our attention to spiders and their webs! Kids will make a nature weave and spider web picture, learn about spiders and look at web designs.

When: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

Nature Art Classes as Joppa Flats: Owls on the Prowl

Kids will make felt owls as they learn about them at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanc

Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars!  This week we will turn our attention to the mysterious owl!

When: 
Thursday, October 17, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

Nature Art Classes as Joppa Flats: Rocks & Pinecones

Kids will make squirrels and chipmunks out of rocks and pine cones at IRWS!

Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars!

When: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm
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