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The Nature Discovery Center

18 Highlawn Rd Warner, NH across from the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

2018 Season Opens:

Sunday May 20

Closes for Season:

Sunday October 28

Hours of Operation

Fridays and Sundays:

Noon - 5:00

Saturdays:

10:30 - 5:00

Group Visits (6 or more) by appointment only

603-746-6121

Calendar Events

2018

July 14

Alan Shepard Project Exhibit at Powwow

July 28

Discover How to Identify Animals by Thier Tracks

September 15

Discover How to Find Your Way!

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2018 SummerPrograms

 

Discover the Magic of the Campfire

June 9 (Sat.) (raindate June 10)
Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Nature Discovery Center
18 Highlawn Rd., Warner NH

Description: Learn to build a campfire the way it was done over 2,000 years ago in Ancient Greece and Rome, using sun and sparks. For ages 11 through adult.

Cost: $20 public; $15 members of either MKIM or the Nature Discovery Center. Proceeds benefit the Nature Discovery Center

Instructor: Rudy Bourget*
Preregistration and prepayment required. Recommened ages will apply.
Bring your lunch and enjoy a FREE visit to the Nature Discovery Center
following the workshop. Call 746-6121 to register.

 

 

Visit Space Day! See the Alan Shepard Project Space Exhibit at the Nature Discovery Center!

Date: July 14, rain/shine
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Nature Center open)


Location: Nature Discovery Center
18 Highlawn Rd., Warner, NH

Description: Enjoy NASA images from Mercury and Apollo missions; participate in children's activities (make a comet, design an Exo-planet). Pose for photos with a life-size astronaut poster. There are 4 children's space suit costumes with helmets, and more! Image/Credit/NASA

 

Cost: Free to Powwow attendees; Free to Nature Center Members; Donations benefit the Nature Discovery Center

If you come to the 2018 Powwow, be sure to visit the Discovery Center!!
Visit Alan Shepard Project website: www.alanshepardproject.org

 

Discover How to Identify Animals by Their Tracks

July 28 (Sat.) (raindate July 29)
Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Nature Discovery Center
18 Highlawn Rd., Warner NH

Description: Learn how to identify native animal tracks.
For ages 10 through adult.

Cost: $25 public; $20 members of either the MKIM or the Nature Discovery Center.

Instructor: Rudy Bourget*
Preregistration and prepayment required. Recommened ages will apply.
Bring your lunch and enjoy a FREE visit to the Nature Discovery Center
following the workshop. Call 746-6121 to register.

 

 

Discover How to Find Your Way!

September 15 (Sat.) (raindate Sept. 16)
Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Nature Discovery Center
18 Highlawn Rd., Warner NH

Description: Discover how our ancestors learned to find their way using what nature provides. Learn how to use the sun, moon, stars, and magnetism (compass).
Ages 11 through adult.

Cost: $20 public; $15 members of either MKIM of the Nature Discovery Center.

Instructor: Rudy Bourget*
Preregistration and prepayment required. Recommened ages will apply.
Bring your lunch and enjoy a FREE visit to the Nature Discovery Center
following the workshop. Call 746-6121 to register.

 

*Rudy Bourget has studied primitive outdoor/wilderness survivial skills
for over 40 years and has been very active in Boy Scout and Cub Scout
leadership and training for nearly 20 yers. He had been a Merit Bedge
counselor for emergenc preparedness, wilderness survival, camping, hiking, backpacking, and others. Rudy has presented programs and workshops to benefit the Nature Discovery Center.

 

25th-Annual Harvest Moon and NatureFest

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

10:00am- 4:00pm

Join us for a day of fun and excitement, exhibitions, demonstrations, talks, stories, games, and foods! It's our 25th-Annual Harvest Moon and NatureFest to be held on:

Sunday, September 23rd

from 10AM to 4PM.

Scheduled Events:

10:30 - 11:30

Raptor Rapture with Kevin Wall of the NH Audubon

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Storytelling by Debra Ballou

2:00 - 3:00pm

Wildlife Encounters-showing of many animals around the world

ALL DAY EVENTS INCLUDE:

Atlatl Throwing-Robert Goodby with Franklin Pierce Anthropology Club
Medicine Woods Walks with Karen Tuininga
Ash-Log & Pounding Tools with Linda Hartman
Flint Knapping with George Leduc
Encampment with Chris Bullock
Twined Baskets by Julia Marden
Canoe Burning by Gary Young
Dreamcatchers Demonstrations by Lenny Novak
Basket Making Demonstrations by Katie Devoid
Children's Tent: Lynn Murphy with Abenaki Word Scavenger Hunt
Sue Cannella with Loom Beading
Demonstrations with Rawhide by Jan Hibbard
Kids Activities Tent by Nature Discovery Center
Native Foods prepared by MKIM Trustees and Staff will be available for purchase.

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum and the Nature Discovery Center will have free tours with paid Harvest Moon admission.

Admission Fees:

General Admission Adults $10
Students (6 to 12) $5.00
Under 6 Free
Members: $5
Family: $30
FREE for Native Americans
***Guest Passes ARE NOT redeemable for special events***
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