Peruse our list below and make plans to get out into your community and learn while you play!
Featured learning highlight this week: It’s hard to imagine dinosaurs roaming the earth, let alone the Connecticut River Valley, but that is exactly what they did some 190 million years ago, during the Jurassic period. Families can learn about dinosaurs in the region with geologist Dan Vellone at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center’s Family Dino Day on Saturday, October 18 from 10:30am-2:30pm. Through exploration stations, arts and crafts activities, dinosaur tracks and bones, and a presentation (12noon), all ages can have fun learning about dinosaurs. Vellone’s presentation will focus on the origins of dinosaurs and how they are rooted in the Connecticut River Valley. Pack a picnic and explore Northfield Mountain’s trails after the dino festivities. Call 1-800-859-2960 to pre-register for this free event. Northfield Mountain is at 99 Millers Falls Road in Northfield, MA. (FREE)
Archaeology ♦ Chinese Language ♦ Textiles ♦ Local History ♦ Paleontology ♦ Women’s Studies ♦ Animal Studies ♦ Cemeteries ♦ Pumpkin Fests ♦ Nature Studies ♦ Parent Workshops ♦ PreSchool Activities
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