Education & Community

HOME FOR A BUNNY: NATURE FAMILY FUN WITH ECFE

(FOR CHILDREN BIRTH-5 YEARS, BEFORE KINDERGARTEN) OAKLEY- MIN 4 KIDS, MAX 15 KIDS

Make nature discoveries, and meet new friends!  This class is offered at the Maplewood Nature Center in collaboration with Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) staff.  Parents stay with their children during the entire class. Preregistration is required

CRAFTY BEES AND BUTTERFLIES

(FOR ADULTS, AND KIDS AGES 10 AND OLDER WITH ADULT)

ANN MIN 4/MAX 20

Search colorful asters and goldenrod flowers for our helpful pollinators. After meeting a few; we go inside to create some through the craft of needle felting. We’ll use cookie cutters, wool roving and needles to make a bumble bee, green sweat bee, monarch or swallowtail butterfly. Snack provided!

 

SNEAKY SQUIRREL MYSTERY

(FOR CHILDREN, AGES 8+ WITH ADULT)

Stella the Squirrel has done it again! She’s rummaged through your belongings and now your precious magnifying glass is missing. Where can it be? Track down clues using a GPS unit to piece together where she’s hidden it. Closed-toed shoes and long pants recommended.

Nativity County Fair

Nativity of Our Lord School and Church, 1900 Stanford Avenue in St. Paul, is holding its annual County Fair on Friday September 14 (5-10pm), Saturday September 15 (10am-5pm) and Sunday September 16 (11:30am-5pm). Admission is Free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, Art Market, creative activities, Live and Silent Auctions, Fun Run, bingo and ongoing live entertainment.

Feline Rescue Cat Claw Clipping Clinic

Feline Rescue, Inc. volunteers are offering free nail clippings for cats and kittesn at the Woodbury Chuck & Don's location from 11:00AM - 1:00PM

The first Sunday of the month.

For their safety, all cats should be transported in a carrier.

Donations appreciated.

St. Croix Montessori School Open House

Please join us for our Open House on May 17, 2018 from 6:00-7:00 pm  Stop in and see our classrooms, chat with our teachers and learn about our Montessori programs.  You can also tour our 15 acre campus!  We are currently enrolling for the Fall.  We serve children ages 16 mo- sixth grade.  We are an Independent, AMI accredited Montessori School located in Stillwater MN.

WaterFest 2018

Join us for a free, family festival celebrating our clean lakes with fun outdoor activities and hands-on learning about local watershed topics.

On the water:  Join the Water Parade at 11 a.m. Throughout the day, enjoy the lake from a canoe, kayak or paddleboat, learn to fish, or participate in a fishing contest.

In the park: The fun continues with live music and dance, water games, climbing walls, a jump castle, native plant giveaway, Passport Odyssey with great prizes, live animals, food vendors and lots more!

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.

Springtime in Paris Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

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