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Read and Pick: Tractors

Sep 23, 2014

Read and Pick is an innovative program that combines a hands on farm activity with your young child and listening to a story highlighting that aspect of farm life.  Parents and young children are welcome to celebrate everything about tractors.  The group will read two books about tractors and learn how they help farmers.  Then everyone will participate in a tractor craft...

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Preschool Playdate

Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Enjoy a morning of supervised bouncing, toys, music and games. Adults are welcome to bounce with children during this event. Don't forget your socks; you will need them to bounce.

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Peddler's Village Scarecrow Season 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Scarecrow Season includes events and activities like the scarecrow competition and display (9/8-10/26) and the Scarecrow Festival (9/20-21).

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Open Studio: Weaving Fun

Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Practice weaving on a giant loom, dig your hands into the ooey-gooey Oobleck, create designs on the chalkboard, paint on the easels and take a break with a good book on the purple carpet. FREE with museum admission.

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Fifer Fall Fest

Sep 23, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This event features a corn maze fun park with corn maze, slides and zip swings along with Saturday extras like hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music.

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The Plight of the Passenger Pigeon Gallery Exhibition

Sep 23, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Local artists and illustrators exhibit their works depicting the extinct passenger pigeon. This exhibition aims to remind you to conserve today's species. Closed Mondays. FREE with museum admission.

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Babes in the Woods: Nature Exploration for Babies and Caregivers

Sep 23, 2014 - Oct 14, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Awaken the senses of your babe with a great outdoor experience. These nature awareness classes focus on age appropriate walks. Recommended for ages 8mos. to 2 years. This is a 4-session program.    

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Fall Preschool Nature Class

Sep 23, 2014 - Dec 9, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Each class covers a different seasonal topic and includes stories, simple crafts and outdoor exploration with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Dress for the weather.  Parent must stay with child younger than 4. This nature program is designed for kids ages 3-5.

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Mama Mac Music Jam - Fall Sessions

Sep 23, 2014 - Oct 28, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Sing and dance with Mama Mac to original tunes mixed with traditional favorites.  Music concepts such as rhythm, tempo (fast-slow), pitch (high-low) and melody will all be explored through music appreciation and hands-on fun including puppets, instruments, scarves, ribbons, balls and bubbles. There are two 8-week sessions available; drop-ins subject to...

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Storytime

Sep 23, 2014

Join this fun and engaging reading session among the trees.  Storytime will be held outdoors (weather permitting) at the Outdoor Children's Classroom, next to the Widener Visitor Center. In case of inclement weather, Storytime will be held in the Upper Gallery at the Visitor Center.

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