Friday, June 12, 2015

Blue Ridge Parkway Exploration

June 18 ~ 8:30 am—4:30 pm
Ages 7—18
Cost $5 ~ Bring a bag lunch & drink
Deadline to Register:  June 15

Join us for an exciting day with Ranger Jackie as we explore an 1800’s cabin and hike around one of the most beautiful places in Alleghany County.  We’ll find out what it was like to live during that time, including what you ate, what school was like, what you did for fun, and what you did when you were sick.   Bring your hiking shoes and water bottles for a full day of nature and exploration.  We’ll hike out to wildcat rock and look down into Basin Cove.  Who knows what we might see so don’t miss out on the great adventure. 

Friday, June 5, 2015

UPDATED Summer Fun Newsletter

We have added a couple more Summer Fun activities!  Spaces are filling up very fast, so make sure you get registered....

Updated Newsletter

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Zoo Snooze Update!!!

It was just brought to our attention there was a misprint on the Zoo Snooze.  We will be leaving at 4 pm on August 5th and returning at 5 pm on August 6th.   This is an overnight trip to the NC Zoo.  Sorry for the confusion.

August 5-6
NC Zoo - Ashboro
4pm August 5th ~ return 5 pm August 6th
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $35 ~ Limit: 4
Bring $20 for dinner on the way & lunch in the zoo

 Slither and slide your way into the secretive world of reptiles and amphibians at the NC Zoo. Discover the differences between these animals and what they can tell us about our environment. Spend the evening exploring the world of these elusive backyard creatures with games, activities and presentations. Invite a toad to live in your yard by building a toad abode


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

June 11th  ~  10:30 am—7 pm
Ages:  8+
Cost:  $20 ~ Limit: 10
Bring $10 for lunch

Deadline to Register:  Friday June 5

You don’t want to miss out as we travel to Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA to experience a "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” good time. 

Known by children of all ages, “Mary Poppins” is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household to care for young Jane and Michael Banks. Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. Featuring eye-popping sets and costumes, breathtaking dance numbers and beloved songs such as the Academy Award-winning "Chim Chim Cher-ee," "A Spoonful of Sugar," "Feed the Birds," "Step in Time" and "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious". Come discover with Mary a world where "Anything Can Happen" if you let it!

To register you must come by the office:  90 S Main St., 3rd Floor, Sparta, NC

Nuts about Nature

When:  June 9th ~ 10 am - 2 pm
Who:  Ages: 5-8
Cost: $10 ~ Limit: 10
Bring a bag lunch & drink

Deadline to Register:  Friday, June 5, 2015

**Meet at the Lions Club**

Come explore nature with us through games, stories, crafts, trail walks & more. Who knows what we’ll discover as we explore different ecosystems. We’ll flip over logs, look into dirt, and turn over rocks in search of animals and the signs they leave behind. 4-Hers will be nature investigators that learn how all things in nature are connected.

You must come to the office to register @ 90 S Main St., Sparta.

Contact the office for more information:  372-5597.