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Tales on the Trails – Groundhogs
Wednesday, February 7th, 1-1:45 PM
Age: Preschool 3-5 year olds
Discover the wonders of the outdoor world with your little one. This program begins in the gardens of Van Vleck with a story, then continues with a walk, and concludes with a simple craft or activity. All programs focus on the theme listed. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Programs will be held outdoors, weather permitting.
Fee: $10/class per child for Members / $15/class per child for Non-members
Registration required HERE by 1 day prior to each class.
March 13 – Bird Nests
April 10 – Celebrate the Earth
May 15 – Seeds & Flowers
June 12 – Caterpillars & Butterflies
Sponsored by The Albert Payson Terhune Foundation
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2024
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2024
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
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