Join Jenni Larchar as she leads young children and their grownups in songs, stories, and a hike on the trails at Rogers Center every Wednesday.
Program takes place rain, shine, or snow, so come dressed for the weather.
Bring a snack or a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike with new friends.
Every third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am, join Friends of Rogers to experience hands-on learning about the natural environment. Led by a specially trained educator, popular programs have included For Goodness, Snakes!, Grow Friends, Kitchen Science, Lazy Planters, Make your Own Bird House, Night Stalkers, Pond Ecology, Running A-Fowl, Skull Science, Upcycled T- Shirt, and What’s Bugging You?
While this program is free & open to the public, donations are appreciated to support future operations.
Animals of Halloween
Saturday, October 21 at 5:30 pm
Thanks to Stewart’s Shops, delicious treats will be available for purchase, and Friends of Rogers will be selling campfire s’mores for roasting.
While there is no charge for this program, contributions are encouraged to support future operations.
The Artist As Naturalist: Gelatin Plate Monoprinting
Saturday, November 4 at 10 am
Using materials from the forest floor, students will be introduced to Monoprinting, a direct printmaking process that results in unique, one of a kind prints pulled from a gelatin plate surface. This surface allows for unlimited experimentation with color, overlays, found materials and stencil materials that gives each person an immediate sense of accomplishment and success. Instruction and initial guided practice in several techniques will be demonstrated before independent work session begins.
(Recommended for ages 13 and older. All materials included.) Members – $10/person Not-Yet-Members – $12/person
Pre-registration required by noon on November 3.
Climate Basics: Science, Impacts, Policy, and Action
Thursday, November 9
Join Colgate University’s assistant professor of environmental studies, Andy Pattison, and director of sustainability, John Pumilio, for a facilitated discussion on climate change basics. The discussion will include an overview of climate science, impacts, policies, and actions we can take as communities and individuals. This will be an interactive session so please come prepared to participate.
Sponsored by Hamilton Friends Meeting (Quakers)
While this forum is offered free of charge, donations are welcome to support future programs.
Saturday, December 2 at 9:30 am OR 11:30 am OR 2:30 pm
Learn to make your own evergreen wreath with natural materials. We will provide a reusable frame and materials including – but not limited to – evergreen boughs and pine cones. Feel free to bring additional embellishments of your choosing to add a personalized touch. You can enjoy your unique wreath this year, and repurpose the frame for years to come.
Member – $12 Not-Yet-Member – $15
Pre-registration must be made for one of the three workshop sessions offered by noon on December 1.