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Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Four-session program: Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 What do snakes, owls and bears do for the chilly season? Get out of the cold and head over to the Children’s Farm Classroom for some indoor …
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Family Fish Printing 11:00 am
Family Fish Printing @ Nature Center
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Family Fish Printing @ Nature Center
I caught a fish THIS BIG! Come learn Gyotaku, the Japanese art of fishing printing, so everyone will believe your fish tales when you make your next big catch. Learn about native fish and get …
View from the Backstairs 12:00 pm
View from the Backstairs @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
View from the Backstairs @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Visit Maymont Mansion to experience Richmond’s Gilded Age showplace from the perspective of those who knew it as a workplace. Like most southern households at the turn of the 20th century, nearly everyone employed by …
Behind the Scenes 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes @ Nature Center
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Walk through the Employees Only door for a special peek at the inner workings of the Maymont Nature Center. Thirteen aquariums and more than 200 animals require more care than meets the eye. Ages 5 …
Swamp Things 2:30 pm
Swamp Things @ Nature Center
Feb 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Swamp Things @ Nature Center
The swamp doesn’t seem like the most inviting habitat, but plenty of animals call it home. Meet several creatures of the swamp, including our new alligators, and discover how they survive in this wet and …
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View from the Backstairs 12:00 pm
View from the Backstairs @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
View from the Backstairs @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Visit Maymont Mansion to experience Richmond’s Gilded Age showplace from the perspective of those who knew it as a workplace. Like most southern households at the turn of the 20th century, nearly everyone employed by …
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Homeschool Mornings: Food Chains 10:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Food Chains @ Nature Center
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Homeschool Mornings: Food Chains @ Nature Center
Ever wonder what bears eat for lunch? Find out what the animals at Maymont eat while learning about food chains. Students will explore herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, compare the teeth and skulls of animals and …
Homeschool Mornings: Seasons 10:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Seasons @ Nature Center
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Homeschool Mornings: Seasons @ Nature Center
How do our furry friends stay warm in the winter? How does a snake survive in the cold? Are birds the only animals that migrate? Students investigate how animals change with the seasons while learning …
Homeschool Mornings: Who Goes There? 11:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Who Goes There? @ Nature Center
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homeschool Mornings: Who Goes There? @ Nature Center
From paw prints and burrows to smells and scat, animals leave many clues to their whereabouts. Take a look at some of the animal signs that show who’s been hanging around. All participants will create …
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Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Four-session program: Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 What do snakes, owls and bears do for the chilly season? Get out of the cold and head over to the Children’s Farm Classroom for some indoor …
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The Love Tour 12:00 pm
The Love Tour @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Love Tour @ Maymont Mansion
When Queen Victoria married her handsome prince charming in 1840, they set the romantic tone for the 19th century. Visit Maymont Mansion on Valentine’s Day weekend as elegantly costumed ladies and gentlemen relate details of …
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The Love Tour 12:00 pm
The Love Tour @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Love Tour @ Maymont Mansion
When Queen Victoria married her handsome prince charming in 1840, they set the romantic tone for the 19th century. Visit Maymont Mansion on Valentine’s Day weekend as elegantly costumed ladies and gentlemen relate details of …
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Homeschool Mornings: One House, Two Worlds 10:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: One House, Two Worlds @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: One House, Two Worlds @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Maymont’s unique history provides a rich resource that awakens students to ideas and events of the past and a connection to how the past affects their lives today. Students examine a complex and often neglected …
FrogWatch Training 6:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Help us count the frogs! FrogWatch USA is a long-term frog and toad monitoring program that collects data on local species, helping scientists in their battle to stop amphibian decline. Join our local chapter at …
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Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Four-session program: Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 What do snakes, owls and bears do for the chilly season? Get out of the cold and head over to the Children’s Farm Classroom for some indoor …
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FrogWatch Training 6:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Help us count the frogs! FrogWatch USA is a long-term frog and toad monitoring program that collects data on local species, helping scientists in their battle to stop amphibian decline. Join our local chapter at …
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FrogWatch Training 9:00 am
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Help us count the frogs! FrogWatch USA is a long-term frog and toad monitoring program that collects data on local species, helping scientists in their battle to stop amphibian decline. Join our local chapter at …
Victorian High Tech 12:30 pm
Victorian High Tech @ Maymont Mansion
Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Victorian High Tech @ Maymont Mansion
When was this invented? How did that work? This special behind-the-scenes tour reveals the bells, whistles, hidden panels, knobs, tubes and other technological wonders that made Major and Mrs. Dooley’s home one of the most …
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Homeschool Mornings: Habitats of Virginia 10:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Habitats of Virginia @ Nature Center
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Homeschool Mornings: Habitats of Virginia @ Nature Center
Discover several of the commonwealth’s diverse ecosystems and the animals and plants that call them home. Students will learn what impact nature and humans have on these natural resources. Ages 8-10. Register online by February …
Homeschool Mornings: Hooray for Habitats 10:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Hooray for Habitats @ Nature Center
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Homeschool Mornings: Hooray for Habitats @ Nature Center
From fields to forests, all animals and plants need a habitat! Students will investigate several different Virginia habitats and the food, water, shelter and space required for animals to survive. Ages 4-7; adult must accompany …
Homeschool Mornings: Bird Encounter with Owl Pellet Dissection 11:00 am
Homeschool Mornings: Bird Encounter with Owl Pellet Dissection @ Nature Center
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homeschool Mornings: Bird Encounter with Owl Pellet Dissection @ Nature Center
Can owls spin their heads all the way around? What adaptations help birds survive in the wild? Soar into the world of birds with an “encounter” that includes fun facts and a close-up glimpse of …
A Winter Walk Through Maymont’s Landscape 5:00 pm
A Winter Walk Through Maymont’s Landscape @ Maymont Grounds
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A Winter Walk Through Maymont's Landscape @ Maymont Grounds
Join Peggy Singlemann, Maymont’s Director of Horticulture, on a wonder-filled winter walk through Maymont. Enjoy river vistas, spectacular trees, landscape features and late winter blossoms during this exclusive after-hours tour. Meet at the Historic Estate …
FrogWatch Training 6:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Help us count the frogs! FrogWatch USA is a long-term frog and toad monitoring program that collects data on local species, helping scientists in their battle to stop amphibian decline. Join our local chapter at …
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Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles @ Children's Farm Classroom
Four-session program: Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 What do snakes, owls and bears do for the chilly season? Get out of the cold and head over to the Children’s Farm Classroom for some indoor …
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FrogWatch Training 6:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FrogWatch Training @ Nature Center
Help us count the frogs! FrogWatch USA is a long-term frog and toad monitoring program that collects data on local species, helping scientists in their battle to stop amphibian decline. Join our local chapter at …
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