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January 2020

Nature Play Afterschool: Winter Session

January 29—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$255 – $306

Playing outside in the winter is super awesome! Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play we will explore wooded trails and fields, play in the snow, build forts, sled, make snow creations, climb trees, make new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us and use our imaginations. Our…

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Girls into the Wild: Winter Session

January 30—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$300 – $360

Often you just need to run, explore and play outdoors! That’s what we do at Girls into the Wild, and lots more. Girls into the Wild is designed to get girls outside, playing and engaging with nature in their own way. Instructor Katie Koerten offers games and activities that each girl can participate in at her own comfort level, from climbing trees, to playing camouflage in the forest, to running and whooping wildly through fields – not to mention sledding,…

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Living Building Makers in Conversation

January 30—6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

“Once we know something, we can’t un-know it.” Living Buildings are different. They ask us to consider our impact in everything we do, from our energy use to site selection. A key consideration is building materials: what’s in them? Where do they come from? What is their impact on the environment? Are they healthy for people to be around? Join us for a conversation about how these material values change the way we build, from product selection to workflow. Jonathan…

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February 2020

Second Saturday Family Science: The Great Grey Squirrel

February 1—10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10

Join us for seasonal nature and science programs each second Saturday of the month. Designed for children with their parents, these programs will explore cool topics in nature. February 1: The Great Grey Squirrel Note: February’s Saturday Family Science will be held on the 1st Saturday. Although you probably see them everywhere, in cities, in forests, and right in your own backyard,  how much do you really know about them? Come appreciate the greatness of the grey squirrel and all…

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Owl Prowl

February 1—7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$12 – $16

Dress INCREDIBLY warm because we'll be standing around in the dark a lot. Bring your sharp ears, a flashlight, and a thermos of something hot to drink. We will meet at the Hitchcock Center at 7:30 and then carpool to the site. Weather makeup day will be Saturday February 8th if needed. with Dan Ziomeck Friday, January 17, 7:30 - 10pm Saturday, February 1, 7:30 - 10pm Members $12/Non-members $16 per night, youth 8 and older welcome with an adult.…

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Nature Play Afterschool: Winter Session

February 3—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$210 – $252

Playing outside in the winter is super awesome! Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play we will explore wooded trails and fields, play in the snow, build forts, sled, make snow creations, climb trees, make new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us and use our imaginations. Our…

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Nature Play Afterschool: Winter Session

February 5—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$255 – $306

Playing outside in the winter is super awesome! Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play we will explore wooded trails and fields, play in the snow, build forts, sled, make snow creations, climb trees, make new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us and use our imaginations. Our…

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Girls into the Wild: Winter Session

February 6—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$300 – $360

Often you just need to run, explore and play outdoors! That’s what we do at Girls into the Wild, and lots more. Girls into the Wild is designed to get girls outside, playing and engaging with nature in their own way. Instructor Katie Koerten offers games and activities that each girl can participate in at her own comfort level, from climbing trees, to playing camouflage in the forest, to running and whooping wildly through fields – not to mention sledding,…

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Living Building Tour

February 7—4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is the 23rd building in the world and the 4th in Massachusetts to achieve the Certified Living Building designation! It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. Come find out what makes our building a special teaching tool empowering visitors to ask, "what does sustainability look like in the built environment…

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Owl Prowl

February 7—7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$12 – $16

Dress INCREDIBLY warm because we'll be standing around in the dark a lot. Bring your sharp ears, a flashlight, and a thermos of something hot to drink. We will meet at the Hitchcock Center at 7:30 and then carpool to the site. Weather makeup day will be Saturday February 8th if needed. with Dan Ziomek Friday, January 17, 7:30 - 10pm Saturday, February 1, 7:30 - 10pm Friday, February 7, 7:30 - 10pm Members $12/Non-members $16 per night, youth 8…

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