2019 Summer Schedule check back for updates

May

May 16-19 Washington Islands Birding Festival

Friday, May 24 2-5 PM and Saturday, May 25 9 Am - 12 PM Used Book and Media Sale

June

Monday, June 10 First day open for public

Friday, June 14 Opening Reception Featuring “The Fabirc of Our Lives: Featuring the Art of Astrid Stromberg”, and our many Island artists 6:00-8:00 PM

Thursday, June 20 Native Plants in the Garden with Russell Rollfs 7:00 PM

Tuesday, June 25 9 AM Hike the Jackson Harbor Ridges with naturalist Steve Waldron. We will view what is blooming and learn about the unique features of this Island gem.

July

Monday. July 1 Kids nature Class ages 6-12 2PM Call to register

Tuesday and Wednesday, July 2 & 3 Art with Grace Woodruff Drawing a Birthday Party in 3 D: Ages 3-5 10:15-10:30 Ages 6-9 11:00-11:45 and Ages 10 and older 1:30-3:00

Wenesday, July 3 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

Friday, July 5 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Tuesday, July 9 Tie dye t-shirts (fee) 1 PM

Tuesday, July 9 The Far Side if Wildlife Ecology with John Bates 7 PM Trinity Lutheran Church

Wednesday, July 10 9 AM Nature Hike with John Bates. Meet at the ANC and we will travel to location

Wednesday, July 10 4:30 Ancestsral Women Exhibit Presentation by weaver Mary Burnes.Fiber artist and jacquard weaver Mary Burns has created the “Ancestral Women Exhibit” to honor and celebrate elder women from Wisconsin’s 12 Native Tribes. These are women who have held families, traditions, cultures, languages and communities together. The exhibit features hand-woven portraits of women significant to each of Wisconsin’s 12 tribes, and another 12 complementary weavings. This presentation will explore the story of the exhibit and the design and weaving process Mary used to create them. A number of the weavings from the exhibit will be on display.

Wenesday, July 10 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

Friday, July 12 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Saturday, July 13 Art in the Park and Ice Cream Social 11 AM- 3 PM Fun for the whole family! Many art activities for kids of all ages to experience including woodworking, face painting, mono-printing, and more! Hot dogs, Brats, soda and ice cream for sale

Wenesday, July 17 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

Friday, July 19 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Tuesday and Thursday July 23 and 25 Art with Grace Woodruff: Always Weather Ages 3-5 10:15-10:30 Ages 6-9 11:00-11:45 and Ages 10 and older 1:30-3:00

Wenesday, July 24 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

Friday, July 26 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Wenesday, July 31 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

August

Friday, August 2 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Wenesday, August 7 Star Party Meer behind the Farm Museum at dusk. Join amateur astronomer Emmet Woods to look at and learn about the night sky. Telescopes will be available.

Friday, August 9 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist.

Saurday, August 10 11 AM Fishing the Great Lakes with the Koyens:

Tuesday and Thursday August 13 & 15 Art with Grace: “Go Jump in a Lake!” Finding freshwater fish and frog friends Ages 3-5 10:15-10:30 Ages 6-9 11:00-11:45 Ages 10 and older 1:30-3:00

Friday, August 16 Junior Naturalist 9-12 Call to register Help feed and take care of the critteres and exhibits in the Nature Center with our naturalist