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Feb. 25: Winter Star Party!

Don’t miss this FREE astronomical adventure! Join the Center and its partners for a fun-filled evening of star gazing! Simply pack your snacks, bring a bit of curiosity and join us for an evening of delightful discoveries! If you have a telescope, please bring it along! Star Party leaders and their telescopes will remain on-site […]

March 3-5: Bluebird Carving Workshop

Don’t miss out on this unique creative opportunity! In this three-day workshop, you will carve a blank piece of wood into a “smoothie” bird carving, then paint details of an eastern bluebird. Both carving and painting techniques will be taught. One wood blank will be provided, participants may bring their own carving tools and painting […]

Olewine Gallery: Sharon Beals

Using nests and egg specimens collected over the past two centuries, California photographer Sharon Beals conveys the almost impossible artistry and architecture of birds’ nests — and the fragility of the creatures that construct them — through her stunning images, many of which appear in her best-selling 2011 book, Nests. Click here to learn more!

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