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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!

Romberger Gallery: Wendy Weyant

The work of Millerstown-based mixed media artist Wendy Weyant is currently featured in the Romberger Hallway Gallery. Weyant, now retired, spent 33 years as an art teacher in the Newport School District. Weyant holds a BFA in weaving and fibers from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Weyant’s work features themes of nests, eggs, hearts and roots, […]

Olewine Gallery: Thomas Wise

The artwork of Halifax-based artist Thomas Wise is on exhibit in the Olewine Gallery from now until December 26, 2016. Mr. Wise received his Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Delaware and his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts). He is a […]

Nov. 29: #GivingTuesday

Black Friday is over. Cyber Monday is history.  And now it’s Giving Tuesday, a growing online giving movement, transforming how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Today, the Center has a simple goal: to raise $3,000 toward our unique and dynamic education programming.  From $10 to $500, any contribution helps. Click the button below […]

Nov. 12: Rapunzel!

Join Popcorn Hat Players for their kooky take on Rapunzel on Saturday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m. Will the Witch keep Rapunzel forever? How will the Prince rescue Rapunzel from the tower? The children from the audience use their own creativity to help tell this story and to make sure that everyone lives “happily ever after”! […]

Nov. 10: The Wild Game Chef

Join us on November 10 at 7 p.m. for the FINAL installment of the 2016 Nature Discovery Series, the Wild Game Chef, with Rick Calla and Kris Benedict! Rick and Kris will teach you how to incorporate wild fish and game into your everyday menus, whether it’s on vacation or in the comfort of your own home. THE […]

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