Pennsylvania Bald Eagles: Celebrating 30 Years of Restoration The bald eagle’s history in Pennsylvania is a precarious one. Only 30 years ago, we had a mere 3 nests left in our entire state. With the help of the Canadian government, several agencies such as the Pennsylvania Game Commission brought bald eagle chicks back to their […]
Join us for an awesome autumn afternoon! Click here for a coupon for a FREE adult admission!! This annual event is designed to increase awareness of the natural world with many activities for children and families. Families can enjoy traditional fall favorites like pumpkin carving and painting, take a ride on the children’s train or […]
CLICK HERE for the art auction catalog (PDF) – as of Sept. 18, 2013 Registration and Silent Auction: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Live Auction begins at noon The Center is proud to announce its 20th Annual Wildlife Art Auction, which will be held on October 5, 2013 in the Ned Smith Gallery. All of the auction pieces […]
2013 Discovery Lecture Series Sponsored by Sid & Evelyn Hostetter The word “frontier” conjures images of Conestoga wagons and Plains Indians on horseback, but for hundreds of years the frontier lay along the Eastern seaboard – the boundary between complex Native cultures and colonizing Europeans. Join NSCNA trustee Scott Weidensaul, author of the recent book […]
This 5K course will take runners along the scenic Wiconisco Creek to a portion of the Lykens Valley Rail Trail and across our beautiful pedestrian bridge. All of the Center’s trails will be open for visitors wishing to walk their own course based on length and level of difficulty. The entire day will also feature […]
Join us for a fun-filled evening of star gazing! Simply pack your snacks, bring in a bit of curiosity and join us for an evening of delightful discoveries! And, if you have a telescope, please bring it along! Star Party leaders and their telescopes will remain on-site until 10:30 p.m. In partnership with Astronomical Society […]
Ready, pull! Celebrate our outdoor heritage at the Ted Lick Memorial Sporting Clays Classic! Click here to learn more!
Play a round on the links and support the Center at the same time! Join us for the 2nd annual Ned Smith Center Golf Classic on August 1 at the Country Club of Harrisburg! Visit the Golf Classic page to learn more!
This fun-filled day features live music, great food and more than 50 exciting and informative programs. Visit the main festival page to check out a complete schedule! SPONSORS: