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Off Site Events

Below is a list of events in the Central PA area where you can find our staff and learn more about the Center and our mission. April 27: Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty & Biodiversity program?  The program is scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Lower Dauphin High School […]

2017 Youth Art Contest

2017 Theme: Threatened and Endangered Species of the World SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 CLICK HERE to see the winners of the 2016 contest! Official 2017 Youth Art Contest Rules and Entry Form Students from across the country participate in the annual youth art contest, designed to inspire the next generation of wildlife artists. Winning entries are […]

CANCELLED April 13: Penn State’s First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH)

Unfortunately, tonight’s Nature Discovery Series program “First Investigation of Stream Health” is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and will be in contact with those who have already registered for the program. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Healthy streams are more than just clear water. The ideal stream has healthy land and […]

March 12: Ducks and Geese of the Susq.

An annual tradition! Join Scott Bills, Retired Land Management Group Supervisor, PA Game Commission, along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the old Millersburg Gun Club Headquarters (2 miles west of the Ned Smith Center) to learn about waterfowl and their seasonal migration patterns. Plan to stay a few minutes or hang out all […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oct. 29: Halloween Owls!

The Ned Smith Center is proud to announce the next installment of its 2016 Discovery Lecture Series, and one of its best-loved annual programs: Halloween Owls on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Kids’ Program: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Regular Program: 7:30 p.m. Halloween Owls features live owls from Penn State University’s Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center. Experts on night-time […]

Oct. 8: Fall Family Fun Day

Join us for an awesome autumn afternoon! The Details: TIME: Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. PLACE: Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg ADMISSION: $5 for ages 2 and older, Family Four-Pack $15 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A FREE COUPON! This annual event is designed to increase awareness […]

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