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Friday, November 2 – An Evening with Owls

Experts on night-time raptors will explore the facts and shatter the myths about these beautiful creatures. This program features live owls from ZooAmerica and a talk by Ornithology expert Scott Weidensaul. Certified bird banders from the Center’s Northern Saw-Whet Owl Banding Project will provide owl banding demonstrations and discuss efforts to gather more information on the tiny birds that migrate through Penn’s Woods on cold fall nights.
TIME: 7 – 9 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $5/person 6 and older

Saturday, November 10 – Popcorn Hat Players present Aladdin

One of the most famous tales from Arabian Nights, the story of Aladdin and his magic lamp has entertained all ages for hundreds of years.  Join Aladdin and his super-powered Genie as he learns an important lesson in responsibility. Can Aladdin outwit the evil Fazeem and win the heart of the beautiful princess?  Remember, be careful what you wish for! Sponsored by the Lunt and Williams families. Our children’s series sponsored by Lynn & Helen Henninger and Don and Lois Miller.
TIME: 11 a.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $6/person 5

Saturday, November 10 – Cruisin’ the Cosmos: Postcards from the Universe

Following a 7 P.M. presentation by NASA’s Jerry Bonnell, we will bundle up for some fall star-gazing with telescopes set up by members of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg (ASH). If skies are cloudy, we will have some telescopes set up indoors for a “Telescope Lab” with ASH members. Also, if you need help in setting up or using your own telescope, bring it along. Presented in cooperation with Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, Millersburg Rotary Club, and Millersburg Borough. Pre-registration suggested, but not required. Free admission, donations accepted.
TIME: 7 – 10 p.m.
LOCATION: the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art
ADMISSIONFree admission, donations accepted.

Thursday, November 15 – Winter Bird Feeding

Scott Bills is back to teach us more about some of our favorite backyard birds. Some birds don’t fly south for the winter, learn how to help care for our feathered friends during the coldest part of the year.
TIME: 7 – 9 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $5/person 6 and older

Saturday, February 23 – Animal Odyssey with Ray Owen

Join the Ned Smith Center in welcoming grammy nominated artist Ray Owen to the Ned Smith Gallery for a fun filled kids show. Ray will be presenting “Animal Odyssey,” a tuneful animal kingdom adventure teeming with sea creatures, tree beasts, farm animals and frolicking fauna. come journey through a land of rousing songs, down a river of rollicking stories, through a rolling valley of wide-eye surprises to a sea of kids comedy. Featured highlights include a great farm animal impersonation competition and a zany chicken karaoke contest for kids!
TIME: 11 a.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $6/person 5 and older

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