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April 2019

April 6, 2019

FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Colors to Dye For

Saturday, April 6, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Did you know you can use natural materials to create dyes? During this family friendly program, you will discover all Mother Nature has to offer for the creation of beautifully colored dyes. We will be experimenting with fabrics and eggs just in time for Easter. *Fabric and…

1920s Day

Saturday, April 6, 2019 (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Join us over at the WHSH Carriage House and Grounds during Art in the Park for 1920s Day! Enjoy “mocktails,” photo spots, crafts, and other 20s themed activities.This event is free and open to the public.

April 12, 2019

Insights Lunch & Look: Emerald Pool, Yellowstone

Friday, April 12, 2019 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
Join Curator Sarah E. Boehme for a special Insights Lunch & Look: Emerald Pool, Yellowstone on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Boehme will examine John Henry Twachtman’s painting Edge of the Emerald Pool, Yellowstone. Her slide talk will explore how Twachtman, an American Impressionist artist, responded…

Finding Neverland

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
The winner of’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells…

April 13, 2019

2019 Eco-Fest and Butterfly Release

Saturday, April 13, 2019 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Join us to celebrate Earth day with our 2019 Eco-Fest and Butterfly Release! The day will be filled with family fun that highlights sustainability and natural history. Local and regional organizations and business will be onsite hosting booths that provide information about earth-friendly products, services, and opportunities. Games, activities, and engaging…

April 26, 2019

Monty Python’s Spamalot

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Tony Award winning Best Musical, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, begins its search for the Holy Grail in the Fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” With a book by Eric Idle and music and…

April 27, 2019

FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Secrets of the Scales

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
0 THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Join us at Shangri La Gardens to discover the secrets of scales. We will scour the gardens looking for wild with scales such as snakes, turtles, and alligators. During this family friendly program, we will observe our scaly friends and find out what makes…

Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (11am - 2pm)
Join us one Saturday a month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 2pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you will ‘meet’…

April 28, 2019

Stark Reading Contest County Final

Sunday, April 28, 2019 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Mark your calendars and join us for the 115th year of the Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation! Show your support for local students as they compete for best presentation and earn scholarships. This event is FREE and open to the public. Light reception to follow.

May 2019

May 3, 2019

SMA Playdate: Let’s Explore Rhythm

Friday, May 3, 2019 (10:00-11:00 a.m.)
Get ready to explore art-making at SMA Playdate! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy a special story and art-inspired play before creating their own original masterpiece in our art studio. Free admission. Engage in hands-on learning opportunities, including storytelling, imaginative play, and art making with an emphasis on building…