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July 2015

July 4, 2015

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Celebrate the Fourth of July

Saturday, July 4, 2015 (9am-3pm)
Join us for an outdoor celebration of the Fourth of July. We will be open until 3pm. Bring friends and family for special activities & much more from 11am-2pm. Enjoy fresh watermelon & cold lemonade. Included with general admission. Members free.
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July 7, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Flocks of Feathered Friends

July 7-10, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Flocks of Feathered Friends In partnership with the Stark Museum of Art For students entering grades 5 & 6 Study the feathered friends of Shangri La! Campers will use techniques to identify birds in the field and learn about bird adaptations. We will explore and sketch natural habitats during boat rides and hikes…
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July 8, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Face It: Facials Are Fun

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Learn how to use botanicals to make many different facials. During a mini spa session, make several concoctions and test them (so skip the makeup this morning). Pick up a recipe book filled with ideas to use at home – relaxation for everyone. Included with general admission. Members free. Our modest class…
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July 14, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Mad About Mammals!

July 14-17, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Mad About Mammals! In partnership with the Stark Museum of Art For students entering grades 3 & 4 Experience the warm and fuzzy side of Shangri La and the Stark Museum of Art! We will stalk the secret trails of Shangri La to discover which mammals live here, what they eat, and when…
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July 15, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Beneath the Bark

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
During a hands-on program, dissect logs to uncover dynamic decomposers that lurk beneath the bark. Discover what the “FBI” has to do with old logs. Bring the whole family, some curiosity, and all the other tools are supplied. Included with general admission. Members free. Our modest class sizes during Wild Wednesdays ensure…
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July 21, 2015

EcoRangers: Picture This: Nature Photography

July 21-24, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Picture This: Nature Photography For students entering grades 7, 8 & 9 Join us for a four-day adventure in nature photography. Capture the magic of Shangri La as we explore the back trails, cruise Adam’s Bayou, and venture behind the scenes to get up close to nature.   Guest professional photographers will focus…
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July 22, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Fresh Herbs for Your Kitchen

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Using fresh herbs makes any roasted chicken taste better. Make an herb container garden and take it home. Discuss how to care for an herb garden, and receive a recipe book. Bring the whole family; one container per family, please. Included with general admission. Members free. Our modest class sizes during Wild…
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July 25, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, July 25, 2015 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will…
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July 28, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Water Wonderlands

July 28-31, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Water Wonderlands For students entering grades 3 & 4 Discover the watery world of Shangri La. Campers will explore our bayou, swamp, lake, and wetland demonstration garden as we learn about the water cycle, our watershed, and the wildlife that depends on these water sources. Campers will hike special trails, take boat rides,…
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July 29, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Search, Capture, Discover

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Frogs, snakes, and fish, oh my! Bring the whole family to explore Shangri La’s man-made wetland with our Wildlife Curator and Senior Educator. Enjoy the beautiful flowers, and then poke through the plants to see what’s slithering, swimming, or hopping beneath. If you spot it, they’ll grab it. Wonder what…
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