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April 2014

April 1, 2014

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EcoRangers Summer Camp Registration

Registration open. Continues through June 13, 2014
Each summer, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center sponsors summer camps, called EcoRangers, for students entering grades 3 through 9.  Some of these camps are science camps taught solely at Shangri La, and some camps are planned in partnership with the Stark Museum of Art.  Camps planned with Stark Museum…
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April 26, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Up-Cycle That

April 26, 2014 (10 - 11 am)
Get creative with us!   Discover new ways to reuse items instead of throwing them away. Families are invited to bring a little bit of imagination and use materials provided by Shangri La to make a new take-home creation. Saturday Adventure Series programs are included with general admission. Save your seat today & call…
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UpClose with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, April 26, 2014 (2-2:30 pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called UpClose with Nature (March – October) 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, stop by to ‘meet’ local…
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May 2014

May 3, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Explore the Stars

May 3, 2014 (10 - 11 am)
A virtual view of space! For visitors ages 10 and older, experience Shangri La’s portable planetarium, STARLAB*. In this one-of-a-kind program, guests can learn about the constellations. *Not ADA accessible. Saturday Adventure Series programs are included with general admission. Save your seat today & call 409.670.9799 to sign-up.
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May 10, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Build a Bat House

May 10, 2014 (10 - 11 am)
Let’s get bat-friendly!   Learn about different bats from around the world in this family-friendly program. Take a bat quiz, learn how to attract these pollinators & mosquito-eaters to your backyard & take home a bat house. There is a $10 materials fee per family to make & take a bat house.…
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May 17, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Let’s Go Fishing

May 17, 2014 (10 - 11 am)
We’ll supply the worms! Bring your fishing poles, hooks & bobbers;  it’s time to go fishing at Shangri La. Spend a few minutes learning fun fish facts, correct fishing techniques & how to properly hold a fish. Trek to Shangri La’s Pond of the Blue Moon for a mini-fishing trip. This is…
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May 24, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Amazzzzzzzing Bees

May 24, 2014 (10 - 11 am)
Visit us for the buzz! Dive into the amazing world of bees and discover how the hive works together. Learn how they communicate, gather pollen & how honey is made. Get a taste of honey during this family program. Those with bee allergies are asked to bring an epi-pen. Saturday Adventure Series programs…
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May 31, 2014

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UpClose with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, May 31, 2014 (2-2:30 pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called UpClose with Nature (March – October) 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, stop by to ‘meet’ local…
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June 2014

June 28, 2014

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UpClose with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, June 28, 2014 (2-2:30 pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called UpClose with Nature (March – October) 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, stop by to ‘meet’ local…
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July 2014

July 1, 2014

EcoRangers Camp: Colors to Dye For

July 1-4, 2014 (8:30 am - 2:30 pm)
Colors to Dye For In partnership with the Stark Museum of Art Students entering grades 5 and 6 Discover the wonders of color and plants.  During this camp, students will learn to identify local plants that can be used to make colored dyes.  They will collect plants, make dye baths, spin their…
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