Children's Program

Art Zone: STEM + Art =STEAM

Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
What does art have to do with science, technology, engineering, and math? In this class we will explore how science, technology, engineering, and math play an important part in the creation of art. We will explore several techniques and methods to create a 3-D piece of art to take home. All materials and tools will be provided, and no previous drawing experience is required.

Hero Stories: Meet a Park Naturalist and Animals

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Get up close and personal animals from Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center and learn about being a Park Naturalist. Every Hero has a Story, and your local Park Naturalist has plenty to share about plants and animals at Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center. Registration required. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult as requested per Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

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