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Wee Wonders Nature Series for Preschoolers-Winter 2024

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Institute is offering five new Wee Wonders sessions this winter, with each one a full 90 minutes of educational fun! Taught by Institute educators, age-appropriate program activities include exploring the outdoors, hikes, theme-related story books, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, crafts, songs, and puppets. Themes or topics include pine cones, winter sounds, deer and...

Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter “SOAR” Bird Walks

First and third Saturday spring, summer, fall and winter bird walks find birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro leading the walks along the hiking trails at varying locations throughout the area. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public. Just show up—no reservations...

Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale 2024

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Enjoy the thrill of the chase as you look for bargains or sell your own discards at this annual event coinciding with Earth Celebration Day & Festival of Art. Your...

Garden Talk #1 Spring 2024

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Garden Talk programs are FREE but registration is required due to limited space. The Institute announces the 2024 spring series of small-group garden talks. Talks will be held on...

Geology Rocks! The Rise & Fall of the Appalachians

Presented in partnership with the Franklin Co. Rock & Mineral Club. Geologist Jeri Jones Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services in Spring Grove, Pa. returns to present another fun, fascinating...

Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall “SOAR” Bird Walks

First and third Saturday spring, summer, fall and winter bird walks find birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro leading the walks along the hiking trails at varying locations throughout...

Garden Talk #2 Spring 2024

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Institute announces the 2024 spring series of small-group garden talks. Talks will be held on five Tuesdays in April and May from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Civil...

Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds 519 Gladhill Rd., Fairfield, Pennsylvania, United States

Join Buttonwood Nature Center, Home of The Institute, for their second annual Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser at Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds, Fairfield, PA. Tentative schedule—Exact times and details to...

$125

Garden Talk #3 Spring 2024

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Garden Talk programs are FREE but registration is required due to limited space. The Institute announces the 2024 spring series of small-group garden talks. Talks will be held on...

Youth Festival 2024

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Play Outside is the spirit of Youth Fest! Stop by for a fun outside day for kids, including hikes, story walk, hands-on activities and partnered stations. This event will take...

Garden Talk #4 Spring 2024

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Garden Talk programs are FREE but registration is required due to limited space. The Institute announces the 2024 spring series of small-group garden talks. Talks will be held on...

Garden Talk #5 Spring 2024

Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

he Garden Talk programs are FREE but registration is required due to limited space. The Institute announces the 2024 spring series of small-group garden talks. Talks will be held on...

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