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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
603-366-5695 www.prescottfarm.org

February 2020

Feb 15

Beginner Snowshoeing at Prescott Farm

Beginner Snowshoeing Never been on snowshoes? No problem! We will show you the basics of snowshoeing and take it slow. Discover how much fun it can be to get out and explore the world in the winter! Please wear boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Snowshoes will be available if you do not already have your own. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adults

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February 15, 2020 09:30 AM
February 15, 2020 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 15

Trail Tour: Blue at Prescott Farm

Trail Tour: Blue Take about a mile walk in the woods and pass by rock wall remnants, vernal pools, forested wetland. Learn about these and more as you enjoy our longest trail. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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February 15, 2020 01:00 PM
February 15, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 15

Explore Together: Animal Adaptations at Prescott Farm

Explore Together: Animal Adaptations Take an up close look at animal furs, mammal mounts, skulls, and more. Learn about different adaptations that give animals the ability to survive and thrive in New Hampshire. Snowshoes or traction cleats will be provided as needed. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $8 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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February 15, 2020 01:00 PM
February 15, 2020 02:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 21

Explore Together: Owling at Prescott Farm

Explore Together: Owling “Too-too-too!” “Who-cooks-for-you?” “Ho-hoo-hoo-hoododo-hoooo-ho!” This evening, we will review calls of owls commonly found in New Hampshire and learn behaviors and preferences of these raptors. Lead by our educators, head out with your new knowledge to try to look and listen for signs of owls in the night. Snowshoes or traction cleats will be provided as needed. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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February 21, 2020 06:00 PM
February 21, 2020 08:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 22

Maple Sugaring Intensive at Prescott Farm

Have you always been interested in making maple syrup but don’t know where to start or lack the trees or time for your own sugaring operation? In this more in depth program you will learn the basics – everything from tree ID to the correct consistency of the finished maple syrup – starting in the classroom and then outside as we prepare our sugarhouse and trees for the upcoming sugaring season. Take the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice…

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February 22, 2020 09:00 AM
February 22, 2020 01:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 22

Maple Sugaring Intensive at Prescott Farm

Looking for “Tap” Lessons? Maple Sugaring Intensive this Saturday at Prescott Farm LACONIA – After the long, cold, dark days and nights of winter, many New Englanders are eager to see signs of the coming spring. And there’s no sweeter sign of spring than the beginning of maple sugaring season. Residents and visitors who long to learn how they can bring this delicious tradition to their own yard are invited to join Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center’s educators on Saturday,…

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February 22, 2020 09:00 AM
February 22, 2020 01:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 22

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Just added! Enjoy the outdoors this winter while doing yoga! In this unique and peaceful snowshoe experience, immerse yourself in the peacefulness of nature as you practice yoga in snowshoes, are guided through a walking mediation, and are introduced to shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.”  Special: Register for a 2020 Trail Yoga with Kate Kretschmer to receive $5 off! (Non-refundable, payment must be made at time of registration.) Guest Instructor: Kate Kretschmer   REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $25 ($17 for Members) Recommended Ages:…

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February 22, 2020 10:00 AM
February 22, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 24

WildQuest Camp at Prescott Farm

February 24-28th 9am-4pm Extended care available 8-9 am & 4-5:30 pm Winter camp is one of our favorite programs—it has a personality all its own! Discover a camp experience a world away from Spring and Summer camps, for campers aged 6-12. There are many natural wonders at work and waiting to be discovered, even in the quiet days of winter. Activities, weather permitting, may include: snowshoe adventures, s’mores, sledding, winter games, animal tracking, snow crafts, a Winter Quest, exploring the…

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February 24, 2020 09:00 AM
February 24, 2020 04:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 25

NH Astronomical Society: Sky Watch at Prescott Farm

NH Astronomical Society: Sky Watch* Join the NH Astronomical Society in a “beginner-friendly,” enjoyable, and educational experience using a telescope to observe the night sky. Join us at 6:00 for a presentation that will preceed the skywatch, and then head outside. Society members will set up their equipment and choose their celestial targets for you. All are welcome to this free community program! REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: FREE Recommended Ages: All

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February 25, 2020 07:00 PM
February 25, 2020 09:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

March 2020

Mar 3

The Learning Garden: Starting Seeds at Prescott Farm

The Learning Garden: Starting Seeds Our seed starting workshop will give you the hands-on experience to feel confident starting seeds that will grow into strong, resilient plants. We will discuss seed starting mediums, timing, heat and light requirements, and more as we start seeds for the Learning Garden. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult

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March 03, 2020 06:00 PM
March 03, 2020 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 9

Full Moon Showshoe at Prescott Farm

Full Moon Snowshoe Use your senses to explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. Inspired by the weather and the dynamic calendar of the natural world, topics discussed on our moonlit walk will vary but may include: identifying constellations, discussing the habits of nocturnal animals, and practicing your own night vision abilities. Please wear boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Snowshoes will be provided as needed. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adults

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March 09, 2020 06:00 PM
March 09, 2020 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 14

WOW: Here Today – Gone Tomorrow at Prescott Farms

WOW: Here Today – Gone Tomorrow? NH Fish & Game Wildlife Stewards present program at Prescott Farm on March 14th LACONIA – What are wildlife resources? Who owns them? What is an endangered species? What is a species, for that matter? These and many other questions will be the focus of a new program at Prescott Farm in Laconia on Saturday March 14th from 1-2:30 pm. The Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) program will be led by expert NH Fish &…

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March 14, 2020 01:00 PM
March 14, 2020 02:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 21

Kids Can Cook: With Maple Syrup at Prescott Farm

Kids Can Cook: With Maple Syrup This sweet treat is delicious enough to eat on its own and is of course a staple at breakfast time. But that is not the only way to use maple syrup! Explore different ways to add the taste of maple to your plate during Maple Sugaring Month. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 ($8 for Members) Recommended Ages: Child + Adult 

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March 21, 2020 02:00 PM
March 21, 2020 03:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 28

Farm to Table Cooking: Maple Syrup at Every Meal at Prescott Farm

Farm to Table Cooking: Maple Syrup at Every Meal Sap is flowing, the evaporator is running, and a new batch of maple syrup is ready. This sweet treat is for more than just pancakes! Get inspired and learn how to add this New Hampshire staple to a variety of recipes. Bonus: sample sap and discover its uses (weather dependent). REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $25 ($10 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adults

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March 28, 2020 02:00 PM
March 28, 2020 03:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

April 2020

Apr 4

The Learning Garden: Season Extenders – Prescott Farms

As the time for sowing seeds and planting out transplants grows near, we will examine the risks and benefits of a few options to extend your growing season. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:

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April 04, 2020 09:30 AM
April 04, 2020 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 4

DIY Science: Homemade Weather Station

Take the first steps towards becoming a meteorologist. Set up a homemade weather station to take daily weather measurements in order to learn more about the climate of New Hampshire. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 ($5 for Members) Recommended Ages: Child + Adult

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April 04, 2020 01:00 PM
April 04, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 7

Sunset Night Hike on the Full Moon – Prescott Farms

Head out on the trails as the sun sets to experience dusk in the forest. Let your eyes surprise you as you adjust to the growing darkness. We will take advantage of the rising full (or almost full) moon to walk the trails and observe the transition from the crepuscular to the nocturnal world. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult

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April 07, 2020 07:00 PM
April 07, 2020 08:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 10

Soapmaking: Laundry Stain Stick – Prescott Farms

Make a natural laundry stain stick using the same process as our traditional soapmaking class. Whether you have joined us before or this is your first time making a soap, we will review the basics and learn how to use this product as-is or turn it into a laundry detergent. Each participant will take home about 10 bars. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $45 ($20 for Members)   Recommended Ages: Adult

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April 10, 2020 07:00 PM
April 10, 2020 10:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Climate & Community: Introduction to Climate Science

In New Hampshire, one result of the changing climate is a loss of cold and snow, which affects the wildlife, forests, and water, as well as our own health and recreational activities.1 But how do we know the climate is changing? Join Wes Golomb to learn the basics of climate science. This workshop will review: the scientific method, data collection, accuracy of measurements and models, evidence for a warming climate, and a discussion of  what the current models suggest about…

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April 11, 2020 09:00 AM
April 11, 2020 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Explore Together: Mud Tracking – Prescott Farms

Mud season is here. Take a trek in the woods and search for signs of animals welcoming back the warmer weather. Our educators will help you identify animal tracks in the mud. Preserve your discoveries by making a plaster cast of an animal track. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $12 ($5 for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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April 11, 2020 10:00 AM
April 11, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Kids Can Cook: Desserts – Prescott Farms

Join us as we prepare recipes for everyone’s favorite part of a meal! We will incorporate healthy ingredients (shh!) that will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 ($8 for Members) Recommended Ages: Child + Adult 

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April 11, 2020 01:00 PM
April 11, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Wilderness Survival: Knots – Prescott Farms

“If you can’t tie a knot, tie a lot!” Cordage has many uses, from setting up camp to rappelling down a cliff. The proper application of knots and the ability to tie them is a skill that is often overlooked by outdoor enthusiasts. Come learn a how to tie a few knots and how they can help you! REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $20 ($10 for Members) Recommended Ages: 14+

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April 11, 2020 01:00 PM
April 11, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 18

Discover Nature Big Tree Tour: Buds – Prescott Farms

The small ends of tree branches will soon shed their dull, scaly coats and burst open with a pop of color. Walk our trails as a faint colorful glow emerges around the trees in this spring-time offering of our Big Tree Tour. The walk will include a trip to our “Belknap County Champion Big Trees” and other huge, old trees along our trails, as well as fascinating fun facts about ecology, history and how the land has changed over the…

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April 18, 2020 10:00 AM
April 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 18

Adult Nature Craft: Log Cabin Garden Planters – Prescott Farms

Use wood harvested from Prescott Farm to build a rustic planter that will be ready to take home and fill. Our educator will guide you step-by-step to safely complete this hands-on project. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $30 ($15 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult 

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April 18, 2020 01:00 PM
April 18, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 22

Green Living: Can I Recycle This? – Prescott Farms

Clear up the confusion surrounding the simple question—which bin does this go in? We will review local recycling ordinances and have examples of common items that leave many puzzled. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: 14+

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April 22, 2020 06:30 PM
April 22, 2020 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 25

Climate & Community: Mock Climate Agreement Negotiation

If you were the president of the United States or the prime minister of Uganda, what would you do to address climate change? Take part in a mock 'Paris Climate Agreement' negotiation to put your bargaining skills to the test and develop an international agreement. The actions emerging from agreement will be input into a computer simulator created by MIT, UMass Lowell, and the United Nations to calculate the expected temperature rise by the year 2100. Can you work together…

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April 25, 2020 09:00 AM
April 25, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 27

WildQuest Camp at Prescott Farm

A Celebration of the Season for campers age 6 – 12. April 27 – May 1, 2020 9 am – 4 pm Extended care available 8-9 am & 4-5:30 pm When Spring Camp is here, it’s time for mud, new green shoots, and salamanders as the Earth re-awakens. There are so many changes happening this time of year—what an exciting time to get outside and explore the forest, fields and gardens at Prescott Farm, for campers aged 6-12.              Limited “Daily…

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April 27, 2020 09:00 AM
April 27, 2020 04:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

October 2020

Oct 17

Prescott Farm 11th Annual Harvest Festival

The 2020 Harvest Festival is Saturday, October 17, 2020. Prescott Farm is committed to a fun, safe event. Activities  in 2020 will be modified as necessary to meet recommended health & safety standards. Additional information will be shared as decisions are made. We thank you for your patience and cooperation as we navigate these changes! https://prescottfarm.org/service/public-programs/festivals/

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October 17, 2020 12:00 AM
October 17, 2020 11:59 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

January 2021

Jan 9

Beginner Snowshoe at Prescott Farm

Never been on snowshoes? No problem! We will show you the basics of snowshoeing and take it slow. Discover how much fun it can be to get out and travel the trails in the winter.  This program is FULL! Please continue to register for the waitlist or join us on 2/20. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:       

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January 09, 2021 10:00 AM
January 09, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 9

Tiny Things Hikes at Prescott Farm

Take time to enjoy the little things. Borrow a hand lens (or bring you own if you want), and head out for a leisurely wander with a naturalist. We will look all around to observe what is small and sometimes overlooked.  This program is FULL! Please continue to be added to the waitlist. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:    

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January 09, 2021 01:00 PM
January 09, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 16

Snowshoe Adventure at Prescott Farm

A winter adventure awaits! Whether you are an avid snowshoer or just beginning, join us for a refreshing walk and exploration of the winter landscape of Prescott Farm.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:       

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January 16, 2021 10:00 AM
January 16, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 16

The Mystery of: the Subnivean Zone at Prescott Farm

The Mystery of: the Subnivean Zone You may be surprised to find that there are critters spending their winter under the snow. Who are they? What are they doing? How do they survive? Solve this mystery by investigating the wintry landscape at Prescott Farm.     REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult) Physical Demand:    

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January 16, 2021 01:00 PM
January 16, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 20

Polliwogs: Winter Animal Prints

Polliwogs: Winter Animal Prints *Order of programs may be subject to weather conditions REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adult) Physical Demand:

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January 20, 2021 11:00 AM
January 20, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 23

Family & Friends Fun Day: Animal Tracking

Family & Friends Fun Day: Animal Tracking Are you ready to become an animal track detective? Learn the places, prints, and patterns animals mark in the snow and search for clues that will tell you who is calling Prescott Farm home this winter. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adults)    Physical Demand:     

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January 23, 2021 10:00 AM
January 23, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 23

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Yoga Enjoy the outdoors this winter while doing yoga! In this unique and peaceful snowshoe experience, immerse yourself in the peacefulness of nature as you practice yoga in snowshoes, are guided through a walking mediation, and are introduced to shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.” REGISTER ONLINE    Cost: $25 ($17 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adults Physical Demand:       

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January 23, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 23

Family & Friends Fun Day: Sledding Strategies at Prescott Farm

Family & Friends Fun Day: Sledding Strategies Meet us at the sledding hill- with a twist! How can you get the most distance? The most speed? We will conduct experiments with different sled materials and adjustments to the track. Walk away ready to wow your friends with your new sledding skills.    REGISTER ONLINE    Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adults) Physical Demand:       

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January 23, 2021 01:00 PM
January 23, 2021 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 27

Polliwogs: Winter Sledding at Prescott Farm

Polliwogs: Winter Sledding *Order of programs may be subject to weather conditions REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adult)    Physical Demand:   

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January 27, 2021 11:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 28

Full Moon Snowshoe at Prescott Farm

Full Moon Snowshoe Use your senses to explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. Inspired by the weather and the dynamic calendar of the natural world, topics discussed on our moonlit walk will vary but may include: identifying constellations, discussing the habits of nocturnal animals, and practicing your own night vision abilities.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:       

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January 28, 2021 06:00 PM
January 28, 2021 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 30

Smartphone Snowflake Photography at Prescott Farm

Smartphone Snowflake Photography Catch a falling snowflake! With a macro lens attached to your phone camera, learn how to capture the icy details of an individual flake- and why this is an important picture to take. Please come with a charged smartphone; the macro lens included in the program and is yours to take home.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $60 ($45 for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:       

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January 30, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Jan 30

Snowshoe Big Tree Tour at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Big Tree Tour As the trees stand tall and bare, enjoy a twist on our popular program with a winter-time offering of our Big Tree Tour. The walk will include a trip to our “Belknap County Champion Big Trees” and other huge, old trees, as well as fascinating fun facts about ecology, history and how trees have adapted to New Hampshire winters.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:       

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January 30, 2021 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

February 2021

Feb 6

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Yoga Enjoy the outdoors this winter while doing yoga! In this unique and peaceful snowshoe experience, immerse yourself in the peacefulness of nature as you practice yoga in snowshoes, are guided through a walking mediation, and are introduced to shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.”  REGISTER ONLINE 

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February 06, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 6

Winter Survival Day at Prescott Farm

Winter Survival Day Spend a Saturday challenging your winter survival skills. Build a quinzee with the group. Between steps, practice skills like winter firestarting and more. In the event of a melt, we will explore options for shelter using resources found in the forest. REGISTER ONLINE

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February 06, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 10

Polliwogs: Sugaring at Prescott Farm

Polliwogs: Sugaring Sugaring *order of programs may be subject to weather conditions REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adults)   Physical Demand:     

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February 10, 2021 11:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 13

Maple Sugaring: Volunteer Training at Prescott Farm

Maple Sugaring: Volunteer Training Would you like to be more involved in maple sugaring at Prescott Farm? In this in depth training you will learn the basics – everything from tree ID to the correct consistency of the finished maple syrup – while we prepare our sugarhouse and trees for the upcoming sugaring season. Put your new knowledge into practice as a volunteer during our Tap into Maple programs in March. On these days, you will keep the fire going…

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February 13, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 13

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Yoga Enjoy the outdoors this winter while doing yoga! In this unique and peaceful snowshoe experience, immerse yourself in the peacefulness of nature as you practice yoga in snowshoes, are guided through a walking mediation, and are introduced to shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.” REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $25 ($17 Members) Recommended Ages: Adult   Physical Demand:       

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February 13, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 15

Winter Break Outdoor Explores: Shelters at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Shelters Stuck in the woods with a storm on the way? Use what is around you to build a warm shelter with guidance from Prescott Farm educators. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 15, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 16

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Tracking at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Tracking Unlock the mystery of clues left behind in the snow. Who was here? Where did they go? Become an animal track detective through a whole bunch of silly fun! REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 16, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 17

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow Science

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow Science Prescott Farm is your laboratory as we discover that there is more to snow than sledding and snowballs. In the event of a melt, we will conduct other cool experiments (pun intended!).  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 17, 2021 10:00 AM
February 17, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 19

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow-lympics at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow-lympics The snowball roll! The sledding hill sluice! Participate in a variety of fun games and challenges. In the event of a melt, we will substitute the activities. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:    

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 20

Beginner Snowshoe at Prescott Farm

Beginner Snowshoe Never been on snowshoes? No problem! We will show you the basics of snowshoeing and take it slow. Discover how much fun it can be to get out and travel the trails in the winter. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free Members) Recommended Ages: All  Physical Demand:     

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 22

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Shelters at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Shelters Stuck in the woods with a storm on the way? Use what is around you to build a warm shelter with guidance from Prescott Farm educators. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 22, 2021 10:00 AM
February 22, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 23

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Tracking at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Tracking Unlock the mystery of clues left behind in the snow. Who was here? Where did they go? Become an animal track detective through a whole bunch of silly fun! REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 23, 2021 10:00 AM
February 23, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 24

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow Science at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow Science Prescott Farm is your laboratory as we discover that there is more to snow than sledding and snowballs. In the event of a melt, we will conduct other cool experiments (pun intended!).  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 24, 2021 10:00 AM
February 24, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 25

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Winter Art at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Winter Art Celebrate the beauty in winter with outdoors arts and crafts.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:      

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February 25, 2021 10:00 AM
February 25, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 26

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow-lympics at Prescott Farm

Winter Break Outdoor Explorers: Snow-lympics The snowball roll! The sledding hill sluice! Participate in a variety of fun games and challenges. In the event of a melt, we will substitute the activities. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $12 ($5 Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)   Physical Demand:    

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February 26, 2021 10:00 AM
February 26, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 27

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Enjoy the outdoors this winter while doing yoga! In this unique and peaceful snowshoe experience, immerse yourself in the peacefulness of nature as you practice yoga in snowshoes, are guided through a walking mediation, and are introduced to shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.” REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $25 ($17 Members) Recommended Ages: Adult   Physical Demand:   

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February 27, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 27

Series Spotlight: Ducks at Prescott Farm

Species Spotlight: Ducks Join us while the ice is frozen to place a nesting box at the pond. We will discuss NH ducks along the way, and you will walk away with plans for a duck box and the knowledge of where to place it.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:       

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February 27, 2021 01:00 PM
February 27, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Feb 28

Full Moon Snowshoe at Prescott Farm

Full Moon Snowshoe Use your senses to explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. Inspired by the weather and the dynamic calendar of the natural world, topics discussed on our moonlit walk will vary but may include: identifying constellations, discussing the habits of nocturnal animals, and practicing your own night vision abilities.   REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:       

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February 28, 2021 05:00 PM
February 28, 2021 07:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

March 2021

Mar 6

Tap Into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Experience an old-fashioned New England tradition—making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will take an inside look into in every step of the syrup making process.  Our environmental educators will help you to build tree identification skills; learn the parts of a tree and their functions; use measuring tools to find an appropriate tree to tap; use historical and modern tree tapping tools; learn the history of maple sugaring including Native American legends, and;…

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March 06, 2021 10:00 AM
March 06, 2021 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 9

Family & Friends Fun Day: Mud Tracking at Prescott Farm

Family & Friends Fun Day: Mud Tracking Mud season is here. Take a trek in the woods and search for signs of animals welcoming back the warmer weather. Our educators will help you identify animal tracks in the mud. Preserve your discoveries by making a plaster cast of an animal track.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: FREE thanks to generous support from NHEC Foundation  Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult) Physical Demand:     

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March 09, 2021 08:00 AM
March 09, 2021 05:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 13

Tap Into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Experience an old-fashioned New England tradition—making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will take an inside look into in every step of the syrup making process.  Our environmental educators will help you to build tree identification skills; learn the parts of a tree and their functions; use measuring tools to find an appropriate tree to tap; use historical and modern tree tapping tools; learn the history of maple sugaring including Native American legends, and;…

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March 13, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 20

Tap Into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Experience an old-fashioned New England tradition—making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will take an inside look into in every step of the syrup making process.  Our environmental educators will help you to build tree identification skills; learn the parts of a tree and their functions; use measuring tools to find an appropriate tree to tap; use historical and modern tree tapping tools; learn the history of maple sugaring including Native American legends, and;…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 27

Tap Into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Experience an old-fashioned New England tradition—making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will take an inside look into in every step of the syrup making process.  Our environmental educators will help you to build tree identification skills; learn the parts of a tree and their functions; use measuring tools to find an appropriate tree to tap; use historical and modern tree tapping tools; learn the history of maple sugaring including Native American legends, and;…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Mar 27

Almost Full Moon Snowshoe at Prescott Farm

Almost Full Moon Snowshoe On the day before the full moon, explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. Inspired by the weather and the dynamic calendar of the natural world, topics discussed on our moonlit walk will vary but may include: identifying constellations, discussing the habits of nocturnal animals, and practicing your own night vision abilities.   This program is FULL. Please continue to be added to the waitlist.  REGISTER ONLINE  OR join us in April for the start…

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March 27, 2021 06:30 PM
March 27, 2021 08:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

April 2021

Apr 3

First Flowers at Prescott Farm

First Flowers Spring ephemerals are some of the first plants to reappear in the forest, but they disappear quickly. Walk with a naturalist to learn where to look for these early forest dwellers. Plus, find out which plant generates enough heat to melt snow as it blooms! REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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April 03, 2021 10:00 AM
April 03, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 3

Sugar & Snow at Prescott Farm

Sugar & Snow As the month of maple sugaring concludes at Prescott Farm, come back to the sugar house as we finish boiling sap, learn different ways to enjoy maple syrup, and enjoy a sweet treat.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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April 03, 2021 01:00 PM
April 03, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 10

Firsts of the Song Birds Search at Prescott Farm

Firsts of the Year Songbird Search We have seen the first birds of the year return; the spring migration is beginning. We will search Prescott Farm to see and hear these tough travelers. Walk away with knowledge of what species to look out for in the coming weeks.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:       

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 10

Introduction to Nature Journals at Prescott Farm

Introduction to Nature Journals Nature journaling helps you become attuned with natural phemonena outside your door. Construct a journal out of recycled materials, and learn the basics of sketching and recording your observations. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $22 ($10 for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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April 10, 2021 01:00 PM
April 10, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 17

Family & Friends Fun Day: Mud Tracking at Prescott Farm

Family & Friends Fun Day: Mud Tracking Mud season is here. Take a trek in the woods and search for signs of animals welcoming back the warmer weather. Our educators will help you identify animal tracks in the mud. Preserve your discoveries by making a plaster cast of an animal track.  REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: FREE thanks to generous support from NHEC Foundation  Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult) Physical Demand:     

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April 17, 2021 10:00 AM
April 17, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 17

Family & Friends Fun Day: Become a Meteorologist at Prescott Farm

Family & Friends Fun Day: Become a Meteorologist Set up a homemade weather station to take daily weather measurements in order to learn more about the climate of New Hampshire.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: FREE thanks to generous support from NHEC Foundation   Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult) Physical Demand:     

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April 17, 2021 01:00 PM
April 17, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 24

Naturalist Led Hike at Prescott Farm

Naturalist Led Hike Explore the trails of Prescott Farm through the eyes of a naturalist. Changes occur in the forest and fields every day, so there is always something new to observe. You will experience the arrival of early spring, witnessing flowers bloom and listening for the sounds of wildlife returning or stirring from their winter homes.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 24
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 24

Soapmaking 101 at Prescott Farm

Soapmaking 101 Learn how to safely make your very own soap. We will cover the basics of soapmaking, and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: Cost: $90 per station for nonmembers ($40 per station for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:     

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April 24, 2021 01:00 PM
April 24, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 27

Full Moon Hike at Prescott Farm

Full Moon Hike In spring, frog calls can be loud! Learn about the fascinating creatures that make all this racket, and try your hand at frogging by ear. As the sun sets, venture onto the trails of Prescott Farm to hear the chorus of peeps, grunts, gunks of these vocal amphibians.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:     

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April 27, 2021 07:00 PM
April 27, 2021 08:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

May 2021

May 1

Build Your Own Bird Box at Prescott Farm

Across many species, North American bird numbers are in decline. Improved access to habitat can help! Build a nesting box for your local avian visitors.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $45 ($30 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult   Physical Demand:     

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May 01, 2021 10:00 AM
May 01, 2021 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 1

Planning Your Planting at Prescott Farms

The time to plant your garden nears. Prepare for the season with us by organizing a 2021 garden journal and discussing some planting tips- including how to plant by the moon!  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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May 01, 2021 01:00 PM
May 01, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 5

Polliwogs: Birds: at Prescott Farm

Birds REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adults) Physical Demand:

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May 05, 2021 10:00 AM
May 05, 2021 11:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 8

Build Your Own Bat Box at Prescott Farms

Did you know bats can eat up to 1,500 insects in a day? This includes mosquitos! Attract these pest-controlling mammals to your yard by building a bat box.     REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $70 ($50 for Members) Recommended Ages:  Adult   Physical Demand:     

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May 08, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 8

The Mystery of: The Disappearing Logs at Prescott Farm

Trees fall in the forest, and they leave logs behind. Here at Prescott Farm we have noticed that these logs are disappearing! Use your nature detective skills to help us solve the mystery of where these logs go. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)

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May 08, 2021 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 15

Early Morning Birding at Prescott Farm

Early Morning Birding Birds are often awake and beginning their morning calls before the sun rises over the horizon. Get up early to watch the sunrise with the birds at Prescott Farm. Listen to their morning calls, and use binoculars to see which species you can spot.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult   Physical Demand:    

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May 15, 2021 05:00 AM
May 15, 2021 07:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 15

Woods Walk with a Herbalist at Prescott Farm

Woods Walk with a Herbalist Are you curious about the dynamic of life in the woods and the varied organisms, from soil to treetop? What in the forest can be used for food and medicine? Melissa Morrison, Master Herbalist of Dragonfly Botanicals, leads a fun foray into Prescott Farm’s magical woodland to learn how to "read" these plants and see nature with new eyes. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $TBD (TBD for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:        

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May 15, 2021 09:00 AM
May 15, 2021 11:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 15

Build Your Own: “Bee B&B at Prescott Farm

Build Your Own: "Bee B&B" Humans rely on many species of pollinators for food and flowers. Host several species of solitary bees in your own bee hotel inspired by the Prescott Farm Bee B&B.    REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $45 ($30 for Members) Recommended Ages:  Adult   Physical Demand:     

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May 15, 2021 10:00 AM
May 15, 2021 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 19

Polliwogs: Bug Safari at Prescott Farm

Polliwogs: Bug Safari REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adults)  Physical Demand:

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May 19, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 22

Build Your Own: Butterfly Habitat at Prescott Farm

Build Your Own: Butterfly Habitat Providing fuel is the best way to encourage these colorful insects to visit your yard. We will explore which species of flowers attract butterflies and make "seed bombs" with native plants.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $30 ($15 for Members) Recommended Ages:  Adult   Physical Demand:     

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May 22, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 22

Painting at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Make some art with us this spring, summer & fall! We are thrilled to welcome guest instructor Thomas Hitchcock for this 3-season series. Let the beauty of nature at Prescott Farm inspire you as you create a seasonal painting. Tom Hitchcock, President of the Lakes Region Art Association, will guide you at any level of painting ability to walk away with a piece of art that you love. Choose from pencil drawing or acrylic ink. Supplies will be available, but…

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May 22, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 22

Tiny Things Hike at Prescott Farm

Tiny Things Hike Take time to enjoy the little things. Borrow a hand lens (or bring you own if you want) and head out for a leisurely wander with a naturalist. We will look between the trees and grasses to observe what is small and sometimes overlooked. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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May 22, 2021 01:00 PM
May 22, 2021 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 26

Polliwogs: Butterflies Are Back at Prescott Farms

Polliwogs: Butterflies are Back REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adults)  Physical Demand:

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May 26, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
May 26

Full Moon Hike at Prescott Farm

Full Moon Hike Set out at dusk to explore Prescott Farm at night. Inspired by the weather and the dynamic calendar of the natural world, topics discussed on our moonlit walk will vary but may include: identifying constellations, discussing the habits of nocturnal animals, and practicing your own night vision abilities. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:      

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May 26, 2021 08:00 PM
May 26, 2021 09:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

June 2021

Jun 26

Painting at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Make some art with us this spring, summer & fall! We are thrilled to welcome guest instructor Thomas Hitchcock for this 3-season series. Let the beauty of nature at Prescott Farm inspire you as you create a seasonal painting. Tom Hitchcock, President of the Lakes Region Art Association, will guide you at any level of painting ability to walk away with a piece of art that you love. Choose from pencil drawing or acrylic ink. Supplies will be available, but…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

August 2021

Aug 3

Monarch Monitors at Prescott Environmental Education Center

Monarch Monitors After migrating from up to 3,000 miles away, monarchs have arrived in New Hampshire, found milkweed plants, and laid eggs. Learn to identify these butterflies at every stage in their life cycle. Search the fields to find butterflies, eggs, caterpillars, and chrysalises. This program is FULL. Please continue to be added to the waitlist.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:       

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August 03, 2021 06:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Aug 7

Soap Making 101 at Prescott Farm

Soapmaking 101 Learn how to safely make your very own soap. We will cover the basics of soapmaking, and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: Cost: $90 per station for nonmembers ($40 per station for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:      

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August 07, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Aug 7

Tree & Shrub Identification Workshop at Prescott Farm

Tree & Shrub Identification Workshop by Tom Foster Prescott Farm has over 70 species of woody trees, shrubs and vines. Most are native to New Hampshire and a few are non-native or so-called invasive. Guest instructor and Forestry Expert, Tom Foster, leads this workshop and will cover basic summer and winter identification characteristics such as leaves, twigs, buds, and bark of the most commonly found species. Guests will learn from a knowledgeable and experienced teacher in a beautiful setting. REGISTER…

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August 07, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Aug 10

Organic Gardening Monthly Update at Prescott Farm

Organic Gardening: Monthly Update Throughout the growing season, we will meet monthly to discuss your observations, questions, and tips for the weeks ahead while using the Learning Garden at Prescott Farm as an example.  REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:

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August 10, 2021 06:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Aug 11

Herbs and Natural Therapies for Stress, Anxiety & Relaxation

Herbs and Natural Therapies for Stress, Anxiety, & Relaxation Modern society demands are a constant source of overstimulation to your nervous system. This results in "stress" effecting our physical and mental health. In this class you will gain an understanding of what stress does to your body and how to use food, herbs, and other holistic therapies to calm and support your overall health and wellbeing. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $45 Non-Members; $30 for Members Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:    …

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August 11, 2021 06:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Aug 21

Elderberries at Prescott Farm

Elderberries Elderberry is a plant known for its medicinal properties. Learn to identify the elderberry tree, process the fruits, and take home your own elderberry syrup.    REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $28 ($15 for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:     

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August 21, 2021 09:00 AM
August 21, 2021 11:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States

September 2021

Sep 4

Woods Walk with a Herbalist at Prescott Farms

Woods Walk with a Herbalist Are you curious about the dynamic of life in the woods and the varied organisms, from soil to treetop? What in the forest can be used for food and medicine? Melissa Morrison, Master Herbalist of Dragonfly Botanicals, leads a fun foray into Prescott Farm’s magical woodland to learn how to "read" these plants and see nature with new eyes. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $27 ($15 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:      

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September 04, 2021 09:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Sep 7

Organic Gardening Monthly Update at Prescott Farms

Organic Gardening: Monthly Update Throughout the growing season, we will meet monthly to discuss your observations, questions, and tips for the weeks ahead while using the Learning Garden at Prescott Farm as an example. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $12 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All Physical Demand:   

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September 07, 2021 06:30 PM
September 07, 2021 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Sep 11

Annual Harvest Festival at Prescott Farms

The Harvest Festival is our most popular community event of the year, drawing nearly 1,000 people of all ages to our property for a day of fun on the farm. Admission to the public is free! Other featured activities at the Harvest Festival include horse- and tractor-drawn wagon rides, ox demonstration, petting farm, field games, a hay jump, natural crafts, nature-based stories and activities, live music by Puckerbrush, and local food & craft vendors. Guests can also enjoy Prescott Farm’s…

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September 11, 2021 10:00 AM
September 11, 2021 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Sep 15

Polliwogs: Dusk Defenders (Bats) at Prescott Farms

Polliwogs: Dusk Defenders (Bats) A fun group for the littlest explorers amongst us! Join us and bring along your favorite grown-up to explore Prescott Farm. REGISTER ONLINE  Cost: $6 ($3 for Members) Recommended Ages: Kids 2.5-5 (with Adults)   Physical Demand:    

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September 15, 2021 10:00 AM
September 15, 2021 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Sep 16

Polliwogs: Cluck, Cluck Chicken at Prescott Farms

A fun group for the littlest explorers amongst us! Join us and bring along your favorite grown-up to explore Prescott Farm. Recommended Ages: Child (2.5-5 years) with Adult Physical Demand: Cost: $6 Non-Members; $3 for Members

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September 16, 2021 10:00 AM
September 16, 2021 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
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