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

October 2016

Oct 14

The Magnificent Big Trees of Prescott Farm

Every Friday, October 7-28th from 10-11 AM $7.50 ($6 Members) Prescott Farm is home to some pretty big old trees, including a black walnut which is in the running to be recorded as the largest one in Belknap County!  These trees are quite magnificent to behold, and can also teach us a great deal - just imagine what they have "seen" over the course of their lives!  On this one-hour naturalist-guided tour, you will learn about trees (of course) but…

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October 14, 2016 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 15

Sheep to Sweater at Prescott Farm

Sheep to Sweater Saturday, October 15; 1:00-3:00 $15 ($12 Members) Join us for a cozy afternoon to learn the basics of turning raw sheep wool into yarn.  Participants will help card (comb) wool, try their hand at a drop spindle as well as watch a demonstration of a spinning wheel in action, and learn about using plants for dyeing the finished yarn.

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October 15, 2016 01:00 PM
October 15, 2016 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 19

Winter is Coming! Fall Polliwogs Pre-K Program at Prescott Farm

Winter Is Coming!  Hurry - find some food!  Fill that belly, find or make a den, or head south on vacation.  Winter's coming - are you ready little bear? $10/adult-child pair ($8 adult-child Members) + $3/ additional child.

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October 19, 2016 10:30 AM
October 19, 2016 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 21

The Magnificent Big Trees of Prescott Farm

Every Friday, October 7-28th from 10-11 AM $7.50 ($6 Members) Prescott Farm is home to some pretty big old trees, including a black walnut which is in the running to be recorded as the largest one in Belknap County!  These trees are quite magnificent to behold, and can also teach us a great deal - just imagine what they have "seen" over the course of their lives!  On this one-hour naturalist-guided tour, you will learn about trees (of course) but…

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October 21, 2016 10:00 AM
October 21, 2016 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 26

Turkey Quest – Fall Polliwogs Pre-K at Prescott Farm

Your child will dazzle your family with turkey fun facts after the quest!  A set of turkey tracks will lead you from activity to activity on this adventurous quest, collecting pieces to a take home turkey craft along the way. $10/adult-child pair ($8 adult-child Members) + $3/ additional child.

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October 26, 2016 10:30 AM
October 26, 2016 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 28

The Magnificent Big Trees of Prescott Farm

Every Friday, October 7-28th from 10-11 AM $7.50 ($6 Members) Prescott Farm is home to some pretty big old trees, including a black walnut which is in the running to be recorded as the largest one in Belknap County!  These trees are quite magnificent to behold, and can also teach us a great deal - just imagine what they have "seen" over the course of their lives!  On this one-hour naturalist-guided tour, you will learn about trees (of course) but…

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October 28, 2016 10:00 AM
October 28, 2016 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 29

Soapmaking 101

Saturday, October 29; 1:00-2:30 $35 ($28 Members) Back by popular demand – learn to make your own homemade soap!  Participants will get hands-on experience making a batch of vegetable-based soap (either lavender or honey oatmeal) to take home – plenty to give as holiday gifts.

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October 29, 2016 01:00 PM
October 29, 2016 02:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 29

Prescott Farm Special Places

Saturday, October 29; 3:00-4:30 $10 ($8 Members) Have you ever been to the “Octopine”? How about Scat Ridge? Join one of our environmental educators for a guided walk around Prescott Farm’s trails to discover some of the most beautiful and interesting places on our 160 acre property!

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October 29, 2016 03:00 PM
October 29, 2016 04:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

November 2016

Nov 5

Carve Your Own Wooden Spoon at Prescott Farm

Carve Your Own Wooden Spoon Saturday, November 5; 10:00-12:00 $50 ($40 Members); includes carving knives to keep The wooden spoon is the perfect union of art and function. Learning to carve a spoon using basic hand tools is an age-old skill that one could spend a lifetime refining. This hands-on class will be a brief overview of the tools and techniques required to carve a spoon. We will cover wood selection, knife selection and care, knife sharpening, basic wood carving…

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November 05, 2016 10:00 AM
November 05, 2016 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Nov 5

Create homemade gifts and get you in the holiday spirit!

Starting this Saturday, November 5 Prescott Farm will be offering workshops that will help you create homemade gifts and get you in the holiday spirit! This Saturday from 10:00am – 12:00pm Will, our Environmental Educator will be doing a Carve Your Own Wooden Spoon workshop. The wooden spoon is the perfect union of art and function.  Learning to carve a spoon using basic hand tools is an age-old skill that one could spend a lifetime refining.  This hands-on class will…

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November 05, 2016 10:00 AM
November 05, 2016 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Nov 12

Heartfelt & Homemade Herbal Holiday Crafts for Gift Giving

Heartfelt & Homemade Herbal Holiday Crafts for Gift Giving Saturday, November 12; 10:00-12:30 $40 ($36 Members) Do you miss the true spirit of the winter holidays? Bring back the meaning of the heartfelt gift by creating simple yet elegant herbal gifts that people will love! In this workshop you will make herbal spa items to pamper, tasty herbal treats, and even a gift for your feathered friends. Come share the fun and warmth of the holidays and take home herbal gift…

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November 12, 2016 10:00 AM
November 12, 2016 12:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

December 2016

Dec 3

Nature-Themed Holiday Ornaments Class at Prescott Farm

Nature-Themed Holiday Ornaments Saturday, December 3; 10:30-12:00 $15 ($12 Members)/adult or adult-child pair, +$4/additional child What better gift to give than one you can assemble with materials found in forests and fields? Learn to make pinecone owls, milkweed mice, wool felt acorns, birch bark sleds with pinecone critters and many more creatures with the collection of natural materials we’ll provide.

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December 03, 2016 10:30 AM
December 03, 2016 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Dec 3

Upcycled Holiday Ornaments Class at Prescott Farm

Upcycled Holiday Ornaments Saturday, December 3; 1:00-2:30 $15 ($12 Members)/adult or adult-child pair, +$4/additional child You might find yourself looking at the items in your recycling bin differently after this afternoon of holiday crafting. Join us to create one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments and gifts from 2-liter soda bottles, cardboard milk cartons, business envelopes, and more!

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December 03, 2016 01:00 PM
December 03, 2016 02:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Dec 10

Season of Light: DIY Lantern Workshop

Season of Light:  DIY Lantern Workshop Saturday, December 10; 1:00-2:30 $15 ($12 Members)/adult or adult-child pair, +$4/additional child In preparation for our upcoming Solstice Lantern Festival, join us to make your own lantern to enter in our parade and contests!  Choose from tin can lanterns that mimic the look of a traditional punched tin lantern or something more colorful made from translucent tissue paper and other upcycled materials. Registration is required and can be made here: https://prescottfarm.wufoo.com/forms/season-of-light-diy-lantern-workshop/

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December 10, 2016 01:00 PM
December 10, 2016 02:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Dec 17

Solstice Lantern Festival

Solstice Lantern Festival Saturday, December 17; 4:00-7:00 Celebrate the upcoming Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year – with fun activities to welcome back the light!  Events will include a lantern parade, bonfire, and contests for lanterns.  Participants may enter their own lanterns of any kind, and we will have a lantern-building workshop the Saturday before the event. Cost: $3/person (Free for Members of Prescott Farm)  

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December 17, 2016 04:00 PM
December 17, 2016 07:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

January 2017

Jan 7
$10

Snowshoe Strolls

Come to the Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center​ for their first Snowshoe Stroll. Every Saturday during January and February, whether you are an avid snowshoer or just beginning, take a walk and explore the winter landscapes. Snowshoes are available if you don’t already have your own. Register online today and save or call 603-366-5695 to save your spot! 10-11:30am OR 12:30-2:00pm. $10/person with pre-registration or $12/person at the door.

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January 07, 2017 10:00 AM
January 07, 2017 02:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jan 13
$10

Moonlit Walk

Fridays, January 13 & Feb. 10 and Saturday, March 11; 6:00-7:30 $10 ($8 Members)/person with pre-registration; $12 at the door Our environmental educators will guide you on a moonlit walk and encourage you to use your senses to explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. You will learn to identify several constellations in the night sky, discuss the habits of several nocturnal animals, and practice your own night vision abilities. Please wear boots and dress appropriately for the…

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January 13, 2017 06:00 PM
January 13, 2017 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jan 14
$10

“The Art of Seeing” An intro to animal tracking

Saturday, January 14; 2:30-4:00 $10 ($8 Members)/person with pre-registration; $12 at the door Tracks always tell a fascinating story! Learn the basics of animal tracking on this fun and interactive walk and gain the skills to better determine what our animal neighbors are up to in the winter. All ages welcome. Pre-register online here (Tickets Available) or call 603-366-5695.

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January 14, 2017 02:00 PM
January 14, 2017 04:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

March 2017

Mar 4
$10

Maple Season – Tree Tapping

March—Maple Syrup Season! Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25; 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 Weekdays with reservations for school and youth groups. $10 ($8 Members)/person with pre-registration; $12/person at the door Join us to experience an old-fashioned New England tradition— making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will have hands-on participation in every step of the syrup making process. Our environmental educators will help you to build tree ID skills and learn…

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March 04, 2017 10:00 AM
March 04, 2017 02:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 4
$12

Maple Sugar Madness

Looking for a fun family outing? Come to Prescott Farm on Saturdays during the month of March and enjoy Maple Sugar Madness! Laconia, NH – For over 15 years Prescott Farm has been offering their Maple Sugar Madness programs to school groups and the public during the month of March. On Saturdays, March 4-25 the public is invited to come and take part in this 1.5 hour program. Available program times include; 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm or 2:00pm. All that…

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March 04, 2017 10:00 AM
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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 26

The Big Night for Amphibians

The Big Night for Amphibians Sunday, March 26; 1:00-3:00 $10 ($8 Members)/person with pre-registration; $12 at the door Every spring, on the first warm rainy night of the year, a mysterious ritual takes place: many species of amphibians (including spotted salamanders and wood frogs) emerge from the forest and migrate en masse to vernal pools to lay their eggs. Join us to learn more about this intriguing phenomenon and how you can help salamanders and frogs reach their destination when…

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March 26, 2017 01:00 PM
March 26, 2017 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

May 2017

May 11

Polliwogs Preschool Program at Prescott Farm!

Polliwogs Preschool Program begins May 3 at Prescott Farm! Laconia – Prescott Farm is looking forward to seeing some new and familiar faces at their Spring Polliwogs Preschool Programs starting Wednesday, May 3! A fun group for the littlest explorers amongst us!  Bring along your favorite grown-up and join us to explore the forests, fields and gardens around Prescott Farm in all their spring glory!  Spring is a time for renewed energy, and these sessions are designed to keep children…

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May 11, 2017 10:30 AM
May 11, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

June 2017

Jun 10

We Can Do It: Caring for Chickens

Interested in having your own chickens? Come learn how to start and care for your own flock at Prescott Farm Saturday, June 10th! Laconia, NH: Each month (once a month) Prescott Farm has been offering workshops as part of their “We Can Do It” Series: Traditional Homesteading Skills for the Modern Family. Workshops are designed for families to participate in together.  Participants will gain valuable homesteading skills that will save them money, lessen their impact on the environment all while…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jun 30

Campfire & Cob Oven Pizza

Last Friday of the Month Campfire & Cob Oven Pizza Fridays, June 30, July 28, August 25 & September 29; 6:00-8:00 Join us for a fun evening of food, fire and friends! Enjoy stories around the campfire, delicious pizza from our cob oven and the company of old and new friends. What a great way to spend a beautiful summer or evening! Cost: $10 ($8 Members)/person; $12 at the door

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June 30, 2017 06:00 PM
June 30, 2017 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

July 2017

Jul 22

Wild Foods of Spring workshop – Prescott Farms

Prescott Farm offering Wild Foods of Spring workshop! Laconia, NH –  “What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered!” –Emerson.  Join us to explore the woods, fields and pond surrounding Prescott Farm and meet some wild “weeds” which are also extremely nutritious and delicious foods.  Basic plant identification, ethical harvesting and safety will also be addressed.  Wild Foods workshops will continue into the summer and fall months! Mark your calendar and join us for: Wild…

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July 22, 2017 10:00 AM
July 22, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

August 2017

Aug 5

We Can Do It: Basic Woodworking

This series is designed specifically for kids ages 7+ and a parent or grandparent to participate in together.  Learn to use simple hand tools:  a measuring tape, hand saw, drill and hammer to build a birdhouse for your feathered friends.  $20 ($16 Members) per person with pre-registration; $22 at the door.

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August 05, 2017 10:00 AM
August 05, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Aug 12

The Magnificent Big Trees of Prescott Farm

Prescott Farm is home to some pretty big old trees, including a black walnut which is in the running to be recorded as the largest one in Belknap County!  These trees are quite magnificent to behold, and can also teach us a great deal -- just imagine what they have "seen" over the course of their lives!  On this one-hour naturalist-guided tour, you will learn about trees (of course!), but also fascinating facts about ecology, history and how our landscape…

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August 12, 2017 11:00 AM
August 12, 2017 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Aug 19

Prescott Farm Herbal Pathfinder Series #4

August's herb workshop brings more harvest fun!  We will identify,  gather, and harvest more herbs.  In class, students will learn how to make proper herb tinctures and oxymels for health and healing.  Depending upon what we harvest, we may also touch on herb and fruit wine making/cordials.

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August 19, 2017 10:00 AM
August 19, 2017 12:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Aug 26

Wild Mushroom Walk w/ NH Mushroom Company at Prescott Farm

Join us for a wild mushroom foray in the woods of Prescott Farm with an expert from the NH Mushroom Company.  Collect wild mushrooms, learn what features to look at when beginning to identify wild mushrooms and enjoy a walk in the woods! Saturday, August 26 OR October 14: 10-12noon   $20 ($16 Members)

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August 26, 2017 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

September 2017

Sep 9

We Can Do It: Baking Bread

This series is designed specifically for kids ages 7+ and a parent or grandparent to participate in together.  Starting with a hand-cranked grinder, we'll make some of our own flour, mix the dough, knead it, learn about the science behind how it rises and finally bake it in our wood-fired cob oven. $12 ($10 Members)/ person with pre-registration; $15 at the door.

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September 09, 2017 10:00 AM
September 09, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 9

Prescott Farm Herbal Pathfinder Series #5

September's herb workshop brings us cooler temperatures and with that we will scout for forage "food".  We will learn about how trees can provide food, medicine, & many other survival necessities to get you through lean times too.

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September 09, 2017 10:30 AM
September 09, 2017 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 16

8th Annual Harvest Festival at Prescott Farm

Come and join us again as we celebrate harvest time at the Farm with a number of festivities including horse drawn hayrides, the famous hay jump, crafts, food, music, a petting farm and much more! FREE Admission, 10am-3pm

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September 16, 2017 10:00 AM
September 16, 2017 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 20

Fall Polliwogs Group at Prescott Farm

A fun group for the littlest explorers amongst us!  Join us and bring along your favorite grown-up to explore the forests, fields and gardens around Prescott Farm.  Fall is a busy time as animals prepare for winter, and these sessions are designed to keep children busy and engaged as well! Wednesday, September 20 - October 25; 10:30-12noon  $10/adult-child pair ($8 adult-child pair Members) + $3/additional child.

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September 20, 2017 10:30 AM
September 20, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 23

Wild Foods of Fall at Prescott Farm

"What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered!" - Emerson Join us to explore the woods, fields and pond surrounding Prescott Farm and meet some wild "weeds" which are also extremely nutritious and delicious foods.  Basic plant identification, ethical harvesting and safety will also be addressed. 10-12 noon $10 ($8 Members)/ person with pre-regristration; $12 at the door.

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September 23, 2017 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 30

Cider Pressing Party at Prescott Farm

The apples are ripe and it's time to make cider?  Stop in any time from 12:00-3:00 to try your hand at our old-fashioned apple press, as well as socialize on a fall afternoon with other Prescott Farm friends.  Bring your own jar or jug (about a quart per person only, please) to fill up and take home. $10 ($8 Members)  12noon - 3pm

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September 30, 2017 12:00 PM
September 30, 2017 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

October 2017

Oct 21

Eating Acorns at Prescott Farm

Come on out to Prescott Farm and let's eat some acorns!  What?  That's right, for millennia, mankind relied on acorns as an important source of nutrition and some cultures still value acorns in their diet.  This program is a great opportunity to learn more about this often-overlooked food source with hands-on opportunities to participate in each step of the process from collecting to grinding acorns into flour.  We will also share recipes that feature acorn flour and share more about…

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October 21, 2017 10:00 AM
October 21, 2017 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Oct 28

We Can Do It: Sheep to Sweater

This series is designed specifically for kids ages 7+ and a parent or grandparent to participate in together. Try your hand at the basics of turning raw sheep wool into yarn, including carding (combing) wool, using a drop spindle (you will also watch a spinning wheel in action), and using plants to dye the finished yarn or fabric. $12 ($10 Members)/person with pre-registration; $15 at the door.

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October 28, 2017 10:00 AM
October 28, 2017 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

December 2017

Dec 9

Season of Light:  DIY Lantern Workshop

Season of Light:  DIY Lantern Workshop Saturday, December 9; 10:30-12:00 OR 1:00-2:30 $15 ($12 Members)/adult or adult-child pair, +$4/additional child In preparation for our 2nd Annual Solstice Lantern Festival on Saturday December 16, join us to make your own lantern to enter in our parade and contests!  Choose from tin can lanterns that mimic the look of a traditional punched tin lantern or something more colorful made from translucent tissue paper and other upcycled materials. They can register for any…

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December 09, 2017 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

March 2018

Mar 3

Maple Sugar Madness! Family program at Prescott Farm

Join us to experience an old-fashioned New England  tradition — making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will have hands-on participation in every step of the syrup making process. Our environmental educators will help you to build tree ID skills and 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…

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March 03, 2018 10:00 AM
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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 19

Fledglings Nature-Based Preschool Open House

Fledglings Nature-Based Preschool Open House March 19 Fledglings Nature-Based Preschool at Prescott Farm is holding an Open House on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 2-4pm and 5-7pm at 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia for families with children aged 3-5 years old who are looking for a unique preschool experience. Check out the amazing, eco-friendly classroom, meet the teachers and learn all about Fledgling’s experiential, hands-on nature-based curriculum to prepare your child for kindergarten in a fully licensed program. Your child…

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March 19, 2018 02:00 PM
March 19, 2018 07:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

August 2018

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September 2018

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September 15, 2018 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

October 2018

Oct 3

New Polliwogs Adventures on Wednesdays at Prescott Farm

Wednesdays, Sept. 19-October 24; 10:30-12:00 $10/adult-child pair +$3/additional child (FREE for Members!*) A fun group for the littlest explorers amongst us! Join us and bring along your favorite grown-up to explore the forests, fields and gardens around Prescott Farm. Fall is a busy time as animals prepare for winter, and these sessions are designed to keep children busy and engaged. You may choose to register for individual dates or the entire series! 10/3 – Let’s Get Ready for Winter –…

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October 03, 2018 10:30 AM
October 03, 2018 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

January 2019

Jan 12

Prescott Farm – Big Backyard Series

2019 Our Big Backyard Series Track Detectives Saturday, January 12, 2019; 10:00-11:30 Explore Prescott Farm and look for tracks, scat, hair and other clues that can help us tell the story of what our animal friends (squirrels, mice, coyotes -- maybe even porcupines and bobcats!) are up to in the winter! Let's Go Owling! Friday, February 15, 2019; **6:00-7:30pm** Have you ever heard an owl call that sounds like “Who-cooks-for-you-who-cooks-for-you-all?” That's a barred owl! This time of year they are…

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January 12, 2019 12:00 AM
January 12, 2019 11:59 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jan 12

Prescott Farm – Snowshoe Adventure

Snowshoe Adventure Saturday, January 12, 2019; 1:00-3:00 $15 ($12 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members) A winter adventure awaits! Whether you are an avid snowshoer or just beginning, join one of our Naturalists for a refreshing walk and exploration of the winter landscape of Prescott Farm. Please wear boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Snowshoes will be available if you don’t already have your own.

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January 12, 2019 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jan 19

Snowshoeing for Beginners/Moonlit Snowshoe Walk

Snowshoeing for Beginners Saturday, January 19, 2019; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. $15 ($12 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members) Never been on snowshoes? No problem! We'll 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 don’t already have your own. Moonlit Snowshoe Walk Saturday, January 19, 2019; 6:00-7:30…

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January 19, 2019 12:00 AM
January 19, 2019 11:59 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jan 26

Prescott Farm – Snowshoe Yoga

Snowshoe Yoga Saturdays  January 26, February 16  & March 23 (10am-12pm) ($25 non- Members $22.50 Members; $17 for Upgraded Members) Get outside this winter and enjoy the outdoors while doing yoga!  We will hike for a bit to warm up before enjoying yoga in our snowshoes outside in the fresh air. We will finish by learning about and practicing a walking meditation, all while enjoying the beautiful and peaceful trails at Prescott Farm. This particular hike is mostly flat and perfect…

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January 26, 2019 10:00 AM
January 26, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

February 2019

Feb 2

Introduction to Animal Tracking

Introduction to Animal Tracking Saturday, February 2, 2019; 1:00-3:00 $15 ($12 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members) Tracks always tell a fascinating story! Learn the basics of animal tracking on this interactive walk and gain the skills to better determine what our animal neighbors are up to in the winter.

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February 02, 2019 01:00 PM
February 02, 2019 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 5

Intro to Organic Gardening – Prescott Farm

Winter is the best time to plan the garden.  Join us for some tips and tricks to get to know both Prescott Farm's Learning Garden and your own growing space. Walk away with your garden plan for this growing season. Service Learning Programs Adults: Free with commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training date!

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February 05, 2019 06:00 PM
February 05, 2019 07:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 9

Maple Sugaring Volunteer Training – Prescott Farm

Interested in making maple syrup but don't know where to start or lack the trees or time to make your own?  In this program you will learn the basics.  Starting with classroom the outside as we prepare our sugarhouse and trees for the upcoming sugaring season. Service Learning Program-Adults. Free with commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training.

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February 09, 2019 10:00 AM
February 09, 2019 03:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 19

Full Moon Snowshoe Walk

Full Moon Snowshoe Walk Tuesday, February 19, 2019; 6:00-7:30 $15 ($12 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members) Our environmental educators will guide you on a moonlit walk and encourage you to use your senses to explore Prescott Farm in a different and special way. You will learn to identify several constellations in the night sky, discuss the habits of several nocturnal animals, and practice your own night vision abilities. Please wear boots and dress appropriately for the weather. Snowshoes will be…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 25

WildQuest Winter Vacation Camp – Feb 25-Mar 1 – Prescott Farm

Campers ages 5-12 will explore the wintry forest and all the nature at work in the coldest months of the year. Monday-Friday,   February 25-March 1.  Many activities, Snowshoeing, Sledding, Maple Sugaring and more. $235/week or $47/day Non Members  ($185/week or $37/day for Members)      

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February 25, 2019 09:00 AM
February 25, 2019 04:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 26

Community Seed Swap & Potluck – Prescott Farm

Learn more about the gardens at Prescott Farm and share seeds, food and stories. Bring leftover seeds from last year or seeds you saved yourself and a side dish or dessert. (with listed ingredients) RSVP Call 603-366-5695

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February 26, 2019 06:00 PM
February 26, 2019 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

March 2019

Mar 2

Maple Sugar Season – Prescott Farm

Join us to experience an old fashioned New England tradition- Making maple syrup. $10 Non-members - $8 Members - Free for Upgraded Members Our sugaring program offered every Saturday in March - 5 times per day, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. Register Online

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 9

Maple Sugar Season – Prescott Farm

Join us to experience an old fashioned New England tradition - Making maple syrup. Every Saturday in March - 5 times a day 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. $10 Non-Members $8 Members and Free for Upgraded Member Register Online

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March 09, 2019 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 12

Intro to Organic Gardening “Starting Seeds” – Prescott Farm

Our seed starting workshop will give you the hands-on experience to feel confident starting seeds that will grow into strong, resilient plants.  You'll also gain the skills to help us tend our Learning Garden seedlings as they mature this spring. Service Learning Program - Free with the commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training date!  

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March 12, 2019 06:00 PM
March 12, 2019 07:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 16

Tap into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Join us every Saturday in March to experience an old-fashioned New England tradition — making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will participate hands-on in every step of the syrup making process. Our environmental educators will help you build tree ID 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…

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March 16, 2019 12:00 AM
March 16, 2019 11:59 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 16

Maple Sugar Season – Prescott Farm

Join us to experience an old fashioned New England tradition - Making maple syrup. Every Saturday in March - 5 times an day - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. $10 Non-Members $8 Members and Free for Upgraded Members. Register Online

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Laconia, NH United States
Mar 27

Wild Food of Spring – Prescott Farm

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered!” –Emerson. Join us to explore the pond, woods, and fields of Prescott Farm and meet some wild “weeds,” which are also extremely nutritious and delicious foods. Basic plant identification, ethical harvesting and safety will also be addressed.  Adults $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

April 2019

Apr 5

Big Night for Amphibians – Prescott Farm

Every spring, on the first warm rainy night of the year, a mysterious ritual takes place: many species of amphibians (including spotted salamanders and wood frogs) emerge from the forest and migrate en masse to vernal pools to lay their eggs. Join us to learn more about this intriguing phenomenon and how you can help salamanders and frogs reach their destination when the Big Night arrives! Adults $12 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 05, 2019 06:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 6

Turtle Team Service Learning Families

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center Come and meet Bucky, our locally-famous resident box turtle! We'll learn all about NH turtles, as well as how to take good care of Bucky. Then you'll be certified to be one of our important volunteers that comes in regularly to help care for her! FREE with commitment to volunteering after the initial training date! REGISTER ONLINE

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April 06, 2019 01:00 PM
April 06, 2019 03:00 PM
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Laconia, NH United States
Apr 16

Intro to Organic Gardening Series – Prescott Farm

Organic Gardening Series Preparing the Soil. The final garden plan is ready, the sprouts are growing indoors, and we can finally see earth again. Now what? Learn how to reawaken the garden and prepare the soil. We will also cover the importance of compost and how to recycle nature’s nutrients in the garden as we get our Learning Garden ready for planting! FREE with commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training date! REGISTER ONLINE

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 19

Moonlit Hikes – Prescott Farms

Let your eyes surprise you and challenge your senses with a moonlit hike at Prescott Farm! We will take advantage of the full moon to walk the trails and observe the nocturnal world. This guided hike will include activities to explore your senses and informative discussion.  $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 19, 2019 07:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Natural Home Cleaning – Prescott Farm

Want to make your every day cleaning routine more natural? Learn how simple, common ingredients can be used to make safe, non-toxic cleaning products for your home. We’ll share recipes for surface cleaner, window cleaner, soft scrub, furniture polish and laundry soap. Participants will make several products to take home. Please bring several empty jars with lids and an empty spray bottle. $20 (Upgraded Members pay just a $5 materials fee!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 20, 2019 10:00 AM
April 20, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Maple Everything – Prescott Farm

Maple syrup can be used in so many creative ways! From salad dressing to smoothies, join our local 4-H group as they present both traditional and "outside-the-box" ways to use this delicious product of New England's forests! Stay tuned for more information!

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Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Soapmaking 101 – Prescott Farm

Join us to learn how to safely make your very own soap! We'll learn the basics of soapmaking and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy. $45 (Upgraded Members pay just a $20 materials fee!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 20, 2019 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 27

Amazing Vernal Pools – Prescott Farm

A vernal pool habitat is critical for certain species of salamanders and frogs, but they are often overlooked. We'll visit a couple that we have at Prescott Farm and search for eggs of these mysterious creatures. $8/person ($6 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members!) Min. 2 participants per party (adult must accompany child) For families with children ages 7-11 REGISTER ONLINE

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 27
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May 2019

May 1

Polliwogs Weekly Programs at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Polliwogs Weekly Program Resumes!  A fun group for the littlest explorers among us!  Join us Wednesday mornings 10:30 - 12 and bring along your favorite grown-up to explore the forests, fields and gardens around Prescott Farm. May 1st - Bright New Beginnings: Deer fawn, fox kits, bear cubs, and many young mammals are seeing the world for the first time.  What are they seeing?  Search for signs of spring, just like a fawn, kit, or cub, while we explore Prescott…

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May 01, 2019 10:30 AM
May 01, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 2

Beginner 5K with a Naturalist – Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Have you always wanted to run a 5K race? Are you looking for a way to get outside and enjoy the refreshing spring weather? Whatever your motivation, come join us on the trails at Prescott Farm! Designed for beginners, or those looking to get back into running, this 6-week program will include group walk and running sessions led by our own Environmental Educator (and runner), Andie. Discover the forest as it reawakens from winter while reaching your goals. A list…

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May 02, 2019 05:30 PM
May 02, 2019 07:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 11

Soapmaking at Prescott Farm

May 11, 2019  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  This class is full but call for a spot on the waiting list or register now for a future class! Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA Join us to learn how to safely make your very own soap! We'll learn the basics of soapmaking and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy. $45 (Upgraded Members pay just a $20…

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May 11, 2019 01:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 14

Prescott Farm: Planting & Transplanting

May 14, 2019  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm After the last chance of frost has passed, it is time to plant the garden! Dig in as we plant and learn about the care the plants will need in their first few weeks outside. We'll cover direct seeding, transplanting, companion planting, plant spacing, trellises, and pest prevention. FREE with commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training date!

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May 14, 2019 06:00 PM
May 14, 2019 07:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 18

Prescott Farm: Trail Yoga

May 18, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA Combining the beauty of nature with the peacefulness of yoga to create an uplifting and energizing experience for both body and mind. Let nature soothe your soul as you experience yoga on the trails of Prescott Farm. The birds & the breeze will be our music as we release our stresses and gain clarity through the yoga poses amongst the…

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May 18, 2019 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 18

Prescott Farm: Keeping Chickens

May 18, 2019  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA Using our small flock as a model we’ll learn about housing, food and water requirements, egg collection and more – you’ll be ready to start your own flock as well as become an important volunteer to help take care of ours! FREE with commitment to volunteering after the initial training date! REGISTER ONLINE Please note:  The Keeping Chickens Service Learning…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 18

Prescott Farm: Moonlit Hike

May 18, 2019  8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA Let your eyes surprise you and challenge your senses with a moonlit hike at Prescott Farm! We will take advantage of the full moon to walk the trails and observe the nocturnal world. This guided hike will include activities to explore your senses and informative discussion. $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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May 18, 2019 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 25
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May 25, 2019 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
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May 25

The Big Backyard Series Continues at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

The Forest in Bloom! from 10 am - 11:30am  Our gardens are coming to life again and a treasure trove of lesser-known wildflowers are also popping up in the woods. Join us to discover these beautiful wonders of spring!  $8/person ($6 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members!) Min. 2 participants per party (adult must accompany child). Held rain or shine! For families with children ages 7-11 REGISTER ONLINE Others to Follow: June 22; 10:00-11:30  - Spring at the Pond: Spring is…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
May 25

Woods Walk with the Herbalist at Prescott Farm

May 25, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA In this gentle walk you will learn the uses of the forest plants and woods lore of the NH woodlands. Discover the "hidden" treasure of food, medicine, and wisdom the woodland holds for us. Learn how to see the woods through an Herbalist's eyes. Guest Instructor: Melissa Morrison $20 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE Other upcoming programs in this…

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May 25, 2019 10:00 AM
May 25, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

June 2019

Jun 22
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June 22, 2019 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jun 22

Herbal Spa Treatments

Your skin is the largest organ of your body absorbing everything you put on it! Get away from the chemical shampoos, moisturizers and other potentially hazardous things you put on your body everyday. In this class you will learn how to create safe non-toxic & edible herbal beauty treatments for your hair & skin that will give you glowing results and cost you less than commercial "beauty" products! Guest Instructor: Melissa Morrison $40 (Upgraded Members pay just a $24 guest…

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June 22, 2019 10:00 AM
June 22, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jun 22

Trail Yoga – Prescott Farm

Combining the beauty of nature with the peacefulness of yoga to create an uplifting and energizing experience for both body and mind. Let nature soothe your soul as you experience yoga on the trails of Prescott Farm. The birds & the breeze will be our music as we release our stresses and gain clarity through the yoga poses amongst the trees. Wear comfortable shoes (sneakers should be fine). Guest Instructor: Kate Kretschmer $25 (Upgraded Members pay just a $17 guest…

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June 22, 2019 10:00 AM
June 22, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

July 2019

Jul 13

Herbal First Aid Kits – Prescott Farm

Scrapes and Bites and Stings...Oh My! Using plants around you and food items from your kitchen you can create a multipurpose well rounded first aid kit to heal yourself and prevent suffering too! In this class we will make items to go into your basic herb first aid kit, how to put a kit together for specific needs, and alternative therapies for healing. Guest Instructor: Melissa Morrison $40 (Upgraded Members pay just a $24 guest instructor fee!) REGISTER ONLINE

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July 13, 2019 10:00 AM
July 13, 2019 12:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Jul 27
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Jul 27

Our Big Backyard Series at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Our Big Backyard Series continues~ $8/person ($6 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members!) Min. 2 participants per party (adult must accompany child). Held rain or shine! For families with children ages 7-11 REGISTER ONLINE July 27; 10:00-11:30 - Pollinators: Summer:  Pollinators are amazing!  These insects, birds and other critters are essential for plants to produce the bounty of fruits and vegetables that we eat every day!  Come learn more abou them and things we can do to help protect them. August…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

August 2019

Aug 10

Natural Baskets – Prescott Farm

Got lots of pruning & cutbacks from your garden headed for the burn pile? Finding lots of pretty bark in the woods? Why not turn it into a natural basket! Its a wonderful way to stimulate your Creative juice whilst making a "place for your stuff" or a one of a kind gift for someone. You don't need special skills or materials, just an imagination and sense of fun to begin! Guest Instructor: Melissa Morrison $40 (Upgraded Members pay just…

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August 10, 2019 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Aug 17
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September 2019

Sep 21

Beginner Bushcraft Overnight at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Beginner Bushcraft Overnight Every summer parents and grandparents dropping off children at camp lament aloud one universal desire: "I wish I could go to camp here!" So now, we present the answer to summer camp envy! September 21, 2019  1:00 pm - September 22, 2019  10:00 am Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Rd, Laconia, NH 03246, USA Love watching Survivor, Alone and Man vs. Wild? Challenge yourself to learn valuable skills that could help you in a survival situation.…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 21
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 28

Homemade Herbal Preparations for Health & Well Being

Have you been using herbs but would like to take your studies to the next level by making some wonderful medicine for your self and family?  In this class Melissa will teach you the fine technical art of making herb preparations like oils, salves, extracts, and more.  Each student will go home with samples, recipes & inspiration to continue their healing journey in the herbal world! Guest Instructor: Melissa Morrison $45 (Upgraded Members pay just a $27 guest instructor fee!) REGISTER…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Sep 28

Wild Foods of Fall – Prescott Farm

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered!” –Emerson. Join us to explore the pond, woods, and fields of Prescott Farm and meet some wild “weeds,” which are also extremely nutritious and delicious foods. Basic plant identification, ethical harvesting and safety will also be addressed.   $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

December 2019

Dec 6

Soapmaking for the Holidays

Join us to make your own homemade soap to give as holiday gifts! Choose from gingerbread, pine or peppermint scents. You'll go home with about 10 bars for yourself or to give as impressive holiday gifts to your family and friends. $45 (Members pay just a $20 materials fee!) THIS SESSION IS FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST, PLEASE CALL 603-366-5695 REGISTER ONLINE

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December 06, 2019 06:00 PM
December 06, 2019 08:00 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

February 2020

Feb 4

What to Wear: Winter Outdoors at Prescott Farm

What to Wear: Winter Outdoors at Prescott Farm Snowshoe yoga, building winter shelters, or learning to snowshoe are only a few of the many options for getting outside with Prescott Farm this winter. Don’t let cold feet, hands, or noses stop you from gaining a new skill and experiencing the fun. This program will be your guide to layering and staying warm and dry in winter weather. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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February 04, 2020 06:30 PM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 12

Homeschool: Winter Series: The Subnivean Zone at Prescott Farm

Homeschool: Winter Series: The Subnivean Zone Underneath the top layer of snow, a group of small mammals spend winter in a network of small tunnels. Explore which animals live in the subnivean zone, their homes, and the threats they face. REGISTER ONLINE Session Cost: $52 ($20 for Members) Recommended Ages: 6-12 with adult

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

March 2020

Mar 7

Snowshoe Yoga at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Yoga Saturday, January 25, 2020; 10:00am – 12:00pm Saturday, February 1 Saturday, February 8 Saturday, March 7 Saturday, March 14 $25 ($17 for Members) 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.” Recommended Ages: Adult

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March 07, 2020 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 7

Tap to Maple at Prescott Farm

Tap Into Maple Experience an old-fashioned New England tradition—making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will participate 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 discover…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

September 2020

Sep 19

Prescott Farm 11th Annual Harvest Festival

Celebrating the harvest with a barn dance, wagon rides, field games, crafts, food, petting farm, and more.  Admission is free! 

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September 19, 2020 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

February 2021

Feb 18

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 18, 2021 10:00 AM
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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Feb 20

Snowshoe Adventure at Prescott Farm

Snowshoe Adventure 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 Members) Recommended Ages: Adult Physical Demand:     

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February 20, 2021 01:00 PM
February 20, 2021 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

May 2021

May 12

Polliwogs: Sticks & Stones

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

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May 12, 2021 10:00 AM
May 12, 2021 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
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