education

Blacksmith 101: Women at the Forge

Blacksmith 101: Women at the Forge
Join us in the forge to learn how fire, metal and a hammer come together to create a decorative S hook! Our experienced blacksmith will teach you a few tricks of the trade in this special WOMEN…

Bug Safari

Bug Safari
Join us in the children’s garden for a bug safari! Let’s search for and identify insects and other creatures that live above and below the ground. Participate in a bug-related craft and take a look…

Composting with Worms with Wormies (F)

Composting with Worms with Wormies (F)
Pre-registration is required for this program. Wormies, a Grand Rapids composting business, will be teaching this hands-on workshop that utilizes worms to create a healthy living compost as well as the best methods for using…

Composting for Beginners with Wormies (F)

Composting for Beginners with Wormies (F)
Pre-registration is required for this program. Join Wormies Vermicompost staff as they share everything you need to know to begin composting at home. After setting the stage with the basics of composting and why composting…

Storytime at the Blandford Farm (F)

Storytime at the Blandford Farm (F)
Come and see the beginnings of spring on the Blandford Farm! Join one of our farmers outside in the barnyard to say hi to our sheep, goats, and chickens and to read some farm stories.…

Storytime at the Blandford Farm (F)

Storytime at the Blandford Farm (F)
Come and see the beginnings of spring on the Blandford Farm! Join one of our farmers outside in the barnyard to say hi to our sheep, goats, and chickens and to read some farm stories.…

Earth Day Birthdays with Wildlife Ambassadors

Earth Day Birthdays with Wildlife Ambassadors
Did you know that two of Blandford's wildlife ambassadors have birthdays during the week of Earth Day? Let's throw them a birthday party! You'll meet Archimedes, the Long-eared Owl, and Quillber, the North American Porcupine,…

Nature Buds

Nature Buds
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers out to meet other families during Blandford Nature Center’s Nature Buds (formerly called Toddler Time) where you will explore different themes of nature each session with a Blandford staff guide.…
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