January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Let’s go outside and see who’s been here in the snow. Investigate the mysterious signs that wildlife leave behind. Program includes an indoor story, scavenger … [Read more...] about Who’s Been Here? A Tracking Adventure
Keeping It Cool: Ice Harvesting
January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Ever wonder what people used before refrigerators? Ice boxes! Let’s learn about ice harvesting on the Connecticut River which provided ice for food … [Read more...] about Keeping It Cool: Ice Harvesting
Local History Program – Connecticut River Log Drives
Saturday, January 7, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Between 1870 and 1915, millions of logs were driven down the Connecticut River from the North Woods to Holyoke. Let’s explore the log drives and the brazen men … [Read more...] about Local History Program – Connecticut River Log Drives
The Tradition Continues! Join us for our First Day Hike!
Get the New Year started off on the right foot! Enjoy a leisurely staff-guided three-mile stroll on the Canalside Rail Trail. This family-friendly hike follows a gentle, level route. Discover the … [Read more...] about The Tradition Continues! Join us for our First Day Hike!
Hurray for School Vacation Week!
How do you adapt to winter? Stay warm and visit us at the Center! During our open hours come learn about local mammals and their unique winter adaptations. Every animal has special adaptations that … [Read more...] about Hurray for School Vacation Week!
Winter Solstice Walk!
This Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. BONUS - HOT CHOCOLATE IN THE GREAT HALL after the walk Celebrate the change in season. Join us for an easy walk along the Canalside Rail Trail. The walk is about 3 … [Read more...] about Winter Solstice Walk!