Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center November 2014 Events

kids searching for critters at Deep Creek Friday, November 7

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices avaiable are Trackin' Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show u p using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challening Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, November 8

11 a.m.
Native American Rain Stick Making! Rain sticks were used to summon the rain! Join us as we make our rain sticks and learn how they were used.

2 p.m.
Critter Encounter! Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian.

Sunday, November 9

11 a.m.
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Making. Join the Naturalist as we watch the bird feeder to spot our flying friends eating a snack! You will also make your own bird feeder so you can watch the birds at home!

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Native American Lore! Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat!

Friday, November 14

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, November 15

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Native American Inspired Gourd and Pine Needle Basket Weaving. Join the Garrett County Arts Council for Gourd and Pine Needle Basket weaving as part of the national recognition of Native American Heritage month. Pre-registration is required. Please contact the Arts Council at 301-334-6580 for more information.

2 p.m.
Tree Weaving! Join the Naturalist to make your own unique craft? We will design a creative landscape and construct a woven tree! Free.

Sunday, November 16

11 a.m.
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Making. Join the Naturalist as we watch the bird feeder to spot our flying friends eating a snack! You will also make your own bird feeder so you can watch the birds at home!

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Native American Lore! Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat!

Friday, November 21

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, November 22

11 a.m.
Native Americans and Wildlife. Local wildlife plays an important role in our lives today and also in days past! Join us to learn about the different meanings and uses Native Americans have for these beautiful creatures. We will also make a craft!

2 p.m.
Critter Encounter! Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian.

Sunday, November 23

11 a.m.
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Making. Join the Naturalist as we watch the bird feeder to spot our flying friends eating a snack! You will also make your own bird feeder so you can watch the birds at home!

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter and Native American Lore! Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat!

Friday, November 28

11 a.m.
Native American Rain Stick Making! Rain sticks were used to summon the rain! Join us as we make our rain sticks and learn how they were used.

2 p.m.
Gobble, Gobble! Let’s Talk Turkey. Join us in the Discovery Room to create a unique craft to take home.

Saturday, November 29

11 a.m.
“Snakes Give Me a Freak Out!” Local author Deborah Wagner-Brenneman and illustrator Elizabeth Friend will be signing and selling their new children’s book “Snakes Give Me a Freak Out.” We will also have a live snake on display and a slithery craft!

2 p.m.
Native Americans and Wildlife. Local wildlife plays an important role in our lives today and also in days past! Join us to learn about the different meanings and uses Native Americans have for these beautiful creatures. We will also make a craft!

Sunday, November 30

11 a.m.
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Making/ Join the Naturalist as we watch the bird feeder to spot our flying friends eating a snack! You will also make your own bird feeder so you can watch the birds at home!

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter and Native American Lore! Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat!