Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center December 2016 Events

Saturday, December 3

turtle10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Holiday Open House Nature ornament making, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, refereshments and more.

Sunday, December 4

11 a.m.
Pinecone Bird Feeder Making Stop by to make your own bird feeder to take home, and watch the birds that hang around the Discovery Center feeders.

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Folklore Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about each species and some special stories from Native American folklore.

Saturday, December 10

11 a.m.
Story & Craft, Meet a Falcon Join us as we read a story based on one of our animals and Native American folklore, and make a craft to take home. Live animals on site.

1:30 p.m.
Creating an Owl Join the Naturalist as we talk about the adaptations and secrets of owls. Meet one of our owls up close and then create your own. Develop nature journaling skills through observation and drawing or just come for fun.

Sunday, December 11

11 a.m.
First Impressions some animals are born with a bad reputation. This interactive programs shows that even creepy crawlies have their own important role in nature. Great for all ages.

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Folklore Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about each species and some special stories from Native American folklore.

Saturday, December 17

11 a.m.
Hungry Critters Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian.

1:30 p.m.
Story & Craft, Meet an Owl Join us as we read a story based on one of our animals and Native American folklore, and make a craft to take home. Live animals on site.

Sunday, December 18

11 a.m.
Pinecone Bird Feeder Making Stop by to make your own bird feeder to take home, and watch the birds that hang around the Discovery Center feeders.

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Folklore Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about each species and some special stories from Native American folklore.

Saturday, December 24

11 a.m.
Creating an Owl Join the Naturalist as we talk about the adaptations and secrets of owls. Meet one of our owls up close and then create your own. Develop nature journaling skills through observation and drawing or just come for fun.

2 p.m.
Hungry Critters 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, December 25

Christmas Day - Closed

Monday, December 26

11 a.m.
Turtle Talk Join us to learn about the turtles that call the Discovery Center home and get some hands-on experience.

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Folklore Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about each species and some special stories from Native American folklore.

Tuesday, December 27

11 a.m.
Tracking Through the Discovery Center Stop by to learn about Garrett County wildlife and some of the tracks they leave behind. Use your knowledge to go on a hunt through the building in search of these tracks.

Wednesday, December 28

11 a.m.
Science Room fun Join us in the Science Room for some fun experiments demonstrating how birds fly, see and hunt. Active and participatory.

11 a.m.
Hungry Critters Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian.

Thursday, December 29

11 a.m.
Pinecone Bird Feeder Craft Stop by to make your own bird feeder to take home, and watch the birds that hang around the Discovery Center feeders.

2 p.m.
Story & Craft, Meet a Falcon Join us as we read a story based on one of our animals and Native American folklore, and make a craft to take home. Live animals on site.

Friday, December 30

11 a.m.
Science Room fun Join us in the Science Room for some fun experiments demonstrating how birds fly, see and hunt. Active and participatory.

2 p.m.
Aviary Feeding and Folklore Join us during feeding time for the birds of prey to learn about each species and some special stories from Native American folklore.

Saturday, December 31

11 a.m.
Creating an Owl Join the Naturalist as we talk about the adaptations and secrets of owls. Meet one of our owls up close and then create your own. Develop nature journaling skills through observation and drawing or just come for fun.

2 p.m.
Hungry Critters 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, January 1, 2017

10 a.m.
First Day Hike Join us for this nationwide tradition to start the year off right by getting outdoors and active. Join a park ranger to hike the new Beckman's loop trail. Two miles round trip.

1 p.m.
Roving Naturalist

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