Hands - On Workshops & Activities

Please note - some have limited number of slots and/or a small materials fee

CHILDREN'S BIKE PARADE:  FRES / LCS​ PTO sponsored

9:30 at the side parking lot (look for signs)

Registration requested Free

Times will be posted soon!

OTTERLY AWESOME: STORYTIME, CRAFTS AND SIX SIMPLE SUSTAINABILITY STEPS

What do you get when you combine tobogganing otters, burrowing owls, and dancing dragonflies?

Free; max. of 10

 

Come join New Hampshire author Vivian Kirkfield as she reads Four Otters Toboggan: An Animal Counting Book and creates adorable origami animal corner bookmarks with the kids. Vivian knows how important it is to encourage young children to care about the environment. She’ll talk about the six simple steps

parents and kids can take to protect endangered animals and there will be free coloring pages to take home and a limited number of her picture books for purchase.

COMMUNITY DIALOGUE:  Sustainability Through

Connection and Understanding

Free; max. of 25

Barbara Woods will present an hour long communication skills workshop 

based primarily on Marshall B. Rosenberg's model for Nonviolent Communication. 

Among other descriptive labels, this model has been called civil, compassionate, empowering, and collaborative.  The first part of the workshop will be instructive.  The second will offer practice for attendees through demonstrations and

role plays, focusing on topics of community and sustainability. 

EXHAUSTING:  How the EPA regulates Exhaust

Free; max. of 15

Mechanic Matt Brown will  talk about what is in car and truck exhaust and what it

does to people and the environment. Learn about what regulations have been

put in place and how they have affected exhaust system technology and the automotive and trucking industry. Cut up exhaust components allow a closer look

at the inner workings of your vehicle!

MEET YOUR WOODY NEIGHBORS:  Easy Tree ID

(walk at WLC) Free; max. of 15

Joe Broyles will lead this easy walk around the WLC property and assist

in identifying trees you meet. Free laminated Tree ID guide to all participants.

Children's Activities and Crafts ALL DAY at the RiseUp Center Activity Area!

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