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December 2017

FULL! Sip and Felt: Snowy Owls with Claudia Paillao

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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$25 - $30
felted wool bird

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Felt your own small Snowy Owl! Artist and craftswoman Claudia Paillao, owner of Patagonian Hands, will teach you the technique of needle felting. Learn how to make a sculpture by using barbed needles to poke the wool into shape. Claudia creates animals, mostly birds, using only sheep wool that she gets locally in Montana and from her family's farm in Chile. You will receive all the supplies and instruction you need to make a small sculpture or…

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miniNaturalist Pre-K Program

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Free with admission
young girl looks at a spiderweb through a magnifying glass

The miniNaturalist Pre-K Program engages young children in the exploration of the natural world through fun, hands-on activities and games. Emphasis is on observation, sensory skills, and imagination to cultivate a positive connection with nature at an age when children are just beginning to investigate the world around them. Each month features a new theme. Explore "Forest Friends," "Rocks & Fossils," "Incredible Insects," and many more. The hour-long program begins with group time led by a Montana Naturalist History Center…

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Homeschool Naturalists

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2018

Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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$5 - $7
summer camp kids building hotels for boxelder bugs

MNHC’s homeschool program runs September-April, and gives kids the opportunity to work with teaching naturalists to learn about the natural history of Montana while gaining naturalist skills, making friends, and having a really fun time!  If you homeschool, we hope you will join us this year for exciting hands-on science lessons, exploring the world through the eyes of a naturalist! This year, we are exploring the theme of “A Naturalist as an Artist.”  Each month we will cover a different…

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Homeschool Naturalists

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2018

Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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$5 - $7
summer camp kids building hotels for boxelder bugs

MNHC’s homeschool program runs September-April, and gives kids the opportunity to work with teaching naturalists to learn about the natural history of Montana while gaining naturalist skills, making friends, and having a really fun time!  If you homeschool, we hope you will join us this year for exciting hands-on science lessons, exploring the world through the eyes of a naturalist! This year, we are exploring the theme of “A Naturalist as an Artist.”  Each month we will cover a different…

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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

December 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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