Event Registration

The following events are currently open for registration.

Name:

The Beauty of Gray: Charcoal Still Life with Shells and Skulls

Date:

11/1/2014

Location:

Science Building

Time:

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Price:

$15.00 Members
$20.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

15

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Sketching and drawing are the foundations of most visual media. This class will begin to unlock the secrets of realistic illustrations. Exercises will focus on "seeing" natural objects such as shells and animal skulls for their visual components (shape, proportions and values) and use pencil techniques to translate what you see to paper.

Take-home supplies provided.

Ages 12 and up (including adults)

Name:

Art of the Heavens

Date:

11/6/2014

Location:

Meadowlands Environment Center

Time:

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price:

$4.00 Members
$5.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

150

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Astronomy has served as subject matter for many artists throughout history. Learn how early humans created art from inspiration from the cosmos. We will follow some of the most important artists throughout history and see how their art reflected an interest in the heavens.

Name:

Birds of Prey

Date:

11/9/2014

Location:

MEC

Time:

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price:

$4.00 Members
$5.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

49

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Meet live raptors from the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center and learn about these feathered ambassadors' behavior, physiology, adaptations and natural history.

Name:

All about Turkeys

Date:

11/22/2014

Location:

Science Building

Time:

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Price:

$4.00 Members
$5.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

90

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Join us and learn about the star of Thursdays dinner! We will serve up some turkey facts and history, a scavenger hunt for kids (with prizes), and a great cranberry sauce demonstration and take-home recipe.

Name:

Watercolor Pencils for Kids: Getting Ready for Winter

Date:

12/13/2014

Location:

Science Building

Time:

1:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Price:

$10.00 Members
$10.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

0

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Let your kids capture the colors of the season with watercolor pencils. We'll share how to create a fun drawing and then paint with "no mess" color! Young artists can experiment with other painting tools as well. All art supplies to borrow for the session are provided. Ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult (no fee for adults). Registration is recommended and appreciated.

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Name:

Watercolor Pencils for Kids: Getting Ready for Winter

Date:

12/13/2014

Location:

Science Building

Time:

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Price:

$10.00 Members
$10.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

12

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Let your kids capture the colors of the season with watercolor pencils. We'll share how to create a fun drawing and then paint with "no mess" color! Young artists can experiment with other painting tools as well. All art supplies to borrow for the session are provided. Ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult (no fee for adults). Registration is recommended and appreciated.

Name:

K-9 New Jersey Search and Rescue

Date:

12/14/2014

Location:

Science Building

Time:

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Price:

$4.00 Members
$5.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

95

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

MEET A RESCUE DOG! Mahwah-based New Jersey Search and Rescue is officially recognized as a non-profit state and county emergency management resource organization. The groups canines are real life-savers night or day, in all kinds of weather. Learn how the dogs work, as well as how you can stay safe in the wilderness and learn what to do if you get lost.

All Ages

Name:

Winter Solstice Celebration

Date:

12/18/2014

Location:

Meadowlands Environment Center Visitor Center

Time:

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price:

$4.00 Members
$5.00 Non-members

Membership information and pricing

Capacity:

93

Attention:

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center offices at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Description:

Welcome the first day of winter and the return of the sun. Learn about the shortest day of the year, make a solstice craft, and enjoy solstice themed food and drink!

All Ages. Adults must accompany children.