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Elementary School Students

Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday April 6 (Rain Date: April 13), 11 am
    Bundle up for one of the most egg-citing events on the farm! Children from toddlers to teens will “hunt” our beautiful pastures and gardens for hand-dyed eggs. Different areas for each age group, and great prizes for all.
Please bring a basket and dress for a muddy farm.
A NPF Family membership or higher is required.
Please sign up early, space is limited.
  $15 per child

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Easter Egg Trees

Tuesday April 9, 4 – 5 pm
    Create your own beautiful tree as you decorate hand-blown eggs. This is a perfect decoration for your spring table.
  $12 per member, $16 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Felted Flowers for Mother’s Day

Wednesday May 8, 4 – 5 p.m.
    Celebrate Mom this year by presenting her with a sweet felt flower necklace that you make yourself. We will show step by step the process of taking soft wool felt and rolling and stacking it into realistic floral shapes. Attach your flowers to a silky ribbon and you have a hand crafted piece of jewelry that will make your mom feel beautiful. All materials included.
    $12 per member, $16 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Feathers, Beaks, Hoots & Tweets — Bird Adaptations

Wednesday May 29, 4 – 5 p.m.
    Come learn about different adaptations that different birds have. See how they use these adaptations to survive in different environments. Live & mounted specimens will be used to facilitate the discussion and the learning.
    $8 per member, $12 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Middle/High School Students

Pysanky Eggs (ages 12 and older)

Saturday April 6, 1 – 3 p.m. This program is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list.
    Join talented artist and NPF member, Chanel Dupare, as she shares this traditional Ukrainian craft. Using a wax-resist dyeing method you will learn the delicate meditative art of Pysanky and leave with beautiful creations for your home or as unique gifts.
    $15 per member, $20 per non-member

Please Register Here for the Waiting List or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Introduction to Fly Tying

Wednesday May 15, 4 – 5 p.m.
    Our Program Director Tim Laughlin, a veteran fly-tyer, would like to introduce you to the art of fly tying. Join us in tying a “Woolly bugger” that you will take home once it is finished. Once started this could become a lifelong hobby! All equipment and materials will be provided.
    $15 per member, $20 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Rocketry

Saturday May 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Come build a rocket and then launch it outside in the pasture. Watch it soar high in the sky and then take it home once it returns to Earth. All materials will be provided.
    $20 per member, $25 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


If you would like to view samples of past programs, please view past calendars here.