Take a look at what’s happening at LGNC!

Mar
20
Wed
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor with Kay Stauffer

Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

With such a variety of textures and patterns in nature, many watercolor techniques, such as glazing, masking, dry brush, and splattering, will be introduced to better enable you to paint rocks, trees, water, or whatever subjects you are trying to represent. A basic knowledge of watercolor and brush handling is a must to sign up for this class, which will guide you towards developing your own painting ideas. Composition and principles of design will also be incorporated.

Class Registration:

This series of six classes will meet at the Nature Center each Wednesday from March 13 through April 17. Registration fee for all six classes: $30 for members, $50 for non-members. Registration limited to 12 participants.

LGNC members: register here                    Non-members: register here

After registering, you will be sent a materials list. You can purchase the recommended materials at local stores such as AC Moore, Michael’s, or the Blick Store (Emmaus). Paper can be purchased at the workshop, $6.00 per sheet, 22”x30.” We will be painting in the first class, so you will need your supplies.

Please contact LGNC at mail@lgnc.org or 610-760-8889 if you have any questions.

EcoArt After School!
Mar 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
EcoArt After School!

Explore the art in nature through monthly after-school art classes at LGNC! Participants will learn about the ecology of the Lehigh Gap as they make fun, nature-themed art projects to take home. Class themes will focus on aspects of nature unique to each month and season.

Thanks to our sponsor, Reading Escapades and Math Explorers, Inc.all classes are now FREE and open to the public. In order to ensure we have supplies for all who attend, registration is required and limited to 20 children per class. Registration will open each month at the following link: http://bit.ly/EcoArt_Registration.

About the Instructors:
Patty Passick, a certified PA art teacher, has years of experience providing art instruction to children and adults. Patty looks enjoys creatively celebrating local ecology through art at LGNC!

Mar
21
Thu
Cabin Fever Book Club
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2018-2019 Cabin Fever Book Club

March book of the month – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Mar
24
Sun
“Pennsylvania’s Farmland Raptor Program” – Laurie Goodrich, PH.D.
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Dr. Goodrich is the Chief Monitoring Biologist at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. She will talk about the Sanctuary’s Farmland Raptor program designed to gather sightings from citizen scientists about four open-country raptor species that have been in decline: American Kestrel, Northern Harrier, Barn Owl, and Short-eared Owl.

 

Mar
25
Mon
Winter Yoga Session at LGNC
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Winter Yoga Session at LGNC

Autumn Yoga Session!

Certified Yoga Instructor Stacy Hein will be offering a 9-week “yoga for all” session Mondays, January 7 through March 4 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. This is a moderately challenging but gentle yoga class. Beginners are welcome, poses can be adapted to fit your level of ability. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to settle in before class begins.

Registration for the entire session is encouraged. Space is limited. Cost $8/class for members ($72), $10 for non-members ($90) and $12 for drop-in (if available). Payment due at class – credit card, check, cash accepted. Register Here!

Namaste!

Mar
27
Wed
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor with Kay Stauffer

Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

With such a variety of textures and patterns in nature, many watercolor techniques, such as glazing, masking, dry brush, and splattering, will be introduced to better enable you to paint rocks, trees, water, or whatever subjects you are trying to represent. A basic knowledge of watercolor and brush handling is a must to sign up for this class, which will guide you towards developing your own painting ideas. Composition and principles of design will also be incorporated.

Class Registration:

This series of six classes will meet at the Nature Center each Wednesday from March 13 through April 17. Registration fee for all six classes: $30 for members, $50 for non-members. Registration limited to 12 participants.

LGNC members: register here                    Non-members: register here

After registering, you will be sent a materials list. You can purchase the recommended materials at local stores such as AC Moore, Michael’s, or the Blick Store (Emmaus). Paper can be purchased at the workshop, $6.00 per sheet, 22”x30.” We will be painting in the first class, so you will need your supplies.

Please contact LGNC at mail@lgnc.org or 610-760-8889 if you have any questions.

Apr
1
Mon
Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center | Slatington | Pennsylvania | United States

Youth in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join the Naturalist Club, LGNC’s extracurricular environmental club for middle and high school students! Members of this club are involved with year-round educational activities, outdoor adventures, and research projects at the refuge. For more information or to sign up, please contact LGNC Program Specialist Chad Schwartz at chad.schwartz@lgnc.org.

Apr
2
Tue
Very Basic Biology Classes
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Very Basic Biology Classes

Do you wish you had taken biology in high school so you could keep up with the news? Didn’t have the time because you were in band, didn’t need it as you were not going to college, or hated science? Well now you have the opportunity to learn a bit in Very Basic Biology. Guaranteed no quizzes, no exams, no grades, but there might be some homework. Dr. Anita Collins, retired USDA bee geneticist, will be sharing her love of biology this fall and winter, starting Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10-noon and meeting every other week. Topics to include: The Cell and its Organization, Genetics and DNA, Ecology, Microbiology, Behavior, and other topics of interest chosen by participants.

Class limited to 20 participants. Click here to register: http://bit.ly/LGNC_Biology_Classes.

Apr
3
Wed
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor with Kay Stauffer

Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

With such a variety of textures and patterns in nature, many watercolor techniques, such as glazing, masking, dry brush, and splattering, will be introduced to better enable you to paint rocks, trees, water, or whatever subjects you are trying to represent. A basic knowledge of watercolor and brush handling is a must to sign up for this class, which will guide you towards developing your own painting ideas. Composition and principles of design will also be incorporated.

Class Registration:

This series of six classes will meet at the Nature Center each Wednesday from March 13 through April 17. Registration fee for all six classes: $30 for members, $50 for non-members. Registration limited to 12 participants.

LGNC members: register here                    Non-members: register here

After registering, you will be sent a materials list. You can purchase the recommended materials at local stores such as AC Moore, Michael’s, or the Blick Store (Emmaus). Paper can be purchased at the workshop, $6.00 per sheet, 22”x30.” We will be painting in the first class, so you will need your supplies.

Please contact LGNC at mail@lgnc.org or 610-760-8889 if you have any questions.

Apr
4
Thu
Junior Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Apr 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Junior Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center | Slatington | Pennsylvania | United States

Kids in grades 2 through 6 are invited to join the Junior Naturalist Club, LGNC’s extracurricular environmental club for elementary school students! The goal of this club is to foster a lifelong appreciation for nature and science through hands-on field and lab experiences and other year-round activities. Graduates of the Junior Naturalist Club are encouraged to join LGNC’s Naturalist Club for older youth. For more information or to sign up, please contact LGNC Program Specialist Chad Schwartz at chad.schwartz@lgnc.org.