Events

ECO-FIBER ART WORKSHOP SERIES-
Picture Frame Weaving

When: August 23 – 12pm to 2pm
Registration closes August 19, 2018

Join us for this great summer series of fun, hands- on workshops. You will create beautiful pieces made from yarn and dyed from natural, eco- friendly materials. All workshops are $25.00. Payment is accepted at the workshop via check orcash. Sorry, we don’t take credit cards.Workshops are for adults and youth over the age of 15.

Our first workshop is Picture Frame Weaving. You will weave a tapestry of beautifully colored natural yarns in an upcycled picture frame. We will provide frames and yarns. You may bring your own materials to add to your work of art such as colorful fabric, jewelry, beads, stones, bones, and sticks. You will have time to gather materials on- site as well. You will leave with an art piece suitable for any wall.

All workshops are at Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center, 2234 Busch Run Road, Fairplay, Colorado. Contact Kristin Barrett at (719) 836-0123 or at kbarrett@beaverponds.org to register. Hurry! Classes sizes are limited, and they fill fast! Light snacks will be provided.

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Events & Programs

Winters are wonderful at Beaver Ponds.
Here are some upcoming programs and events.

Forest Camp at Beaver Ponds - March Friday Sessions
March 1, 8, 15, 22 - 9am to 1pm
COST: $150 per child for all 4 Fridays
AGES 4-7
A nature immersion camp awakening a sense of wonder and reverence for the natural world.
Forest exploration followed by lunch and nature-inspired art.
For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at blegaspi@beaverponds.org or call (719) 838-0143,
visit our website here or CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF with all the information you'll need!


SnowSchool at Beaver Ponds
March 16, 2019 - 9:30am to NOON
Class Theme: Winter Survival
COST: $35 per child  AGES 8-12

A magical morning of snow science and games while enjoying a snowshoe hike!

For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at blegaspi@beaverponds.org or call (719) 838-0143, visit our website here
or CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF with all the information you'll need!

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PO Box 995
2234 Busch Run Road
Fairplay, CO 80440
info@beaverponds.org
719.838.0143

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