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Maymont, Children’s Farm

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2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
804-358-7166

February 2018

Animal Enrichment

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Do animals enjoy puzzles, games, toys and treats? They do! Come assist Maymont staff in making enrichment items for the bobcat, fox, bears, otters, and more. Deliver them to the animals and watch as they engage in the fun. For ages 5 and older; adult must accompany child. Register by February 9.

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March 2018

Tinkergarten Class

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Designed to help kids become well-balanced people who can problem-solve, lead, and create. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Child/children are accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are most welcome. For more information and to sign up - https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee

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April 2018

Tinkergarten Class

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Designed to help kids become well-balanced people who can problem-solve, lead, and create. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Child/children are accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are most welcome. For more information and to sign up - https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee

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June 2018

Summer Kickoff Party

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

A fun, family friendly Stroller Strides workout while learning all about the animals who call Maymont home. Children of all ages are welcome. Children 6 and older may walk/jog alongside your stroller. After the workout, stick around to purchase Gelati Celesti Ice Cream. Benefits Maymont Animals. Registration required. (Free, Suggested donation $5)     - FIT4MOM members, please enroll for the event as usual through your FIT4MOM account. - Newly joining families please register through our Eventbrite link. For any questions…

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2018 Bumblebee Jamboree

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Families are invited to participate in hands-on experiences that encourages kids to learn about birds, butterflies, bees, beetles, and bats. Children will enjoy pollinator-related crafts, puppet shows, snacks, games, and other interactive activities.

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Tinkergarten Class

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Bernadette McGee, will facilitate an expert-designed outdoor play scenario, allowing children to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are welcome. Space is limited. For more information and to sign up -https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee

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Tinkergarten Class

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Bernadette McGee, will facilitate an expert-designed outdoor play scenario, allowing children to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are welcome. Space is limited. For more information and to sign up -https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee

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Tinkergarten Class

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Bernadette McGee, will facilitate an expert-designed outdoor play scenario, allowing children to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are welcome. Space is limited. For more information and to sign up -https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee

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July 2018

Family Day with Nature Cat

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Nature Cat, our favorite “backyard explorer extraordinaire” from the PBS KIDS series, will be there to help you learn all about Mother Nature. Maymont, Ready to Learn, and Science Matters will offer hands-on activities that motivate children to observe, ask questions, and investigate the natural world all around them. Children will be able to interact with some of Maymont’s Wildlife Ambassadors - live animals- and have their photo taken with Nature Cat.

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September 2018

Homeschool Happenings

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA 23220
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Meet some adorable stars of the Farm during a goat training session with a Maymont animal keeper. Watch as the goats demonstrate some of their learned behaviors, and get up-close with these friendly animal ambassadors as you feed and pet them. All ages welcome; adult must accompany child. Register online at maymont.org by September 18; for information

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