North Alabama Agriplex

Make & Take Terrariums

Date: January 5, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

Cost: $10 per child

Create your own tiny world in a terrarium to take home and watch grow!

Winter Animals Preschool Program

Date: January 11, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Cost: $5 per child; $10 maximum

How does local wildlife adapt to winter? From changing coats to storing food, we’ll explore how squirrels, raccoons, and groundhogs adjust to the cold winter months.

Storytelling

Date: January 17, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $5 per person; $10 maximum per family

Join us for a night of old fashioned storytelling, hot cocoa, and desserts with the whole family.

Attracting Purple Martins: Natural Mosquito Control

Date: January 22, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $5 per person

Learn the ancient science of attracting purple martins to your yard; these birds can naturally eradicate mosquitoes.

Peanuts: George Washington Carver

Date: January 24, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $8 per child; $16 maximum

In conjunction with our celebration of Alabama’s Bicentennial, we are learning about some of our early commodities and the people who brought their uses to light.

The Chicken and The Egg

Date: February 2, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

Cost: $5 per child; $10 maximum

Discover the wonderful world of chickens, from eggs to chicks to hens and roosters!

Raised Bed Gardening

Date: February 7, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $5 per person

Explore the raised beds at the North Alabama Agriplex, take home plans to make your own, and learn the basics of gardening in a raised bed.

Bee Mine Preschool Program

Date: February 8, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Cost: $5 per child; $10 maximum

Find out how the honeybee makes something sweet for us to eat!

Little Red Hen

Date: February 28, 2019

Cost: $8 per child; $16 maximum

In the story of the little red hen, the hen bakes a loaf of bread. From the time we walk in the door, our senses will be filled with the same aroma that the little red hen experienced as we take the wheat through the process from seed to bread. Those with wheat allergies be aware.

Life of Tommy Bass

Date: February 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: TBA

Featuring guest speaker Daryl Patton.

Sheep-to-Wool

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

Cost: $5 per child; $10 maximum

Meet a sheep up-close and learn the steps of making cloth from sheep wool!

Lasagna Gardening

Date: March 5, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $5 per person

This quick method of getting a garden bed started works great in the south; your first year is virtually a weedless garden!

Farm Animal Babies Preschool Program

Date: March 8, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Cost: $5 per child; $10 maximum

What’s all the excitement about? Spring babies on the farm! We will have live animals visiting with us!

Cheese Making

Date: March 14, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $10 per person

Learn the craft of cheesemaking! Guest speaker Pam Stephenson will demonstrate the proper steps to make your own chevre, feta, and Velveeta cheeses!

Victory Gardens

Date: March 14, 2019

Time: TBA

Cost: $8 per child; $16 maximum

Study with us as we learn all about victory gardens. What was their purpose and significance? We will take a trip through our very own victory garden!

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