The VIC

Yoga on the Deck

Date:
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:15am

Get out of the studio and into nature from 9-10:15 a.m. on September 1stand 3rd.

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC
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Yoga on the Deck

Date:
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:15am

Get out of the studio and into nature from 9-10:15 a.m. on September 1stand 3rd.

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC
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Homesteading Festival

Date:
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

This celebration of rural skills will showcase historical traditions, as well as modern tools and techniques for safe and practical rural living with a distinctly Adirondack flair. Exhibitions will include logging and farming with draft horses sponsored by the Paul Smith’s Draft Horse Club, and a demonstration of competitive lumberjack sports by the PSC Woodsmen’s Team.

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Mushroom Walk

Date:
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join mushroom expert, Susan Hopkins for a casual walk in the woods to look at all mushrooms and fungi. We will identify and discuss poisonous and edible species and learn about medicinal value, too. This walk will take at least 2-2 ½ hours and be held rain or shine. Bring a lunch if you want to stay longer to use books and reference materials provided by Susan for more study after the foray. Cost: $20/session, $15 for Friends of the VIC, FOV Warblers – free. Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.

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Butterfly Fun! (Grades 3-5)

Date:
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come join us at the VIC and spend some time with in the butterfly house as summer starts to wind down.  We will be playing games, talking about the beautiful colors we see, completing a craft project and more. Group limited:  12   Cost: $25 and $20 for Friends of the VIC.

Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC
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Mushroom Walk

Date:
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join mushroom expert, Susan Hopkins for a casual walk in the woods to look at all mushrooms and fungi. We will identify and discuss poisonous and edible species and learn about medicinal value, too. This walk will take at least 2-2 ½ hours and be held rain or shine. Bring a lunch if you want to stay longer to use books and reference materials provided by Susan for more study after the foray. Cost: $20/session, $15 for Friends of the VIC, FOV Warblers – free. Other date: August 31.  Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.  

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Woodland Writer's Workshop

Date:
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Discover how essays and poems are used as compelling forms of expressing our relationship to landscapes and people, and of sharing the journey and transformation through direct personal experience.  Exercises include: detailed description of natural objects, writing, the practice of taking field notes to capture the sensory power of ecological patterns and processes, trail-side reading of select essays and poems that exemplify the use of ecology to convey our relationship to land, and more writing.

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC
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Teddy Roosevelt Bird Walk

Date:
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Search with Brian McAllister, Adirondack Birding Center Director, for VIC summer birds.  Cost: $20/session, $15 for Friends of the VIC Warblers – free.  Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.

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Plein Air Festival: "Paint the VIC"

Date:
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

Participants of the Plein Air Festival will be spending the day painting the sights and scenes of the Paul Smith's College VIC. Miles of trails, scenic views - mountains, old growth forest, bogs, streams, marsh, beaver lodges, Adirondack lean-tos, etc.

For more information:  http://saranaclakeartworks.com/pleinair/

Location: Paul Smith's College VIC
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Primitive Skills for Teens

Date:
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

There will be an afternoon of learning primitive skills that will include learning how start a fire with flint and steel, make cordage out of natural materials, craft a walking stick, and experience a bow drill friction fire. Group limited to 12 teenagers.  Cost: $25 and $20 for Friends of the VIC.

Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.

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