Event Details

Great Eggspectations

Time: April 16, 2011 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Street: 300 Femrite Dr.
City/Town: Madison, WI
Website or Map: http://www.naturenet.com/alnc
Phone: 608-216-9383
Event Type: families, nature, crafts
Organized By: Alanna Medearis
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2011

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Event Description

Legend has it that every spring a rabbit would visit children’s homes during the night and leave a woven nest with an egg in it as a sign that spring had arrived. Join us to hear this wonderful story and adorn your own spring basket just as the animals do by using materials from the land. We’ll hike to search for leaves, pinecones, flowers, grasses and other materials for your basket trimmings. Then, we’ll dye eggs naturally with leaves, grasses, spices and other gifts of nature to mimic the variety of colorful eggs made by our wild critters! Your creativity and nature’s colors will give your eggs a special one-of-a-kind design! Eggs and other materials will be provided.

Pre-registration required.


ALNC Members: $6/person or $20/family; Non-members: $7/person or $25/family


To register, visit www.naturenet.com/alnc, click on General Info, Registration, then Public Program. Fill out the General Registration form and submit. For more information or to register by phone, call 608-221-0404 x1.   


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