BIG NEWS!!!!!

Big News!


A friend of Pratt from way out in California knows how important nature is to our lives. He is so proud of the work that the Pratt Nature Center does he is interested in encouraging you to support Pratt’s Mission as well.  He will MATCH every dollar raised from our annual appeal and money raised during this year’s PRATT-a-THON with up to $15,000.00 of his own! That means if you send a gift of $100, $75, $50 or $25, he will double it. If you send a gift of $100, he will transform it into $200 and so-on.  And he will double every gift you and our other supporters send — up to $15,000.00.

This is a BIG challenge and we need your help! Every dollar counts!  Tell friends!  Tell neighbors!  Tell Grandma! Tell Grandpa!

You can donate on line OR you can stop by at our annual PRATT-a-THON.

NINE days of events will include: hikes, nature walks, campfires, crafts, kids nature movies, special guests, food, games, wreath making, popcorn and, of course… S’mores!

Can’t stop by? That’s okay… You can donate on line at www.prattcenter.org or there is always the good old fashion method of sending it along through the USPS!  We update you on how close we are to our goal via facebook, Instagram, twitter and emails.

This years PRATT-a-THON brings you  kid, family and adult events.  Pay close attention to the schedule some are drop in, some are drop off and some require registration.

Friday November 20th
5:00pm -7:00pm Wild Crafternoon.   Join us in the warmth of the yurt for Winter/Holiday Crafts (drop in)
8:00pm BYOB Bonfire Snuggle up/Hang out by the bonfire while listening to Dave strumming his Acoustic guitar. (Over 21)

Saturday November 21st
5:30am Sunrise Hike Meet in the front of house at 5:30 am
11:00am -1:00pm Archery and/or Winter/Holiday crafts (drop in)
2:00pm – 4:00pm Movie in the Yurt WALL-E (drop off – suggested donation $5.00 per child)
4:00pm S’mores and Field Games (drop in)
6:30pm -7:30 pm Bedtime Stories with Bruno (wear your Jammies)

Sunday November 22nd
10:00am -12:00 pm  Fairy Houses (drop in)
1:00pm -3:00 pm  Children’s Wreath Making (drop in)
4:00pm  “FriendsGiving” Potluck Dinner. Bring your family and a finger-food to share. Trays of hot food and a warm fire will be provided. RSVP required.

All Weekend November 20th, 21st and 22nd
Self-Led Scavenger Hunt.  Stop by the yurt to pick up the first clue. Follow the clues and solve the riddles to be entered in our raffle!

November 23rd , 24th and 25th
9:00am –5:00pm Vacation Camp It’s Summer Camp on Days off of school!! Each season holds different adventures!! Register early. Space is limited. $45.00 members/$50.00 non-members

Thursday November 26th THANKSGIVING
Happy Turkey Day !!!

Friday November 27th
7:00pm Wine Women and Wreaths Enjoy a Ladies Night Out at Pratt Nature Center. An evening in the yurt making your own holiday wreath. Bring the bows and decorations you have been accumulating over the years. We will supply the wire, the pine boughs and some decorations. Oh yeah…and the wine, cheese and crackers!! If you have a hot glue gun bring it along, the more the merrier!
$40.00 members/$45.00 non-members (Adults Only) Register Early. Space is Limited. Registration Required.

Saturday November 28th
7:00pm Wine Women and Wreaths Enjoy a Ladies Night Out at Pratt Nature Center. An evening in the yurt making your own holiday wreath. Bring the bows and decorations you have been accumulating over the years. We will supply the wire the pine boughs and some decorations. Oh yeah….and the wine, cheese and crackers!! If you have a hot glue gun bring it along, the more the merrier!
$40.00 members/$45.00 non-members (Adults Only) Register early, Space is limited, Registration required

Sunday November 29th
10:00am -5:00pm Wreath Making (drop in)   $25.00 per wreath. Stop by the yurt and make your very own front door wreath.

December at Pratt

(click on the links for more info)

Homeschool Nature Series – Forest Village December 2 and December 16
Sprouts ages 3-5, every Monday 10:00am – 1:00pm
Herbal Dream Pillows December 9 (adult workshop)
Campfire Carols  DECEMBER 18  7:00 pm, All Ages
Winter Camp  Sign up Daily all through December  Break
Snow Shoe Project 2016
School Field Trips
Trout Tank and Greenhouse coming soon!!!!

Snow Shoe Project 2016  In a quest for a Smarter, Happier, Healthier Community, went  snow-shoeing with all 1,100 4th, 5th and 6th graders in New Milford last Winter. This year we are coming for the rest of the greater New Milford Area! Businesses, Organizations, Schools, Church Groups, EVERYONE!
If your Organization would like to join us in Leading the Way to a Smarter, Happier, Healthier Community, email diane@prattcenter.org
If you are interested in being a sponsor and would like your logo to appear on the back of the Snowshoe Project 2016 T – shirts… email diane@prattcenter.org

 
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