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Spend Your Spring Break with Landmark Park

Matt Boster

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 03 2017 8:06 AM

DOTHAN: Learning doesn't have to stop just because kids are out of the classroom for Spring Break.  Landmark Park is pleased to offer programs for learners of all ages which will allow you to experience the park in a fun and unique way. 



The 9 a.m. Family Fun Workshops and Planetarium shows have limited availability and have a program fee. All other programs are free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for park members and children 2 and under.) The Family Fun workshops at 9 a.m. require registration and payment. Visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com to register and pay online.



MONDAY, MARCH 27 


9 a.m.-10 a.m.: The Art of the Sundae Learn about what it takes to be a Soda Jerk in Landmark Park’s Martin Drugstore. During this family program, participants will learn about the history of the Martin Drugstore and soda fountains. Learn how our 1950’s Liquid Carbonic Soda Fountain works, as well as have the opportunity to make a fountain treat such as a milkshake, float, or sundae. Max: 10; $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Meet at Martin Drugstore. 


10:30-11:30: Discovery Room Meet the Mammals 


1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Secret of the Cardboard Rocket. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members.  


2:00-2:30: Guided Nature Hike Boardwalk


3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Earth, Moon & Sun. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


4:15-4:30: Farm Feeding Program Wiregrass Farmstead


 


TUESDAY, MARCH 28 


9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Intro to Wood Stove Cooking Have you ever wondered how cooking and baking was different over 100 years ago? In this one hour class, you will have the opportunity to learn how to cook on a wood stove in Landmark Park’s Waddell House. Participants will learn how to maintain the fire, monitor and adjust the heat while cooking, and cook cornbread on the wood stove. Max: 10; $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Meet at Waddell House.


10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Discovery Room Radical Reptiles 


1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Planetarium Movie The Little Star that Could. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Guided Nature Hike Boardwalk


3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Planetarium Movie To Space and Back. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Farm Feeding Program Wiregrass Farmstead


 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 


9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Maintaining a Kitchen Garden Keeping your kitchen garden maintained during the turn of the century was very important, as it was a major source for food. In this program, learn about the importance of the kitchen garden and the types of vegetables that would have been grown in the garden. Participants will have a chance to harvest and plant vegetables during this program. Max: 10; $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Meet at Kitchen Garden. 


10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Discovery Room Incredible Insects 


1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Planetarium Movie One World, One Sky. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Guided Nature Hike Boardwalk


3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Habitat Earth. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Farm Feeding Program Wiregrass Farmstead


 


THURSDAY, MARCH 30 


9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Churning Butter Today, we often take for granted the hard work that went into making everyday items over 100 years ago. Today, when we need butter, we go to the store and choose from various types of butter with little to no effort other than driving to the store and back. At the turn of the century, butter was made by hand. In this program you will learn to appreciate butter bought at the store as you learn the many steps that go into making butter. Participants will get to take home any butter made in this class. Max: 10; $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Meet at Waddell House. 


10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Discovery Room Native Americans and the Earth 


1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Guided Nature Hike Boardwalk


3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Into the Deep. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Farm Feeding Program Wiregrass Farmstead


 


FRIDAY, MARCH 31 


9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Composting 101 Do you want to minimize your carbon footprint? Composting is one way you can do that! In this class you can learn the basics of composting and how you can help mother earth my composting in your own home. Participants will learn about composting through hands on activities at Landmark Park’s Kitchen Garden. Max: 10; $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Meet at Kitchen Garden. 


10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Discovery Room Terrific Trees 


1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Lars the Little Polar Bear. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Guided Nature Hike Boardwalk


3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Planetarium Movie Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA. Max: 35; $3 per person, free for park members. 


4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Farm Feeding Program Wiregrass Farmstead



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