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Wild School Hibernation Celebration (Age 5-12)

January 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


January 28 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Enjoy the crisp winter air and learn art/culinary skills at the same time in this fun pop-up class at Pete’s Pond in La Grande! Teaching Artists Meghan and Amanda teach students to create hibernating bears out of clay and seeds, build a den, brew pine-needle tea, make snake bread, and more. Students gain knowledge of and appreciation for the natural world around them as well as learn skills and make new friends. Parents/guardians are not required to stay with their child for the duration of the class, but are welcome to do so.

Teaching Artists: Meghan Ballard and Amanda Welch

Cost: Free

Off-Site: Pete’s Pond, a Blue Mountains Conservancy property, 913 Miller Drive in La Grande

Free classes are made possible through the ACE Youth Arts Learning Fund with generous support from the foundations and organizations listed at ARTCENTEREAST.ORG/SUPPORT/SUPPORTERS


Be sure to fill out a Youth Release Form & RSVP for ONLY your children below! Please be sure to add each child’s name for each child attending.

If you are 18 and under, and have not already filled out a youth release form, CLICK HERE to fill one out!



January 28, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.