Har-Ber Village Museum in Grove, Okla, is hosting its fifth annual Ecology and Environment Day on Saturday, June 17.
A wide variety of hands-on opportunities will be available for participants to explore our region’s resources as well as environmentally friendly concepts such as recycling, starting and growing seeds, alternative energy sources and nurturing and protecting our wildlife will be offered.
Families with children, scout groups and home schoolers will all enjoy the many activities being offered this day between the hours of 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.
As you walk throughout the Village, Har-Ber Village volunteers and volunteers from Windham’s WorldMark Resort will help you to craft a solar oven, learn about biomes and habitats, get your face painted, make a mobile greenhouse, create a seed ball, assemble a spool racer, and visit letterboxing stations.
Visit the Museum’s heirloom garden to see early varieties of vegetable plants growing. Visit the Museum’s Herb Garden to see many different herbs used for a wide variety of purposes.
Visiting the Village this day will be Grand Lake Audubon Society, who will be staffing the Natural History Activity Room, and Delaware County Extension, who will be in the Craft Room with bugs, frogs and skulls, oh my!
All activities are free with regular paid admission to the Village. Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 62+; $5 for children 6-13; under 6 and members free.
Museum admission is not necessary to shop in the Country Store, to eat at the Café or to walk the Nature Trail.
Har-Ber Village Museum regular hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; closed Tuesday and Wednesday.