Activities

Storytime

December 18, 2015 through December 30, 2016

storytime2Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. For pre-​​school aged children, stories and crafts are based on a weekly theme. $1 per child.


Printable Paul Smith Children’s Village Event Calendar

May 1, 2016 through July 2, 2016

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Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

May 26, 2016 | 04:00 PM

Thursday, May 26, 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about seed dispersal and build a paratrooper – catch the wind and repeat.  $1 per child.


Exploration: Go Fly a Kite!

May 28, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Saturday, May 28, 1:00 p.m. Build it – and fly it in the wind – ‘til it’s gone with the wind. $1 per child.


Plant the Garden

May 31, 2016 | 09:00 AM

Tuesday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. Join us for a morning of annual and vegetable planting in our garden. Bring a trowel!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!


Plant the Garden

June 1, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Wednesday, June 1, 1:00 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of annual and vegetable planting in our garden. Bring a trowel!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!


Plant the Garden

June 2, 2016 | 04:00 PM

Thursday, June 2, 4:00 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of annual and vegetable planting in our garden. Bring a trowel!    Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!


Plant the Garden

June 4, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Saturday, June 4, 1:00 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of annual and vegetable planting in our garden. Bring a trowel!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!


Drum Cheyenne

June 4, 2016 | 07:00 PM

Saturday, June 4, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Whether you’ve never drummed before or you regularly play music, join Drum Cheyenne at the Paul Smith Children’s Village to build community through the power of music. This is not a performance for an audience, this is a participatory activity – focused on adults.  Drumming is not for spectators.  Drums are available to borrow, or bring one if you have one.  A suggested donation of $10 allows for the purchase of additional African drums for the group.  For more information email drumcheyenne@​gmail.​com


Straw Bale Gardening

June 5, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Sunday, June 5, 1:00 p.m.  Learn the art and science of straw bale gardening in this presentation.  Free!


Summer of Energy: Wind Art

June 7, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Tuesday, June 7, 1:00 p.m. Help us paint flags for display in the garden.  A little altitude artwork.  Free!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.


Gardening & Grub

June 8, 2016 | 04:00 PM

Wednesday, June 8, 4:00 p.m. Snacks and a lesson in horticulture.  $1 per child.


Bonsai Show

June 11, 2016 | 09:00 AM

Saturday, June 11, 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. A display of the art and science of Bonsai.  Does a lot of little tree make a forest? Free!


Summer of Energy: Twilight Water Fight

June 11, 2016 | 07:00 PM

Saturday, June 11, 7:00 p.m. An ineffective way to water our garden but lots of fun for all ages.  Bring your own squirt gun or use ours.  Rules of play will be outlined at the outset of the event.  You will get wet. Free, a “Summer of Energy” program sponsored by Black Hills Energy.


Succulent Propagation

June 12, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Sunday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.  Learn about the growth and care of succulents – cuttings and leaves – and then you’ll leave.  $1 per child.


Summer of Energy: Community Squirt Gun Fight

June 14, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Tuesday, June 14, 1:00 p.m. An ineffective way to water our garden but lots of fun for all ages.  Bring your own squirt gun or use ours.  Rules of play will be outlined at the outset of the event.  You will get wet. Free, a “Summer of Energy” program sponsored by Black Hills Energy.


Pine Cone Sunflowers

June 15, 2016 | 04:00 PM

Wednesday, June 15, 4:00 p.m. Really. A decorative art project using cones as seeds.  $1 per child.


Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

June 16, 2016 | 04:00 PM

Thursday, June 16, 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about seed dispersal and build a paratrooper – catch the wind and repeat.  $1 per child.


Summer of Energy: Coal Art

June 18, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Saturday, June 18, 1:00 p.m.  Let Fossil Fuels be your muse as you create artwork.  Free!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.


Summer of Energy: Solar Prints

June 21, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Tuesday, June 21, 1:00 p.m.  Shadow and light and exposure – harness the sun to burn an image onto paper. Free!  Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.


Seed Infused Greeting Cards

June 23, 2016 | 01:00 PM

Thursday, June 23, 1:00 p.m. Pulp non-​​fiction that grows.  $1 per child.


CLOSED for Superday! Set-​​Up

June 24, 2016 | 10:00 AM

Friday, June 24 Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens


Superday! In Lions Park

June 25, 2016 | 10:00 AM

Saturday, June 25, Open 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.