Calendar of Events

June 7, 2016

Summer of Energy: Moths After Dark

Tuesday, July 5, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Join us for a night of Moths and enjoy the garden in the twilight. Part of our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!

Start: June 7, 2016 8:30 am
End: June 7, 2016 10:30 pm

June 5, 2016

Straw Bale Gardening

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

Start: June 5, 2016 1:00 pm
End: June 5, 2016 2:00 pm

June 4, 2016

Drum Cheyenne

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

Start: June 4, 2016 7:00 pm
End: June 4, 2016 8:30 pm

Plant the Garden

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!

Start: June 4, 2016 1:00 pm
End: June 4, 2016 2:00 pm

June 3, 2016

Closing at 3:00, Friday June 3rd

Due to an in-​​house event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Start: June 3, 2016 8:00 am
End: June 3, 2016 5:00 pm

June 2, 2016

Plant the Garden

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!

Start: June 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: June 2, 2016 5:00 pm

June 1, 2016

Plant the Garden

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!

Start: June 1, 2016 1:00 pm
End: June 1, 2016 2:00 pm

May 31, 2016

Plant the Garden

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!

Start: May 31, 2016 9:00 am
End: May 31, 2016 10:00 am

May 28, 2016

Exploration: Go Fly a Kite!

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.

Start: May 28, 2016 1:00 pm
End: May 28, 2016 2:00 pm

May 26, 2016

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

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.

Start: May 26, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 26, 2016 5:00 pm

May 25, 2016

Art: The Sound of Science

Wednesday, May 25, 4:00 p.m.  Use recycled components to create musical instruments that you can bang and strum and shake.  $1 per child.

Start: May 25, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 25, 2016 5:00 pm

May 24, 2016

Exploration: Hopscotch Around the Village

Tuesday, May 24, 4:00 p.m. Learn about the history of hopscotch and complete a course around the inside of the Children’s Village. Jump around! $1 per child.

Start: May 24, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 24, 2016 5:00 pm

May 21, 2016

2nd Annual Plant Pandemonium!

Saturday, May 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Help us plant the Paul Smith Children’s Village – in 3 hours!  All plants provided. Please bring a trowel! 150 flats of plants – planted by you – will kick-​​off our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!  *In the event of horrible weather we will plant on 528 from 9 – 12.

Start: May 21, 2016 9:00 am
End: May 21, 2016 12:00 pm

May 19, 2016

Art: The Sound of Science

Thursday, May 19, 4:00 p.m.  Use recycled components to create musical instruments that you can bang and strum and shake.  $1 per child.

Start: May 19, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 19, 2016 5:00 pm

May 18, 2016

Science: Heat Sensitive Slime

Wednesday, May 18, 4:00 p.m. Learn about heat energy and experiment with color changing slime! $1 per child.

Start: May 18, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 18, 2016 5:00 pm