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Lisa Allmendinger on September 13th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring it.) On Sept. 17, the Binder Park Zoomobile will bring live animals to the Weedy Discovery Center from 2-3 p.m. There will be live animal ambassadors from rainforests, deserts, grasslands and mountains for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 23rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie McGlashen for the information in this story.) Children who attend three programs at the Eddy Discovery Center throughout the summer can earn a Waterloo Junior Ranger Badge to iron on a favorite hat or backpack. Kids obtain a punch card at their first nature program and then have […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 7th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information in this story.) On Sunday, June 11, learn about turtles in “Turtlemania” from 2-3 p.m. at the Eddy Discovery Center. Live turtles large and small, land-dwelling and water-loving, will be featured in this entertaining program by naturalist Paul […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 31st, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this event.) On Sunday, June 4 from 2-3:30 p.m. learn about “Rockhound Basics” at the Eddy Discovery Center. Discover what you can learn about ancient Michigan from looking at a rock.  Geologist Larry […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 3rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring these programs.) On Sunday, May 7 from 2-3 at the Eddy Discovery Center, Brendan Finerty will present A World of Animals. Finerty of Jackson’s Wild World Zoo will be presenting this exciting, hands-on […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural Science Association for sponsoring it.) On Sunday, April 23 from 2-3 p.m., learn about “Helping Nature in Your Own Back Yard” at the Discovery Center. Explore the ways you can enhance your own backyard for birds, butterflies, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 15th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this program.) On Sunday, March 19 from 2-3 p.m. there will be live animals at the Discovery Center as part of the program Wildlife From Near and Far. Enjoy a fun and informative […]

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By Lisa Carolin Interventions that received recommendations from the plan team review were announced at the March 2 meeting of the Chelsea Friends and Family Wellness Coalition and are on the way to being funded. Although the final budget will not be announced until March 28, the amount approved for the Chelsea interventions will be […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 2nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo National History Association for sponsoring this program.) On Sunday, Feb. 5 from 2-3 p.m., learn about Skins, Scat and Skulls in the Waterloo Recreation Area from Dave Szczygiel. This program will give you a chance to view and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this event.) On Sunday, Jan. 29 from 2-4 p.m. challenge yourself to an afternoon adventure in the forest during the program Winter Orienteering. Winter is a great time of year for learning how […]

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