Connecting children and families to Northwoods nature through free play experiences that inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility.

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Natural Play Area on Fridays and Saturday this summer from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable.

Become a member of the Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area and enjoy free access to the site even when there isn’t a program scheduled!

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2016 Summer Programs

 

Saturday, June 18

Cable Garden Fest: Living Color Playgroup

Immerse yourself in a bouquet of color! Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by June 17 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Saturday, June 25

Hide & Seek Science Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by June 24 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Saturday, July 2

Mad Hatter Tea Party Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by July 1 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Friday, July 8

Salamander Room Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by July 7 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Saturday, July 9

Fairy House Playgroup

Build fairy houses made of bark, moss, and other natural objects. Look outdoors for new discoveries. Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn and Vivianne Hanke. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by July 8 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Saturday, July 16

Fort-Building Fun Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by June 15 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Friday, July 22

Best Food Forward Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by July 21 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Friday, August 5

Little House in the Big Woods Playgroup

Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by August 4 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

 

Saturday, August 13

Fairy House Playgroup

Build fairy houses made of bark, moss, and other natural objects. Look outdoors for new discoveries. Kids ages 3-6 and their family can experience the Museum’s new Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area with Sue Thurn and Vivianne Hanke. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at 43135 Randysek Road in Cable. Drop-ins are welcome, but registration by August 11 is appreciated. $5 member/$7 non-member per family.

Everyone is required to sign a risk waiver before participating in Museum programs and activities.

View the waivers here:

Land-based Activity Waiver

Become a member of the Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area and enjoy free access to the site even when there isn’t a program scheduled!

Learn more here