Brochure Summer 2018 - Page 68

Historic Wagner Farm

Historic Wagner Farm

WHEN CHORES WERE DONE
Come to the farm to do the before supper chores . There are animals to tend to , the kitchen garden to be weeded and the fields are ready for planting . Chore boots and gloves are provided .
AGES 7-15 YRS .
ID #
DAY / TIME
DATES
FEE ( R / NR )
409205-A
Th • 3:45-5 pm
6 / 19
$ 13 /$ 16
409205-C
W • 3:45-5 pm
7 / 11
$ 13 /$ 16
409205-D
Th • 3:45-5 pm
8 / 2
$ 13 /$ 16
NEW ! PICTURE-PERFECT FARMING : A KIDS PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS
Let your imagine run wild behind the lens of a camera ! Kids will learn to put their creativity to work by manipulating objects , color and light to display an interesting photo . Wander the farm , explore images , and learn ways to take something ordinary and make it extraordinary . Note : participants must use personal camera or iPhone . Basic camera use skills required .
AGES 8-14 YRS .
ID #
DAY / TIME
DATE
FEE ( R / NR )
409420-A
W • 3:30-5 pm
8 / 1
$ 25 /$ 31
HOLD YOUR HORSES
Draft horses were a vital means of power on farms until the advent of the tractor . Learn the differences between hames and hands , bits and brichen . You ’ ll also learn grooming , harnessing and driving Historic Wagner Farm ’ s own team of draft horses .
AGES 8 + YRS .
ID #
DAY / TIME
DATE
FEE ( R / NR )
409206-A
W • 3:45-5:45 pm
7 / 18
$ 20 /$ 25
NEW ! THE SWEET AND SAVORY WORLD OF HONEY
Come and learn about the wonderful world of honey that goes way beyond the widely available wildflower variety . Participants will learn to substitute honey for processed sugar in both savory and sweet recipes in this interactive cooking demo and class . Get ready to taste some delicious food !
AGES 18 + YRS .
ID #
DAY / TIME
DATE
FEE ( R / NR )
409417-A
M • 6-7:30 pm
8 / 6
$ 25 /$ 31
PROGRAM NOTE : If you are unable to attend a Wagner Farm program for which you have registered , please call the Farm at 847-657-1506 before applying for a refund at 847-724-5670 . These popular programs frequently have wait lists .
GET INVOLVED
DONATE
While the farm receives support from the Glenview Park District , it relies heavily on grants and donations . To find out more about donation opportunities , call 847-657-1506 .
BECOME A “ FRIEND ” OF WAGNER FARM
Join Friends of Wagner Farm , the official support group of Historic Wagner Farm , and play a special role in helping this unique oasis achieve its potential as a source of enjoyment and education about rural life in Northern Illinois . Members receive discounts on admissions to farm events , Wagner Tales , the official newsletter of the farm and a special members-only picnic . To become a member , fill out the membership form and mail it , with a check payable to :
Wagner Farm , PO Box 281 , Glenview , IL 60025
LEND A HAND !
Become a volunteer at the farm !
Find your inner farmer at Historic Wagner Farm ! As a volunteer , you ’ ll give back to the community while learning local history , gardening and agriculture .
HARVEST GARDEN CLUB
Plant , cultivate and harvest vegetables for sale at the farmers ’ market and for donation to local food pantries .
YOUTH VOLUNTEERING
Students , ages 14 and up , join the youth volunteer squad and earn a certificate of appreciation and a letter of reference at the end of the season !
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
• Animal Care
• Historic House Tour Guide
• Farmer ’ s Market
• Antique Restoration
• Barnyard Guide
• Special Events
• And much more !
For information on Wagner Farm programs , contact
Sarah Schoeneberg
at 224-521-2189 or sarah . schoeneberg @ glenviewparks . org
For more information , contact Christine Shiel , Volunteer Coordinator , at 847-657-1506 or christine . shiel @ glenviewparks . org .
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