Newton Community Farm offers exciting programs for children in February!

Early Release Day Class, February 6th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, $25 general public, $20 Friends of the Farm

Dress warmly and come and spend an afternoon on the Farm as we look at ways plants, animals and even people adapt to the colder weather. Look for evidence of animal activity despite the colder weather and enjoy some fun games to keep us warm! Instructor: Alison Wilson Location: Newton Community Farm.

Kids on the Farm-Then and Now, Vacation Week Program February 21st, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Co-sponsor: Jackson Homestead, Cost Per Family (4 people maximum, 1 adult required) $30 general public, $20 Friend of Farm or Historic Newton member

Want to know what life on a farm would have been like for kids in Newton in past centuries? Using real artifacts from the Museum’s collection and real stories from the Angino family who lived on what is now the Newton Community Farm, we will explore how kids would have helped on the farm. Participants will also plant some seeds which will then be transplanted into our garden in the spring. Location: Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington Street, Newton MA 02458

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