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Family-Friendly Winter Reopening Celebration at the Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$10

As winter approaches, visitors may be looking for things to do on the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, part of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The Mount St. Helens Institute is hosting an event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, to mark the winter reopening of the Science and Learning Center at Coldwater. Beginning Nov. 4, visitors to Mount St. Helens can explore the Science and Learning Center on weekends while the Johnston Ridge Observatory is closed for the winter season. The event features live music by Raeann Phillips, art workshops with biologist and artist Natalie Tonn, Forest Service Ranger talks, volcano and winter themed crafts, a Mount St. Helens photo booth, lunch on-site, a gift shop, and more. A full schedule is available at http://www.mshslc.org/events/#slcopening. A $10 suggested donation includes lunch and all activities.

The Science and Learning Center is open weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through mid-May, when the Johnston Ridge Observatory reopens for the summer. Visitors to the Science and Learning Center during winter can enjoy a hike or snowshoe on nearby trails around the monument, watch two films about the 1980 eruption, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop, and learn fascinating facts from employees and volunteers who love sharing information about this special landscape.

Details

Date:
November 4, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Organizer

Mt. St. Helens Institute
Phone:
360-449-7883
Email:
info@mshinstitute.org
Website:
http://www.mshinstitute.org/

Venue

Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center
19000 Spirit Lake Highway (Milepost 43.3, State Route 504)
Toutle, WA 98649 United States
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Phone:
(360) 274-2131
Website:
http://www.mshslc.org/