Events for all ages at the EcoCenter

02/18/2017, 11:30 am

Visit the EcoCenter in Winter and Spring 2017 to enjoy free public learning programs!



Saturday, February 25, 1:00-3:00 pm: Gunn High School Art Show
After visiting the Palo Alto Baylands to make observations and generate inspiration, students from the Gunn High School visual arts classes will display their work at the EcoCenter for three weeks. Students will explore the concept of abstraction and apply it to traditional landscape painting.

Saturday, March 4, 11:30-12:30: Yoga in the Baylands  Register Here >>
Join us for a morning of Yoga in the Baylands! We can expand our bodies' ability to move, surrounded by the peace of the Salt Marsh. Our yoga session will take place on the lower deck of the EcoCenter, moving inside in case of rain. Bring a yoga mat and blanket; a few mats and blankets will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost: $10. Ages 12+.

Saturday, March 11, 1:00-3:00 pm: Ravenswood Art Show

Join us in celebration of the young artists from Ravenswood City School District! Using the theme of “Marine Ecology” as inspiration, students have created works using various media to explore connections between art and science. Art on display throughout the EcoCenter. Refreshments will be served.

more events coming soon!


Past events:

Saturday, February 18 10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Baylands Scavenger Hunt
Join us on a Baylands Scavenger hunt! Participants will become Baylands "detectives" by following clues that reveal surprising facts about nature and lead to special locations along the trails.

Saturday, February 4
10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Valentine's Day Nature Art Workshop
Come to the EcoCenter for some nature arts and crafts in preparation for Valentine's Day! Participants will get to use natural watercolors made from a variety of plant materials (spinach, cabbage, berries) to decorate Valentine's Day cards. Materials will be provided. All ages welcome.

Saturday, January 21 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Plankton Exploration
Visitors will have an opportunity to collect, examine, and identify plankton from the San Francisco Bay. This program will underscore the importance of plankton as the foundation of the food web with the help of a "Plankton Jenga" activity and show how some of the world's largest animals depend directly on these microscopic organisms.