Sponsored by Marilyn Kauffman Join Ned Smith Center cultural partner Pennsylvania Regional Ballet at our beloved seasonal opener. Pennsylvania Regional Ballet will perform a showcase of selected pieces in varying dance styles. Let them jeté right into your heart! Please note: as to not put our d...
Saturday, May 20 2017 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
The field of mycology has never been more accessible to the public, with online forums, books from experts, and workshops in almost all major cities in the U.S. we are seeing more, and more, 'amateur mycologist' contributing to our understanding of Fungi! Learn how fungi, and mushrooms can be inc...
Thursday, May 11 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don’t worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed...
Sat, Apr 29 2017 7:30 AM — Sat, May 6 2017 12:00 PM
Your presence is requested for an unforgettable evening featuring dinner, open galleries, a meeting and a presentation exclusively for members and honored guests. The first annual membership meeting will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art. Guests will...
Friday, April 28 2017 5:30 PM — 10:00 PM
Imagine a vocalist with the velvet of Etta James and the gravel of Janis Joplin and you have Ann Kerstetter, a blues powerhouse that has performed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, the Billtown Blues Festival and more. Don’t miss her high-energy performance, live in the Ned Smith ...
Saturday, April 22 2017 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Healthy streams are more than just clear water. The ideal stream has healthy land and vegetation around it too. Explore Penn State’s First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH) citizen science opportunity. Volunteers observe the plants and wildlife living in and around a stream to measure its cha...
Thursday, April 13 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Don't miss Jay Smar and his "acoustical buffet of American folk, bluegrass and good ol' mountain music," live in the Ned Smith Gallery!
Saturday, April 8 2017 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Join Maestro Stuart Malina of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and guests for an evening of beautiful music in the Ned Smith Gallery.
Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
In this three-day workshop, you will carve a blank piece of wood into a “smoothie” bird carving, then paint details of an eastern bluebird. Both carving and painting techniques will be taught. One wood blank will be provided, participants may bring their own carving tools and painting supplies, o...
Fri, Mar 3 2017 6:00 PM — Sun, Mar 5 2017 5:00 PM
Join the Center and its partners for a fun-filled evening of star gazing! Simply pack your snacks, bring a bit of curiosity and join us for an evening of delightful discoveries! If you have a telescope, please bring it along! Star Party leaders and their telescopes will remain on-site until 10:30...
Saturday, February 25 2017 7:30 PM — 10:30 PM