Yearly we discard items we could reuse for other purposes, such as providing materials to create unique craft items. Local nature centers specialize in craft programs using reusable as well as natural materials. These craft programs (generally requiring small fees) are available to the public year round.
On Sunday, April 20 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering the Twig Vase program, suitable for families and individuals ages 8 and older, at the Willow Grove Nature Center. Reservations are required to attend the program, and walk-ins are not allowed.
The Twig Vase program is $2.00 for members and $4.00 for non-members. To attend a program and/or become a member click here for the registration forms.
Learn how to create a “rustic vase” for wildflowers from a reused peanut butter jar.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many educational activities for children and families offered by Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts. Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open most weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, check out the reptiles and amphibians native to Maryland.
So check out Cromwell Valley Park on Sunday, April 20 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the Twig Vase program. More information about Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below. Have a great day!
Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234