Sign up for an afternoon of fun and learning at Pearlstone!
Sessions take place on select Sundays from 1 – 3 PM
Aug 14 - Follow the Flow
Participants joined the Pearlstone team and a representative from Ecotone in a walk through the recently restored, 1300 foot span of stream -- one year after the initiation of the construction! We literally walked in the water, getting our feet wet, while learning about the restored streambed and water ecology!
Sept 18 - Preparing the Harvest
Use the vegetables, fruits, and herbs grown at Pearlstone to prepare delicious treats.
Harvest and prepare delicious treats using the herbs, fruits, and vegetables grown on Pearlstone’s farmland! Our partner from the Baltimore American Indian Center joins us to share their knowledge on harvesting from the land.
Oct 2 - Biota $0
This course is FREE! Greenbelt Biota will be leading a nature walk and will help us categorize flora and fauna on Pearlstone's campus. Great for an expert and great for a complete beginner with lots to learn.
Oct 23 - Wheat to Pita
Learn the cycle of growing and harvesting wheat to make your own pita. Plow, plant, reap, bundle, thresh, sort, grind, knead, and bake with Motzi Bread Bakery!
Nov 13 - Foraging
Explore the woods to scope out usable plants and herbs for edible or medicinal purposes. We will forage for edible roots and sassafras to boil tea over a campfire!
Dec 4 - An Adventure in Adobe Brick Making
In partnership, the Pearlstone Stewardship and Programming Teams are inviting the community to learn sustainable building techniques. Learn how to make adobe bricks the same way the Israelites did in Egypt to build the pyramids and their new homes in Israel. You can use the same techniques to add a patio, garden trim or wall to your own home.
Jan 22 - Sparking Joy
Join us for our THRIVE Winter Hike to “spark joy” into our cold months with a brisk hike, campfire circle, and spicebush tea.
Feb 12 - Seeding for Spring
Learn about starting a garden, whether on a patio, in your yard, or in the community