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Paper Discovery Center

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425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States
920-380-7491http://www.paperdiscoverycenter.org

Upcoming Events

Jan. 2018

Eagle Day

Jan. 20

10:00 AM-4:00PM: View eagles from inside the Paper Discovery Center while browsing through the history of the paper making industry. Presentations will also be given throughout the day. Reduced admission. *10:30 AM & 1:30 PM: “WEC Energies Group – Raptor Success Story” Join Mike Grisar, Principal Ecologist for WEC Energies Group and researcher, Greg Septon as they recount how one man’s love for peregrines and an environmentally sound utility company teamed up to restore peregrine and other raptor populations. *12:00 PM…

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Tigers will spend the morning exploring the museum while learning about the stars and constellations. Lots of hands-on fun. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Contact Carol at carol@paperdiscoverycenter.org.

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Feb. 2018

Participants will complete all requirements for the merit badge. $25 per scout. Preregistration and prepayment required. Boy Scouts should bring a brown bag lunch. Scouts are responsible for obtaining and reading the Pulp and Paper Merit Badge book prior to the program, as well as completing a pre-workshop assignment. They should also bring a blue merit badge form/card with them from their troop. Contact Carol at carol@paperdiscoverycenter.org

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Papercrafting Workshop: Map Coasters

Feb. 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring a favorite map or use one of ours to make a set of four glass coasters for entertaining or gift-giving. Preregistration is required. Materials and supplies are provided. This workshop is designed for adults, or children 13 and over with an accompanying adult. Space is limited–reserve your spot by February 15th.

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Air is all around us, but do you ever really pay attention to it? Explore the properties of air with lots of hands-on experiments. Have fun discovering all the great things air can do! Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must…

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Mar. 2018

Come ready to get messy! Lots of hands-on experiments that are gooey, oozy, splashy and a little explosive. You won’t realize you are learning scientific principles while having fun. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or…

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Embellish a paper lantern to create a stunning light fixture for your home. We provide all the materials you’ll need including the cord kit. Preregistration is required. Materials and supplies are provided. This workshop is designed for adults, or children 13 and over with an accompanying adult. Space is limited–reserve your spot by March 15th.

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Meet Jane Austen

Mar. 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet Jane Austen “Nobody minds having what is too good for them.” Enjoy crafting your own Coptic stitch journal while guided by Miss Austen. You’ll enjoy a cup of tea, learn more about Miss Austen and her world, and leave with a handmade treasure to keep. $25 per person. Pre-registration and pre-payment to reserve your spot is required. Participants must be 18 and older. Two sessions to choose from: Saturday March 3, 2018 1:00 to 3:00 PM or Saturday March…

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Apr. 2018

Papercrafting Workshop: Marbled Paper

Apr. 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn the technique of creating marbled paper. We’ll provide everything you need to make several sheets of beautiful designs. Preregistration is required. Materials and supplies are provided. This workshop is designed for adults, or children 13 and over with an accompanying adult. Space is limited–reserve your spot by April 12th.

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