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Blacksmith 101

Have you ever wondered how a Blacksmith uses fire, metal, and a hammer to create a work of art? Come and learn from an experienced blacksmith a few tricks of the trade in this introductory class. Topics that will be covered include; forge safety, tools, fire building and maintaining, and an opportunity to work on a first project. No experience necessary! This program is for ages 18+. Blandford Nature Center will provide safety equipment including gloves, ear and eye protection.

This program is for ages 18+ only.

Please note: This program will take place indoors. All participants will be required to wear masks and groups will be asked to socially distance as much as possible during programs.

Covid-19 Information: In accordance with current CDC guidelines and State of Michigan COVID regulations, Blandford Nature Center requires all staff, visitors, and program participants ages 2 and up to wear masks while inside all buildings and for the duration of all programs both inside and outside. If you or someone you are registering for a program cannot medically tolerate a mask, you must contact our Program Manager prior to booking a program. To contact our Program Manager, please call 616-735-6240, or email ashley@blandfordnaturecenter.org.

Date

Jul 31 2021

Time

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

$100 members, $120 non-members

Location

Blandford Nature Center
1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
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