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Where Science, History & Art Connect for All Ages 
 Through Hands-On Activities & Explorations Both Indoors & Outdoors
 Established in 1991 ~ A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation

This Weekend!
Open Saturday, April 25, 2015 Noon to 4:00 pm
Open Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:00 to 4:00 pm
 Also Open by Appointment
 by Calling 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254

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 4737 Fuller Road | East Jordan, Michigan 49727
A rural setting with pond, swamp, forests & fields on 157 acres in Charlevoix County in Northern Lower Michigan
Raven Hill's Sphinx and Pyramid
Contact Us:
231.536.3369 | 877.833.4254 
info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org

Open All Year!
Raven Hill's Fall, Winter and Spring Hours:
Saturday: Noon - 4 pm
Sunday: 2 pm - 4 pm
Also Open by Appointment Monday - Friday and Other Weekend Hours
Raven Hill's Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday: Noon - 4 pm
Sunday: 2 pm - 4 pm

Open by Appointment Monday through Friday and Other Hours During the Weekend!
Schedule Your Visit, ClassField TripSpecial Group, Party, Reunion or Outreach Today
by Calling 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254 or Emailing info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org! 

Earth Tones Music Garden

Admission Price:
Members: Free Membership form
$10 for Adults and Children
 Free for Babies Staying in Backpacks or Strollers

2015 UPCOMING EVENTS

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2015 
Spring hours: Saturday Open Noon to 4:00 pm; Sunday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Also open Monday through Friday and other hours of the weekend by appointment by calling 231.536.3369 or emailing info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org
 
 
Mar 29 - May 1
Confluences Show Opens at Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC) connecting science & history to artAp
May 3
Annual Spring Open House & Opening of Evolving Technology (ET) Building from Noon to 4:00 pm
May 5, 12, 19, 25

Amateur Radio Certification Training: 

four Tuesdays in May--5, 12, 19 and 26—from 4 to 9 pm

May 9
FREE (Families Reaching for Educational Excellence) Second Saturday from Noon to 4 pm ~ Families FREE                Please no groups or organizations on FREE Second Saturdays ~ It's a Family Affair!

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RAVEN HILL DISCOVERY CENTER EVENT DETAILS

Raven Hill Discovery Center Spring Hours are in Effect: Open Saturdays from Noon to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm! Also Open by Appointment Monday through Friday and Other Hours on Weekends by calling 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254

Spring hours are in effect! Open Saturdays from Noon to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm! Open other hours during the weekend and for Hands-On Holidays. Open Monday through Friday by appointment.  Call 231.536.3369 or 877.833.4254 or email info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org. There is something to interest everyone - Science, History or Art and the connections between them!

Open Saturdays: Noon to 4:00 pm
Open Sundays:   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Also Open Other Hours during the Weekend and Weekdays: By Appointment

Confluences Exhibit at Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC) March 29 - May 1, 2015

Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC), its Member Artists and Raven Hill Discovery Center jointly present Confluences starting March 29th through May 1st at JRAC, 301 Main Street, East Jordan, Michigan 49727. The exhibit will showcase artists' works along with Raven Hill Discovery Center displays which connect science and history to the art works. Gallery hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday during Exhibits only.

JRAC Confluences Metal Display

Raven Hill Discovery Center's Annual Spring Open House with Preview of the Evolving Technology (ET) Building May 3, 2015 from Noon to 4:00 pm

Come  to Raven Hill Discovery Center on May 3rd from noon to 4:00 pm to celebrate spring, see a sneak preview of the new Evolving Technology (ET) Building AND enjoy the connection displays between art, science and history, which return to Raven Hill from the Jordan River Arts Council's Confluences Show!  Don't miss it!

Ham radio class offered at Raven Hill Discovery Center May 5, 12, 19, 26 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Raven Hill Discovery Center will host its second session of Amateur Radio Certification Training this May.  The class will meet on the four Tuesdays in May--5, 12, 19 and 26—from 4 to 9 pm.  Raven Hill recently installed a Ham Radio Station and established the Raven Hill Discovery Center Amateur Radio Club.  If you are interested in exploring the world of amateur radio, you will enjoy this unique opportunity.  John Clements, member of the Top of Michigan Amateur Radio Club—(TOMARC), is the instructor.  Cost is $20 for the book and there is an exam fee of $15 at the end of the class.  A light dinner will be provided each week.  Raven Hill Discovery Center is located between East Jordan and Boyne City, just off C-48 at Pearsall Road. Email info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org or call 231.536.3369 to register or for more information.

FREE (Families Reaching for Educational Excellence) Second Saturday from Noon to 4:00 pm on May 9, 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015, FREE 2nd Saturday

The popular FREE SECOND SATURDAY: FAMILY AFFAIR events continue at Raven Hill Discovery Center through 2015 with the next event on May 9th with FREE ADMISSION for Families from Noon to 4:00 pm.  Families can explore the hands-on museum and animals indoors and enjoy the outdoor exhibits as weather permits. Bring the whole family or make it a special event for parent and child.

Please no organizations or groups on FREE 2nd Saturdays - remember, it's a family affair!

2015 Raven Hill Discovery Center Calendar

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2015 SPECIAL EVENTS


Feb 28  “Be an Engineer” Day: Explore Engineering Careers

Mar 28 - Apr 12 Hands-On Holiday: Spring Break

Mar 28 - Apr 10  NASA Display: Lunar (Moon) Rocks & Meteorite Discs

Mar 29  Confluences Show Opens at Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC) connecting science & history to art

May 1  Confluences closes at JRAC but continues at RHDC

May 3  Annual Spring Open House & Opening of Evolving Technology (ET) Building

Jun 25 - 26  Luke Buck Watercolor Workshop

Jun 27 - 28  Ham Radio Field Day

Jul 18  Summer Magic Festival: Fun & Games (Adults only)

Jul 25  Fly Tying (Jewelry) Workshop with Brian Kozminski

Aug 15  Ham Radio Special Event: 1x1 celebrating Raven Hill Discovery Center’s 25th Birthday

Aug 22  Community TEC (Transportation Explorations & Challenges) Day

Sep 26 - Oct 26  Ninety Years: Todd Family History Exhibit

Oct 3  Fire & Clay Festival

Oct 10  Breezeway Fall Color Cruise

Dec 28  Holiday Gathering: Food, Fun & Friends


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Saturday, July 18, 2015  Raven Hill’s Summer Magic 2015: Fun & Games at 6 pm ~ Adults Only

The excitement built as Raven Hill Discovery Center prepared for its annual fundraiser.  This year’s summer festival theme is “Fun & Games” and supporters of the nonprofit family-oriented science, art and history education center and museum again will gather to help the facility continue its year-round goals.  This year’s benefit festival will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Raven Hill Discovery Center, 4737 Fuller Road, in rural East Jordan.  


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Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs National Endowment for the Arts
This web site supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts                       through Raven Hill Discovery Center’s Operational Grant Award.

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Raven Hill is:

  • A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation
  • Member of the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Museum Alliance
  • Host to NOthern Michigan Astronomy Club
  • 2005 Crooked Tree Arts Center eddi Award recipient for Arts & Cultural Organizations
  • Presenter in Michigan's 2012-2015 Arts & Humanities Touring Directory
  • A GuideStar Exchange Silver Participant

Raven Hill Discovery Center is a GuideStar Exchange Silver Participant