Upon arrival, please visit our Welcome Center in the West Barn for information about daily programs and activities that may include activities like “Imagination Playground“, “Bunny Book Group“, and other facilitated family-friendly activities developed in partnership with our Education Team Members. You can also view our art installations, or select a self-guided activity like the Family Discovery Guide from the Arts Initiative, or the River Retreat from the Faith Initiative.
Enjoy the wonders of winter* by walking or snowshoeing on our winter trails or building snow people around the River building, then warming up next to one of our on-site fireplaces. Complete your visit with a trip to the Sanctuary to experience unparalleled views of nature’s serenity in winter. Schedule a Visit
Explore the role of gender in supply chain considerations and hear perspectives from Seema Jalan of the UN Foundation and the Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains, Michelle Leighton, Chief of the Labour Migration Branch for the International Labour Organization, and Michael Manning of Homeland Security Investigations, as they work to implement and expand on measures to prevent forced labor. Register
Notre Dame professors Meghan Sullivan and Paul Blaschko’s recent book invites us to work through issues like what justifies our beliefs, whether we should practice a religion, and what sacrifices we should make for others. Register
Experience the beauty and tranquility of winter throughout Grace Farms’ 80 acres during a walk with Nature Initiative Director Mark Fowler. Learn how life survives, and even thrives, during the colder months. Register