CANCELED | Blacksmith 101: Smithing With Your Sweetie (2/12)
Registration Begins
1/1/2022 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
2/11/2022 12:00 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 2/13/1923 and 2/12/2004
1715 Hillburn Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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You and your sweetie (or a buddy!) are invited to join our experienced blacksmith for a special couples-only Valentine-themed afternoon in the forge! You will learn basic forge safety and metalsmithing skills to create your own heart-shaped item from start to finish. No experience is required. This program is for ages 18+. Blandford Nature Center will provide safety equipment including gloves, ear and eye protection. 

Pricing (per participant):
Member: $90
Non-Member: $110

This program is for ages 18 and up only. Each registration requires 2 participants.

Please Note: This program will be held indoors. All participants will be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status.

COVID-19 Information: As of August 23, 2021, in accordance with guidance from the CDC and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Blandford Nature Center requires all staff, visitors, and program participants ages 2 and up to wear masks while inside all buildings, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required indoors and outdoors for all guests participating in a mixed-age community program where attendees are from multiple households and social distancing cannot be maintained. 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 discuss your options. To contact our Program Manager, please call 616-735-6240 or email

$90.00 per Member
$110.00 per Non-Member
Cancellation Policy
Notice must be received at least 7 business days before the scheduled program to receive a 75% refund. There will be no refunds issued after that time. Due to processing fees, full refunds are not available. All Community Programs will be held unless there is severe weather. Please come prepared for the elements. All Community Programs will have a registrant minimum. If the minimum is not met, you will be contacted by Blandford Nature Center and notified of your refund options.

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