Annie Garde

Children's Program Director

Annie Garde is the Children's Program Director and host and producer of the Pea Green Boat and the Children's Corner.

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MTPR For Kids
6:00 am
Tue September 9, 2014

MCT Comes To The PGB

Can't make sense of the initials? It means that adult actors from the Missoula Children's Theater  will be visiting the Pea Green Boat today, Tuesday, September 9, at 4:00 p.m.

Join us as we talk about their upcoming  show "The Last of the Dragons" and  enjoy professional actors reading live on the radio!

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The Pea Green Boat is on MTPR every weekday between 4 and 5 p.m. Tune in, because it's a lot more fun for us when you're around.

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Pea Green Boat
6:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

The Wild Calls On The Pea Green Boat

Join Jackie Wedell for "Nature Notes " on the Pea Green Boat today. She'll be talking about a very young boy who liked to chirp with chickadees, hoot with owls, and howl with wolves. Did the wolves respond? You may get a chance to howl yourself. Tune in for the fun between 4 and 5 p.m.

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Pea Green Boat
6:52 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Kate & Her Raptors Alight on the Pea Green Boat

Credit Kate Davis

Settle on your perch this afternoon and listen to the whoosh of feathers, the jingle of jesses, and the calls of birds. Meanwhile Kate Davis, director of Raptors of the Rockies, will educate us about the habits and habitats of the birds she cares for. We may even "see" an eagle! Tune in today between 4 and 5 p.m. and join the fun.

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Pea Green Boat
7:00 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Science and Nature

Which animals stay warmest in winter? Brian Williams from the Montana Natural History Center will conduct an experiment today on the Pea Green Boat to help us find the answer. Join us today between 4 and 5:00 p.m.

Pea Green Boat
7:00 am
Tue February 4, 2014

What Does A Gardener Do in Winter?

While the garden lies sleeping under a blanket of snow, what's a young gardener to do? Master gardener Jamison Starbuck is full of ideas and will visit the Pea Green Boat to share them with us. I think we might be planting something besides ideas, too. Tune in between 4 & 5 p.m. to join the fun.

Picasso, Chagall, and other Figurative Modernists
6:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader - About Art?

Annie and Asa at the Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Annie and Asa walk through the Figurative Modernist exhibit in the Paxson Gallery on the UM campus. During this short segment, Asa and his art teacher, Jennifer Bardsley, talk about color, negative space, shape, and more. 

Tune in this afternoon between 4 and 5 pm to hear the art museum tour and Classics for Kids.

Figurative Modernists: Picasso, Chagall and other Masterpieces from a Private Collection
Through February 8, 2014
Paxson Gallery

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Classics For Kids
6:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Classics For Kids and HOP Radio

Today on the Pea Green Boat, Naomi Lewin, host of Classics for Kids, will talk about musical fantasies. Originally, a musical fantasy was a piece that instrumentalists made up as they went along. Eventually, fantasies evolved into pieces that composers built out of various melodies they liked -- like the Scottish folk tunes that Max Bruch put into his Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra.

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MTPR Kids
7:04 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

This week on the Pea Green Boat 9/23-9/27

Hi everybody,

On the Pea Green Boat today, Braden came over from the Missoula Public Library and read three good books. Here are the titles, in case you want to go to the library and take the books out to reread them and enjoy the terrific illustrations:

My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza

Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger

Nothing by Mick Inkpen

Every Monday we're lucky to have  librarians visit and share their recent favorite stories.

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Pea Green Boat events
5:50 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Guests on the Pea Green Boat This Week - September 16-20

A baby aplomado raptor visited the show in July

Hi everybody,
It’s going to be an exciting week on the Pea Green boat. Lots of visitors. Take a look at what’s coming up.

On Tuesday, we’ll have Nature Notes with Jackie Wedell. In the past she’s talked about owls, otters and igloos. Tomorrow she’s going to talk about –well, I’ll let you find out for yourselves. Tune in!

On Wednesday, Janet Zupan, one of my favorite readers, will share, for the first time, a story she wrote herself.  It’s a really good one.

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