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Welcome to A Frog House

Thank you for visiting us!

Through education and art, we help endangered and threatened frog species.

Everyone is welcome at A Frog House!

Open Sunday afternoons, 1 PM to dusk

through October 31

(2019 holiday hours to be announced)

 

What You’ll Find

At our magical house on the Erie Canal, you can learn about ecology and enjoy frog fun with toys, books, and special events.

Our Hours

A Frog House is open Sunday afternoons from 1 PM to dusk, until October 31. Look for an announcement of our 2019 holiday hours later this year. We’d love to see you!

Frog Artist Margot Fass

Endangered species, including frogs, are among Margot’s passions. Her innate awareness and celebration of the cycles of life, the planet, and organisms throughout are reflected in Froggy Family’s First Frolic, her first delightfully and whimsically illustrated book.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, Jul 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Froggy Arts Day

Sunday, Aug 9, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Froggy Birthday Party!

 


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10. Pittsford Frogs and Adventures: A Thanksgiving address; A better way in 2020 November 30, 2019 - We have just celebrated a holiday originated by the indigenous people of North America.  For many in the United States, Thanksgiving is an occasion to slaughter 46 million turkeys, and  make oneself sick on too much food and drink. For some, the next three weeks will involve crazed commercialism. There is a better way.  Instead, […]
Will you help to save frogs--and our planet? 9. Pittsford Frogs and Adventures: The Sixth Extinction November 20, 2019 - As we speed toward the widely predicted Sixth Extinction, we can start with frogs if we want to add our own little ounce of strength to solving the horrible problems facing us.
8. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – Every day is a birth day. November 6, 2019 - A mama frog of some species can lay as many as 20,000 eggs and fill a pond with tadpoles, so it’s pretty hard to nail a day to celebrate any single froggy’s birthday. I decided to share my birthday with every frog on the planet on Sunday, August 10, at A Frog House.
Painting of a blue poison dart frog on a colorful lily pad by Margot Fass 7. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs: Frog Is Where My He(Art) Is June 20, 2019 - A Frog House is a haven of learning and an excuse to have fun and make art with others. It's where my art is now—in my own inner compass, my heart, and soul.
Toad abodes are easy to make and provide good shelter for frogs. 6. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – Snowy Adventures: Snow Date June 9, 1 to 5 PM June 5, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, from 1 to 5 PM---THIS WEEKEND---we are featuring Make and Take a Toad Abode. Children of all ages can stencil paint their own clay pot and transform it to a frog shelter! (This is the snow date for our earlier event this year.)
A green and black poison dart frog sits on a pale brown leaf. 5. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.12.4. – Frogs and Kindness December 4, 2018 - The green and black poison dart frog can differentiate between human kindness and threat. If the frog is in danger, it can use its toxin to stop a human heart.
The transparency of glass frogs provides a gift to themselves as camouflage, but it’s a bother for predators who can’t see them. 4. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.11.27 – Their Many Gifts and Meanings November 27, 2018 - The transparency of glass frogs provides them the gift of camouflage, but it’s a bother for predators who can’t see them.
Frog calls in the rainforest can sometimes sound like the dead spirits calling from their graves. 3. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs- 2018.10.26- ABC’s of Frog Coolness October 25, 2018 - Frog calls in the rainforest can sometimes sound like dead spirits calling from their graves, and frogs' mating rituals can take up to two days.
There is no end of subjects for an artist to paint. Even limiting oneself to frogs, there are infinite possibilities. 2. Pittsford Adventures and Frogs – 2018.10.17 – Frog Paintings, Serious and Whimsical October 17, 2018 - There is no end of subjects for an artist to paint. Even limiting oneself to frogs, there are infinite possibilities!

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