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Cat Tales
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Cat Tales

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Bring your preschooler to our fun and exciting story hour.  This program will combine learning with hands-on fun and creativity.  We will read a story related to the marsh and afterwards children will have the chance to make a craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

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Children's Nature Series: Pollinator Power
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Children's Nature Series: Pollinator Power

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Learn how this power pollinator works, where they live, and how they communicate. Do the wiggle dance and learn what you can do to help the busy bees.

The Children’s Nature Series is designed and led by trained naturalists. Ages five and up.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

August Full Moon Canoe Tour
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August Full Moon Canoe Tour

$16
Calendar Next session starts Aug 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm
2 additional sessions through Aug 3, 2020

Full Call 207-883-5100 Press O for waitlist

Members $14, Nonmembers $16

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Experience the sights and sounds of marsh creatures under the full moon. Watch for black-crowned night heron along the bank or snowy egret flying back to a nearby island for the evening. We may even see a harbor seal or a muskrat playing in the water.

Arrive no later than 7:00 pm

Advanced Registration Necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

Family Night Hike
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Family Night Hike

$6
Calendar Next session starts Aug 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Location: Scarborough Marsh


On this family-oriented hike, participants will use their senses to discover the night life at the marsh. We will try to find many different species of wildlife including a special night mammal, the bat. Participants will be able to use Wildlife Acoustics Echo Meters (www.EchoMeterTouch.com) to detect them and may want to download the free smartphone app in advance. 

 

Advanced reservations are required.  Please call 207-883-5100.

Children's Nature Series: Nature Detectives
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Children's Nature Series: Nature Detectives

$7
Calendar Next session starts Aug 13, 2020 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Become a detective and discover the mysteries around us. Join in on a scavenger hunt, make your own nature notebook, and learn how to use the tools of the trade.

The Children’s Nature Series is designed and led by trained naturalists. Ages five and up.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

The Nature of Craft: Maine Artisans at Maine Audubon
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The Nature of Craft: Maine Artisans at Maine Audubon

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 29, 2020 at 10 am

The Nature of Craft: Maine Artisans at Maine Audubon features 60+ artists and craftspeople, food trucks, demonstrations, activities and more!

Saturday, August 29, 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday, August 30, 11 am - 4 pm

Pollinator Parade and Festival (Postponed)
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Pollinator Parade and Festival (Postponed)

Free
Calendar Next session starts Oct 3, 2020 at 10 am

Free!

Location: Deering Oaks Park, Portland

This program will be rescheduled for later in the year.

Join Maine Audubon, Birth Roots, and Portland Rec for the 6th annual Pollinator Parade and Festival! We’re bringing this favorite event back to Deering Oaks Park in Portland and hope you’ll come ready to learn, march with us while dressed as your favorite pollinator, and leave ready to take action.

Schedule:

10-11:30am Family Festival
Crafts, games, face painting, costume making, a pollinator scavenger hunt, and more!

11:30am-12pm Sixth Annual Pollinator Parade
We will march through Deering Oaks and the Farmers’ Market to show our support for pollinator habitat. Costumes encouraged!

12-1pm BYO Picnic
Participants are invited to stay and enjoy a BYO picnic. We encourage those who wish to buy food to visit the Farmers’ Market. Bring a picnic blanket and please be prepared to pack out any garbage.

Media Sponsor: Down East Magazine

This event made possible by L.L.Bean.





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