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Cat Tales
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Cat Tales

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

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: Buzz About Bees
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Children's Nature Series: Buzz About Bees

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 26, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5, Nonmember $7

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

Children's Nature Series: Creatures of the Marsh
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Children's Nature Series: Creatures of the Marsh

$7
Calendar Next session starts Aug 9, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5/Nonmember $7

Discover the interesting creatures that inhabit the marsh.  Come join us as we search for elusive insects, catch some fish, explore the algae for slippery slimy critters, look for mammals tracks and look to the skies for some of the many marsh birds.

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

Advanced registration necessary. 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 23, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5, Nonmember $7

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

Family Nature Night: Pond

$20

with Molly Woodring

Calendar Next session starts May 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Child member: $16, Child non-member: $20
Ages 3-7; children under 3 free

Location: Gilsland Farm

Put on your pajamas and your hiking boots and join us for a special evening program for kids and their grownups. We will learn about the creatures of the pond at night!  Do they go to sleep when we go to sleep? Or do they take advantage of the dark and cool evenings? We hope to uncover this mystery by exploring our pond at dusk.  

5:30-6 pm Arrival and free play
Get settled and comfortable at an assortment of indoor activity stations.

6-6:30 pm Stories and songs
Welcome the dark with a large-group storytime.

6:30-7 pm Night hike
We’ll venture outside for a twilight adventure! For this portion, we’ll split into two groups to enjoy the unique opportunity to explore Gilsland Farm at night.

All children must be accompanied by an adult; maximum of 3 children per adult.

Cancellation Policy

Live Animal Show: Bats!

$15

with Karen Arno

Calendar Next session starts Apr 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

Adult Member: $10, Adult Nonmember: $15

Member Child: $5, Nonmember Child: $10 

Location: Gilsland Farm

 Join Maine Audubon and our friends at Center for Wildlife as we get an up close look at fascinating species of bats. With the live animals and interactive discussion, we’ll learn more about these animals up close, and explore our connection to them.  

Please note: This program entails a formal presentation involving live animals, and is most appropriate for school-aged children and older. Guests are asked to remain still and quiet throughout the 45-minute presentation so as not to disrupt the animals and other people. Thank you!

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Nature Pottery
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Nature Pottery

$9
Calendar Next session starts Aug 14, 2018 at 10:30 am

Members $7, Nonmember $9

Explorers search the marsh for natural artifacts like shells, grasses and flowers and incorporate these treasures into their own handmade pottery.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

 





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