Competition is fierce for the state Bird-a-thon. Over the course of 24 hours hundreds of people throughout the state will join together to find as many bird species as possible in a spirited effort to raise money to protect our state's birds. Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon is an annual event that raises funds for both conservation initiatives and educational outreach. The Peregrine Birders will >>
Are Ewe ready? It's lambing time at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. We'll help the farmer take care of the sheep and get a chance to visit with the newest Baa-Baa Babies. Can you sing them a Lulla-Baa? All ages welcome; up to three children per adult. "Backpack babies" (under 12 months and carried in a backpack or sling) are welcome free of charge, but please mention these participants >>
What happens when you take an egg and keep it warm for 21 days? Peck, peck, peck, and you've got a chick. Come to Drumlin farm Wildlife Sanctuary to take care of the Mommas and the Papas, check out the chicks and have a Chicken Dance Party--Boom Chicka Boom Boom. All ages welcome; up to three children per adult. Advance registration is required. $15 >>
When you think of insects and their adaptations what comes to mind? Learn about these amazing creatures and then make your own bugs using recycled materials. All ages, accompanied by an adult
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Attract native mason and leafcutter bees to your yard with an attractive and simple-to-make bee hotel. Our native bees are solitary, peaceful, and rarely sting. Learn how important bees are to us and what we can do to help them in our own back yards. All materials will be provided for you to construct your own bee house, and you'll get to help build a big one for the sanctuary. For more >>
Learn more about the blue planet through art, science and storytelling during this fun, family friendly activity day. Programs highlight Aquarium favorites as well as often overlooked inhabitants. Activities are included with Aquarium admission. >>
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.
This topic has occupied my mind for years! Thank you for starting a movement that parents so desperately need! It is difficult for young parents to NOT get caught up in the overscheduled lifestyle. No well-meaning parent wants their child to miss any opportunity for healthy enrichment, but too much is counterproductive! Although my children are teenagers now, I would have LOVED to hear your words of wisdom when my family craved downtime!
Big Joe had visited our kids' preschool day care center (KinderCare) from time to time. We had such fond memories of his performances that we hired him for our daughter's 6th birthday party. Kids just love him--lots and lots of giggles and smiles!