White-cheeked gibbons Kien and Paddy are both celebrating birthdays in September! In honor of Kien’s 14th birthday and his son Paddy’s 4th birthday, guests are invited to celebrate at a party for them on September 5. The white-cheeked gibbon exhibit will be festively decorated and the gibbons will enjoy treats just for them. Guests are invited to celebrate with cake that will be generously >>
join children’s author G. Johnson in Franklin Park Zoo’s Hippo Theater, located inside the Tropical Forest Pavilion, for a reading of her book Seacoo. In this heart-warming tale, a lonely, inquisitive panda bear cub with a passion for reading learns a valuable lesson about friendship and forgiveness.
There will be readings at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Following each reading, guests are >>
08/15/2015 , Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary
Fee: $10 Mass Audubon Adult Members, $15 Adult Non-members, $4 Child Members, $5 Child Non-members.
Description: Join us for a gentle canoe trip on beautiful Eagle Lake in Holden. This is the perfect experience for beginning paddlers and wildlife watchers. We will explore the lake for the nature that can be found while we perfect our paddling skills. We will meet at the town beach at Eagle Lake >>
Get up close and personal with a variety of animals that may include a salamander, a hedgehog or a turtle! Rae and her collection of kid-friendly creatures will be here to meet you, so come on by and say hello! Do you love animals? Join us for Critter Day, fun live animal programming on the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Families are invited to drop in for a half hour visit with the naturalist and one of the nature center's resident animals. Learn all about life cycles, habits and habitats. Critter Capers is suitable for families with children ages 3 and up. The fee is $2 per person. Advance registration is not necessary for this weekly Friday morning drop-in program. For further information, call 508-888-6870. <<
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
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.