It's chore time at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary! What must be done to settle the livestock in for the night? We will feed chickens and collect eggs, then bring hay to the sheep, goats, and cows. A farmer's work goes on and on. After we finish up we'll treat ourselves to a farm fresh snack. For one or more adults with up to 3 children per adult, but no backpack babies, please. Advance >>
Families are invited to join the naturalist for a lively tale of Peter Rabbit and friends from the popular stories of Thornton W. Burgess, renowned children's author and naturalist [1874-1965]. Following the story enjoy a visit with one of the nature center's resident animals. Story Time is suitable for families with children age 2 1/2 and up. The fee is $2 per person. Advance registration >>
05/31/2015 , Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary at Burncoat Pond has forest wildflowers and areas dense with tall, old mountain laurel that explode into delicate clouds of white in late spring. We'll hike sanctuary trails for this experience. If the season is kind, we should see red trillium, foam flower, and goldthread. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087.
Fee: $6 Adult Members, $8 Adult Nonmembers, $3 >>
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 >>
Pigs dig and potatoes grow underground. Could we get the pigs to dig for us? Join us at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary for some digging, planting and pigging out. We'll plant potatoes and give the pigs a garden treat. Fun family program for age 2 and older; younger siblings welcome. Up to three children per adult.
Audience: Family (suitable for children 0 - 8 years)
Members: Adult $12.00, >>
Hop, Hop, Hop! Have an up-close visit with a Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary rabbit. Why does she have such big feet? Does her nose ever stop wiggling? Have a snack that a rabbit would love to eat, too. Go exploring for favorite rabbit hiding places around the sanctuary, and visit the garden to plant a rabbit treat. Which will eat it from the garden when it grows - the wild rabbits or our >>
Join Miss Jen in a circle time to share stories, songs and finger plays about a variety of nature themes. Enjoy games, movement, and a craft as we explore animals and nature.
Fee: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class. Ages 2.9-5, Drop-off >>
Community gardens can grow with kid power! Each session will focus on a garden project to discover what it’s like to care for animals, grow your own food, and share a garden with the human and wildlife community that surrounds it. Space is limited. Sign up soon!
Fee: $10 Member per class; $13 Non-Member per class. Grades 2-5 >>
Bring your lunch box along for the journey as we explore foods that make our lunch from tropical trees up high to edible roots under the ground, and everywhere in between! We’ll fill your lunch box with treasures to take home! Space is limited. Sign up soon!
Fee: $7 Full Member/ $10 Non-Member Ages 4-7 (Caregivers welcome to stay) >>
Treat Mom to a memorable Mother's Day at the farm. Farm Chef, Carolyn Grieco will create a hearty buffet-style brunch featuring local, sweet and savory country style dishes. Following brunch, Chef Grieco will demonstrate a signature brunch recipe so that all attending can learn how to recreate the dish at home. This event promises to celebrate the sweet and simple gifts the farm gives and >>
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