Outdoor Fun on the Farm, Animal Encounters & More
Editor’s Note: While all attempts have been made to make these lists as accurate as possible, times and program availability may be subject to change. Please check information in advance to avoid disappointment.
Gore Place, Monday through Friday at 1pm and Saturdays at 12, 1, 2 & 3pm, Gore Place, 52 Gore St., Waltham. Planning your visit to Gore Place: Gore Place, the Federal period, historic house and estate of Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore, includes a small farm with sheep, goats and poultry. Currently, the mansion is shown by guided tour only. $12 adults, $6 for children 5-12 Gore Place members free.781-894-2798; goreplace.org
Farm Friends, 10am, Tuesdays & Fridays, Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury. Weekly program of farm-related activities, outdoors in the sunshine or the sprinkles. Sessions run for six weeks at a time throughout the school year. Ages 3-6. Admission $45 Historic New England Members $60 nonmembers. 978-462-2634; historicnewengland.org
Critter Capers, 10:30am, Fridays, Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich. Meet the resident animals. Ages 2 and up. Cost: $2. 508-888-6870; thorntonburgess.org
Feed the Animals, 10am on Saturdays and 3pm on Wednesdays, Monday holidays, South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell. Watch the animals eat. Free with center admission. 781-659-2559; ssnsc.org
Meet an Animal, 2pm, Saturdays, South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell. A different animal featured each week. Free with center admission. 781-659-2559; ssnsc.org
Visit the Massachusetts Audubon Society Website, massaudubon.org, for a comprehensive search of nature-related events in your area.
Visit the Trustees of Reservations Website, thetrustees.org, for family programming.