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Events in Hands-on Activities near Natick

Frogs Pollywogs & Fairies...Exploring the Vernal Pool

in Science, Outdoor Activities, Kids Classes, Hands-on Activities, Animal Encounters

Discover some of the fantastic creatures that inhabit Broadmoor's vernal pool. From frogs and tadpoles to fairy shrimp, using hands-on activities, explore and learn what hides under the water and lives around this seasonal pool.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every Saturday 01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

Fun with Animal Footprints and Signs

in Science, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Kids Classes, Hands-on Activities

Have you wondered what animal made those tracks? Do otters like sledding? Learn what tracks can tell us about which animals are active during the winter, where they go and how they survive.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St.
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every 2nd Sunday of the month 01:00 pm - 02:15 pm

Fun in Nature: February Vacation Week at Broadmoor: Grades K-5

in Science, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Kids Classes, Hands-on Activities

Join us for winter fun and exploration during vacation week! We'll search for the tracks and signs of Broadmoor's many winter creatures, learn how animals survive the winter, play games in the snow, drink hot chocolate, and more! Single days avail.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St.
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Daily 08:30 am - 04:30 pm

Chore Time (ages 3-5)

in Hands-on Activities, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Fitness & Wellness, Animal Encounters

Come down to the Farm and wake up the animals. Help the farmers feed and water and gather the eggs. No class Oct 14

Natick Community Organic Farm

117 Eliot Street
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every Monday and Thursday 09:00 am - 10:00 am

Animal Tracking at Broadmoor

in Science, Parent Education, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Hands-on Activities

Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other clues left by many creatures including deer, fisher and coyote. Enjoy a guided walk as we search for signs of our local winter wildlife.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St.
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sun 01/26/2020 - 01/26/2020 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Macro Photography Specialty Workshop

in Art, Hands-on Activities, Science, Parent Education, Nature

In this workshop we will concentrate on taking your macro photography to the next level. We will work with various lighting techniques including diffusion, flash and natural lighting, and studio lighting.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 02/08/2020 - 02/08/2020 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Intro to Photoshop Elements Workshop

in Unique Events, This Week's Picks, Parent Education, Hands-on Activities, Art

Want to improve your digital photos after they are taken? Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements! From cropping images, to adjusting lighting and colors for a more realistic look, slight alterations can have an amazing effect on a photo.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St.
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 02/15/2020 - 02/15/2020 10:00 am - 03:00 pm

Intermediate Photoshop Elements

in Unique Events, This Week's Picks, Parent Education, Hands-on Activities, Art

After a quick review of the key basic methods of editing, we'll cover how to use layers, layer blending modes and other effects used to improve colors, focus, sharpness and lighting in your images. A great way to improve your images.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St.
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 02/29/2020 - 02/29/2020 10:00 am - 03:00 pm

Nature Art in Field and Studio with Barry Van Dusen

in Unique Events, Parent Education, Nature, Hands-on Activities, Art

We’ll briefly review drawing approaches, but will concentrate mainly on watercolor painting. We’ll cover everything from materials, basic skills and useful tips to advanced painting concepts like edge manipulation and key.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020 10:00 am - 04:00 pm

Animal Behavior for the Photographer

in Unique Events, Parent Education, Nature, Hands-on Activities, Art

Learn more about the pre-shoot planning process, how best to approach different animals for your photos, and techniques for capturing that perfect expression.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 05/02/2020 - 05/02/2020 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
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