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Events in Nature

The Wonderful World of Butterflies & Dragonflies

in Science, Parent Education, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Animal Encounters

Damselfly or dragonfly, butterfly or moth? What attracts butterflies? Summer is a great time for a wide variety of butterflies and dragonflies. Learn about and explore the world of these beautiful flying insects at some of Broadmoor’s hotspots.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every Sunday 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

Turtle's Wetland Quest

in Nature, Theater & Performance

New England animals are the stars of this charming story about friends in a wetland habitat.

Puppet Showplace Theater

32 Station Street
Massachusetts 02445
United States

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When Daily 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ice Cream and...Frogs, Fireflies or Bats

in Teens & Tweens, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Kids Classes, Food & Wine

What's better than ice cream on a summer night? Why not add a little fun outdoor exploration? Join the adventure as we look for flashing fireflies, listen for the songs of frogs and katydids and use a "bat detector" to find our local bats.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Evening Canoe on the Charles

in Unique Events, Parents Night Out, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Hands-on Activities

Enjoy a paddle down one of the most beautiful stretches of the Charles River, past Medfield State Hospital and up into the Medfield marshes. Watch as the sun sets over the river and listen for the evening sounds of birds, frogs and other creatures.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every Friday and Saturday 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Fun with Butterflies & Dragonflies

in Unique Events, Outdoor Activities, Science, Nature, Kids Classes

Discover the amazing number of dragonflies, damselflies and butterflies that make Broadmoor home! What is a damselfly? How do dragonflies survive the winter? Is that a butterfly or a moth? Come learn all about these beautiful winged creatures!

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Every weekend 01:00 pm - 02:15 pm

Where's the Milk?

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

Feed the cows their evening hay and try your hand at milking our dairy cow!

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

208 South Great Road
Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773
United States

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When Tue 04/23/2019 - 04/23/2019 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Turtle Time

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

It’s turtle time! Discover what these ancient creatures have to teach us by meeting several of New England’s turtles and learning about their habits and habitats.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

208 South Great Road
Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773
United States

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When Thu 04/25/2019 - 04/25/2019 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Princess and the Peas

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

Learn of the pea’s plentiful powers while acting out the story of The Princess and the Pea. Every prince or princess will plant a personal pot of peas to take home to their palaces.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

208 South Great Road
Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773
United States

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When Fri 04/26/2019 - 04/26/2019 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Drawing and Painting Birds with Barry Van Dusen

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

This workshop will focus on birds, and the methods artists use to depict them. We'll start with some basic drawing exercises, followed by a discussion of avian structure and anatomy - plus follow-along drawing demos.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019 10:00 am - 04:00 pm

Census Challenge! - Biodiversity Sampling

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

Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway
Boston, Massachusetts 02130
United States

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When Sun 04/28/2019 - 04/28/2019 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
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