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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

Research Opportunity for Children

in Community Events, Volunteer Opportunities, Unique Events, Hands-on Activities, Fitness & Wellness

9-10 year old children needed for research on brain health and thinking. Earn up to $240 ($20/hr) by participating in our study. Come walk, read, and learn about the benefits of being active.

Northeastern University

805 Columbus Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States

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When Daily 07:00 am - 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

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

Nature Photography: The Beauty of Spring

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

Explore spring habitats around Broadmoor with your camera. Learn to plan and shoot natural scenes with various photo techniques. See how composition techniques, use of natural light and more can help you take successful images.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Today 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Top Tips for Spring and Summer Nature Photography

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

Get great tips from a pro as you learn to overcome some of the top challenges of nature photography. From tricky lighting to moving wildlife, we will cover these and other challenges as we explore beautiful late spring and early summer habitats.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Focus on Macro Photography Workshop

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

Explore photography from a different perspective, close-up! A great opportunity to work with a pro on specific challenges affecting macro photography including depth of field issues and lighting. Take your photography to a whole new level!

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Father's Day Weekend Canoe on the Charles

in Unique Events, Teens & Tweens, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Hands-on Activities

Celebrate Father's Day early with a relaxing canoe trip! Watch the morning mist rising off the river while we keep an eye out for great blue herons and other wildlife as we paddle along the Charles river.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sat 06/15/2019 - 06/15/2019 08:30 am - 11:30 am

Herons Galore! Birding at the Rookery

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

What are those huge nests weighing down tall tree tops? It’s a great blue heron rookery! Most of the time, these beautiful birds are well camouflaged as they wade through wetlands fishing with their long beaks.

Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot St
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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When Sun 06/16/2019 - 06/16/2019 07:00 am - 09:00 am
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