AUDUBON HIGHLIGHTS

Give Thanks for the Natural World
Audubon??Society of Rhode Island
November 2018 Programs and Events for Children and Families

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(October 4, 2018) ??? Give thanks for all that nature provides! Bring the older kids for an evening owl prowl and the younger bunch to meet a live animal or take an autumn nature walk with cocoa or cider. Get outside and enjoy the spirit of the season at Audubon!

Unless noted, registration is required for all programs. For a complete listing of Audubon activities and programs, visit the events calendar at www.asri.org or call (401) 949-5454
ext. 3014.

Cocoa & Coffee at Caratunk
Audubon Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, Seekonk, MA
November 4, 2018; 1:00 ??? 3:00 pm
Drop by the barn at Caratunk for come cocoa or coffee, cookies and casual fun. Visitors will meet an animal, create a craft, sip some cocoa and take an easy hike. Cocoa and crafts will be available from 1:00 – 3:00 pm, with an animal interview at 2:00 pm. Dress for the weather.
Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA; Fee: $8/member adult & child; $10/non-member adult & child; All additional children $4; Ages: All. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Owl Prowl at Caratunk
Audubon Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, Seekonk, MA
November 6, 2018; 6:30 ??? 8:00 pm
Meet an Audubon owl in the barn and then head out on the trails to search for these amazing creatures in their natural setting. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a flashlight. For children ages 10+.
Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA; Program Fee: $10 member adult/ $5 member child; $14/non-member adult, $7/non-member child. Ages: 10+. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Falling for Fall Fiesta
Citizens Bank Free Family Fun Day
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
November 10, 2018; 9:00 am ??? 5:00 pm*
Thanks to Citizens Bank, the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month*. Join Audubon for crafts, animal discoveries, hikes and more.
Falling for Fall Fiesta
9:30 am-4:30 pm: Leaf Hunt: Find all 10 leaves hidden in our Exhibit hall and win a prize.
10:00 am-2:00 pm: Fall Crafts
10:30 am & 1:30 pm: Fall Nature Story
11:30 am: Celebrate Fall: Venture outdoors in search of signs of fall! Collect fallen seeds, colorful leaves, bark, sticks and more. Take your treasures back to the Center and turn them into works of art to take home.
2:00 pm: Guided Nature Walk (weather dependent)
2:30 pm: Animal Interview
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Free. Ages: All. No need to register.
* Citizens Bank Free Family Fun Day will be held the second Saturday in November due to the Bird Carving and Wildlife Exposition held on November 3, 2018.

Veterans Day Nature Activities
The Wild World of Whales!
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
November 12, 2018; 10:00 am ??? 3:00 pm
Come to Audubon and learn all about the amazing world of whales. No registration is required.
10:00 am – 4:30 pm: Whale Tail Scavenger Hunt. Find all 10 whale tail pictures in our exhibit hall and win a prize.
10:00 am – 2:00 pm: Whale Craft Table
10:00 am & 1:30 pm: Nature Story
11:00 am: Wild for Whales! Discover the world of whales and their importance in our ecosystem through fun, hands-on activities. Kids will also learn about the plight of the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale.
2:30 pm: Animal Interview
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Program is free with admission, Ages: All.

Day After Thanksgiving Activities
We Love Birds!
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
November 23, 2018; 10:00 am ??? 3:00 pm
Give thanks for all that nature has given us. The day after Thanksgiving is for leftovers, but at Audubon it is also a day to rediscover why nature matters though fun, birdy activities for the whole family. No registration is needed.
10:00 am-2:00 pm: Birdy Craft Table
10:00 am & 3:00 pm: Bird Nature Story
11:00 am: Make a Bird Feeder
1:30 pm: Owl Presentation
2:00 pm: Turkey Trot Nature Walk: Walk off your turkey dinner (weather permitting)
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Free with Admission. Ages: All.

Caratunk Cider Ramble
Audubon Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, Seekonk, MA
November 25, 2018; 1:00 ??? 3:00 pm
Enjoy a cup of cider and a pastry then head outside to burn some calories while learning about winter in the wildlife refuge. This guided hike will last approximately one hour on easy to moderate trails. Be sure to dress for the weather and meet in the barn for cider. The hike will begin at 1:30 pm.
Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA; Fee: $8/member adult & child; $10/non-member adult & child; All additional children $4; Ages: All. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Junior Naturalists for Home-schooled Families
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
November 27 & 28, 2018; 1:30 ??? 3:00 pm
Our popular home-school program now lasts an hour and a half. That means more time for outdoor exploration, so come dressed for the weather. Join other home-schooled kids to learn about nature and science. This program will introduce participants to a different topic each class, with hands-on experiments and nature-based activities that are sure to foster a love of the natural world. Classes are limited to 15 children, so please register early. Adult must attend with child.
November 27 and 28, 2018 – Exploring Vertebrates
Audubon Nature Center & Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Fee: $10/member child, $6/member siblings; $12/non-member child, $8/non-member siblings. Ages: 6-12. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

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