February School Vacation Week
Looking for family fun during February school vacation week? Head to Audubon and learn about animals' habits and habitats, make a special meal for the birds, and meet some of our resident animal friends!
Nature Crafts: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Nature Stories: 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
Special Program*: 11:00 am
Animal Interview: 1:30 pm
*Special nature programs are held each day at 11:00 am and are recommended for ages 6 and up. Free with admission, no registration is required.
Monday, February 20: Shark Science. Can you tell a great white from a hammerhead shark? What does a whale shark eat? Learn how to identify species based on their unique characteristics such as fin shape and tooth type. Kids play matching games to test new skills, and make their own shark craft to take home.
Tuesday, February 21: Squid Dissection. Kids ages 7 and up dissect one of the most mysterious animals in the ocean, the squid. Children will investigate all parts of the squid, both inside and out, using their hands and simple tools such as small scissors. Not recommended for children that have seafood allergies. Knives and sharp instruments will not be used.
Wednesday, February 22: Owl Power. Follow the lives of two barn owl chicks in the kid-friendly movie “Owl Power” on our big screen, and then meet a live owl!
Thursday, February 23: Nature Games. Come play games and learn about animals and their habitats! Try your hand at habitat bingo, join a frog chorus, and more.
Friday, February 24: Nightlife. What do animals do at night? Learn about the amazing senses of nocturnal animals and test your own sight, hearing, and sense of smell. Can you see like an owl? Hear like a fox? Come find out!
Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; February 20-24, 2017; 10:00 am-2:00 pm; Free with Admission; Ages: All.
Admission: Members (2 adults and up to 4 children) free; Non-Member Adults $6.00; Non-Member Senior $5.00; Non-Member Child (4-12) $4.00; Children 3 and under free.