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TURKEY TROTturkey-trot-2

Date: Saturday, November 22nd
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment (lower Bond Building)
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Individual: Members: $5 Non-members: $7
Family of Four: Members: $15 Non-members: $21
Limit: 20

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20th

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Search for turkeys on a guided walk at the Lloyd Center. During this 2-hour program, participants will make turkey callers and get the chance to head out on the trails to search for signs of these large birds. Although we can’t wait to see you at our family friendly events, please be advised that an adult must accompany children during the program.

Pre-register online, or call the Center’s Event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Jen at 508-990-0505 x 14, or email jen@lloydcenter.org.

OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS HISTORY HIKEoutreach-tree-identification

Date: Saturday, November 29th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment (lower Bond Building)
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $8 Non-members: $10
Limit: 15       All ages welcome

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 26th

Stretch your legs and work off that Thanksgiving pie during this three hour walk around the Lloyd Center property. During this hike we will be highlighting the natural history of the area and give you a chance to speculate how certain areas of the Lloyd Center were used in the past. This walk will utilize all of the Lloyd Center’s trails and is a great opportunity to tour the property. Dress for the weather and a non-alcoholic drink.

Pre-register online, or call the Center’s Event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Jen at 508-990-0505 x 14, or email jen@lloydcenter.org.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS2012-12-story6

Date: Saturday, December 6th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment (lower Bond Building)
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $30 Non-members: $38
Limit: 10       Age Limit: Children ages 5-10

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 4th

Need some time alone to start your Christmas shopping? During this 4-hour drop off program, the Lloyd Center’s staff will help your child make beautiful craft projects that they will wrap with environmentally-friendly paper while you finish your last minute holiday errands. This is a great way for children to make their own presents for their families and friends with fun and interesting materials.

Pre-register online, or call the Center’s Event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Erika at 508-990-0505 x 16, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

STORYTIME

Date: Saturday, December 13th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: $5 per child
Limit: 20       All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Storytime occurs on the second Saturday of every month. Join us as we explore different nature topics by reading nature-themed books. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch and crafts bring nature themes to life for our storytime guests.

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Jen at 508-990-0505 x 14, or email jen@lloydcenter.org.

WINTER ANIMAL SIGNSoutreach-winter-animal

Date: Saturday, December 20th
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment (lower Bond Building)
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Individual: Members: $5 Non-members: $7
Family of Four: Members: $15 Non-members: $21
Limit: 15      All ages welcome

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 18th

Though you may not see animals during winter, they are still all around us. Become a nature detective on this 90-minute family program and learn to recognize signs that animals leave behind. We will even get a chance to discover some of the adaptations that allow these animals to survive in the winter woods.

Pre-register online, or call the Center’s Event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Erika at 508-990-0505 x 16, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

TOT WALKS

Date: Saturday, December 27th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: $5 per child
Limit: 20 All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Tot walks are walks specifically for preschooler and younger children with their parents. During this hour-long adventure on the Lloyd Center’s property, we will search for animals and plants, sing songs, participate in nature activities and find items to observe and touch. Siblings are welcome on this exciting nature adventure.

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Jen at 508-990-0505 x 14, or email jen@lloydcenter.org.

24th ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY BEACH WALKnew-years-day-walk-1

Date: Thursday, January 1st
Time:  10:00 a.m. –  12:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Gooseberry Neck parking lot, Westport, MA
Leader: Mark Mello, Lloyd Center Research Director
Price:  Free      All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Looking for fresh air, exercise, or to learn more about the natural world around you? If so, this is the perfect trip for you!

Join Research Director Mark Mello for a Lloyd Center tradition of 24 years and celebrate the New Year with a peaceful walk on Gooseberry Neck beach.   Focusing on coastal ecology and bird identification, Mark will identify winter waterfowl and ‘washed up marine life.  January is a wonderful time of year to walk the coast and observe the effects of wave action on the slope and shape of the beach.

This is a very informal outing, and those that simply want to walk are more than welcome.   Participants should dress warmly and wear hiking boots; binoculars and cameras are recommended as well.

If you have specific questions regarding the program, contact Mark Mello at 508-990-0505 x 22 or markmello@lloydcenter.org.