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NATURE DISCOVERIESsummer-program-2015-2

Date: Saturday, September 10th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20        All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the second Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well)

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

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOUR

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Date: Thursday, September 15th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40     Non-members: $50
Limit: 12     Ages 14 and up

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 14th

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun.
This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.
Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-7

Date: Friday, September 16th
Time: 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Outreach Director
Price: Members: $25       Non-member: $30
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th

Ladies night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. There is a short hike through our forest to the launch site & all equipment is provided.
Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or liz@lloydcenter.org.

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: KOKO THE OWL AND FRIENDSmembership

Date: Saturday, September 24th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leaders: Lloyd Center Staff
Price: Members: Free
Limit: None     All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Join us for a fun-filled day of interaction with the reptiles, amphibians, insects and other wildlife that inhabit our watershed. The day will be full of animal meet and greets, trail walks, scavenger hunts and activities for all age levels. More importantly, learn about the biodiversity in your own backyard. We can’t wait to see you here!

If you have questions about the program please contact Jen Wimmer at 508-990-0505 x 14 or jen@lloydcenter.org.

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Date: Saturday, October 8th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20         All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the second Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well)

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

CREEPY CRITTERS NIGHT HIKEsupermoon_opt

Date: Friday, October 28th
Inclement weather date: Sunday, October 30th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Individual: Members: $8    Non-members: $10
Family of four: Members: $24     Non-members: $30
Limit: 16         All ages welcome

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27th

Just in time for Halloween! Wear your costumes and learn about some creepy favorites like owls, spiders, bats and snakes. Experiment with your senses and see if they are as good as these nocturnal critters, then head out on the nature trails to listen for some creatures of the night. The evening will finish with some hot apple cider and cookies while strolling among our creature of the night jack-o-lanterns. This hike is kid friendly so be sure to bring the entire family; dress for the weather and wear closed-toed shoes.

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

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Date: Saturday, November 12th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $5      Non-members: $6
Limit: 20        All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the second Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well)

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

TURKEY TROTpreparing-for-winter-2

Date: Saturday, November 19th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center (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 17th

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Search for turkeys on a guided walk at the Lloyd Center. During this two-hour program, participants will make turkey callers and get the chance to head out on the trails to search for signs of these fascinating birds.

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

EXPLORING OUR COAST: A LOCAL BEACH WALK SERIESbeach-2

Date: Sunday, November 20th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Lower Parking Lot
Price: Members: $7 Non-members: $9

Pre-registration required by the 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th

The communities of the Southcoast of Massachusetts are a part of the sea; they have been geographically, historically, and biologically shaped by its presence. Join us on this series of local beach walks to learn about these relationships while rediscovering the magic of the shoreline.

Pre-register online. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Erika Fernandes at 508-990-0505 x 16, or erika@lloydcenter.org

NATURE DISCOVERIESpreparing-for-winter

Date: Saturday, December 10th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20     All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the second Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well)

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

WALK BACK IN TIMEwheres-everybody_opt

Date: Saturday, December 17th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center (lower Bond Building)
Leader: Jen Wimmer, Lloyd Center Outreach Specialist
Price: Members: $12    Non-members: $15
Limit: 15

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 16th

Stretch your legs before the holidays on 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 learn 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 bring a reusable water bottle.

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