Calendar


SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOUR

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Date: Thursday, August 23rd
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $45 Non-member: $55
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, August 22nd

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down the river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as we glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River.

Beginners welcome. Kids ages 12 and older admitted if attended by a parent/adult guardian.

Wear clothing and footwear that 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 TRIP

Date: Sunday, August 26th
Time: 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, August 24th

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

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

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, September 15th
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature by reading thematic 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 participants! 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 Erika at 508-990-0505 x 18, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: Koko the Owl & Friends

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Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Price: Members: Free

No pre-registration required

Join us for a day of fun-filled interactions with the reptiles, amphibians, insects and other wildlife that inhabit our watershed. The day will be full of animal meet-and-greets, a live owl presentation, dip-netting, and other activities for all ages! Most importantly, learn about the biodiversity in your own backyard. We can’t wait to see you here!

If you have specific questions regarding the event, please call Erika Fernandes at 508-990-0505 x 18, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

 

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

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Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, September 21st

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

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

FALL TREE WALK

Date: Saturday, October 6th
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Ashley Gesner, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Specialist
Price: Individual: Members: $5 Non-members: $7
Family of Four: Members: $15 Non-members: $21

Pre-registration required by 4:00 pm, Friday, October 5th

Join us for a walk on a crisp fall day! We will explore the Lloyd Center’s tails, learn what makes this forest unique, and engage in ‘get to know a tree’ activities. This program is appropriate for families with children ages five and older. Participants should bring bug spray and wear footwear for light trial walking.

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

MEGA MONARCHS

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Date: Saturday, October 13th
Inclement weather date: Sunday, October 14th
Time: 9:30 am-11:00 am
Meeting place: Gooseberry Neck parking lot, Westport, MA
Leader: Amanda Palmer, Lloyd Center Educator/Naturalist
Price: Individual: Members: $10 Non-members: $13
Family of Four: Members: $30 Non-members: $39
Limit: 20              All ages welcome

Pre-registration required by 4:00 pm, Thursday, October 11th

Join us on Gooseberry Neck for a monarch butterfly blast! Learn about the monarch life cycle and migration patterns. Experience tagging a monarch for a research project and have your butterfly data added to this ongoing study.
Participants should bring bug spray and wear comfortable clothing and footwear for light trial walking.

Pre-register online. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Amanda Palmer at 508-990-0505 x 31, or apalmer@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Price: Members: $5     Non-members: $6

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature by reading thematic 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 participants! 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 Erika at 508-990-0505 x 18, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

Date: Wednesday, October 24th
Time: 4:30 pm-7:00 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Member: $32     Non-member: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 23rd

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

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

CREEPY CRITTERS NIGHT HIKE

Date: Friday, October 26th
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Leader: Amanda Nowicki, Lloyd Center Educator/Naturalist
Price: Individual: Members: $8 Non-members: $10
Family of Four: Members: $24 Non-members: $30

Pre-registration required by 4:00 pm, Thursday, October 25th

Just in time for Halloween! Wear your costumes and learn about creepy favorites like owls, spiders, bats and snakes. Experiment with your senses to see if they are as good as these nocturnal critters, then head out on the trails to listen for some creatures of the night. End the evening by viewing our eco-friendly, recycled “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 Amanda Nowicki at 508-990-0505 x 19, or email amanda@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, November 10th
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6

No pre-registration required

NOTE: This program is on the second Saturday of this month, instead of the third.

Join us as we investigate nature by reading thematic 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 participants! 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 Erika at 508-990-0505 x 18, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.

TURKEY TROT

Date: Saturday, November 17th
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Leader: Amanda Palmer, Lloyd Center Educator/Naturalist
Price: Individual: Members: $5 Non-members: $7
Family of Four: Members: $15 Non-members: $21

Pre-registration required by 4:00 pm, Thursday, November 15th

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 Amanda Palmer at 508-990-0505 x 31, or email apalmer@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, December 15th
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature by reading thematic 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 participants! 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 Erika at 508-990-0505 x 18, or email erika@lloydcenter.org.