Summer Evening Programs for Families 2017

The Friends of Five Rivers is offering two summer evening programs for families. The aim of these programs is to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities.

Summer Evenings Together 1: BIRDS AND BIRD-WATCHING

One Session, limited to 10 families, meeting July 18, 20, 25 & 27
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, rain or shine
Fee: Members FREE, Non-Members $40.00
Pre-registration is required. Please complete and return this REGISTRATION FORM.

You can observe a lot just by watching. And if you watch carefully, birds will tell you who they are, where they live, how they live and what you can do to help conserve them. Daily field observations will be supplemented by hands-on activities such as making bird houses, bird feeders, keeping a field checklist, and more. Main topics will include bird anatomy; bird flight and migration; food and foraging; eggs, nests and breeding behavior; and conservation. Savvy tips on things you can do at home to help conserve birds will provided.

Summer Evenings Together 2: FAMILY GAME NIGHTS

Two Sessions: July 11 & August 18
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, rain or shine
Fee: Members FREE, Non-Members $40.00
Pre-registration is required. Please complete and return this REGISTRATION FORM.

Come learn about nature by playing games. This program will take place in the great outdoors and will be family friendly. There will be large group games to help us understand the lives of animals and family challenges such as scavenger hunts. Both nights will have different themes, come dressed to explore. There will be prizes. All ages are welcome.