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September 2017

2017 Wreath Fundraiser

September 22 - November 8
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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The Massabesic Center hosts a fundraising project each holiday season to benefit the educational programs offered by NH Audubon at the Massabesic Center. Fresh balsam wreaths are decorated with all natural materials. “They make a beautiful addition to any outdoor space” says Jean Sweeney, Wreath Coordinator.   Jean, a retired school principal, has been organizing this event for the last eleven years and under Jean’s direction, nothing goes out the door unless it is 100% perfect. Approximately sixty volunteers participate in…

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October 2017
$7M/ $9NM

Abe Emerson NHA Wildlife Sanctuary Walk

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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Join Pete McVay, NH Coverts and NHA volunteer, and Sue Martin, NHA volunteer, on a walk through NH Audubon’s Abe Emerson Marsh to look for migrating birds and other signs of animals and plants preparing for winter. A short walk takes you through a variety of native habitats with stops along the way. Great trip for families.  Meet at the Massabesic Center. REGISTRATION REQUIRED! CALL 668-2045 OR EMAIL MAC@NHAUDUBON.ORG

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$12M/$15NM

Wee Wonders: Rainbow Leaves

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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What makes such a colorful display on our surrounding trees, and why lose their leaves at all? We will explore these, and other questions surrounding the beauty of New England’s rainbow leaves. Discover the changing seasons through hands-on activities, songs, crafts, stories, and outdoor discovery!  Classes are for ages 4-6.  Parents are required to stay and encouraged to participate. Please dress to be outside and wear appropriate footwear. Pre-registration required for all classes. Call us at 668-2045 or visit http://www.nhaudubon.org/learn/…

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$12M/$15NM

Junior Explorers: Life Under the Ice

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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Soon NH’s amphibians will retreat from current habitats to prepare for months under the ice and forest leaf litter. Join us as we explore the strategies unique to this group of amazing animals! Leaders: Kelly Dwyer, NHA’s Director of Education and Paula Chouinard, Massabesic Audubon Center’s Naturalist. Classes are for ages 7-12.  Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Please dress to be outside!** Pre-registration required for all classes. Call us at 668-2045 or visit http://www.nhaudubon.org/learn/ to register online.   “It’s…

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November 2017
$12M/$15NM

Wee Wonders: Animal Harvesters

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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There are many very busy animals this time of year preparing for the long winter season ahead. Let’s take a look into the lives of some of these animal harvesters, as we search the fields and the forest for foods. Discover the changing seasons through hands-on activities, songs, crafts, stories, and outdoor discovery!  Classes are for ages 4-6.  Parents are required to stay and encouraged to participate. Please dress to be outside and wear appropriate footwear. Pre-registration required for all…

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$12M/$15NM

Junior Explorers: Ready, Set, Adapt!

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Surprisingly, many of NH’s animals remain active throughout our notorious winters. Learn about the unique and incredible adaptations these animals utilize to survive! Leaders: Kelly Dwyer, NHA’s Director of Education and Paula Chouinard, Massabesic Audubon Center’s Naturalist. Classes are for ages 7-12.  Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Please dress to be outside! **Pre-registration required for all classes. Call us at 668-2045 or visit http://www.nhaudubon.org/learn/ to register online. “It’s All in the Planning! Strategies to Survive NH’s Winter”  Traditionally,…

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15 M/ 20 NM

Cocktails and Crafts

November 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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Get ready for the holidays at this fun event creating home decorations using balsam/fir trims and natural materials. Let your imagination go wild!  All craft materials provided and refreshments, too.  This is an adult event.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED!  CALL 668-2045 OR EMAIL MAC@NHAUDUBON.ORG  

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Wild NH Photo Award Ceremony and Reception

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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What picture won "Best in Show?"  Who had the best landscape picture?  What was the best wildlife photo? Come find out at the award ceremony.    Once again we are happy to have Hunt's Photo and Video sponsor our prizes.  Invite your family and friends to see the winners of this year's contest. Mingle with other photographers and learn some tricks they use for the best shot.  Or put your name in a raffle to win a Nature Photography Workshop…

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$12M/$15NM

Wee Wonders: Native American Stories

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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Early Americans had a very close relationship with nature and the Earth. Come and hear stories from some of North America’s first peoples as we learn a little about the lives they lived. Discover the changing seasons through hands-on activities, songs, crafts, stories, and outdoor discovery!  Classes are for ages 4-6.  Parents are required to stay and encouraged to participate. Please dress to be outside and wear appropriate footwear. Pre-registration required for all classes.  Call us at 668-2045 or visit…

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Junior Explorers: Who’s Still Here?

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way
Auburn, 03032
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For the naturally curious, signs of animal life abound! Today we search for evidence of birds, mammals, and even insects that are prepared to stay active in the coming months!  Learn about tracks, scat, and other visible signs of a variety of animals. Leaders: Kelly Dwyer, NHA’s Director of Education and Paula Chouinard, Massabesic Audubon Center’s Naturalist. Classes are for ages 7-12.  Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Please dress to be outside! Pre-registration required for all classes. Call…

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