October 15, 2019

You’re Invited to the Perfect Pumpkin Party

Come to Audubon for fright-free Family Fun in October! Audubon Society of Rhode Island October 2019 Programs and Events for Children and Families

Posted

(September 6, 2019) – Come to Audubon for the Perfect Pumpkin Party – try your hand at pumpkin games, hunt for hidden pumpkins, be creative with pumpkin art and more. Audubon provides plenty of fright-free family fun in October. Just pack up the kids and go!

Unless noted, registration is required for all programs. For a complete listing of Audubon activities and programs, visit the events calendar at www.asri.org or call (401) 949-5454  ext. 3014.

Citizens Bank Free Family Fun Day
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
October 5, 2019; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thanks to Citizens Bank, the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Join us for crafts, nature stories, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No need to register!
October 5, 2019: Leaves
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Nature Craft Table & Spot the Leaves in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 am & 2:30 pm: Nature Story
11:00 am: Puff Paint Leaf Art
1:30 pm: Animal Interview
Activities: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Exhibit Hall: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Trails and Pollinator Garden: Dawn to Dusk
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Free. Ages: All.

Preschool Adventures
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019; 10:00 – 11:00 am

Nature comes alive for children ages 3-5. Children will participate in games, hikes, crafts, songs, hands-on activities and more as they are introduced to the wonders of nature. Space is limited to 12 children, so please register early. Adults must accompany children and there are no refunds for missed classes. Younger siblings are not permitted to attend.
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Fee for four week series: $40/member child, $50/two member siblings; $44 non-member child, $54/two non-member siblings. Ages: 3-5. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Li’l Peeps
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & November 7, 2019; 9:45 – 10:45 am

This popular program introduces children ages 18 months to 2 years to the delights of nature through age-appropriate, hands-on activities. Along with a nature lesson, activities may include nature walks, crafts, songs and stories. This is also a wonderful opportunity to make new friends with the other children and parents. Registration is required as space is limited and fills very quickly. Adults must accompany children.
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Fee for six week series: $60/member child, $76/two member siblings; $65/non-member child, $82/two non-member siblings. Ages: 18 months to 2 years. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Indigenous People’s Day Nature Activities
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
October 14, 2019; 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Come discover why nature matters. Bring the kids for crafts, stories, an animal interview and more. No registration is required. Programs are free with admission.
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Craft Table
10:30 am & 2:30 pm: Nature Story
11:00 am: Maps & Orienteering Program
1:30 pm: Animal Interview
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Free with Admission. Ages: All.

Are You Nuts?
Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, Smithfield, RI
October 19, 2019; 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Whether it's a cone, a nut, or a seed, there are many ways that plants reproduce. Many animals depend on those nuts and seeds for food. Join Audubon for a seed and nut hunt through the field and woods and then return indoors to complete a nut-inspired craft. For those with allergies, a variety of nuts will be handled during this class.
Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI; Fee: $5/member child; $7/non-member child. Ages: 4 and up. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

The Perfect Pumpkin Party
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, Bristol, RI
October 26, 2019; 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join Audubon for a different kind of fall celebration and find out just how much fun a pumpkin can be! Search for hidden nature-themed pumpkins around the wildlife refuge -find them all and win a prize! Try your hand at pumpkin games and collect stickers for your pumpkin “patch.” Visit our photo booth with silly disguises and get creative with pumpkin decorating!* Come in costume and get a prize! No need to register.
Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; Free with Admission. *Note: Pumpkins to decorate may be purchased for a fee. Ages: All.

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating
Audubon Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, Seekonk, MA
October 27, 2019; 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Bring your ghouls and goblins to the big barn at Caratunk to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween! Bring your own pumpkin or purchase one of ours.* We will provide the decorating supplies (paints, glitter, markers, etc.) Each child will receive a treat bag! The barn is handicap accessible and has restrooms.
Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA; Fee: $5/member child; $7/non-member child. Ages: All. For more information and to register, visit the events calendar at asri.org. *Pumpkins may be purchased for an additional fee, cash or checks only.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment
Share!
Truly local news delivered to every home in town