Audobon Community Nature Center Hosting Little Explorers Program

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Max Pixel Stock Image.KIANTONE – When the leaves fall off a plant, what is left behind? Does every tree and plant lose its leaves in the winter?Adults and the three to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can learn about “Evergreens and Conifers” at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers, Saturday, December 12 10-11:30 a.m.Explore different trees and plants and figure out how they survive during these colder months. Along the way, learn what it means to be an evergreen, which trees are known as conifers, and which plants might be both.After an indoor lesson, attendees will head outside to find plant skeletons, identify evergreens and conifers, and look for evidence of the ways plants provide forest animals with the resources they need to survive the winter. A snack is provided after the walk and a craft is offered if there is time.Since the program takes place rain or shine,  officials say to be sure to dress for the weather.Audubon’s COVID-19 safety precautions require face coverings for all visitors ages 3 and up for indoor programs. Face coverings are also required when attendees cannot maintain physical distance outdoors, so plan to have one available.The fee for the program is $8 for adults, $6 for children and Nature Center members.Make reservations by Thursday, December 10, 2020, by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or by going to AudubonCNC.org and clicking on “Register for a Program.”The 2020 Little Explorers series is sponsored by Univera Healthcare. Little Explorers is presented on the second Saturday of every month, 10-11:30 a.m.Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa.The first floor of the Nature Center building, including the Blue Heron Gift Shop, live animals, and the 2020 Nature Photography Contest winning photographs, is open to the public Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Because not all of the building is accessible, admission is by donation only.You are welcome to visit the 600-acre nature preserve from dawn to dusk daily. While practicing safe social distancing measures, you can enjoy the grounds and six miles of trails, and view Liberty, Audubon’s non-releasable Bald Eagle.To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours, visit AudubonCNC.org, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebooklast_img read more

Nonprofit Putt Off

first_imgBAR HARBOR — Pirates of all ages will have the chance for fun playing golf on Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. at Pirate’s Cove, which received a 2009 Best of Maine award from Down East magazine as “the best miniature golf course in Maine.” The morning of family fun will benefit the Eden Nursery School and the community service projects of Bar Harbor (MDI) Rotary. Registration for the tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. and play begins at 9 a.m. The event will include a 50/50 raffle with half of the proceeds benefiting the two nonprofits and the other half going to the winner of the drawing. There also will be a grand prize drawing for all participants.Businesses are invited to sponsor a hole. There are 72 sponsorships available. The cost of a sponsorship is $100; if the sponsor wants to include a foursome, the total cost is $150. The deadline for sponsorship is Friday, May 15. Other foursomes may play for $50 and individuals may play for $15. For information contact Rotarian Annette Higgins at 288-3395 or Brooke Collier of the Eden Nursery School at save.edenschool@gmail.com. For more sports stories, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander. Latest Posts House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Latest posts by admin (see all) Bio admin Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Countdown to the Caucus — Buttigieg, Hickenlooper stop in Mason City

first_imgButtigieg having a discussion during his stop at Fat Hill Brewing in Mason City on June 8, 2019 Video from Hickenlooper’s stop:More on these appearances on Monday during the KGLO Morning News. Raw audio from a portion of the question and answer session by Hickenlooper: Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper and current South Bend Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg made stops in Mason City on Saturday afternoon.  Below are pictures, audio and video from their stops: Listen to audio from a press conference at the end of Buttigeig’s stop:last_img