Thursday, October 25, 2012

Things to Do at Daggerwing
Nature Center in November

Daggerwing Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in South County Regional Park at 11200 Park Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between Glades Road and Yamato Road, in western Boca Raton.

The following activities are planned at Daggerwing Nature Center during November.

Daily at 3:15-3:30 pm
Families, all ages, free (reservations not required)
3:15 pm is feeding time. Listen to a short talk about a specific animal and then watch while they are fed.
Wednesday – alligator; Thursday – snake; Friday – skunk; Saturday – alligator
Friday, Nov. 2, 10:30-11:15 am
Ages 2-5, $4 per child (reservations required)
Introduce your little ones to Mother Nature. Learn all about turtles through books, activities, nature walks, and crafts. During this class, get up-close and personal with several different types of live turtles.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-1:45 pm
Families and all ages, $3 per person (reservations required)
Come and meet some live green tree and pig frogs. Find out why frogs are as important to the environment as an indicator species, and what we can do to help their wild populations.
Saturday, Nov. 10, 10:30-11:15 am
Ages 5-10, $4 per child (reservations not required)
Make some festive, fun, fall crafts that will make great decorations for Thanksgiving.
Friday, Nov. 16, 10:30-11:15 am
Ages 2-5, $4 per child (reservations required)
Introduce your little ones to Mother Nature. Learn all about turkeys through books, activities, nature walks, and crafts, just in time for Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2-3 pm
Ages 8-12, $4 per child (reservations required)
Come to Daggerwing and find out what is living in our ponds. We will go “dip-netting” and look at our findings using magnifying glasses and microscopes. Wear water shoes or shoes that can get wet/dirty.

 All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only.  All participants are required to sign a program participation form for every program. If you are more than 5 minutes late to a program you have made a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list.

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