Saturday, November 9, 10-11am – Saturday Family Science: Tons of Seeds. Even the largest oak tree begins its life as a tiny seed. For this Saturday Science, children with their guardian will be learning all about seeds, what they need, and the tricks plants use to keep them safe and spread them far and wide. Hitchcock Center for the Environment.
Saturday, November 9, 1-2pm – Live Birds of Prey Program with Tom Ricardi. See the raptors up close and personal with Tom Ricardi, a licensed rehabilitator and wildlife biologist. Tom provides an educational presentation on their lives and habitats as well as conservation. You may see a golden eagle, a turkey vulture, a peregrine falcon, and hawks and owls. Great Falls Discovery Center.
Saturday, November 9, 2pm – Starting a new sport can be intimidating at first. Boys and girls ages 4-9, with or without skating experience, are invited to try hockey risk-free! The Amherst Hockey Association hosts this free day of hockey for kids at the UMass Mullins Center Community Rink. Skate rentals are free. Please bring winter gloves and a bicycle or a hockey helmet. For more information or register, visit Amherst Hockey Association website. UMass Mullins Center.