Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival
8/14/2010, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fee: $5 Mass Audubon Adult Members, $5 Adult Non-members, $5 Child Members, $5 Child Non-members. Children age 3 and above, $20 maximum per family
Description: A full day to celebrate the 78 species of butterflies at Broad Meadow Brook’s urban wildlife sanctuary. Join us for music, games, butterfly crafts, tours of the butterfly garden, and butterfly walks and talks led by Broad Meadow Brook naturalists and members of the Massachusetts Butterfly Club. Raindate: Sunday, August 15. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087. Sponsored by Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary.

Third Week Wonders – Animal Babies
8/21/2010, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Fee: $7 Child Members, $10 Child Non-members. Fee for adult/child pair, $2 each additional child.
Description: If you are between the ages of 3 and 5, bring your favorite adult for a thematic hour of a story, an activity, and a naturalist-led walk.Meets the third week of each month. Be prepared to go outside. For ages 3 to 5. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087. Sponsored by Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary.

Crickets at Dusk
8/20/2010, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Fee: $6 Mass Audubon Adult Members, $8 Adult Non-members, $4 Child Members, $6 Child Non-members.
Description: Who makes all that racket at night? Come learn about crickets, katydids and other summer noisemakers that turn up the volume as the light fades. We’ll explore the trails at dusk to search for these fascinating creatures. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087. Sponsored by Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary.

Neighborhood Nature at Elm Park
8/20/2010, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Fee: Free
Description: Drop in anytime for activities, crafts, stories, and nature walks. Take a break from the playground to learn about the plants and animals that can be found in Worcester through hands-on projects and games. This is a free program. For all ages. For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087. Sponsored by Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary.

Broad Meadow Brook
414 Massasoit Road
Worcester, MA 01604
508-753-6087