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Massabesic Audubon Offers Fun Activities

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It’s time to put winter behind us and shift gears to spring activities. AARP is offering four activities in collaboration with the Massabesic Audubon Center in April and May. Whether you are exploring avian adventures in spring or building a container garden, you won’t want to miss the fun!

The line-up of events, locations, and RSVP information follows:

Avian Adventures in Spring: Classroom Exploration
Thursday, April 28, 20167:00 to 8:30 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center; 26 Audubon Way; Auburn, NH
Registration required by calling 603 668 2045
Price for AARP member and one guest is $7 per person

Join New Hampshire Audubon naturalist and birder Kelly Dwyer for an evening of learning about the fascinating world of the migratory and resident birds that visit the Massabesic Audubon Center. Learn about the behaviors of our brilliantly-colored migrants through the exploration of their songs, nesting strategies and unique territorial activities.

Avian Adventures in Spring: Field Exploration
April 30, 2016.  8:30 to 10:30 am
Massabesic Audubon Center; 26 Audubon Way; Auburn, NH
Registration required by calling 603 668 2045
Price for AARP member and one guest is $10 per person

Come celebrate the arrival of spring birds as we take a morning stroll through the various habitats of the Center, searching for bird activity and listening for melodious song. Our walk will take us through the picturesque shores of Lake Massabesic. Bring your binoculars and be prepared to be enchanted by these wonderful avian visitors!

Singing with Care
Friday, May 6, 2016.  2:00 to 3:00 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center; 26 Audubon Way; Auburn, NH
Registration required by calling 603 668 2045
Price: $5 suggested donation

Come to the Massabesic Center with your mother, grandmother or other special person to hear a sing-a-long to tunes such as Embraceable You, Oh Susanna, Irving Berlin’s America, Edelweiss, High Hopes and many more. Music will be led by Voluntaires, a group of singers who have visited senior care centers and assisted living facilities in the Greater Manchester area for over 30 years. This all-volunteer group is directed by A. Robert Dionne of The Majestic Theatre. Refreshments follow.

Container Gardening: What Grows Well Together
Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  7:00 to 8:15 pm
Massabesic Audubon Center; 26 Audubon Way; Auburn, NH
Registration required by calling 603 668 2045
Price for AARP member and one guest is $7 per person

If you have just a small corner of the porch or balcony to grow something green, you can produce amazing results. Join some of the best gardeners at the Massabesic Audubon Center to learn tips for working in small spaces to maximize your production, whether it’s veggies, herbs or flowers.

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