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Audubon Community Nature Center
Children’s books are powerful tools to connect children to nature and establish a strong foundation for their educational journey.
You and your 2–8 year old(s) can take this journey, going on a literary adventure with animals through habitats and seasons and discovering new things with every page, at Audubon Community Nature Center’s monthly First Sunday Story Time.
Your next opportunity is Sunday, December 3. Doors open at 12:20 p.m. for the 12:30–1 p.m. event. Doors open to the public at 1 p.m.
The program is free as is Sunday admission. Come for stories and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals, and exhibits. Then go outside to enjoy the outdoor Nature Play Area and visit Soren, the Red-tailed Hawk, and Cricket, the American Kestrel.
Participation is limited to 15.
Reservations for Story Time are requested by Saturday, December 2. To reserve your space, call the Nature Center during open hours at (716) 569-2345 or go to AudubonCNC.org and click through Programs and Events.
Walk-ins are welcome if there is room.
Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. You can visit the nearly 600-acre nature preserve, check in on the live birds of prey, and hike the over five miles of trails dawn until dusk daily for free.
The three-story Nature Center building houses interactive displays, a collection of live animals including the Hellbender exhibit, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Visitors are welcome Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1 – 4:30 p.m. Nature Center members and SNAP/EBT cardholders have free building admission daily. Building admission is also free every Sunday for non-Nature Center members.
To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook, or visit AudubonCNC.org.
Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.