Make Your Own Fresh Holiday Decoration at Audubon on Saturday, December 4

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Get in the holiday spirit at one of three opportunities on Saturday, December 4, to make your own holiday decoration with natural greens at Audubon Community Nature Center.

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You can celebrate the winter season by making a fresh holiday decoration with natural greens for your own home or as a special gift.

Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is offering three Decorating with Greens opportunities to make a small wreath, table decoration, or swag with beautiful natural greens.

Workshop times are Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2 p.m., and 2:30-4 p.m.

You can create something of your own design and take home a unique holiday decoration that you made yourself. Examples of decorations will inspire you.

Directions, cut greens, and other materials will be on hand to make one-of-a-kind decorations suited to your particular taste. You are encouraged to bring additional decorations or supplies such as small wreath frames, ribbon, wire, pruners, and holiday décor to aid in making your creation.

All ages are welcome, though small children will need assistance.

Audubon’s COVID-19 safety precautions require face coverings for all visitors ages 3 and up for indoor programs.

The program fee is $10 for adults, $7.50 for Nature Center members and children 3-15, and free for those two and under.

Twelve-inch wire wreath frames are available for an additional $3.

Paid reservations are required by Friday, December 3. They can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or going to AudubonCNC.org and clicking on “Upcoming Programs.”

Walk-ins may be accepted if there is room. Call for availability after the deadline: (716) 569-2345.

To order a plain wreath of fresh greens to decorate at the class, call (716) 569-2345 or click through AudubonCNC.org by Monday, November 22. Decorated wreaths are also available.

Audubon continues to take into consideration regional data from both Chautauqua and Warren counties to make COVID-19 related decisions and to follow CDC recommendations at minimum. To review ACNC’s most up-to-date COVID-19 requirements, which include information on face coverings and gathering limitations, visit AudubonCNC.org and read the COVID-19 Notice at the top of the page.

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 enjoy the grounds, with its six miles of trails, and view Liberty, Audubon’s non-releasable Bald Eagle, dawn to dusk daily, free of charge.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook, or visit AudubonCNC.org.