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    November 2014

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    Winter Hours
    November 1 – Friday, February 28
    Walk the trails and visit Liberty dawn until dusk, as usual.
    Building hours Monday and Saturday, 10-4:30, Sunday 1-4:30.
    Building closed Tuesday-Friday with some exceptions:
    Special Building Hours* for programming and by appointment.

    Owl Day (All)
    Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00am-3:00pm
    Learn all about these hunters of the night through hands on activities, crafts and a visit with live owls.

    First Friday Lunch Bunch (Adult)
    Following the Monarchs to Mexico – Diane & Jack Voelker
    Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:00am-12:00pm
    *Special Building Hours:  10:00am-2:00pm
    A nature related talk is followed by BYO brown bag lunch and conversation. Audubon provides coffee and tea.  Join Jack and Diane Voelker as they recount their journey to the mountains of Mexico, in search of the migrating Monarch butterflies.

    Little Explorers (Children aged 3-8 and a Grownup)
    Squirrels!
    Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00am-11:30am
    Learn about all the different squirrels in the area. A nature lesson, walk, craft, and a snack make for a fun-filled morning of learning.

    Photo Club (Adult)
    Thursday, November 13, 2014, 6:30-9:00pm
    Camera tips and tricks, photo critique, guest speakers, etc.
    Photo Club Website:  http://jasphotoclub.wordpress.com/

    Contemplative Photography (Adult)
    Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1:00pm-3:00pm
    Learn an approach to photography that will improve your ability to see in a fresh way.

    Thanksgiving with the Birds (All)
    Saturday, November 22, 2014, 11:00am-3:00pm
    Kim Sherwood shares his love for photography after Audubon’s longstanding tradition of soup on a campfire followed by a festive pot luck meal.

    *Special Building Hours:  Black Friday (All)
    Friday, November 28, 2014, 10:00am-4:30pm
    The Center is usually closed Fridays in winter. But today, we’ll be open! Come on down.


    December 2014

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    Winter Hours
    Friday, November 1 – Friday, February 28
    Walk the trails and visit Liberty dawn until dusk, as usual.
    Building hours Monday and Saturday, 10-4:30, Sunday 1-4:30.
    Building closed Tuesday-Friday with some exceptions:
    Special Building Hours* for programming and by appointment.

    First Friday Lunch Bunch (Adult)
    The Magic Behind Winter Lights – Steve French
    Friday, December 5, 2014, 11:00am-12:00pm
    *Special Building Hours:  10:00am-2:00pm
    A nature related talk is followed by BYO brown bag lunch and conversation. Audubon provides coffee and tea.  Learn from “Frenchy”of  Volt Vision some of the secrets of the interactive light displays you will see at Audubon’s Winter Lights later in December.

    Wreath-Making Workshop (Adult+)
    Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Learn the art of making evergreen wreaths.

    Photo Club (Adult)
    Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:30-9:00pm
    Camera tips and tricks, photo critique, guest speakers, etc.
    Photo Club Website:  http://jasphotoclub.wordpress.com/
    December is usually the club’s holiday party. Check their website for details, or call club president Suzette Paduano at 716-763-9492 for information.

    Winter Lights at Audubon (All)
    Fridays & Saturdays, December 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2014,
    Sunday, December 28, 2014, 5:30pm-8:30pm
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    One half mile of trail is lit up with interactive LED lights that you can control! You have to experience it to believe it. The building is open with hot chocolate and snacks.

    Little Explorers (Children aged 3-8 and a Grownup)
    Winter Mysteries
    Saturday, December 13, 2014, 10:00am-11:30am
    Ever wonder what animals are active in the winter? Come and learn! A nature lesson, walk, craft, and a snack make for a fun-filled morning of learning.

    Holiday Potluck (All)
    Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Join Audubon staff and volunteers for a celebration of the season. Bring a dish to pass and a gift for a local charity.

    *Special Holiday Hours (All)
    The nature center building is normally closed Tuesday-Friday in Winter. But we make these exceptions around the holidays.  Come on down; bring your out-of-town visitors!
    Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00am-4:30pm
    Tuesday-Wednesday, December 30 and 31,  2014, 10:00am-4:30pm
    Friday, January 2, 2014, 10:00am-4:30pm

    Christmas with the Critters (All)
    Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Join us for a live animal presentation to meet Audubon’s Animal Ambassadors! Admission is a gift for the animals (check the website for a list) or admission.

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