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Audubon Community Nature Center events for February, 2019

All events take place at the Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, N.Y., one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa.

Friday, February 1, 2019, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., First Friday Lunch Bunch: Mario Mazza presents “From Beer to Fish,” followed by BYO brown bag lunch. $8, $6 for members. Audubon provides coffee and tea. No reservations required. More info at

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Snowflake Local Living Festival: Fun for all ages, indoors and out: horse-drawn rides, live owls and other animals, sled dog demonstrations, crafts, exhibits, great food and beverages, hike with a naturalist, snowshoe, more! $6, $2 for children 3-15, under 2 free. More info at

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10-11:30 a.m., Little Explorers: “Snow Scientists.” Children ages 3-8 and their favorite grownup enjoy a nature lesson, walk, craft, and a snack, making for a fun-filled morning of learning. Limited enrollment. $8; $6 Nature Center members and children ages 3-8. Paid reservations required by Thursday, February 7, 2019: Call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or register online through the Programs page at

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Nature Play Day: Children ages 2-8 and their favorite adults can drop in anytime. Extra materials are in the Nature Play Area, and a naturalist is present to answer questions and provide information. Wear clothes and footwear that can get wet and dirty. You may want to bring an extra change of clothes or a towel for the car ride home. Nature Play Day is planned for rain or shine; in case of severe weather the program will be cancelled. Free. More info at

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 1-3 p.m., Leatherworking – An Introduction: Learn from an experienced instructor how to master the basic leatherworking skills to get you started in this craft. $28, $21 for members and children ages 9-15, materials fee: $24. Limited enrollment, paid reservations required by Thursday, February 7, 2019. To enroll, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or click through the Programs page at

Monday, February 18, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Snow Camp: Children ages 4-12 enjoy a day of winter play and exploration at Audubon, learning about winter wildlife, plants, and weather during this mid-winter break. Program takes place indoors and out. $30; $25 member child; $5 discount for siblings. Limited enrollment: paid reservations are required by Thursday, February 14, 2019: Call (716) 569-2345 during business hours, or reserve online through the Programs page at

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