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.

Finished Wreaths 2011 Homemade Holidays

Make your own holiday wreath on December 6.

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:
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 Night Lights 2013

Winter Lights at Audubon: Follow the path to visit several Light stations. You’ll be amazed at how YOU can control the displays.

Winter Lights at Audubon (All)
Fridays & Saturdays, December 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2014,
Sunday, December 28, 2014, 5:30pm-8:30pm
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 – CANCELLED due to low enrollment
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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