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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form before each program.

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ANIMAL FEEDINGS
Daily, 3:15 p.m. 
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
3:15 p.m. is feeding time! Listen to a short talk about one of Daggerwing’s resident animals and then watch while it’s fed. Wednesday - Owl; Thursday - Snake; Friday - Tortoise; Saturday - Alligator

FEBRUARY​

​​FISHING FUN

Saturday, February 4, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Learn the basics of freshwater fishing! Class includes fishing pole basics, casting tips, and freshwater fish identification. All fishing supplies are provided. Please bring a water bottle, sun protection, and closed-toe shoes that can get wet/muddy.
 
MOTHER NATURE & ME: LOVE BUGS
Tuesday, February 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: BIRDS
Tuesday, February 14, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 5+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special program about birds featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.

BUTTERFLY GARDENING
Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Learn all about native butterflies and discover how to attract them with a butterfly garden. Find out which plants are best at attracting a multitude of species and enjoy a guided tour of Daggerwing Nature Center’s butterfly garden.

MOTHER NATURE & ME: FISHY FRIENDS
Tuesday, February 21, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

NIGHT HIKE 
Thursday, February 23, 6:00 p.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
Ever wonder what Daggerwing’s boardwalk would be like after dark? Learn about nocturnal animals and join a naturalist on a tour of the boardwalk at night!​

MARCH​

​​MOTHER NATURE & ME: FUN FROGS

Tuesday, March 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!
 
GEOCACHING BY BIKE 
Saturday, March 11, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
Integrate modern technology with the exploration of nature! This BYOB* activity provides a chance for families to get outside and ride together while participating in the world-wide scavenger hunt called geocaching. Learn how to use a GPS handheld unit or bring a personal smartphone. *Bring your own bike

DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: ALLIGATORS
Tuesday, March 14, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 5+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special program about alligators featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the Glades Road Branch Library! Call the Glades Road Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 482-4554. 

NIGHT HIKE 
Thursday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
Ever wonder what Daggerwing’s boardwalk would be like after dark? Learn about nocturnal animals and join a naturalist on a tour of the boardwalk at night!
 
MOTHER NATURE & ME: CELEBRATE SPRING
Tuesday, March 21, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!
 
INTRO TO ARCHERY
Saturday, March 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the exciting sport of archery. This program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before practicing on the range.