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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form and COVID-19 Waiver before each program.

TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

In Person - Visit the nature center during operating hours.

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OCTOBER


​HOOT & HOWL
Friday, October 29, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
Bring the kids in costume and enjoy not-so-scary Halloween games and crafts* while learning about nocturnal creatures such as owls, toads, snakes and spiders! Remember to bring a flashlight and bug spray to continue the adventure outside along the boardwalk at night! *While supplies last.

NOVEMBER


BUTTERFLY GARDENING
Saturday, November 13, 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: THANKSGIVING WITH THE ANIMALS
Tuesday, November 16, 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 VIRTUALLY: INSECTS & SPIDERS
Tuesday, November 16, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special virtual program featuring the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors! Call the Glades Road Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 482-4554.

GEOLOGY ROCKS  
Saturday, November 20, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $3/person (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist to learn amazing geology facts including how rocks form, the three categories of rocks, and techniques for identification. Through hands-on exploration of beautiful rocks and minerals, participants will discover the wonders of geology!  

FISHING FUN
Wednesday, November 24, 10:00 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-toed shoes that can get wet/muddy.