Family Programs

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Second Saturdays at the Hitchcock Center

September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8
The Hitchcock Center is open to families and the community second Saturdays of the month, September thru December from 9am-1pm. Stop by to explore our building, talk with an educator, read a book with your kids or grandkids in our visitor center, and join us for one of our family science programs.

Saturday Family Science Series

September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8
Free, registration appreciated. Groups of 6 or more please call ahead.
Join us for seasonal nature and science programs each second Saturday of the month. Designed for children with their parents, these programs will explore cool topics in nature.

Family StoryWalk Series with Dawn Marvin Ward

Saturdays, 10:30am-11:30am
April 28: Looking for a Moose
May 19: A Fairy Went A-Marketing – POSTPONED
June 16: Turtle Splash!
Register here
Looking for a fun Saturday morning activity with your young children? This spring, we are excited to be offering a free StoryWalk series with Dawn Ward! Designed for pre-readers and their families, Dawn’s StoryWalks will include an outdoor family walk and indoor natural history touch-table activities. Join us for one or all! Many thanks to the Amherst Cultural Council for generously funding this series. 



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