Saturday Family Science Series

Second Saturdays

The Hitchcock Center is open to families and the community second Saturdays of the month, January thru June 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 from 10-11am.

Saturday Family Science

Saturdays, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8
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.

September 8: What Do Snakes Do?
What are turtles and snakes doing this time of year? Come visit the Hitchcock reptiles and meet Cob, our new corn snake!

October’s Saturday Family Science generously sponsored by Pelham Auto Service.

October 13: Colors of Fall
How many colors of leaves can you find? Learn about why the leaves change colors in fall.

November 10: Oh Deer!
One of our most common, yet quiet mammals: come learn about the lives of white-tailed deer.

December’s Saturday Family Science is generously sponsored by Hampshire Bird Club.

December 8: Counting Winter Birds with Heidi Stemple, Guest Teacher
Learn about the birds that stay all winter, and the citizen scientists that count them, with local children’s author Heidi Stemple.

Weather Cancellation Policy
If we cancel this program due to in-climate weather, we will post the cancellation on our website by 9am. Please check the website before coming to the program.

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