Enjoy Gill Davies’ collection of 26 witty, kid-oriented animal poems ranging from Ants to Zebras. Read along as you stroll through the pages of the book posted on the wooden fence at the playground. Add a unique literacy experience to your outdoor fun. Best for families with kids 3-8 years old. Enjoy a self-guided visit through Labor Day at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. Co-sponsored by DCR and Milton Early Childhood Alliance.
Email Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us for registration and location. Space is limited.
Bats are truly remarkable and often misunderstood animals. Join us for an evening of bat appreciation as we learn about these amazing creatures in an indoor lecture then head outside to look and listen for these flying wonders. For ages 8 and up.
Bats in the Blue Hills
Friday, July 12, 7:30 pm- 9 pm
Bats, our only flying mammals, are truly remarkable and often misunderstood animals. Bats are very beneficial and can eat up to 600 insects an hour. Join the DCR for an evening of bat appreciation as we learn more about these amazing creatures in an indoor lecture then head outside to look and listen for a few of these flying wonders. Email Maggi.Brown@mass.gov for registration and meeting location. Space is limited. For ages 8 and up.
Things to know before you go
- Program is free and open to the public.
- Preregistration is required for this event.
- For children ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Wear sturdy footgear, carry drinking water on all hikes and dress in layers for maximum comfort. Big spray is recommended.
- Reasonable accommodations available upon request. For accessibility questions, please email Maggi Brown in advance at Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us
Call 617-727-4573 X 4 for more information.
Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3.5+ miles. Wolcott Path to Breakneck Ledge to Chestnut Run and Border Path, return via Wolcott Path.
Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Avenue in Milton. For info, call 617-727-4573 x4.