Celebrate the Arrival of Spring at NJ Audubon's Second Annual May Day

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Experience the Hoffman Center for Conservation and Environmental Education, with a Nature Store, Gallery and Learning Center filled with fun, crafts, excitement and a special visit by Ranger Rick himself. Saturday, May 7 At NJ Audubon's Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

There's something for everyone as we celebrate spring at the Second Annual May Day on Saturday May 7, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ. This free family event features music and entertainment; hands-on nature activities; live animal demonstrations; displays from local organizations - all surrounded by 276 acres of scenic woodland, field and floodplain habitat supporting some 200 species of wildlife ready for you to explore. Stop by the registration table, pick up an Event Program, and dive into the May Day activities.

Bring the kids for lots of fun nature crafts and games for the little ones. The Nature's Treasure Hunt and free face painting provided by local Girl Scout Troops. Special childrens' wildlife radio telemetry classes let children track wildlife on the grounds of the Sanctuary. The classes will show how professional wildlife biologists track all kinds of species on their travels around the world. And a special visit by Ranger Rick himself to meet the kids.

Enjoy entertaining and educational indoor nature presentations by specialists. Outdoors enjoy music and visit live animal exhibits. Tour the Young Audubon Art Show, where the works of young masters from area schools will be featured. Be sure to stop in the Nature Store to shop for Mother's Day with special May Day Discounts. Admission is Free and healthy foods and refreshments will be available.

For more information, including an event schedule, directions to off-site parking and bike routes to the celebration, please visit New Jersey Audubon's website http://www.njaudubon.org/go/MayDay for more details. Bring your family and friends to this festive annual event where you'll discover a place where experiencing nature is pure fun.    

For more information: Mike Anderson, Director of Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Laurie Sindlinger, Naturalist (908) 766-5787 or Kathleen Mistretta, NJA May Day Coordinator (908) 204-8998 x10.

New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, statewide, not-for-profit membership organization.


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