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July 27, 2013

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa FlatS

NEWBURYPORT — Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, is a natural history education and visitor center that is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday and Monday holidays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mass Audubon members receive discounts on programs. Call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events or visit www.massaudubon.org/joppaflats.

Activities and outings meet at the education center unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, June 29, 9-11:30 a.m.

NATURE ART CLASSES AT JOPPA FLATS: KEEPING A NATURE JOURNAL

Nature Journals, July 22, 29, and August 5, Watery Water Paints.

Materials will be provided.

Fee per session: $18. Preregistration is required.

MEET BEACH CREATURES AT JOPPA

Before the beach, after the beach, or instead of the beach, drop in at Joppa Flats and visit the animals of our marine touch tanks for trouble-free tide pooling. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Tuesdays through Sundays in July and August, 9 a.m.-1p.m.

Fee: $2 per child suggested donation. Preregistration is not required.

ON EXHIBIT

Through July 28: Paintings by Kathy O’Brien

Starts Aug. 4: Photographs by Tom Zack

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