via Mass Audubon:
There are going to be a few great (and free!) programs at Worcester parks this summer for parents and children.
Neighborhood Nature at Elm Park
Wednesdays, June 27 – August 22 / 1:00-4:00 pm
Fridays, June 29 – August 24 / 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Drop in anytime for activities, crafts, stories, and nature walks.
Take a break from the playground to learn about the plants and animals that can be found in Worcester through hands-on projects and games.
Neighborhood Nature on the Water at Green Hill Park
At Green Hill Park Pond
Fridays, July 13 – August 24 / 2:00-5:00 pm
Open to families with children ages 6 and up
Description: Join the fun in our canoes and learn about the wildlife that depend upon this park. We provide canoes, paddles, personal flotation vests, and basic canoeing instruction. You provide the enthusiasm and interest! Swimming skills are required.
An adult must accompany all participants under 18 years.
Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Please call 508-753-6087 to check program status. When there is a line, we ask participants to limit the ride to 20 minutes.
Saturdays, June 30, July 28, and August 25 / 10:00 am-noon
Drop by and chat with a naturalist before heading out on the trails to see what’s happening in the sanctuary. Each session will feature a different seasonal topic with things to see and do. Whether it’s birds, bugs, or frogs, Broad Meadow Brook is hopping all through the summer.
Instructions and Directions: Free with sanctuary admission.