Audubon First Sunday Storytime November 6 is Free

Submitted Photo Sunday, November 6, is First Sunday Story Time at Audubon Community Nature Center. Storyteller Claire Certo (pictured) leads the free 12:30 - 1 p.m. event for 2-8 year olds and their adults. Participants are welcome to stay afterward and explore the Nature Center building.

Beginning Nov. 6, on the first Sunday of each month, the public is invited to accompany their 2- to 8-year-olds to teh Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) free nature-based story time.

Doors open at 12:20 p.m., with First Sunday Story Time beginning at 12:30 p.m. The building fully opens at 1 p.m.

Claire Certo will lead the half-hour story time. Children will go on literary adventures with animals, through habitats and seasons, and discover new things with every page.

Both the program and Sunday admission are free. Come for story time and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals, and exhibits. Then go outdoors to visit Liberty Cricket the American Kestrel and Soren the Red-tailed Hawk.

Participation is limited to 15. Reservations are requested by Saturday, Nov. 5. To reserve a space, call the Nature Center during open hours at 716-569-2345 or go to AudubonCNC.org and click through “Programs and Events.”

Walk-ins are accepted if there is room.

The Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren. Visit the nearly 600-acre nature preserve, check in on Cricket the American Kestrel and Soren the Red-tailed Hawk, enjoy the natural play space and hike the six miles of trails dawn until dusk daily for free.

Visitors are welcome to the three-story Nature Center building Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Nature Center members and SNAP/EBT cardholders have free building admission daily. Building admission is also free every Sunday for non-Nature Center members.


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