Birds of Prey

[ 0 ] September 5, 2007 |

Raptor Weekend Bald EagleOwls, hawks, eagles, falcons, and other birds of prey are swooping down on Bristol this weekend accompanied by some of the most well known raptor experts from throughout New England. Many of these majestic birds will be showcased in live flight presentations and educational programs for families and bird lovers of all ages at The Audubon Society of Rhode Island during the 5th Annual Raptor Weekend. Many kids have only read about these awesome birds in books like Owl in Winnie the Pooh. What a great chance for kids and adults to see these birds up close.

In addition to special programming by raptor experts, there will be ongoing activities all weekend. Kids can visit Raptor Learning Stations and participate in crafts, face painting and tattoos, a raffle, refreshments, and much more!

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center
Raptor Weekend Red Tailed Hawk 1401 Hope Street (Route 114), Bristol, RI
September 8 and 9, 10 am to 4 pm
General Admission: $12.00 per adult, $6.00 per child
Two-Day pass: $20.00 per adult, $10.00 per child
ASRI Member Admission: $10.00 per adult, $5.00 per child
Two-Day pass: $18.00 per adult, $8.00 per child

Photo credit for the eagle (top) – Steve Shannon
Photo credit for the hawk (bottom) – Kim Botelho

Category: nature/science, special events

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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