Nature-based Columbus Day activities planned at Mercy Ecology

Nature-based Columbus Day activities planned at Mercy Ecology

CUMBERLAND - Students in grades 1-4 are invited to discover the wonders of fall at Mercy Ecology at New Dawn, 75 Wrentham Road, on Monday, Oct. 14.

Sessions will be held 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m.

Hike trails looking for signs of animals while collecting natural materials. Using puppets, artifacts and the materials found on the hike, create small plays inside the center about local animals.

The program is led by Laurita Moscatelli, New Dawn educator.

Cost is $50 per child for the full day, or $30 per session. Register and pay by Thursday, Oct. 10.

Mail or drop off payment to Mercy Ecology at New Dawn, e-mail newdawn@mercyecology.org or call 401-333-1341.