Go on a evening sail, look for birds, practice yoga, kayak, learn about mushrooms, gaze at the stars, and more at a wildlife sanctuary this weekend.
Enjoy an Evening Sail aboard the 122-foot Schooner Adventure. During the sail, guests will learn about the schooner, the maritime and natural history of the area, and watch birds. (adults, registration required)
Go Saturday Morning Birding in the Newburyport/Plum Island are — one of the best year-round birding locations in the country. Beginners and birders of all levels are welcome. (adults)
Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill levels are invited for a Morning Bird Walk at Habitat in Belmont. Look for signs of migrating species, mating behaviors, and nest building. (all ages)
Spend your Sunday morning helping Boston Nature Center as part of Volunteer Morning. Drop-in to help out with the gardens and invasive plant control. (All ages)
Go on a Late Summer Bird Walk around Stony Brook in Norfolk to look for breeding birds and maybe migrating shorebirds. (adults, registration required)
Join local astronomers for a Star Gazing Night at Moose Hill in Sharon. Look at the stars and other night objects through big telescopes. (all ages)
South of Boston
Head to Duxbury Beach for a Family Fun Day all about mudflats. Explore the mudflats searching for mollusks, crabs, and other creatures. Wear your boots because you are bound to get muddy!
Practice Yoga in the Stone Barn at Allens Pond in South Dartmouth with nothing but the sounds of birds and nature serving as the backdrop to your practice. Taught by a certified instructor from School of Yoga New Bedford, this program is suitable for yogis of all levels. (adults)
Experience Sunset on the Marsh by Kayak with Long Pasture. See the marshes of Gray’s Beach or Sampson’s Island bathed in opulent oranges, romantic reds, pearlescent pinks and magnificent purples. (adults, registration required)
Discover Fantastic Fungi at Lime Kiln Farm in Sheffield as we examine mushrooms big and small, edible and poisonous. (adults, registration required)
Find out about Animals A to Z at Pleasant Valley in Lenox. Search for all the critters, from ants to zooplankton. Bring a picnic to enjoy the evening. (families, registration required)