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Program Calendar

 

Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). Please call if you are not able to attend the program to allow those on the waiting list to attend. If you are more than five minutes late to a program you have made a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list.

TO REGISTER, CALL 561-629-8760

Participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form upon arrival to the program. Program fees are due upon arrival to the program.

Would you like our monthly programs e-mailed to you?
  • Sign up at the nature center.
 

 

Upcoming Event:
earth day

DAILY ANIMAL FEEDINGS

  • Daily when the center is open 3:15pm-3:30pm
    Families / All Ages, FREE (Reservations NOT Required)
    3:15pm is feeding time! Listen to a short talk about a specific animal and then watch while they are fed.

    • Wednesday – Alligator
    • Thursday – Snake
    • Friday – Skunk
    • Saturday - Alligator


APRIL

  • MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME: BUTTERFLIES & HONEY BEES
    Friday, April 18, 10:30 am
    Ages 2-5, $4/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    Explore the world from a different point of view! Get buggy with stories, music, a craft, and even learn to dance like a bee. Then tour the nature center’s butterfly garden to look for all the phases of the butterfly life cycle: eggs, caterpillars, chrysalides, and butterflies. This program includes a tour through Daggerwing’s nationally certified butterfly garden.

  • EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
    Saturday, April 26, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    All Ages, FREE (Reservations NOT Required)
    Come to the nature center and celebrate Earth Day! This event includes games, crafts, nature tours, and a variety of activities* for everyone to enjoy. Support Daggerwing and the planet with a fun-filled day of live animal presentations and even a few new experiences never offered before! *Some optional activities may involve a fee.


MAY

  • MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME: MOMMIES & BABIES
    Friday, May 2, 10:30 am
    Ages 2-5, $4/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    With Mother’s day around the corner, this is a special program focusing on Moms and their babies. Make a Mother’s Day craft and enjoy stories and activities that are fun for Moms and Dads too! This program series is designed especially with toddlers in mind and introduces them to nature through active play. Please RSVP as space is limited.

  • MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME: TURTLE TIME
    Friday, May 16, 10:30 am
    Ages 2-5, $4/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    From the beach to the Everglades, turtle nesting season is officially here! Introduce your little ones to our local species of turtles and learn about nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a turtle-themed craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Please RSVP as space is limited.
 

Contact Information

 
Daggerwing Nature Center Logo
Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park
11435 Park Access Road
Boca Raton, FL 33498
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(561) 629-8760
Fax (561) 883-2269


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Staff

 
  • Callie Sharkey
    Manager
  • Sean Mallee
    Naturalist
  • Ashley Taylor
    Assistant Naturalist
 

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