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Family Days at River Center

WESTPORT — The Westport River Watershed Alliance will hold two Family Days at its River Center education room on Saturday, Sept. 18, and Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join WRWA educator Bailey for a tour of the aquarium tanks at 9 a.m., or come for one-hour presentations starting at 10 a.m. to view the center’s other attractions and activities, including seining in the river, viewing aquatic specimens with the high-powered microscope, and using the virtual reality sand table.

One-hour sessions are limited to eight people. The fee is $10 per family. To sign up, contact Bailey Sweet at rivercenter@wrwa.com or call 508-636-3016, ext. 1003.

The River Center is located at 493 Old County Road, Westport.

Free Family Fun Day at Audubon Society

BRISTOL, R.I. — Citizens Bank Free Family Fun Days continue Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Nature Center and Aquarium with programming on the autumnal equinox.

Admission to the Audubon Society is free on the first Saturday of every month, courtesy of a contribution from Citizens Bank. 

Admission to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Nature Center and Aquarium will be free on the first Saturday of every month.

Families can explore environmental exhibits representing Rhode Island’s diverse habitats, from upland meadow and cornfields to wetlands, salt marshes and the Narragansett Bay shoreline.

Situated on the beautiful 28-acre McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, visitors can enjoy Audubon’s beautiful nature trails and Rose-Pollinator Discovery Garden. The Nature Center and Aquarium offers a wide variety of education programs as well as outreach to schools throughout the state.