Children

Brrr in the Barnyard

Brrr in the Barnyard
Ever wonder how the goats, sheep, and chickens at Blandford Nature Center survive the long cold winter? Explore livestock adaptations – wool, hair, feathers, and more! Then check out all the farmer modifications to the…

Board Book Barnyard: Winter

Board Book Barnyard: Winter
Looking for a fun, winter activity? Join us for story time at the The Farm! Eat a quick snack then jump into a straw pile for a few stories before touring the barn. There will…

Nature Buds – Winter Edition

Nature Buds – Winter Edition
Bring your littles out to Blandford Nature Center for Nature Buds!! These programs will include guided and self guided play for the little ones in your life, ages 1yr-4yrs. Each week has a new Nature…

Drop In – Farm Chores

Drop In – Farm Chores
Get a unique, behind-the-scenes opportunity to help out at the Blandford Farm! Assist with livestock chores - feeding and watering all the animals that call the farm home. If time allows, head into the children’s…

Kid’s Night Out

Kid’s Night Out
Parents, drop your kids off for a Kid's Night Out and have a night of your own to get ready for the holidays. Your children will enjoy meeting Blandford's Animals, creating a craft, taking a…

Holiday Photo Mini-Sessions

Holiday Photo Mini-Sessions
Join local photographer, Colette Wright at BNC for family photo mini sessions! Each family will get 5 mins in front of the camera with our Bert Hewitt Meadow as the backdrop. Photos will be edited…

Nature Buds

Nature Buds
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers out to discover the wonders of nature at Blandford! Each Nature Buds program will feature a story, outdoor discovery and a hands-on activity. Dress for the weather as we will…

Bands at Blandford: Hollywood Makeout

Bands at Blandford: Hollywood Makeout
This annual outdoor music series features local bands ready to give attendees an evening of fun at the Blandford Farm! Bands at Blandford Series takes place every Friday from August 23rd through September 13th. Feel…

All About Owls

All About Owls
Whooo do you hear? Come join Blandford's Wildlife staff and get a close up look at Blandford's resident owls. Participants will dissect their own owl pellet and learn about the unique ecological niche these birds…

Barnyard Bonfire

Barnyard Bonfire
Enjoy an evening of farm fun by the light of the moon. Take a farmyard flashlight tour – visiting the animals and touring the fields at the height of the fall harvest. Then gather ‘round…