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Daggerwing Nature Center

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11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States

May 2018

Mother Nature & Me: Fishy Friends

May 5, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$4

Ages 2-5 (w/ guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

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December 2018

Mother Nature and Me: Wild Webs

December 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) @ Reservations required by calling 561-629-8760. Replying to this event post is not a reservation. Thank you! Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Animal Enrichment Workshop

December 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $3/participant (Reservations required) @ Reservations required by calling 561-629-8760. Replying to this event post is not a reservation. Thank you! What does an animal like to do for fun? Learn how Daggerwing Nature Center cares for the animals with “enrichment” and help create some hands-on enrichment items for the animals’ enjoyment!

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January 2019

Dip Netting

January 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) Find out what creatures naturally live in the water of our wetlands! Collect tiny pond animals outside and then observe those findings using magnifying glasses and microscopes inside. *Wear closed-toe shoes that can get wet/dirty.

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Mother Nature & Me: Start Your Garden

January 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 2-5 (w/ guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Daggerwing Visits the Library: Butterflies

January 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required) Enjoy a special program about butterflies featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.

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Night Hike

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 5+, $5/participant (Reservations required) Always wondered what Daggerwing’s boardwalk would be like after dark? Join a naturalist on a nighttime boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.

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February 2019

Restorative Yoga

February 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center welcomes May Aguayo, certified Yoga instructor, to Daggerwing Nature Center. Restorative Yoga is a combination of gentle stretching, deep, meditative breathing, and simple, controlled postures to help improve flexibility, release tension, and alleviate stress. This relaxing practice brings mind and body into harmony. All equipment is provided. No experience needed. Pre-registration is required by phone 561-629-8760 or at the Nature Center. Payment due at first class.

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Restorative Yoga

February 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center welcomes May Aguayo, certified Yoga instructor, to Daggerwing Nature Center. Restorative Yoga is a combination of gentle stretching, deep, meditative breathing, and simple, controlled postures to help improve flexibility, release tension, and alleviate stress. This relaxing practice brings mind and body into harmony. All equipment is provided. No experience needed. Pre-registration is required by phone 561-629-8760 or at the Nature Center. Payment due at first class.

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Mother Nature & Me: Super Snakes

February 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 pm
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$4

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Restorative Yoga

February 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center welcomes May Aguayo, certified Yoga instructor, to Daggerwing Nature Center. Restorative Yoga is a combination of gentle stretching, deep, meditative breathing, and simple, controlled postures to help improve flexibility, release tension, and alleviate stress. This relaxing practice brings mind and body into harmony. All equipment is provided. No experience needed. Pre-registration is required by phone 561-629-8760 or at the Nature Center. Payment due at first class.

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Night Hike

February 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$5

Ages 5+, $5/participant (Reservations required) Always wondered what Daggerwing’s boardwalk would be like after dark? Join a naturalist on a nighttime boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.

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Restorative Yoga

February 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center welcomes May Aguayo, certified Yoga instructor, to Daggerwing Nature Center. Restorative Yoga is a combination of gentle stretching, deep, meditative breathing, and simple, controlled postures to help improve flexibility, release tension, and alleviate stress. This relaxing practice brings mind and body into harmony. All equipment is provided. No experience needed. Pre-registration is required by phone 561-629-8760 or at the Nature Center. Payment due at first class.

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March 2019

Geocaching by Bike

March 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required) Integrate modern technology with the exploration of nature! This BYOB* activity provides a chance for families to get outside and ride together while participating in the world-wide scavenger hunt called geocaching. Learn how to use a GPS handheld unit or bring a personal smartphone. *Bring your own bike

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April 2019

Fishing Fun

April 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) Learn the basics of freshwater fishing and practice learned skills. Class includes fishing pole basics, casting tips, and freshwater fish identification. All fishing supplies are provided. Please bring a water bottle, sun protection, and closed-toed shoes that can get wet/muddy.

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Mother Nature and Me: Backyard Birds

April 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$4

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Space is limited - RSVP is required. Clicking "Interested" or "Going" on the event page does not constitute a reservation. The only way to RSVP for this program is by registering at the nature center in advance during open hours or contacting us at 561-629-8760 to confirm registration details. Due to…

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May 2019

Mother Nature and Me: Animal Babies

May 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$4

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Space is limited - RSVP is required. Clicking "Interested" or "Going" on the event page does not constitute a reservation. The only way to RSVP for this program is by registering at the nature center in advance during open hours or contacting us at 561-629-8760 to confirm registration details. Due to…

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Animal Adventures

May 11, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $3/participant (Reservations required) Play active games and enjoy activities designed to teach about wild animals and their habitats. This outdoor recreational adventure brings an awareness of wildlife ecology. Wear closed-toe shoes and loose fitting comfortable clothes.

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Daggerwing Visits the Library: Alligators

May 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required) Enjoy a special program featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.

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Mother Nature and Me: Backyard Birds

May 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Space is limited - RSVP is required. Clicking "Interested" or "Going" on the event page does not constitute a reservation. The only way to RSVP for this program is by registering at the nature center in advance during open hours or contacting us at 561-629-8760 to confirm registration details. Due to…

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July 2019

Animal Feeding

July 24, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
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Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Families and all ages, FREE - No reservations needed Gather round the alligator tank in the Daggerwing Nature Center gallery and get a short talk about our alligator while she is being fed. Feel free to ask questions!

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August 2019

Animal Feeding

August 1, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 2, 2019 at 3:15 pm

Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Families and all ages, FREE - No reservations needed Gather round the alligator tank in the Daggerwing Nature Center gallery and get a short talk about our alligator while she is being fed. Feel free to ask questions!

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Animal Feeding

August 2, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 1, 2019 at 3:15 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 3:15 pm

Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Families and all ages, FREE - No reservations needed Gather round the alligator tank in the Daggerwing Nature Center gallery and get a short talk about our alligator while she is being fed. Feel free to ask questions!

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September 2019

Animal Trivia

September 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) Can owls really turn their heads all the way around? Could a turtle crawl out of its shell? Find out the truth about many common animal myths and meet several of the nature center’s live animals up close!​

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Butterfly Gardening Workshop

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States

Gardening basics Free plants Free Seeds Guest speaker Garden tour Kids' butterfly craft

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October 2019

Radical Reptiles

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) Join a naturalist for a family friendly program focusing on the amazing world of reptiles! Learn about these diverse scaly creatures and meet some resident reptiles up close and personal.

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Animal Keeper for a Day

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) Animal keepers have the coolest job! Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to feed diets, clean exhibits, and provide enrichments to the animals at the nature center. Learn what it takes to care for these special animal ambassadors.

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Hoot ‘N’ Howl

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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All ages, FREE (Reservations not required) Bring the kids in costume and enjoy not-so-scary Halloween games and crafts* while learning about nocturnal creatures such as owls, toads, snakes and spiders! *While supplies last.

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November 2019

Dip Netting

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) Find out what creatures naturally live in the water of our wetlands! Collect tiny pond animals outside and then observe those findings using magnifying glasses and microscopes inside. Please bring a water bottle, sun protection, and closed-toed shoes that can get wet/muddy.

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Mother Nature and Me: Thanksgiving with the Animals

November 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required) Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Space is limited - RSVP is required. Clicking "Interested" or "Going" on the event page does not constitute a reservation. The only way to RSVP for this program is by registering online at www.pbcparks.com. Click Online Services and select Register/Pay for program. Login with your name and password. New users must…

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Sensational Snakes

November 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) Learn all about snakes from a naturalist including how to identify the most common snakes found in southern Florida. After, meet some of the nature center’s slithering residents up close!

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December 2019

Geology Rocks

December 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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$3

Ages 8+, $3/person (Reservations required) Join a naturalist to learn amazing geology facts including how rocks form, the three categories of rocks, and techniques for identification. Through hands-on exploration of beautiful rocks and minerals, participants will discover the wonders of geology!

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Intro to Archery

December 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required) Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the sport of archery. This exciting program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before getting time to practice on the range.

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Wetland Animals

December 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Daggerwing Nature Center, 11435 Park Access Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498 United States
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Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) Learn about the animals that live in the wetlands and how they are adapted for life in this habitat. Live collection animals will be featured during the presentation to enhance the educational experience!

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