Programs

Preschool Programming

Adventures await for you and your little one...

Virtual Preschool Story Time on Facebook

Earlier this spring, due to the Covid-19 pandemic and center closure, we went virtual with our Story Times! You can still enjoy our virtual Story Time at 10 am on Thursdays and Saturdays  at least through the end of August - stay tuned for updates. Click here to check out our Facebook page where you'll find prior Story Time videos anytime and join us live on Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10 am!

Preschool Story Time at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center

We're bringing back Preschool Story Time at the center on Thursdays at 10 am!  To keep everyone safe during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we'll be requiring registration on Eventbrite and registration will be limited. Join us in person to enjoy listening to nature-based stories being read-aloud on our deck under the mulberry tree (or in the multi-purpose room in the event of inclement weather). After the stories, your little ones can visit our turtles or romp and play in our outdoor play area. Can't get to the center - don't worry, you can always join virtually by clicking the links above for our virtual storytime!

To register - please go to Eventbrite and search Preschool Story Time at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center! (links will go live Monday, July 20th at noon!)

*Due to continued safety measures, our library and playroom remain closed and our activity backpacks and manipulatives will be stored a little bit longer. All visitors over the age of 10 must wear a mask while inside the center so be sure to bring them with you just in case we're inside due to inclement weather. Face masks are strongly encouraged during our outdoor storytime. Thank you for your understanding!*

While Story Time is usually a free, drop-in program with no registration required, due to Covid-19 participants must be registered ahead of time at our Eventbrite link. Story Time will remain free. For more information, please contact Allison Clark, Education Program Manager, at aclark@audubon.org or 614-545-5482

Please follow us on social media or check with local news stations for information regarding closings due to inclement weather or Covid-19, special events or emergencies. Thank you!

Seasonal Celebrations 

Join us as we welcome each new season throughout the year and place our seasonal bird in its place of honor! Activities and fun are geared toward 2nd grade and below so bring the family and join the fun!

Art of Spring - check back next year! Unfortunately due to our Covid-19 closure we weren't able to hold the event this year.

Drop in to jump start your spring! Enjoy the beauty of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center and surrounding Scioto Audubon Metro Park with spring hikes, stories, games, crafts and snacks.

Summer Solstice Celebation - check back next year! Unfortunately due to our Covid-19 closure we weren't able to hold the event this year.

Welcome summer with your family at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center & in the surrounding Scioto Audubon Metro Park. Enjoy a summer hike, games, crafts, stories and songs and a special snack around the fire.

Fall Into Fun - Date TBD soon! Check back for a link to registration!

Families, fall into fun by starting the season off right with crafts, games, snacks, stories and songs to welcome the new season. Stick around to see the ceremonial changing of the bird - which bird will it be? 

Winter Warm Up - Date TBD soon! Check back for a link to registration!

Your family will stay warm enjoying a winter hike and scavenger hunt, wintery science experiments, games, crafts, stories and songs as we welcome winter at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center! See which bird will take watch over the center for the winter season and then stop by the river to see if you can spot his real-life friends! 

 

Trick or Tweet - Date TBD soon! Check back for a link to registration!

Join us for a popular fall treat for little ones! Bring your preschooler to the center for a morning of not-so-scary fun from 10 am - noon.  Costumes are fun and encouraged, especially for our costume parades at 10:30 am and 11:30 am! Your little one will delight in games, scavengers hunts, short hikes, crafts, sing-a-longs, read-alouds and even a healthy snack!

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