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Mattapan was attached to Boston as part of Dorchester in 1870. Mattapan is home to a mix of single home family houses as well as two and three family houses.

Mattapan Square which is where Blue Hill Ave., River St and Cummins Highway meet is the commercial hart of the neighborhood.

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Early Explorers
Ages:3-6

Explore, discover, and learn every Thursday at the BNC. Each program introduces young children to the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. We will spend time indoors and outdoors, discovering the fascinating beauty of nature and investigating seasonal changes. Each program offers a new nature theme and hands-on, minds-on experiences.

Preregistration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.



When: Oct 20, 2014 10 AM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Adult free, Child $7.00 (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10 )
Early Explorers
Ages:3-6

Explore, discover, and learn every Thursday at the BNC. Each program introduces young children to the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. We will spend time indoors and outdoors, discovering the fascinating beauty of nature and investigating seasonal changes. Each program offers a new nature theme and hands-on, minds-on experiences.

Preregistration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.



When: Oct 20, 2014 10 AM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Adult free, Child $7.00 (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10 )
Spider Web Walk
Ages:4+

What would the world be like without spiders? Would we be up to our ears in bugs? Spiders are natures bug zappers! Well hit the trails to investigate all the different habitats that spiders call home at the BNC and put together a spider identification book to take home.

Registration is required, online or by phone.



When: Oct 26, 2014 2 PM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Adult free, Child $7.00 (Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14 )
Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkin
Ages:3+

Celebrate the fall harvest and Halloween by creating your own carved pumpkin. Take part in pumpkin seed experiments and contests. Learn about the history of pumpkins, the Jack-O-Lantern story, and techniques to create spooky and silly designs. Register a week in advance to ensure a pumpkin of your own. Pumpkins are $5 unless you bring your own.



When: Oct 25, 2014 2 PM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $7; Non-members: (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14 )
Why did the Turkey Cross the Road?
Ages:7-11

Why did the turkey cross the road? Because it was the chicken's day off!

Snoods, wattles and gobbles... learn these terms and more about turkeys in this entertaining program. Create turkey track posters, examine feathers under a microscope, and practice your singing voice with turkey calls. After playing turkey games and creating a craft to take home, we will search the sanctuary for turkey signs and maybe even catch a glimpse of the flock! Come prepared to spend some time outdoors.

All ages are welcome, though content is geared to 7-11 year olds.

Preregistration is encouraged, though Walk-Ins are welcome.



When: Nov 22, 2014 10 AM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Adult free, Child $7.00 (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10 )
Homeschool Tuesdays - Grasshoppers
Ages:6-9

Boston Nature Centers homeschool classes combine science education with fun hands-on/minds-on outdoor experiences. Each session has a unique program taught by Teacher Naturalists, inspired by BNCs 67 acre wildlife sanctuary and aligned with Massachusetts Science Standards. Join us as we discover the outdoors through science, journaling, art and experiential play activities. The Grasshopper sessions are appropriate for children 6-9 years old.

Parents or caregivers can take advantage of using the Nature Nook or trails while the class moves between activities.

Registration is required, online or by phone.



When: Oct 20, 2014 1 PM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13 )
Homeschool Tuesdays - Dragonflies
Ages:3.5-5

Boston Nature Centers homeschool classes combine science education with fun hands-on/minds-on outdoor experiences. Each session has a unique program taught by Teacher Naturalists, inspired by BNCs 67 acre wildlife sanctuary and aligned with Massachusetts Science Standards. Join us as we discover the outdoors through science, journaling, art and experiential play activities. The Dragonflies sessions are appropriate for children 3.5-5 years old.

Parents or caregivers can take advantage of using the Nature Nook or trails while the class moves between activities.

Registration is required, online or by phone.



When: Oct 20, 2014 1 PM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13 )
Fall Feathered Friends
Ages:5-12

Take a journey to some of the most magical places at the BNC, discovering along the way our resident and migrating feathery friends. Learn how to use field marks, habitat, behavior, and song as aids in identifying different birds. We will hit the trails looking for birds in their natural habitat and make bird feeders to take home. Binoculars are available upon request.

Preregistration is encouraged, though walk-Ins are welcome.



When: Oct 25, 2014 10 AM in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Cost: Adult free, Child $7.00 (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10 )

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