Activities for Children

Activities for Children

We offer a number of activities for children and their families to enjoy during the Spring festival weekend.

  • On Friday, April 21st, there is an Owl Pellet Dissection Workshop ideal for children ages 5 and up (link to event);
  • On Saturday, April 22nd, FOAM Family Nature Crafts are offered from 11:00-1:00pm;
  • Also on Saturday, there is a Kids Birding Fieldtrip to the Arcata Marsh (link to event) and a Kids Art Workshop (link to event);
  • On Sunday, April 23rd there is a 2nd Kids Birding Fieldtrip to the Arcata Marsh (link to event).

Kids under 18 may register for these events free of charge. We ask that at least one parent or guardian attend the event with their child, parents are not required to register themselves.

The Student Art & Writing Contest Awards Ceremony, co-sponsored by Friends of the Arcata Marsh (FOAM) and Redwood Region Audubon Society (RRAS), will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, starting at 10:30am in the Main Hall of the Arcata Community Center. Award recipients will be contacted prior to the festival. All entries will be posted in the lobby of the Arcata Community Center for viewing Friday, April 21st through Sunday, April 23rd.

Click here to learn more about the 14th Annual Student Bird Art Contest.
Click here to learn more about the 12th Annual Student Writing Contest.