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 15th, there is an Owl Pellet Dissection Workshop ideal for children ages 5 and up (link to event);
  • On Saturday, April 16th, FOAM Family Nature Crafts are offered from 12:00-2:00pm (link to flyer);
  • 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 17th 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 16th, starting at 11:00am 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 15th through Sunday, April 17th.

Click here to learn more about the 13th Annual Student Bird Art Contest.
Click here to learn more about the 11th Annual Student Writing Contest.