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 19th, there is an Owl Pellet Dissection Workshop ideal for children ages 5 and up (link to event);
  • On Saturday, April 20th, FOAM Family Nature Crafts are offered from 11:00-1:00pm (link to flyer);
  • On Saturday, April 20th, Sequoia Park Zoo will have a live Screech Owl for wildlife education 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • 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 21st 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 21st, 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 19th through Sunday, April 21st.

Click here to learn more about the 16th Annual Student Bird Art Contest.
Click here to learn more about the 14th Annual Student Writing Contest.