Activities for Children
We offer a number of activities for children and their families to enjoy during the Spring festival weekend at the Arcata Community Center.
- On Friday, April 17th, there is an Owl Pellet Dissection Workshop ideal for children ages 5 and up.
- On Saturday, April 18th, FOAM Family Nature Crafts are offered from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- On Saturday, April 18th, Nature Joe’s will have hands-on animals in the main hall 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Also on Saturday, there is a Kids Birding Fieldtrip to the Arcata Marsh and a Kids Art Workshop
- On Sunday, April 19th there is a 2nd Kids Birding Fieldtrip to the Arcata Marsh.
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 18th, 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 17th through Sunday, April 19th.