The Minna Anthony Common (MAC) Nature Center

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Come join us for for the 40th Annual Autumn Festival! Enjoy music, the Craft Show, Scarecrow Making Contest and more! Cash only event, Children 12 & Under $1 or free with non-perishable food donation, Adults $3, Military & Seniors $2. Click here for more details.

Kenneth Deedy Environmental Internship Fund

Please consider contributing to the Kenneth Deedy Environmental Internship Fund to support a unique opportunity to honor a champion of the River through the creation of a summer internship program for an environmentally minded high school student. Click here for more details.



Capital Campaign

Check out our Capital Campaign Page to learn more about the big changes at the Nature Center and how you can continue to help.


Upcoming Programming

Come join us for our upcoming events listed on our Programming Page.

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Ongoing Programs

Junior Naturalist Program - Visit the Nature Center and become a Junior Naturalist. This three part series is full of fun activities to do outside. Complete all three packets and receive a Junior Naturalist patch. This program is  recommended for ages seven and up. $3 per patch


Natural Birthday Parties at the Nature Center - Make this a birthday special for your child with a Natural Birthday Party at the Nature Center. Children ages 5 to 12 can choose from seasonally appropriate themes such as Turtles, Exploring Ponds, Trees, Beavers and more. Call the Nature Center for more information or to schedule a party. Members $45; Nonmembers $60.