073113 Explore Paradise Point on Newfound Lake during August (245)

HEBRON — During the month of August, Newfound Audubon Center will be bustling with fun, family programs.

Visitors can start their weekend with a campfire on Friday evenings at 7:30 and join as local storyteller Doug "Amoo" Riddle delights with stories, songs, and lore.

On Saturdays join Newfound Audubon Center's Interpretive Naturalist Kyle Haydon for engaging and informative programs. Programs will feature Insectomania (August 3), S-s-s-snakes Alive (August 10), Night Walk (August 17), Terrific Turtles (August 24), and a Discovery Walk (August 31).

On Sundays beginning August 11, Haydon will lead families on a hike of the sanctuary, including some activities along the way.

All Saturday and Sunday programs take place at the Paradise Point Nature Center beginning at 10 a.m. and run an hour with the exception of the Night Walk, which begins at 8 p.m.

Suggested donation for each program is $4/person, $10 per family (up to 2 adults/2 kids).

For more information or to learn more about our other programs, which include weekly youth programs, the Tuesday evening Red Barn Lecture series, and Wednesdays canoe/kayak tours, stop by Paradise Point Nature Center at 290 North Shore Road in Hebron or call 744-3516.

The center is open weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Trails are open from dawn to dusk. The property includes 3500 feet of unspoiled frontage on Newfound Lake, a nature center with interactive exhibits, and canoe and kayak rentals to explore Newfound Lake and Hebron Marsh.