2017 Audubon Kids' Day

Join Audubon Sharon for our annual Audubon Kids' Day! Come enjoy a fun autumn afternoon at our Center on Sunday, October 29th from 12 - 3 p.m. The festivities will include: carnival-type games, kids’ crafts, live animals/petting zoo from The Nature of Things, a hay bale maze, hay wagon shuttles, professional face painting and glitter tattoos, a large leaf pit for jumping, balloon twisting, a magic show, and good food—such as burgers, hot dogs, apple cider, and homemade goodies. Fun for young children and their entire family!

Children are encouraged to come in costume and join in the costume parade around the Center grounds at approximately 2:30 p.m.

  • Admission: $20 per car
  • Rain or shine
  • Ideal for children Pre-K to 3rd grade

Schedule of Events

12:00-2:30 pm:  Games and crafts, balloon twisting, haybale maze, and leaf pit open

12:15-2:15 pm:  Professional Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos from Teach Art 2 Me (kids only)

                             Live animals/Petting Zoo from The Nature of Things

                             Build Your Own Wooden Toy with Wheels with the Tinker Wagon

2:30-2:40 pm:   Costume parade around the parking circle

2:40-3:00 pm:   Magic Show with Majik Andrew

All activities are included in the price of admission! (Food is extra)

Menu: Hamburger, Cheeseburger, Veggie Burger, Hot dog, Homemade Turkey Chili, Homemade soup, Assorted Chips & Snacks, Assorted homemade goodies (such as brownies, cupcakes, cookies, etc.,) hot chocolate, coffee, apple cider, juice boxes, water

For more information, contact the Sharon Audubon Center at 860-364-0520.

The Sharon Audubon Center is located on Route 4 in Sharon, Connecticut. Select here for directions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Volunteers Needed

Audubon Kids' Day typically has about 40 volunteers helping with games, crafts, food booth, parking, admissions, leaf pit, etc. If you would like to be a part of this event, please contact Wendy at 860-364-0520 x105 or by email at wmiller@audubon.org.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors and Donors

  • Armand Oppenheimer Environmental Fund
  • Litchfield Bancorp
  • Sharon Dental Associates
  • Salisbury Bank and Trust
  • Sharon Pharmacy
  • J&G Machining Co, Inc.
  • Upcountry Services
  • The Wassaic Project (visit Audubon Sharon at The Wassaic Project's Haunted Mill and Monster's Ball on Saturday, Oct. 28th at 3:00 p.m.)
  • The Wish House
  • Four Maples Farm - Use of hay wagons and haybales
  • Paley's Farm Market - Beautiful Fall Decorations