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193 Thompson Road, Oswego, NY 13126 #WinterTails
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Children and their families are invited to a warming winter story hour, offered once each month at Rice Creek. Naturalist Ms. Linda will share delightful tales (or "tails") of winter -- about animals preparing for winter and hibernating, people tapping maple trees, and more. Each free program comes complete with hot cocoa and a corresponding creative activity. Designed for school-aged children and their families, each program last approximately 45 minutes.


Books by month:

  • January 21: Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story and Winter Eyes. Activity: making snowflakes
  • February 11: Winter's Tale and Stranger in the Woods. Activity: making a habitat
  • March 18: Sugaring and The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow. Activity: Linda's maple song and maple syrup tasting
  • April 8: In My Dreams I Can Fly and The Gift of the Willows. Activity: TBD


Please note that children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.


Rice Creek Field Station is located at 193 Thompson Road in Oswego, 1.5 miles south of the main SUNY Oswego campus.

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  • Ashley Young
  • Elizabeth McGrath

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