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Ella Pike and Dana Tatlock at the 2018 Buzzards Bay Swim.
6:30AM - 10:30AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Discover the beauty and spirit of Buzzards Bay at the Coalition's 26th annual Buzzards Bay Swim, featuring a spectacular open water course across outer New Bedford Harbor.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: $25 registration fee/$150 fundraising minimum
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a boy holding a hermit crab at Silvershell Beach in Marion
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Your whole family will enjoy this fun chance to explore beach and salt pond habitats along the coastline.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
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a boy standing in the water at Fort Taber Park holding a net
7:30AM - 10:00AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Stop by the Amica tent at the Swim to meet Bay critters in a touch tank and go on a beach exploration!

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
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Bees on a hive
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Join Wildlands Trust in some hand-on activities to learn about pollinators and the important roles they play in our everyday lives.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: $10 Wildlands Trust members, $15 nonmembers
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man taking a photo of the Acushnet River at The Sawmill
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest Interpretive Center, 194 Cranberry Road, Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Learn how to take great pictures with everything from long lens cameras to disposable cameras and smart phones.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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butterfly on a flower at Tripps Mill in Mattapoisett
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Myles Standish State Forest, 194 Cranberry Road, Carver, MA 02366|Directions

Come find some of the beautiful and rare butterflies and moths that make their home in this forest.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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a woman holds up a blue crab to show two young girls
2:30PM - 4:00PM
Horseneck Beach State Reservation, 5 John Reed Road, Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn about the creatures that live on Buzzards Bay's beaches during these educational programs.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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sunset over Horseneck Beach
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Horseneck Beach State Reservation, 5 John Reed Road, Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Explore Horseneck Beach as the sun gets lower in the sky, the day’s heat fades, and evening draws near.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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two people holding a Save Buzzards Bay March for Science sign
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Discuss how to transform awareness into action in the final talk of this climate change series.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust, Mass Audubon, & Manomet
Cost: Free
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A family on Onset Bay in a Coalition sailboat
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Onset Pier, 184 Onset Ave., Wareham, MA 02538|Directions

Get your kids familiar with the principles of sailing, and take an evening cruise across beautiful Onset Bay!

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
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