OWL MEET & GREET
Thursday, June 24, 2021
5:30pm

Come join wildlife specialists from On the Wing and meet up close and in person (in a Covid conscious way), some of the many raptor species that call New England home!

Learn about a variety of New England raptor species, their habitats, diets, calls, and tips on how to spot them in the wild.

On the Wing educators will also focus on raptor importance in balancing prey populations, health of ecosystems, current challenges they face, and how YOU can help!

Join us for this powerful and unique opportunity!

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful species and empower audience members to help bridge the gap for wildlife!

This is not a youth program, but is family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations .

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

Proceeds from this program will support On The Wing and The Word Barn.

Held in The Word Barn Meadow, this is an open-air, distanced, contactless event, and COVID conscious event.

 

*Join the Barn Club and receive $5 ticket discounts every month.

BIRDS & BREWS
Sunday, May 23, 2021
8:30am

Join The Word Barn and New Hampshire Audubon volunteer Scott Heron as we enjoy spring migration. We’ll head out in a limited group from The Word Barn Meadow on a leisurely morning walk observing and identifying a variety of bird species who call this area home, or are currently passing through.

Concluding at The Word Barn Meadow, we’ll enjoy a complimentary beer or cider and notes about our sightings.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the New Hampshire Audubon and The Word Barn.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and COVID conscious event.

 

*Join the Barn Club and receive $5 ticket discounts every month.

RAPTOR MEET & GREET, and RELEASE
Sunday, June 6, 2021
3:30pm

Come join Jane Kelly from On the Wing and meet up close and in person (in a Covid conscious way), some of the many raptor species that call New England home!

Learn about a variety of New England raptor species, their habitats, diets, calls, and tips on how to spot them in the wild.

On the Wing educators will also focus on raptor importance in balancing prey populations, health of ecosystems, current challenges they face, and how YOU can help!

In addition, this program will have the finale of a release of a rehabilitated red-tailed hawk. Join us for this powerful and unique opportunity!

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful species and empower audience members to help bridge the gap for wildlife!

This is not a youth program, but is family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations .

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

Proceeds from this program will support On The Wing and The Word Barn.

Held in The Word Barn Meadow, this is an open-air, distanced, contactless event, and COVID conscious event.

 

*Join the Barn Club and receive $5 ticket discounts every month.

OWL MEET & GREET, and RELEASE – SOLD OUT
Friday, May 28, 2021
5:30pm

Come join Jane Kelly from On the Wing and meet up close and in person (in a Covid conscious way), some of the many species of owls that call New England home!

Learn about a variety of New England owl species, their habitats, diets, calls, and tips on how to spot them in the wild.

On the Wing educators will also focus on our owls importance in balancing prey populations, health of ecosystems, current challenges they face, and how YOU can help!

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful species and empower audience members to help bridge the gap for wildlife!

In addition, this program will have the finale of a release of a rehabilitated wild Barred owl! Join us for this powerful and unique opportunity!

This is not a youth program, but is family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

Proceeds from this program will support On The Wing and The Word Barn.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and COVID conscious event.

 

*Join the Barn Club and receive $5 ticket discounts every month.

OWLS OF NEW ENGLAND – SOLD OUT
Friday, May 7, 2021
5:30pm

Come join Jane Kelly from On the Wing and meet up close and in person (in a Covid conscious way), some of the many species of owls that call New England home!

Learn about a variety of New England owl species, their habitats, diets, calls, and tips on how to spot them in the wild.

On the Wing educators will also focus on our owls importance in balancing prey populations, health of ecosystems, current challenges they face, and how YOU can help!

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful species and empower audience members to help bridge the gap for wildlife!

This is not a youth program, but is family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

Proceeds from this program will support On The Wing and The Word Barn.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and COVID conscious event.

 

*Join the Barn Club and receive $5 ticket discounts every month.


OWL BRUNCH
Saturday, December 19, 2020
10:30am

Our owls are on the move and making a hoot!

This fun event introduces participants to the amazing adaptations of native owls. We’ll gather (at a distance) in The Word Barn Meadow and meet real and live owls from the Center for Wildlife, learn about our native owl species, their ecology, and adaptations.

We welcome owl prowlers of all ages, but please remember that patience and a quiet atmosphere are crucial for owling.

This is not a youth program, but family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary coffee, tea, or hot chocolate! Tender Crumb is also providing a delicious complimentary baked good for ticket holders (limited to the first 40 purchases).

Proceeds from this program will support the Center for Wildlife and The Word Barn.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and COVID conscious event.

 

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OWL PROWL
Friday, December 4, 2020
4:30pm

Our owls are on the move and making a hoot!

This fun event introduces participants to the amazing adaptations of native owls. We’ll gather (at a distance) in The Word Barn Meadow and meet real and live owls from the Center for Wildlife, learn about our native owl species, their ecology, and adaptations.

Following the presentation, we’ll take a short walk into the surrounding habitat to call for owls and listen for whooo might call back.

We welcome owl prowlers of all ages, but please remember that patience and a quiet atmosphere are crucial for owling.

This is not a youth program, but family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer, cider, or hot chocolate!

Proceeds from this program will support the Center for Wildlife and The Word Barn.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and COVID conscious event.

 

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OWLOWEEN
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Noon – 1:00pm

Bring your blankets and chairs and join us in The Word Barn Meadow for an outdoor, COVID conscious, environmental education program based around Hallowe’en!!

Meet some wild animal ambassadors – like different owl species and turkey vultures – and learn how un-scary they actually are!

Proceeds from this program will support the Center for Wildlife, Exeter Conservation Commission, and The Word Barn.

Focusing on animals found in our local habitat, the Center for Wildlife will provide an in-depth introduction to the unique differences and similarities between the different wild animal ambassadors (i.e. owls, turkey vultures), as well as natural and personal histories.

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful ambassadors of their species, as well as provide their natural and personal histories and empower audience members to help to steward the environment that we all share.

Following the program, there will be a Q&A session.

This is not a youth program, but family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and limited-capacity event.

 

 

RAPTORS & REPTILES
Thursday, September 24, 2020
5:30 – 6:30pm – SOLD OUT

Bring your blankets and chairs and join us in The Word Barn Meadow for an outdoor, COVID conscious, environmental education program focused on raptors and reptiles!

Proceeds from this program will support the Center for Wildlife, Exeter Conservation Commission, and The Word Barn.

Focusing on animals found in our local habitat, the Center for Wildlife will provide an in-depth introduction to the unique differences and similarities between raptors and reptiles.

How do each of these animal groups adapt with our changing seasons? How can you help your wild neighbors?

This hour long program will connect the audience with these beautiful ambassadors of their species, as well as provide their natural and personal histories and empower audience members to help to steward the environment that we all share.

Following the program, there will be a Q&A session.

This is not a youth program, but family friendly and children are most welcome (and will surely be fascinated, inspired, and learn lots). Children under 10 are free, but are required to register given capacity limitations.

Each ticket includes a complimentary beer or cider.

This is a distanced, open-air, contactless, masked, and limited-capacity event.