Great Events at Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center

Winter Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9am-4pm

Homeschool Discovery Program Project-Based River Study 2nd Thursday of every month (February 9, 2016) 10am – 12pm Amoskeag Fishways Staff will work with students to develop and execute a river-based project guided by the group’s knowledge and specific interests. January through June – Project-Based Study Grades 4 and up $60 per child for the spring semester (January - June) Registration required Call 626-FISH

Winter Wildlife Detectives Friday, February 10 6:30 - 8pm Amoskeag Fishways Even wild animals that we rarely see leave behind some kind of clue if they are close by. Learn to interpret animal tracks and signs, and put on your detective hat to help solve a wildlife puzzler mystery. $8 per family Registration required Call 626-FISH

Merrimack River Raptors Homeschool Program Thursday, February 16 10 – 11:30am Amoskeag Fishways In this program, students will learn about the many species of raptors that rely on the Merrimack River for survival. By looking at specialized adaptations, students will understand how birds of prey thrive in a river ecosystem. Grades 1 and up $10 per child Registration required Call 626-FISH

Let’s go ICE Fishing! Friday, February 17, 6 - 8pm Saturday, February 18, 9am - 1pm Amoskeag Fishways Learn how to ice fish with staff and volunteers of New Hampshire Fish and Game during this two-part program. Friday will cover ice safety, fish ecology, equipment, and more. Parents and participants over 16 do not need a fishing license during the organized field trip on Saturday. All angling gear will be provided. Bring your own lunch and wear proper outdoor clothing for Saturday. Ages 8 and up FREE Registration required Call 626-FISH

Pizza Party with the Painted Turtle Friday, February 24 6:30 - 8pm Amoskeag Fishways Take Friday night off and drive away the winter blues with a pizza party at the Fishways! After dinner and some turtle-y crafts, our very own painted turtles will make an appearance for a fun presentation. $15 per family includes pizza Registration required Call 626-FISH

Saturday Nature Seekers Saturdays 11am - 12pm Amoskeag Fishways Do you and your kids wish for opportunities to learn about nature but have trouble finding the time? Stop by our center any Saturday at 11 am for “short and sweet” miniprograms and fun nature-based activities. Discover something new every month! Topic: Backyard Birds – February 4, 11, 18, 25 Aerial Predators – March 18, 25 Donations encouraged Call 626-FISH

The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center PO Box 330 4 Fletcher Street Manchester, NH 03105-0330 Eversource – NH Audubon – NH Fish & Game Department – US Fish & Wildlife Service