AUBURN – On Sat., June 14, the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn will host a family friendly look at 100 years at the Brown Farm. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., there will be ongoing activities, including live farm animals, antique tractor displays, history exhibits, old-fashioned games, gardening and canning demonstrations, and storytelling. There’s something for everyone.
Admission is $5.00 per person, and $10.00 per family. Food will be available for sale.
Scheduled events will begin with a flag ceremony, conducted by Girl Scout troops 15018 and 20001, in honor of Flag Day. John Porter from UNH Cooperative Extension will present a lecture on the architecture and use of historic barns. A program about raising backyard chickens will be conducted by Kathy Fennessey (and her chickens). Ruth Smith will lead an interpretive walk exploring the clues to past land uses of the Massabesic Sanctuary. The programs will conclude with a presentation by John O’Neil from the Manchester Water Works, describing the history of the Lake Massabesic area.
This event is part of a series of activities offered to celebrate New Hampshire Audubon’s Centennial and 100 years of Conservation. To learn more about this and other events visit: www.nhaudubon.org or call 668-2045.