Events & Updates


Saturday, September 22nd at 1:00P.M.: THE NATURE OF BIRDS

Birds seem fragile, yet they survive many challenges in nature.  Learn what special traits, adaptations and survival strategies our feathered friends employ.

Saturday, September 29th at 11:00 A.M.: TEA IN THE GARDEN

Join us for a cup of tea and some cake while exploring the Pollinator Garden in late summer.  Enjoy the beautiful sanctuary grounds, learn about the garden plants and how you can support pollinators in your backyard and neighborhood.  Sponsored by the Friends of Read.

Saturday, October 6th at 10:00A.M.: VOLUNTEER CORPS WORKDAY

Help with invasive plant removal, trail work, beach clean-up and more.  This is a great way to have fun, get some exercise and give something back to the earth.

Saturday, October 13th at 12P.M to 5P.M.: FALL FESTIVAL AT READ SANCTUARY

It’s time once again for our Fall Festival!  Activities include birds of prey demonstration, live animals program, crafts, storytelling, pumpkin patch, live music, fun activities for adults and kids, food trucks and much more. $10 per person. 3 & under free. Free parking. Edith Read Fall … Read More

Saturday, October 20th at 11:00A.M.: FRIENDS OF READ ANNUAL MEETING

Find out what we’ve been doing, where the challenges and opportunities are, and who your board members are.  Share your ideas and learn about our Sanctuary Volunteer Corps.  Open to all members.  Meeting will be followed by a luncheon.

Saturday, October 27th at 1P.M.: PUPPET SHOW: “TURTLE’S WETLAND QUEST”

”Blanding” the turtle is in search of a new, safe wetland habitat.  The little pond where she lives is no longer safe because a road has been built between her pond and the place where she must go to lay her eggs.  When she meets … Read More