Where: Rock Creek Park Nature Center in Washington, D.C.
When: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It's a migration celebration! Join us in welcoming back the millions of migratory birds that spent the winter in Latin America.
In honor of International Migratory Bird Day, the National Park Service and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center are co-hosting a festival which will take place at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will feature guided bird hikes, bird banding demonstrations, live birds of prey, a variety of fun and educational games and crafts for kids, interactive exhibits by conservation organizations, live music and Latin American dance performances, and a bird-themed planetarium show.
There will be something for everyone, so bring the whole flock!
The Rock Creek Park Nature Center is located at 5200 Glover Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20015, near the intersection of Military Road and Glover Road. The Friendship Heights and Fort Totten Metro stops are the closest. From either Metro stop, take the E-2, E-3, or E-4 bus to the intersection of Glover and Military Roads. Look to your left and follow the trail up to the Nature Center.
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Bird Fest 2013 is organized by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and National Park Service.
With support from the following partners and sponsors: