Oak Knoll family nature hike

Oak Knoll is offering a family nature hike to ring in the New Year.

ATTLEBORO — Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary, run by the Mass Audubon Society, is hosting two programs at its 1417 Park St. location, one on Monday on dinosaurs, the other a New Year’s Day hike to ring in the new year.

“Dinosaur Discovery: Ice Age Animals” is taking place from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 30. Investigate the Ice Age and learn about Woolly Mammoths, Woolly Rhinos and other giant mammals that are often mistaken for dinosaurs. Go on a hike to explore evidence of the ice age on trails, then make a craft.

For families with children ages 5 to 12. Cost is $10 for child members, $12 nonmember children. Adults are free.

The First Day Hike is being held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1. All ages welcome and there is no charge.

The First Day Hike is a national program encouraging people to explore nature with free guided hikes at state parks and sanctuaries New Year’s Day.

Preregister at 508-223-3060 or online at www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/oak-knoll.

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