May 11: CSU's Oxbow Meadows Audubon Bird Park opens

March 12, 2013 

Columbus State University's Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center offers several educational and entertaining animal encounters.

Grand Opening of the Audubon Bird Park: May 11, all day. Birds of a feather will be flocking to Oxbow for the Grand Opening of the Columbus Audubon Association's Bird Park. Visit the newest addition to the Oxbow Meadows gardens while enjoying a day full of bird-brained activities. There will also be opportunities for your children to craft a present for that special mother or grandmother. For more details, please visit us online at


Reading Club: 11-11:30 a.m. every Saturday. Slip into Oxbow every Saturday for story time starting at 11 a.m. A $1 donation earns your child a show (with pictures, puppets, or skits!) plus a new membership card. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s Reading Club ($1 donation = 1 stamp), your child’s membership card can be redeemed for a gift. For more details, please visit

Wildlife Explorers Program: First Tuesday of every month, 9:45 a.m.–11 a.m. Pre-registration required. Send your preschoolers on an environmental adventure right here in Columbus, Georgia! Introducing Oxbow's newest educational program: Wildlife Explorers! This program is specially tailored for children ages three to seven. On the first Tuesday of every month, from 9:45 to 11:00am, your children will explore a different environmental theme, complete with nature hikes, craft time, storytelling, songs, games, and other interactive activities! All programs adhere to state educational standards. Price of admission is $10 for one adult and one child; $5 for each additional child or adult. For more details, please visit /

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