Support Audubon: Get Your Taxes Done, Plan for Spring, Have Fun

Going “Behind the Scenes” with Wild Kingdom’s Peter Gros is one of a number of Audubon Exclusives: special opportunities one can receive in return for a donation to the Audubon Community Nature Center. There are only a few spots left for the upcoming experience at Struthers Library Theatre in Warren on Sunday, March 3.

The next Audubon Hidden Exclusive opportunity is a photo session/meet-and-greet with Wild Kingdom’s Peter Gros before his show at the Struthers Library Theatre on Sunday, March 3.

Audubon Hidden Exclusives include services, private programs and fundraising events offered by staff, board, volunteers and friends in exchange for a donation to the center. Each one is distinctive and available only through Audubon.

Audubon Exclusive services currently being offered include:

¯ 2018 Income Tax Preparation: A CPA who has had her own tax prep business for more than 30 years can assist with the many changes in the tax law.

¯ Garden Consultation: Audubon’s new president, who worked for seven years at Denver Botanic Gardens, will help with a garden plan, plant recommendations and suggested steps with timeline.

¯ Rent-a-Friend Seasonal Yardwork: Get ready for spring lawn and garden maintenance like tree and limb cutting, pruning, weeding, landscaping, mowing, clearing brush, planting, cleaning gutters, light chainsaw work, etc.

¯ Coin Appraisal: Learn if a collection has any value with an appraisal by the long-time president of the Jamestown Coin Club.

¯ Valentine’s Day – Kids’ Night Out: Spend Valentine’s Day with a special someone while children spend the evening at Audubon.

¯ Spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 30.

Private programs available now are:

¯ Grandpa Dave’s Storytelling and Folklore: entertainment for a gathering of family, youth group and more.

¯ Restoring Health – One Meal at a Time: presentation by Janeen Beard, a registered nurse and plant-based nutrition specialist.

¯ Maple Syrup Lesson and Demonstration: from identifying and tapping maple trees, to finishing the syrup, including bottles to take home

¯ Timber Rattlesnake “Hunt”: plan to travel to St. Marys, Pa., for a guided experience.

For details about all Audubon Exclusives, call 569-2345 during business hours or visit the Exclusives page at auduboncnc.org.

Donations support Audubon Community Nature Center educational programs serving schools in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Warren counties. Programs bring unique hands-on nature experiences to more than 19,000 students each year.

The Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren. For more information, call 569-2345 or visit auduboncnc.org.