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Arts in the Park

May 26 - June 30

Arts in the Park is a program for kids ages 6–12. The focus is on capturing the beauty of nature through sketching and painting.

The sessions include guided hikes through the Ricketson Nature Trails while learning how to sketch elements of nature. The sketches are then used to create paintings.

The free program will run Monday through Friday, 3–5 p.m., from May 26–June 30.

Pre-registration is strongly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

For more information or to register, visit or call 508-961-3015.


Ricketson Nature Center
54 Irvington St.
New Bedford, MA United States
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