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Hummingbird Days at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - March 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

| $10

Visit the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum for the central coast’s premier family-oriented educational event celebrating one of nature’s vibrant aerial acrobats, the Hummingbird.During the event, nature lovers of all ages will experience and learn about these amazing birds and the particular flowers at the Arboretum that host and support them. Visitors will have plenty of opportunity to see and hear hummingbird courtship and shenanigans as well as participate in a variety of activities focused on these amazing creatures (and more!).

Activities Include:
– Children’s art projects, bird walks, and face painting
– Talks on Hummingbird Natural History, and Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds
– Hummingbird Photography Workshop
– Guided tours of the gardens and their bird life
– Spanish tours offered both days at 2 and 3 PM


March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am
March 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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UC Santa Cruz Arboretum
High St. west of Western Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 + Google Map