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All-ages nature program Flying Squirrel Adventures to celebrate launch in Kentville

Flying Squirrel Adventures launched on April 21 with its first nature event at the Kentville Ravine.
Flying Squirrel Adventures has a nature challenge and outdoor concert planned for Oct. 20. - Contributed

KENTVILLE, NS - It’s a celebration of the splendor of nature and the launch of the Flying Squirrel Adventures program.

Flying Squirrel Adventures is holding a free, all-ages nature challenge followed by a live musical performance in the Kentville Ravine on Oct. 20. The nature challenge will take participants into the ravine to test their awareness skills. This will be followed by an open air concert by Little Miss Moffat (Ashley Moffat), who will perform many of her nature songs that teach about plants and animals. There will be prizes, information on local biodiversity, hot cider and more.

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The nature challenge begins at 10 a.m. and the concert is at 11 a.m. Admission is a free-will offering. Participants are asked to dress for the conditions since it is an outdoor event and solid footwear is recommended for the walk into the ravine. Participants will meet by the upper parking lot behind the Kentville Research Station at 32 Main St.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/333621507186293/. The event could be postponed due to the weather, so participants are asked to check the Facebook page for a possible rain date.

Flying Squirrel Adventures is a free nature program for all ages that runs monthly out of the Kentville Ravine. The group helps facilitate learning about nature in nature by bringing people together to share, explore and grow. Participants connect with nature through games, activities, challenges, discussions, presentations, workshops and more.

Flying Squirrel Adventures is a collaborative initiative hosted by the Town of Kentville and various local nature groups. The group meets at the ravine every third Saturday of the month, year-round.

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For more information on Flying Squirrel Adventures, visit https://valleyflyingsquirrel.wordpress.com/calendar/.

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