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Explore with a naturalist as Mill Mountain animals wake up for spring

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The Discovery Center at Mill Mountain Park will host a program, "Who Lives Here?", on Saturday, March 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for children aged 5-12.

Children will explore the mountain with a naturalist, looking for signs of animals who have emerged from hibernation or are migrating northward.

The cost is $6.00 and registration can be completed online at the Play Roanoke website.

To complement this activity, read the following spring-themed picture books with your young child:

  • I See Spring by Charles Ghigna and Ag Jatkowska
  • Splish, Splash, Spring by Jan Carr and Dorothy Donohue
  • My Spring Robin by Anne Rockwell, Harlow Rockwell, and Lizzy Rockwell
  • When will it be Spring? by Catherine Walters
  • Wake Up, It's Spring! by Lisa Campbell Ernst

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