Audubon offering Valentine’s Day Kids Night Out

Submitted Photo You can enjoy Valentine’s Day while your kids have a night out at Audubon Community Nature Center. After a pizza dinner, they can play games, visit with the animals, and explore the new indoor nature play area in the Sky Room. Animal Tracks Twister, like these girls are playing, is one of the game possibilities.

Jamestown — You can spend Valentine’s Day evening with your special someone while your kids enjoy an evening at Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC).

On Thursday, Feb. 14, Audubon’s naturalists are presenting Valentine’s Day — Kids Night Out. Activities from 5 to 8 p.m. include board games, a visit with the animals, and play time in the new indoor nature play area in the Sky Room. A simple pizza dinner with sides is included. This Audubon Exclusive Fundraising Event is for children ages 4 to 12 (children must be potty-trained).

All proceeds support ACNC educational programs serving schools in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Warren Counties. These programs bring unique hands-on nature experiences to more than 19,000 students each year. Cost is $20 per child, and space is limited.

Deadline for reservations is Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Reservations can be made by calling 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at

Audubon Exclusives are events and services offered by staff, board, volunteers, and friends in exchange for a donation to ACNC. Each one is distinctive and available only through Audubon.

Details for all the current Audubon Exclusives are on the Exclusives page at

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Regular building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 or visit

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.