Mondays & Fridays, June 11 - September 28 | 1 - 2 pm
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9
It’s feeding time at Felix Neck! Meet our resident snake, turtle, frogs, and the many creatures in our saltwater tank and learn about these animals during their feeding time.
NURSERY SCHOOL NATURALISTS
Thursdays, September 27 - November 15 | 10 - 11 am
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9 Join us
Thursday mornings 10:00 – 11:00 am while we look for signs of Fall. Watch the season unfold at Felix Neck as we see days grow shorter and leaves change color through stories, crafts, walks, live animal presentations, and more!
Friday, November 23 | 11 am - 3 pm Rain date: Saturday, November 24 | 11 am - 3 pm Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9; Children under 3: FREE
Join us for our 37th Annual Fall Festival! This celebration of fall is a Vineyard tradition held the day after Thanksgiving. With hayrides, face-painting, live music, food, crafts for kids, live animals and trail walks there is something for everyone and fun to be had by the whole family
NATURE TRIVIA NIGHT
Thursdays, September 6 - October 25 | 6 - 7 pm
Members: $5/team; Nonmembers: $10/team
Join us for a night of nature trivia! Bring your picnic dinner and your team of ALL ages and see how well you know our island’s natural history and wildlife!
SELF CARE SUNDAY
Sunday, September 23 | 9 am - 2:30 pm
Members: $65; Nonmembers: $80
Take some time for yourself to unwind and relish the autumn air with three different opportunities at the sanctuary. Come for one or all three!
9 am Guided Mediation and Labyrinth Walk ($10/12)
10:15 am Vinyasa Flow Yoga ($20/25)
5:30 pm Guided Moonrise Kayak ($42/52)
Thursdays, June 21 - September 13 | 8 - 9:30 am
FREE with Sanctuary admission
The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to moderate stroll. Bring bug spray.
GARDEN VOLUNTEER WORK DAY
Thursdays, June 14 - September 27 | 1 - 3 pm
Help our garden grow! Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for the knowledge but stay for the experience and fun!
ACCESS-ABLE GUIDED TOURS
Call us to schedule
FREE with Sanctuary admission
Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour guided tour will highlight the property’s woodlands, marshes, and beach habitats. Tours will be held on the first and third Thursdays of June through September. Registration is required and groups are limited to three people.
MORNING MEDITATION & LABYRINTH WALK
Tuesdays, June 19 - September 25 | 8 - 9 am
FREE with Sanctuary Admission
Come with your own intention and see what the labyrinth has to offer as you’re guided through this seated and walking meditation.
KAYAK & STAND UP PADDLE BOARD (SUP) QUESTS
Monday - Friday, May 7 - September 28
Members: $36/kayak or SUP; Nonmembers: $46/kayak or SUP
Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s people, places, and wildlife. Single and double kayaks and two SUPs available; call to reserve for up to 2.5 hours; boats and SUPs must be returned by 3:30 pm.
MOONRISE KAYAK TOURS
May – September
Times and dates vary; call (508) 627-4850 or go online for schedule
Members: $42/person; Nonmembers: $52/person
See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light— moonlight—as we celebrate each month’s full moon. With a guide, kayak on the pond as the sun sets, stars twinkle, and the moon rises.
SUNSET KAYAK TOURS
Mondays & Wednesdays, June 11 - September 26
Times vary; call (508) 627- 4850 or go online for schedule
Members: $39/person; Nonmembers: $49/person
Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour of Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the natural world come to tranquil peace as you float and relish the view.
Members: $150; Nonmembers: $225
Make your child’s birthday truly memorable this year by having a party at Felix Neck. Parties include a one-hour educational program led by our staff and one-hour use of our Discovery Room. Bring your own cake and ice cream to complement a fun and educational experience! We have a carry-in/carry-out policy.
Recommended for ages 4+; Maximum group size: 15 children
GROUP PROGRAMS & PRIVATE TOURS
Interested in a private kayak tour or a customized special program? We offer a wide variety of activities that can be scheduled with a Felix Neck naturalist on or off site.
Register online at www.massaudubon.org or by phone at 508.627.4850
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Po Box 494
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568