FREE Itty Bitty Bay Explorers Program Kicks Off


End of May through June are 4 FREE session!

Get your little ones to discover the outdoors through the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Itty Bitty Bay Explorers program, a series of four free outings on Wednesday mornings in May and June. Through fun games and hands-on activities, your whole family can learn about Buzzards Bay’s animals, plants and habitats.

There will be four sessions of Itty Bitty Bay Explorers. The Coalition encourages families to attend all four programs, but it is not required. All sessions will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, May 29: “Prepare for Exploration” at the Buzzards Bay Center’s Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center (114 Front Street, New Bedford)
  • Wednesday, June 5: “Salt Marsh Exploration” at Little Bay Marsh (off Edgewater Street in Fairhaven)
  • Wednesday, June 12: “Forest Investigation” at Nasketucket Bay State Reservation (Brandt Island Road, Mattapoisett)
  • Wednesday, June 19: “Beach Discovery” at Fairhaven Town Beach (end of Fir Street on West Island)

Itty Bitty Bay Explorers is recommended for families with young children ages five and under. The program is free; reservations are required. For more information and to RSVP, contact Cassie Lawson at or (508) 999-6363 x230.
Itty Bitty Bay Explorers is part of the Coalition’s Bay Adventures series – programs designed for explorers of all ages to get outside and discover Buzzards Bay. To learn more about all of the Coalition’s Bay Adventures, visit

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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