Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians. Saturdays and Sundays: diver show 11 a.m.; exotic animals show 2 p.m. Preschool story time 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Atlantic County Parks
Register for nature craft classes for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 16 at Fox Nature Center, Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor, Route 50 south of Mays Landing. Call 609-645-5960.
NJ Audubon's CMBO has the Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and the Northwood Center on Lily Lake in Cape May Point. Call 609-861-0700.
Free Avalon Seawatch through
Dec. 22 at 7th Street and the beach.
Guided birding trip to Forsythe NWR and Mott's Creek 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, starting at Forsythe; $35; preregister.
Weekly birding (and other) trips Dec. 8 to 15 - Cost $10; show and go. Saturday: Cape May Point State Park at 8 a.m.; meet at Hawk Watch platform.
Cape May Point
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, museum and free programs. Call 609-884-2159. Saturdays: beginners bird walk 9 a.m.; nature walks 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Forsythe will offer 90 minute jitney bus tours of the wildlife drive 1 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 10 and 17; $10 donation requested; reservation recommended by calling 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
of Cape May
N.J. Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has exhibits and observation tower; free. Call 609-898-8848.
Nature program for toddlers and caregivers 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9; $10; preregister.
Program on wildlife visitors to backyard habitat with author Pat Sutton 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10; $20; preregister.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails. Call 609-861-0600.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has an aquarium, displays and gift shop. Admission of $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities.
Annual quilters' covered dish dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9; must reserve and bring dish for eight; cost is $10. Call 609-368-1211.
Moonlight 4-mile nature walk
7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, from the general store at Historic Whitesbog Village, County Route 530, Pemberton; $5; preregister. Call 609-893-4646.
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