The 4th annual Algoma Bird Celebration will be held April 7, 9 am to 2 pm at the Algoma Youth Club, 620 Lake St. This event is free and open to the public with activities for all ages.
Programs, children’s activity area, informational displays including landscaping/gardening, sale items, door prizes, food and refreshments will be available throughout the day. The children’s area will offer free origami and coloring pages in addition to a very special visitor.
Children’s book author/illustrator Janet Tlachac-Toonen will read stories from her picture books at 10 am and noon.
Programs begin at 10 am with Bob Kuhn’s “Getting the Picture,” featuring photos illustrating the variety of birds that can be spotted in and around Algoma.
“Saving the Bluebirds” with Don Pritzl from the Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin follows at 11 am.
At 12:30 pm, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Chief Naturalist Kim Diedrich, joined by birds and other creatures from the Green Bay wildlife sanctuary, will provide a family friendly program. Bring the kids and grandkids to meet wildlife up close and personal.
The Algoma Bird Celebration is a project of the Bird City Algoma Committee and celebrates International Migratory Bird Day.
Details about the event and an associated photo contest for Kewaunee County middle and high school students can be found on the Bird City Algoma website at birdcityalgoma.com. For more information call 920.487.8136.