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The Abbott's Mills Nature Cen- ter has announced its May pro- grams for kids. Individuals may receive infor- mation or register for any of the following programs or events by calling 422-0847: • Friday; May 2 - "Night Songs," for ages 6-8; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will hear the spring singing of frogs and toads and learn how to differentiate be- tween toads, frogs and their eggs. The outing will include a sunset walk along the pond and stream at Abbott's Mill. • Saturday, May 3- "Green Thumbs," for ages 3-5; 10 to 11:15 a.m. Children will use pro- vided seeds, soil and pots along with some instruction and get a head start on an at-home garden. Participants will find Out why green plants are so important, and will also learn a few tricks to make gardens thrive. • Saturday, May 3, "Wilderness Survival Training," for teens; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Teenagers will in- crease their camping confidence through exploration of the basics of surviving in the wild. Included will be tips on choosing the best camping and hiking equipment, building campfires, basic orien, teering techniques, finding and purifying water and applying ba- sic first aid. A camp lunch will be prepared. Nature Society slates programs at At mtt's Mill during May • Monday, May 12, "Robins and Worms," for ages I and a half to 2 and a half; 10 to 11 a.m. Children will take a walk through the woods, looking for robins and their favorite food, earthworms. Also included will be the creation of a mock nest to take home. • Saturday, May 17, "Beavers and the Tools of the Trade," for ages 6-8; 1 to 3 p.m. Kids will learn about the special body adap- tations that make the beaver a log- ger and lodge and dam builder. There will be a close-up study of a mounted beaver and participants will create a diorama of a beaver lodge to take home. • Saturday, May 17, "Nesting Bird Walk," for ages 9-12; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The nature center staff will lead participants on a "hush- hush" trek through the woods to locate and identify spring birds. If possible, those attending should bring binoculars. • Saturday, May 24, "Eighth Annual Horseshoe Crab Census," teens and adults; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Concerned with the declining horseshoe crab population, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reties heavily on volunteers to help in the annual count. Included will be a short program about the horse- shoe crab's natural history and its importance in the estnarine food web. Beach Boys concert near Lewes to benefit Beebe Medical Center For the second consecutive year, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) will host a fund-raiser to benefit Beebe Med- ical Center of Lewes, and Bur- dette-Tomlin Memorial Hospital of Cape May, NJ. The 1997 event will feature "good vibration" per: formances from the renowned Beach Boys. The event has already attracted its first presenting sponsor - Dover Downs Slots. Dover Downs will sell tickets, provide event attractions (including a race car display featuring the Dover Downs Pace Car) and offer cross- promotions • with the track and slot divisions. Organizations interest- ed in available sponsorship oppor- tunities may contact the DRBA at (302) 571-6300. The outdoor concert will be held Saturday, July 5 at the Eagle Crest Aerodrome property on Route 1 in Milton. The site has been donated by Hudson Homes of Rehoboth. The grounds will open at 4:30 p.m. and an opening band will take the stage prior to the 8 p.m. perfor- mance of the Beach Boys. A tradi- tional July 4th fireworks exhibi- tion and laser show will conclude the evening. For more information, call the Benefit Concert Line at (302) 571-6488. Tickets can be purchased in per- son at the Dover Downs ticket of- rice, or by calling Bob Bryan at • 644-6030 at the Lewes Ferry Ter- minal. Tickets are $20 per person. At- tendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for seating DRBA raised a total of $90,000 for Beebe Medical Center and Burdette-Tomlin Hospital at last year's fund-raiser on board the MV Twin Capes with entertain- ment provided by The Delaware Symphony. • Saturday, May 31, "Becoming a Naturalist for a Day," ages 9-14; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will join members of the National Wild Turkey Federation to dis- cover what it would be lkfe to be a ologists collect birds for study and wildlife biologist, banding, and a cook-out lunch. To Activities during the day will reserve a space, a $10 deposit is include collecting and observing required which will be returned on pond inhabitants, learning how bi- the day of the event. 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