Free Family Fridays identifies plants for refreshing summer drinks

Merryspring Nature Center takes a look at ‘Nature’s Tea Party’

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CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will host a program called “Nature’s Tea Party” as part of its Free Family Fridays series on Friday, August 12, at 10 a.m.

A number of common backyard and garden plants can be turned into tasty teas. This program will show children and their families how to identify and safely harvest plants that can be used to make refreshing summer drinks. Guests will be able to sample a variety of different teas made from plants growing at Merryspring.

This program is outdoors. Guests must wear weather-appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes, and be prepared to walk for one hour. In the event of rain, this program will be canceled.

Free Family Fridays will take place at Merryspring on select July and August Fridays at 10 am and are sponsored by Renys, A Maine Adventure.

Preregistration is necessary for this event, with limited space available. Guests may sign up by contacting Merryspring at 207-236-2239 or Admission is free to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden, behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact or call 207-236-2239.


Event Date: 

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 10:00am

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


Merryspring Nature Center
Camden, ME 04843
United States