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Celebrate Swifts Weekend 

When: Aug. 21-23 2015
Friday, August 21 Chimney Swift Conservation Forum: Meet and listen to experts from around the country who have worked to save Chimney Swifts and a relative out west, the Vaux's Swift. N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Nature Research Center / Environmental Conference Room, 121 W. Jones St., Raleigh Opening dessert reception from 6 to 7 p.m., then speakers from 7 to 10 p.m. Free Saturday, August 22 Chimney Swift Family Festival See life through the eyes of a Chimney Swift at this fun festival for the whole family. Take a peek at a live nest inside the newly built, 30-foot-tall Chimney Swift Tower. Plus games, crafts, nature walks, education stations, live music and more. Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Dr., Raleigh 4 to 9 p.m. Free Sunday, August 23 Swift Community Stakeout See Chimney Swifts swirl into urban chimneys that you might not know exist. Chimney Swift roost sites throughout Raleigh, TBA TIME: 7 p.m. until the swifts go to roost (dusk)


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