Calendar of Events

River Center Open Saturdays

Dates: July 11 & 25 ( more dates to come for August)
Time: 10am-3pm (one hour time slots for each pre-registered group)
Location: WRWA River Center, 493 Old County Road
Cost: FREE
The River Center open Saturdays begin for this summer in July.  Come see the creatures in the aquariums, watch the augmented reality sand table and observe the creatures we find under the projection microscope.  Visitors will be required to pre-register by emailing River Center email if you would like to schedule a visit to our amazing Resource Room. Sessions last one hour and are available at 10am, 11am, 1pm or 2pm.  Each time slot can have up to 8 guests from the same group.  All visitors must wear face masks and practice social distancing while in the building.
You might want to bring something special to see on our projection microscope!

Westport Summer Passport

This fun self-guided family quest showcases Westport’s amazing heritage and environment. Visit six awesome  places featured in the free booklet, look around, and answer some fun questions.

Print the passport and go explore!passport2020

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River Rats

Dates: August 11,12,13  *New Dates added August 4, 5 6
Time: 10am-11pm
Location: Baby Beach on Cherry and Webb Lane
Cost: $10 members/ $12 nonmembers

Join WRWA this summer at the beach, for children ages 3-6. Each session will feature an hour at the beach during which participants will listen for shore birds, use nets to catch fish and crabs and explore the sand for hidden creatures. Hands-on investigations, activities, games and crafts will help participants learn about animals at the beach.

River Rats


Family Edventures

Dates: Tuesday through Friday in July and August
Time: 10am-12p or 1pm-3pm 
Location: WRWA River Center or Westport Town Beach


Join WRWA on a family edventure this summer. Get outdoors and learn more about local plants and animals.  Choose between four topics or schedule more than one edventure! 

Topics Include:

Seining– head to the river in search of fish, snails, crabs and more.

Bird search– grab some binocs and see what birds live around the river.

Beachcombing– look through the treasures that wash up on the beach.

River Center Tour-view the projection microscope, feeding time in the aquariums and the virtual reality sand table. 

For more information view the Family Edventures flyer .

Family Edventures


Electronics Recycling- New Date

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 9 – 11 AM
Location: Town Hall parking lot on Main Road in Westport

Items accepted: Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, routers, PDA’s, cell phones, mice, keyboards, inkjet printers, plastic speakers, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players, radios, network equipment, wires, stereos, telephones, microwaves, small household appliances, and auto/marine batteries, and battery back-ups.

A $10 disposal fee applies to each TV, monitor, large wooden-boxed speaker ($5 for small), laser-jet printer, air conditioner, dehumidifier, and other coolant containing device.

Not accepted: Light bulbs, household batteries, fire/carbon monoxide detectors, tapes/disks, glass, broken TV tubes, Styrofoam or any hazardous waste materials.
Indie Cycle, LLC, has a zero landfill policy. We do not remarket any hard drives or data storage devices. All electronic materials are transferred to ORS a local, R2 certified recycler for processing.

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Or contact WRWA at 508-636-3016,