Merryspring Nature Center will host a program called “Nature’s Tea Party” as part of its Free Family Fridays series Friday, Aug. 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  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 a.m.

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

Merryspring is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden, behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information contact info@merryspring.org or call 236-2239.