Sweetbriar Nature Center's Sam the groundhog hosts a scavenger hunt...

Sweetbriar Nature Center's Sam the groundhog hosts a scavenger hunt on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Credit: Sweetbriar Nature Center

Bring the kids to see if Sweetbriar Sam the groundhog is planning to hibernate for another six weeks or will predict an early spring.

The event starts at 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Dr. in Smithtown.

The event includes a scavenger hunt to learn facts about groundhogs, meet other animal hibernators and study weather predictors. Kids also can make a groundhog craft to take home.

Cost is $10 per child and $5 per adult. For more information, call 631-979-6344 or visit sweetbriarnc.org.