A Junior Animal Keepers class designed to show sixth- and seventh-graders how to care for the menagerie at the Connecticut Audubon Center at Fairfield starts Tuesday.

The program will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. through Nov. 10 at the center, 2325 Burr St. The fee is $60 for Connecticut Audubon members, $80 for nonmembers.

Participants will join staff in caring for and studying the resident non-releasable animals at the center. The program provides an overview of the live animal collection, including reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates.

Space is limited; advance registration required.

Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305, ext. 109, or visit ctaudubon.org for more information.