Head out to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center on Sunday (8/9) at 1pm to learn all about butterflies, bees, and other pollinators! Take a walk through the nature center and the meadow nearby to search for these insects, then create a “bee hotel” from natural resources found outside. This program is ideal for kids ages 6-16, and there is a fee of $8.50 for members or $10 for non-members. Buzz on over!
Show off your creative side this weekend! Using natural materials you’ll have the opportunity to make prints and dye your tee shirts, pillowcases, and other fabrics. Come by Bauer Park from 1-3pm on Sunday, August 2nd. There is a $5 fee per person, and all kids must be accompanied by an adult.
Head on over to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center this Sunday (7/26) at 1pm for an afternoon of exploring. Using a map and compass, test your directional skills by navigating a course at the nature center. This program is great for adults and their families! There is a fee of $8.50 for members and $10 for non-members.
Compete in the Bauer Park Annual Boat Regatta! Come collect natural materials from around the park to build your own boat for the race. This event is recommended for children under 5, and all kids must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free, but be sure to register by calling 203-245-5623.
Head out to the Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center Sunday, July 19th from 2-4pm for a chance to learn about bones! Join Cheri Collins and learn how to identify bones found outside using Goodwin’s skull and bone collection as well as some of her own. Bring any bones you might have found for identification! This program is free for Friends of Goodwin Forest or CFPA Members, but has a fee for non-members of $3/person or $5/family. Be sure to pre-register by contacting Emma Lorusso at email@example.com or (860) 455-9534.
Come celebrate the summer solstice and Father’s Day on a guided hike of the Quarry Trail at the Roaring Brook Nature Center on Sunday at 1:30pm. On the hike you will learn about the history of the area. There is a fee of $4 for members or $6 for non-members. Children’s fees are half-price, and fathers are admitted for free!
On Sunday, April 26th, The Wadsworth Mansion will be hosting Daffodil Day– An awesome event full of fun opportunities right here in Middletown! There will be trail walks, vernal pool explorations, kite flying, presentations on birds and reptiles, food trucks, a dog parade and other great family activities lasting from 1pm-4pm. There is no fee or registration required, and the event will happen rain or shine.