The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is offering a great new program throughout the year featuring Nature Fairies: “the champions of the earth!” Head over to the center on Wednesday (8/26) at 10am to hear stories about the Nature Fairies, make a creative craft, and create a fairy house outside! This program is great for kids ages 5-12 and there is a fee of $5.12 for members or $6 for nonmembers.
Head on over to the Roaring Brook Nature Center every other Wednesday evening this summer from 7:30pm-8:45pm to enjoy cooler weather. These evening walks will have a focus on animals that become more active when the sun goes down. Dates for these walks are: July 8th and 22nd and August 5th and 19th. Make sure to wear long sleeves and bring a flashlight and bug spray! There is a fee of $4 for members or $6 for non-members (children’s fee is half price).
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a farmer? Head out to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center every Wednesday at 2pm this summer to discover the life of a farmer on Heckscher Farm. There will be a different farming activity each week including milking, grooming, caring for young animals, and more! This program runs from June 24th-August 19th and runs for 30-45 minutes. This program is free (with gate admission) and for all ages. Meet at the chicken coop!
Head over to the vegetable garden at Westmoor Park to grow herbs and veggies while learning about the science and history of gardening. This class is for kids ages 7-10, and there is a registration fee of $17 for residents, and $20 for non-residents. Register online, in person, or by mail!
Join the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center every week on Wednesdays from 10am-12pm in Mystic, CT as they explore a different “natural theme” with outdoor adventuring, games, crafts and activities targeted for 2-5 year olds. This class is $12.75 for members of the center, and $15 for non-members.