Monthly Archives: December 2015

Story Time at Flander’s Nature Center

“Friday, December 18 / 9:30-10:30AM . Flanders invites you to join us at the Trail House for exciting story time adventures. Monthly topics are designed to encourage young children (and adults) to explore nature, discover art and learn about farming together. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, nature walks and crafts are all part of investigating the great outdoors. This month the topic is deer. Mom’s Groups, play dates and day cares welcome. Cost per session: Free for Flanders members/$5 per family for nonmembers. Call 203-263-3711 to register so that we will have enough material for every child to participate.” This sounds like so much fun! come check it out 🙂

Wee Wanderers

Take advantage of this amazing winter weather we have been having and bring your children, younger siblings, or any small children you can find to the Harkness Memorial State Park  for a fun and exploratory hike! This program is run by the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and will be led by Rachel Aspinwall. I know this is a little last minute but if you don’t have plans for tomorrow morning I urge you to check it out!

Date: December 10

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Price: $5.95/members, $7/nonmembers

Remember to preregister here!

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Learn about the Eagles of New England

Bald Eagles are not only the national emblem of the United States, they are also beautiful and intelligent wild animals. Come to the Asonia Nature Center on Friday, December 11th at 7PM to listen to a Connecticut D.E.E.P. biologist talk about these amazing creatures! A broad range of topics will be covered but the main focus will be what struggles they face due to seasonal changes and human interaction and what we can do to help.  

Price: FREE

Remember to preregister!


Wreath Making Workshop

Bring your family and friends to Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust in Woodbury, CT for a fun day (or two days) of hiking and wreath making. What better way to appreciate the great weather this weekend and get in the holiday spirit! 

Date and Time: Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6 1:00-3:00 PM

Price: $20 members/$30 non members per wreath made.

Location: The Sugar House

Register here!

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NATURE’S CHILD: Getting Ready for Winter

Nervous for the incoming cold weather? Don’t be! Join family and friends at the Asonia Nature Center for a fun morning class including crafts, stories and outdoor activities. This class is aimed towards 3-5 year old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

TUITION: $7 per child ($5 for family-level FANCI members and Ansonia residents), and remember to pre-register!

Date and Time: Friday, December 4, at 10 AM

For more information call the nature center at 203-736-1053 and a registration form can be found here.