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Elementary School

Mother’s Day Craft

Wednesday May 9, 4 – 5 p.m. Limited space remaining
Join our artist-in-residence, Kris Holm, in creating a special hand made gift for Mom.

$12 per member child, $16 per non-member child

Please register here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Feathers, Beaks, Hoots, & Tweets:
The Amazing World of Birds

Tuesday May 22, 4 – 5 p.m.
Visit our Barred Owl, Bernard, and discover cool adaptations that allow owls to fly silently, to see at night, and to digest meals of mice and frogs! Become a “nature detective” and, using mounted specimens, figure out why birds look the way they do and what adaptations help them to survive..

$8 per member child, $12 per non-member child

Please register here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Tadpoles, Dragonflies, and Beetles

Wednesday June 6, 4 – 5 p.m.
Fun at the marsh! Using strainers and nets we will capture, observe, and then release specimens found in this fascinating habitat. Come see who is hopping, swimming, or diving in this body of water!

$8 per member child, $12 per non-member child

Please register here or by calling (203) 938-2117.


Middle School/High School

Introduction to Fly Tying

Saturday April 28, 10 – 11 a.m.
Our Program Director Tim Laughlin, a veteran fly-tyer, would like to introduce you to the art of fly tying. Join him and make a “Woolly Bugger” that you will take home once it is finished. Once started
this could become a lifelong hobby!
All equipment and materials will be provided.

$15 per member, $20 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117


Rocketry

Saturday June 2, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Come build a rocket and then launch it outside in the pasture. Watch it soar high in the sky and then take it home once it returns to Earth.
All materials will be provided.

$20 per member, $25 per non-member

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117