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No Child Left Inside Events Calendar
 
 
 
Hike a part of the Appalachian Trail 
Bull's Bridge
(Kent)
 
Monday
June 26, 2017
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description: Join L.L.Bean as we hike a section of the Appalachian Trail. These scenic woods also includes a popular technical whitewater stretch of the Housatonic River and a traditional covered bridge. For adults and children as young as eight are welcome. Location is 333 Kent Road, Kent, CT.
For More Information: To register please visit llbean.com/danbury. 
 

 
 
Learn to Illustrate Wildlife
L.L. Bean
(Danbury)
Wednesday
June 28, 2017
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description:  A free clinic. An artist from LifeDraw, which provides interpretive illustrations for many parks and museums, will be here to discuss wildlife illustration. LifeDraw will point out identification features on animals that translate well into illustrations, anatomical accuracy and sources of information. The public is welcome to bring materials and try their hand at wildlife artwork. For adults and children as young as eight are welcome.
For More Information: To register please visit llbean.com/danbury. 
 

 
 
Sun Time
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
Saturday
July 1, 2017
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Description: Summertime brings on the heat and we are very aware of the sun. Come and explore all the sun provides for us on July 1, 2017 from 10:00 am- 11:30 am, and answer the question- Why is clockwise, clockwise?  We will experiment with some plants, solar cookers and make a pocket sundial for you to take home.  This program is appropriate for ages 6 through adult.  Children are to be accompanied by an adult for the program.  Dress for the weather.  The program will take place at the Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Ave in Derby and use the gardens and grounds for our investigations
For More Information: Registration is required for this free program. Please contact Donna.kingston@ct.gov or call 203-734-2513.
 
 
 

 
 
Let's Go Exploring! 
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
July 5, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Just Hawks
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
Saturday
July 15, 2017
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description: A Place Called Hope will be on hand to present this special program focused on our daytime raptor, the hawk.  Learn about their special adaptations and compare the various species of hawks up close and personal.  All ages will enjoy meeting two live hawks from the raptor center and examining the collection of mounts found at the Kellogg Environmental Center.  Plan to bring a picnic to enjoy following the program and use the trails and field to spot some raptors in the area.
For More Information: Registration is requested. Please Contact Donna.kingston@ct.gov or call 203-734-2513.
 
 

 
 
Let's Find Birds! 
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Introduction to Geocaching
L.L. Bean
(Danbury)
 
Thursday
July 20, 2017
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description:  Free clinic. Geocaching is becoming more popular than ever and a great activity for the whole family, but how do you get started? Come learn what geocaching is, how to start hunting for caches, plus how to create and hide caches of your own. For adults and children as young as eight are welcome.
For More Information: To register please visit llbean.com/danbury. 
 
 

 
 
What's at the Pond?
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
August 2, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
So Many Insects!
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
August 16, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Who's is Hiding on the Trails?
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
August 30, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
We are Friends of the Forest
(A Summer Series For Families)
The James Goodwin Forest & Conservation Education Center (Hampton)
Wednesday
September 13, 2017
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss for this series. There will be stories about habitats, plants, and animals of the forest, color pages related to each topic, and then go exploring to see what we can find on the trails. Registration is requested for each program. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult for these programs. No pets please.
For More Information: To register please call (860)455-9534 or email jasper.sha@ct.gov
 
Content updated June  2017