ncli: Events Calendar

No Child Left Inside® Events Calendar
 
 
Use Your Senses! Forest Discovery Tour
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center(Hampton)
September 28, 2014 1 PM - 3:00 PM
Description: Seeing is believing, but what about smelling, touching and hearing? Naturalist Emma Lorusso will guide the walk through Goodwin State Forest and help us use all 5 of our senses to experience the wonder of the woods.  This is a WalkCT Family Ramble Event. We will sniff good smells, bad smells, we will hear high chirps in the trees and low burps in the swamp as we take our tour though Goodwin. For children 11 and under.  
For More Information: Please call or email Emma Lorusso at (860) 455-9534, emma.lorusso@ct.gov, or visit  www.friendsofgoodwinforest.org
 

 
Common Ground After School Program
Common Ground (New Haven)
September 30 - November 6, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description: Get your child unplugged and outside, exploring nature, hiking, imagining, growing food, making friends, and having fun! 
For More Information: See www.commongroundct.org or call 203-389-4333 x1213 for program information and online/phone registration. 
 

 
Meigs Point Fall Farm Festival
Hammonasset Beach State Park (Madison)
 October 4-5, 2014 10 AM-5 PM 
Description: Fun fall festival featuring music, food, crafts, nature, animals... and much more! This year we'll be celebrating New England's Farming and Fishing History. There will be spinning, weaving, folk songs, New England crafters - and much more. The Kerry Boys will entertain the crowds with traditional songs on both Saturday and Sunday. Connecticut's former State Troubadour, Tom Callinan, will share tradition and original songs and shanties. FREE event and admission to Hammonasset Beach State Park!
For More Information: Call 203-245-9192
 

 
Forester Badge Day for Webelos
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
October 11, 2014 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Description: Discover the history of Connecticut forests and many ways forest products are used. Identify trees using dichotomous keys.  Come to understand their adaptive features for survival and the roles they play in helping maintain the health of ecosystems  
For More Information: And to register, please call the Kellogg Environmental Center (203) 734-2513 or email Donna Kingston Donna.Kingston@ct.gov to check space availability and to obtain a registration form.  Cost:  $5.00 per scout.
 
 
26th Annual Heublein Tower Toot
Talcott Mountain State Park (Simsbury)
October 18-19, 2014 10 AM - 5:00 PM
Description: Annual fundraiser, which will include music by “Scha Musi”, Face Painting, Hiking and Tours of the Tower. The Tower Trail is 1.25 miles long; a walk to the Tower takes approximately 30 - 40 minutes.
For More Information: Please contact Talcott Mountain State Park at (860) 242-1158.
 

 
Soil and Water Conservation Badge Day for Boy Scouts
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
October 27, 2014 10 AM - 5:00 PM
Description: Help us plant the meadow with native wildflowers by making seed bombs. Look up your water shed address and see what impacts you may have on it while also learning the basic science behind water and soil science. A full morning of activities have been designed to help you fully understand your dependence on these two simple resources.
For More Information: And to register, please call the Kellogg Environmental Center (203) 734-2513 or email Donna Kingston Donna.Kingston@ct.gov to check space availability and to obtain a registration form.  Cost:  $5.00 per scout.
 

 
Webelos Workshop
Dinosaur State Park (Rocky Hill)
November 1, 2014 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description: This workshop provides an opportunity for scouts to complete the requirements of the Geologist Pin in a unique geologic setting. Registration required. Space is limited to 60 scouts. $7.00 per scout. Must submit registration and roster with fee for scouts only. Fee for others is $6.00 for ages 13 and up, $2.00 for ages 6-12, 5 and under is free. 
For More Information: And to register, please call Dinosaur State Park at (860) 529-5816 or email margaret.enkler@ct.gov to check space availability.  Additional information is available at www.ct.gov/deep/dinosaurstatepark