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Children's Program on Frogs, Peepers and Salamanders
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
April 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  It's time for frogs, peepers and salamanders in Glastonbury! Where do frogs live? What do salamanders eat? Children from 1.5 to 4 will learn all about our backyard amphibian friends! Fee is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
Got Paper?
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
April 25, 2015
10:30 AM
Description: Come and learn all about paper and its many uses.  You will be able to make paper and a variety of items using paper pulp and recycled paper objects.  A special origami art display is on site to show how paper and paper folding can be quite detailed.  The artist Ben Parker will be on hand to explain his art and demonstrate some techniques as well.  Suitable for ages 6-adult.  There is no fee but donations are accepted.
For More Information:  Registration is required and can be done by calling 203-734-2513 or emailing donna.kingston@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Rock to Rock
Common Ground(New Haven)
April 25, 2015
Times Varies Depending on the Selected Ride (See Below)
Description: 7th Annual Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride. Explore New Haven By Bicycle.  Rock to Rock is New Haven's biggest Earth Day celebration. Proceeds support over 25 local environmental organizations!  All Are Welcome!  Choose to take the 8-mile family friendly route with stops in two parks along the way, or 12, 20, 40-mile, or metric century routes. For ride times please visit: www.rocktorock.org
For More Information:  Please contact jtolman@commongroundct.org
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Turtles
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
April 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  Did you know that there are 12 different types of turtles that live in Connecticut? Children ages 1.5 to 4 will learn about where turtles live in our state and then meet some of the turtles that live at the Audubon Center in Glastonbury.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Flowers
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
May 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description:  Program is designed for children ages 1.5 to 4. Let's make some flowers and find out what kinds of flowers are blooming this month. Decorate a flower pot and plant a flower to take home with you! Cost is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
Children's Program on Bees and Butterflies
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
May 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description: Children from 1.5 to 4 will learn about these most helpful of bugs and how they pollinate our gardens to give us beautiful flowers and tasty fruits and veggies. Let's go outside and look for our pollinator friends! Fee is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Garden Veggies
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
May 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description: Learn to love veggies! Children ages 1.5 to 4 will learn how to make a vegetable garden so they can enjoy veggies all summer long. They will find out about compost and soil and then plant lettuce to take home! Fee is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
National Turtle Day
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
May 23, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Description: Celebrate the turtle and their unique features, behaviors and importance in the environment at the Kellogg Center.  All ages welcome to spend the day picnicking and taking part in pond exploration, turtle viewing stations, poolside feeding demonstration and turtle expert speaker.  we will have ongoing spot the turtle tours and public art projects.  highlight of the event is at noon, which features a turtle race challenge between Kellogg's turtles and other turtle ambassadors from nature centers.  No fee is required or registration necessary.  Donations are welcome.
For More Information:  Registration is required and can be done by calling 203-734-2513 or emailing donna.kingston@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
Children's Program on Bats
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury(Glastonbury)
May 27, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description: Bats seem a little scary but they're actually an important part of our ecosystem They eat lots of mosquitoes and other pests and help to pollinate plants. Children ages 1.5 to 4 will learn about how bats use sound to find food and what kinds of bats to look for at night.
For More Information:  And to pre-register please call Cindy Bartholomew
at 860-633-8402 or at cbartholomew@ctaudugon.org
 
 

 
 
South Glastonbury Nature Walk
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury
(Glastonbury)
June 6, 2015
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 
Description: Join a CT Audubon Master Naturalist for a guided hike of Great Pond Preserve to explore the flora and fauna, including waterfowl and migrating birds, surrounding this 7-acre glacial downdraw pond and the CT River bluff. This approximately 2.5 mile walk is easy-to-moderate and appropriate for families with children older than age 12. Boots and drinking water are recommended. If it rains the walk is cancelled. Meet at CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main Street, Glastonbury to caravan to Great Pond Preserve.
For More Information: Or to register, please contact (860) 633-8402.
 
 

 
 
Summer Camp 2015
CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury
June 29 - August 21, 2015
Hours Vary - See Below
 
Description: Eight weeks of fun and hands-on learning. Includes many different experiences in nature, including identifying wild animals; exploring ponds and streams; visits with birds of prey; and looking for bugs. Registration begins February 11, 2015. Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  (ages 5-9) / 10:00 am- 12:00 pm (ages 3-4).
For More Information: Or to register, please contact (860) 633-8402 or email cbartholomew@ctaudubon.org