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No Child Left Inside Events Calendar
 
 
 
Sunset Beach Combing
Meigs Point Nature Center,
Hammonasset Beach SP (Madison)
April 26, 2014 7:30 pm
Description: Enjoy great views of the sunset and learn what the tide has left behind on this beach walk led by Ranger Russ Miller.  Registration required.
For more information: Please contact Russ Miller, Director, Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743 or by email at: rangermpnc@gmail.com 
 
 

Salamander Search
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
April 26, 2014 3:00 pm -4:30 pm
Description: Celebrate Connecticut's Year of the Salamander this spring by joining us for a salamander hunt.  We will provide information on what makes a salamander special and their adaptations to live in the moist areas of Connecticut.  Program includes a craft and story- Salamander Room.  Families and all ages welcome.
For more information: Please contact 203-734-2513 or email susan.quincy@ct.gov.  Registration is required for this program. 
 

The No Child Left Inside: Great Park Pursuit Kick-Off
Chatfield Hollow State Park, (Killingworth)
 May 10, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Discover CT State Parks and all the wonderful outdoor recreation opportunities available to your family during the 9th Annual Great Park Pursuit, May 10 - June 21, 2014.  The program is free and everyone is welcome, but to win prizes for the 7-week program you must pre-register.  Registration will open on April 1, 2014 on this website:  www.NoChildLeftInside.org
 
For more information: Please email Diane Joy, diane.joy@ct.gov 
 

Seedling Sale & Farm Festival
Common Ground(New Haven)
 May 17, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Bring home strong, healthy seedlings for your garden grown by Common Ground staff and students. Choose from heirloom and hybrid tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, broccoli, kale, parsley, basil, cucumbers, eggplant, and more! At the Farm Festival, celebrate community and the beginning of a new growing season. Festivities include music, face-painting, games, and live sheep shearing! Admission to all events is FREE!
For more information: Contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221. 
 

Memorial Day Programs: "From Sea to Shore and Sunrise To Sunset"
Meigs Point Nature Center,
Hammonasset Beach SP (Madison)
May 24, 2014 Times Listed Below
Description:  The Sunrise program will be an Early Morning Bird Walk, 6:00am to 7:00am. Get up with the birds and see what the park looks like. Spotting scopes and experts will be available to help ID the birds. An easy walk for all ages. NO Dogs Please! The Sea program will be Beach Seining, 11:00am to 12:00pm. Pull a seine net along the beach and try to catch some amazing animals. The Shore program will be Ethnobotany, 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Learn how the Native peoples used the plants for food, medicine and buildings. The Sunset program will be a Sunset Beach Combing, 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Stroll along the beach and see what has washed up while we watch the sun set.
For more information: Please contact Russ Miller, Director, Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743 or by email at: rangermpnc@gmail.com 
 
 
 

Families Cook on the Farm: Cheese!
 Common Ground(New Haven)
May 31, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Description: Enjoy a garden tea party as we make fresh cheese and butter from scratch and herbal tea from the garden! This class is for families to enjoy together. Please bring at least one adult for every 2 children, all ages welcome. $8 per person ages 4 and up. RSVP Required.
For more information: Or to register, contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221.
 
 

Family Camping
Common Ground(New Haven)
June 6-7, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Description: Connect with nature without leaving the city! BYO picnic dinner, roast marshmallows over the campfire, and take an optional guided night hike through West Rock. In the morning, feed the farm animals and enjoy eggs from our chickens and other seasonal foods from the farm.Camping experience not necessary, and all ages are welcome. $10 per person ages 4 and up (ages 3 and under are free). Bring your own tent or use one of ours!  A limited number of lean-tos are available for groups of
5-8 people. RSVP Required.
For more information: Or to register, contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221.    Register online
 

Families Cook on the Farm: Rhubarb Cobbler!
Common Ground(New Haven)
June 14, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Description: This month we will harvest strawberries and rhubarb from the farm and work together to make healthy fruit cobbler, yum! This class is for families to enjoy together. Please bring at least one adult for every 2 children, all ages welcome. $8 per person ages 4 and up. RSVP Required.
For more information: Or to register, contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221. Register and pay online