ncli: Events Calendar

No Child Left Inside Events Calendar
 
 
April Vacation Week: Snakes' Camouflage with  Ranger Russ
Meigs Point Nature Center,
Hammonasset Beach SP
(Madison)
April 15, 2014 11:00 am
Description:  See all the ways that snakes can hide in their habitats (all those bright colors are harder to spot than you might think!)
For more information: Please contact Russ Miller, Director, Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743 or by email at: rangermpnc@gmail.com 
 
 

April Vacation Week: Native American Games Ranger Russ
Meigs Point Nature Center,
Hammonasset Beach SP
(Madison)
April 15, 2014 1:00 pm
Description:  Take part in games played long ago by Native American children, and discover what these games can teach about nature.
For more information: Please contact Russ Miller, Director, Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743 or by email at: rangermpnc@gmail.com 
 
 

April Vacation Week: Touch Tank with Ranger Russ
Meigs Point Nature Center,
Hammonasset Beach SP
(Madison)
April 16, 2014 11:00 am
Description:  Explore the creatures of Long Island Sound in this hands-on program with live animals.
For more information: Please contact Russ Miller, Director, Meigs Point Nature Center at 203-245-8743 or by email at: rangermpnc@gmail.com 
 
 

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 
 

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