ncli: Events Calendar

No Child Left Inside® Events Calendar
 
 
 
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. 
    

 
Creepy Crawlers
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton)
October 25, 2014
10 AM - Noon
Description: Don’t be scared and join us for a walk in the world of eight legged arachnids!  
For More Information: Contact Emma Lorusso at (860) 455-9534 or at emma.lorusso@ct.gov
 

 
Trick-or-Tree-t: Sounds of the Woods 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton)
October 26, 2014
6 PM - 8 PM
Description: Join us for a spOoOOooky flashlight tour at Goodwin State Forest, to hear the sounds of the creatures of the night! Perhaps we’ll even get to catch a glimpse of one of these elusive creatures---but don’t get too close! 
For More Information: Contact Emma Lorusso at (860) 455-9534 or at emma.lorusso@ct.gov
 

 
Trick-or-Tree-t: Sounds of the Woods 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton)
October 27, 2014
6 PM - 8 PM
Description: Join us for a spOoOOooky flashlight tour at Goodwin State Forest, to hear the sounds of the creatures of the night! Perhaps we’ll even get to catch a glimpse of one of these elusive creatures---but don’t get too close! 
For More Information: Contact Emma Lorusso at (860) 455-9534 or at emma.lorusso@ct.gov
 

 
Wicked Plants! - Poisonous & Deadly 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center (Hampton)
October 28, 2014
4 PM - 6 PM
Description: In spirit with the Halloween season this program will highlight all the wicked and evil characteristics of the plants around us! 
For More Information: Contact Emma Lorusso at (860) 455-9534 or at emma.lorusso@ct.gov
 

 
GreenSchools: A Project Learning Tree Educator Workshop 
Connecticut Forest & Parks Association(Rockfall)
December 12, 2014 9 AM -3 PM 
Description: Inspire your 6th through 12th grade students to take responsibility for improving the environment at their school, home, and in their community. "Green" your school or youth center via this environmental service-learning program. Help improve students’ academic performance in STEM subjects. GreenSchools! provides teachers and students with the training and resources to create healthier schools – and save money.  Project Learning Tree (PLT)  activities will help you address many of the Common Core State Standards.  GreenSchools! grows student leaders, helps improve students’ academic performance, and develops students’ critical thinking skills.
For More Information: Go to www.ctwoodlands.org/GreenSchoolsDec2014. Cost is $40 per person.
 

 
 
Winter Festival
Burr Pond State Park  (Torrington)
February 7, 2015 10 AM - 3 PM
Description: Come out and enjoy a day full of outdoor adventure.  Activities will include ice fishing, snowshoeing, tracking, ice safety rescue demonstrations, a bonfire complete with a marshmallow roast and storytelling, and much more!
For More Information: Visit No Child Left Inside® at www.nochildleftinside.org to learn more.  Visit Burr Pond State Park for directions. The Festival is FREE and there is no registration or sign-up.