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 Friday, June 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

As part of its on-going family-friendly programming, the Energize Connecticut Center invites children and their families to become ‘Clean Energy Champions’ this summer with its Renewable Energy Summer Series. The Series will kick off the three-part program on Friday, June 16, exploring the wonders of our Sun and solar energy.

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The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Energize Connecticut Center, 122 Universal Drive North, North Haven (next to Panera Bread in the Target Plaza). It is free of charge and open to the public.
During the evening’s event, kids and adults will have an opportunity to participate in solar-related activities and experiments, such as:
  • Building a plastic bottle self-watering planter
  • Designing a bracelet or keychain with color changing solar beads
  • Creating artwork that is only visible in the Sun
  • Building solar powered circuits
  • Learning about solar cooking
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Guests can also check out the Center’s solar panel display, and learn about the benefits of using solar energy for your home with Sunlight Solar.

The Renewable Energy Summer Series will continue through July and August with events on Friday, July 21, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, August 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Energize Connecticut Center’s family programming is designed to provide entertainment for children of all ages and their families while simultaneously educating them on the impact our energy consumption has on the planet, and ways to be more energy efficient. For more information, please contact Alysse Rodrigues at 203-799-0460, or visit

The Energize Connecticut Center is handicapped accessible.

Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut to make smart energy choices, now and in the future. We provide Connecticut consumers, businesses and communities the resources and information they need to make it easy to save energy and build a clean energy future for everyone in the state. It is an initiative of the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, the Connecticut Green Bank, the State, and your local electric and gas utilities. The initiative has funding support from a charge on customer energy bills.

Alysse Rodrigues
Energize Connecticut Center
122 Universal Drive North, North Haven, CT
Phone number: 203-799-0460
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