Horned Lark

Sea Squirts

Summer azure, one of the “perfect pollinators’ you might learn about during Sea Squirts at the Coastal Center. Photo by Patrick Comins.

An introduction to nature for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.
Discover the wonders of nature through stories, a nature lesson, and a craft to do together.

Members $8/class; non-members $10/class. Additional siblings, $5/class.
Pre-registration required. Please call: 203-878-7440.


Birds at the Feeder
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.
Not all or our birds fly south for the winter. Find out which birds hang out in Connecticut. Make a bird feeder to help feed our feathered friends during the cold winter months

Groundhog Day
Tuesday, February 6
This program has been rescheduled to Tuesday February 20.
10 – 11 a.m.
According to legend, on February 2nd, the groundhog (also known as the woodchuck) will come out of his burrow and look for his shadow. Is spring coming or will winter be here for six more weeks?

Spiders Spin Webs
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.
Learn about spiders and the webs they weave. Use your detective skills to uncover the differences between spiders and insects and how spiders help our environment.

Terrific Turtles
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.
Say hello to our resident turtles.  We’ll explore the amazing abilities of these creatures that live on land and in the sea.

Slither and Slime (Reptiles)
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.

Read about a Very Mixed-up Chameleon. Discover the often unusual life of snakes and lizards and visit with some of our resident reptiles.

Perfect Pollinators
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.
Bees aren’t the only animals that move pollen around. Hummingbirds, butterflies do the job, too. Explore our pollinator garden and see what’s buzzing around.

All Sea Squirts programs are held at the Coastal Center, 1 Milford Point Road.

Please wear appropriate indoor/outdoor attire for all classes.






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