Programs & Events at the Center at Pomfret
Wednesday Noon Walks
Now through November 29, Noon
Join Connecticut Audubon Society volunteers for fresh air, exercise, good company and naturalist lessons along the way. Seniors and parents with babes in backpacks welcome. Free to CAS members; $3 non-members.
Family and Children’s Programming
Toddler Trails and Tales
Tuesdays, Sept 12 thru Nov 7
(none on Oct 10), 10:30 a.m. – noon
Center volunteer and mom of three, Melissa Telford will entertain your toddlers with stories, activities and fun along our trails. Wear clothes and boots appropriate for the weather. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee per child/per day: $5 CAS members; $7 non-members.
After School Nature Club
Grades K-6: from 3:15 – 5 p.m.
Thursdays, Oct 5, 12, 19.
The afternoons will be filled with fresh air, exercise, and fun! We’ll be outside, so weather appropriate clothing and boots are a must. Fee: Members $60 for session; Non-members $70. Click here to download forms.
Bird Walks and Programs
Weekly Bird Walks
Every Tuesday in September & October, 8 a.m.
Join Andy Rzeznikiewicz as he points out various bird species. Bring binoculars and wear drab colored clothing. We carpool to various locations around the sanctuary. Fee: $5 members; $10 non-members.
Bafflin Bird Walk
Saturday, October 14, 8 a.m.
Find southbound migrating birds on the Bafflin Sanctuary. Sanctuary Manager, Andy Rzeznikiewicz will point out the various sparrows, hawks, and other songbirds. Bluebirds, White-crowned Sparrows, Palm Warblers are likely to be seen. FREE
Screech Owl Night Hike
Saturday, October 14, 7 p.m.
We will hike in the dark in search of screech and other owls. This is only for those comfortable hiking in the dark at a brisk pace. Moderately difficult hike. Please call to register at 860-928-4948. Fee: $5 members; $10 non-members.
Saw-whet Owl Banding
Saturdays, October 21 & 28
Saturday, November 4, 8 p.m.
This exciting program should be a memorable experience. Bring your camera. Last year was a great year with many owls caught and banded. We hope for similar success this year. Will reschedule if inclement weather. (If you can’t make these dates, call and leave your name and number. We may schedule an additional banding date.) Register early at 860-928-4948. Limited to 20 people per session. Fee: $15 members; $25 non-members.