New Canaan Nature Center Activities


New Canaan Nature Center Activities
New Canaan Nature Center
144 Oenoke Rdg

Vernal Pools Night Hike
Saturday, April 14 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Some of nature’s tiniest vertebrates make the loudest sounds in the spring. Join our wader-clad naturalists on an evening exploration of the Nature Center’s vernal pools. These shallow bodies of water form from melting snow and spring rain and are the most important breeding grounds for many of our native amphibians.
Space is limited – call in advance to guarantee your spot! Members: $5 / Non-Members: $8

Junior Green Gardeners (Afterschool Program)
5 Fridays: April 20 – May 18 4:00 – 5:30pm

Junior Green Gardeners ages 5-7 will get their hands dirty and have fun as they help prep the Nature Center’s gardens for spring! Plant seeds in the greenhouse and tend to them until the seedlings are ready to plant in our plots. Gardeners will also make garden-themed crafts and grow plants to take home. Members: $110 / Non-Members: $130

The Best and Worst Foods For You & Your Family
Wednesday, April 25, 7pm – 8:30pm

Are you concerned or confused about how the food we eat affects our health? Do you want a simple explanation and plan for what to avoid and what to be sure is on your menu? Come eat, learn and grow at this informative presentation by Dr. Robert Zembroski at the Nature Center. FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

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