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Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Thursday, April 18 3:30 — 4:15 am Ages 7+ A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes. Registration includes one participant and one accompanying adult. Please only register participants. Do not register caregivers/adults. This free program is designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats. SM&NC…

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April 18, 2024 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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Thursday, April 18
3:30 — 4:15 am
Ages 7+
A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes. Registration includes one participant and one accompanying adult.
Please only register participants. Do not register caregivers/adults.
This free program is designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats.
SM&NC Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Abilis Community Foundation, Dorr Foundation, and New Canaan Community Foundation..
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Tai Chi

$12 per Person Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome! Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Register Here

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Raptor Ramble

We’ll take an afternoon hike to look for our local raptors, as well as any migrants that might be in the area. Then, we’ll tour our latest exhibition, Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home to see some pieces inspired by raptor flight before using pastels and paper to create our own masterpieces to take home. Program meets at the Overbrook Nature Center and ends at the Bendel Mansion. Please bring binoculars as only a few pairs will be available to borrow.…

Meets at Overbrook Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

After School: Kids, Lambs & Ducks (Wednesdays)

Session 2: Wednesdays, May 22 – June 5 Join us for a three-week farm adventure spent up close with our newest arrivals on the farm. Go in-pasture with our lambs and goat kids, learn how wool becomes yarn, and explore! As each session features the same curriculum, children may only register for one session. Limited to 8 children/session. Participants must be 5 years old by program date. Ages 5 – 9 3 weeks 3:45 – 5 pm Members: $51/3-week session…

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

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