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Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

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. These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats. Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and…

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July 19, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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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.
These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats.
Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and the Abilis Foundation.
Members & Non-Members: FREE
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Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

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