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Summer @AMP: Dabble in Art

Kids with an appetite for creative play will find oodles of fun-filled art adventures indoors and out at Dabble. Open-ended projects will spark their imagination, and kids will dive into various mediums using lots of tactile materials. Guided by their teaching artist, kids will create artwork—both outdoors and indoors—and experiment with many techniques.  In this playful approach to art, kids will: Discover their creativity through fun art processes. Design, draw, paint, sculpt—and more.  Let go and experiment using recycled materials.…

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July 29, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Kids with an appetite for creative play will find oodles of fun-filled art adventures indoors and out at Dabble. Open-ended projects will spark their imagination, and kids will dive into various mediums using lots of tactile materials. Guided by their teaching artist, kids will create artwork—both outdoors and indoors—and experiment with many techniques. 

In this playful approach to art, kids will:

  • Discover their creativity through fun art processes.
  • Design, draw, paint, sculpt—and more. 
  • Let go and experiment using recycled materials.
  • Play in AMP’s outdoor nature playground. 
  • Build 3-D artworks of all shapes and sizes.
  • Imagine stories and incorporate creative writing.
  • Create original sculptures from natural materials.
  • Dabble in new artistic pursuits—with newfound friends. 

No experience is necessary. This is a small group program led by teaching artist Shana Bazelmans. Space is limited.

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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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