Ever wish you could have Nature’s Playground all to yourself? Join us for an evening of open playground followed by a chance to make our favorite campfire treat—S’mores! These special editions will also allow for participants to show off their skills on our special Mini Golf course on our meadow! Our playground and mini golf will be open to participants for the whole time and our fire pits by the Overbrook Nature Center to enjoy some S’mores will be ongoing. All attendees 3 and over require a ticket.
The SM&NC welcomes the Stella Blue’s Band for a live Drive-In Concert! Each car receives 2 parking spaces – one for your car and the other for your chairs. Parking spaces are first come first served.
Refreshments: You can pre-order a Munch Box for $25 (or two for $40) with your registration. Each box comes with snacks and 2 IPA beers.
Stella Blue’s Band, founded in 2009, recreates the experience of being at a Grateful Dead show.
The band has been lighting up the tri-state area with its high-energy performances. With dynamic jams and artful improvisation, Stella has developed a loyal following with shows that thrill the GD faithful and newcomers alike.
Rain date July 25th
Discover some amazing snakes from across the globe! From the longest snake in Connecticut to the smallest python in the world, learn about the ecology of these amazing creatures. Each child will get to decorate their own wooden snake to take home too! Children 7 and up may be dropped off for this program. Children 7 and under may attend with an adult at no charge. Limited to 15 children.
Celebrate one of our favorite wizard’s birthday with a little magic of our own! Reserve a table for our Wizard Picnic and join us for a magical afternoon. We’ll start with some self-guided crafts and a delivery of a light snack and drink pack for your wizard family. Then meet some live magical creatures and enroll in our Potions class with some great experiments. Wizard attire is welcome!
Limited to 8 families.
Members: $40 for 1 adult and 1 child; $80 for up to 4 people; $120 for up to 6 people, under 3 free
Non-members: $50 for 1 adult and 1 child; $100 for up to 4 people; $150 for up to 6 people, under 3 free
No school? No problem! Join us for a half-day of fun with our Environmental Education Staff! We’ll explore the forest for the coming signs of fall, visit with our live animals, try our hands at science experiments, create some great art and more! Limited to 10 children ages 5-9.