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Home away from Homeschool: PopArt!

Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and alternative materials, students will enjoy being artistic and social! This month’s theme is Pop Art! June 4, 2024 June 11, 2024 June 18, 2024 June 25, […]

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

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

Dairy Delight

Meet the different animals on the farm that we can get dairy products from, and see firsthand how we milk our goats. Get to taste the local milk we sell at our farm market, and make your own butter to take home! Tickets include all the materials you’ll need to make one unit of butter. […]

Heckscher Barn, 151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Wednesday, June 19 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 […]

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Animals for All: Caring for Critters

Wednesday, June 19 3:30 — 4:15 pm Ages 5+ This program provides an opportunity for hands-on work with our animals on Heckscher Farm for students with disabilities for whom our Junior Curator program environment may not be as successful. The small group size allows for a great experience at each participant’s pace and comfort level. […]

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

Members Only: Solstice Scavenger Hunt & Open Playground

Celebrate the summer solstice with a family scavenger hunt and open playground evening! Hit the trails and see what you can find on our hunt, or just enjoy a relaxing evening together at the SM&NC. Grab some yummy mac & cheese, sloppy joes, and hot dogs from Lunch Lady Gerri’s food truck to eat on […]

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

Junior WILD! Keepers: Summer Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! MEMBERS ONLY Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants hands-on experience in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our exotic teaching animals. After completing the class, participants will then choose a day […]

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Junior WILD! Keepers: Summer Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! MEMBERS ONLY Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants hands-on experience in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our exotic teaching animals. After completing the class, participants will then choose a day […]

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

PAINTING WITH PASTELS

Instructor: Suzanne Lacke  Saturday, June 22, 2024  10 AM – 5 PM Members: $126  Non-Members: $140 Working from still-life, landscape, and portraiture, participants will explore color, space, and form with soft pastels. This workshop is great for anyone starting fresh, developing, or mastering their pastel painting skills. Instructor, Suzanne Lacke, will demonstrate ways in which […]

Five Points Art Center