Audubon Greenwich Tree Canopy Tour Vertical Voyages Climbing School!

08/15/2015

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT

2 hour classes starting at 10 am/1 pm/4 pm Don't miss this special opportunity to explore a tree's limbs and canopy! Designed for first time climbers - no experience required. Join a Vertical Voyages Climbing School expert to learn the basics of tree climbing - the same techniques used by tree canopy biologists & arborists. Only $55/person or $45/member. Children 8 years & up; must be accompanied by an adult (Adults encouraged to climb!) Space limited! RSVP required to 203-869-5272 x349 or email to: greenwichcenter@audubon.org.

Audubon Greenwich Family Night Adventure & Campfire

08/15/2015

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT

7:30-9:00 pm. Enjoy a family evening outdoors! Join a night hike, play games, stargaze, and enjoy an old fashioned campfire. Learn nature skills like how to attract night flying insects and find nocturnal creatures with flashlight. All ages welcome. $5 per person (free under 4 years) RSVP required to Susan Matthews: sematthews@audubon.org or 203-930-1387. Lawn chairs & flash lights will useful. Rain cancels.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Market Madness Sundays

08/16/2015

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, August 16 & August 23, 10 am - 2 pm. Support local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities. Join us for a self-guided craft on the meadow, oxen demonstrations, and lunch with Bert & Edie, our North American River Otters, each week.  At 11 am weekly, join us for "Treats and Eats," where we'll make or explore (and eat!) a yummy local treat, such as maple sugar candy or ice cream (weather permitting). Special "Treats and Eats" will celebrate Hot Fudge Sundae Day (7/26) National S'mores Day (8/9) and National Honey Bee Day (8/16). 10 am - 2 pm      Self-guided craft (weather permitting) 10:30 am            Oxen demonstration (at Farm Market) 11 am  Treats & Eats (at Farm Market) 12 pm Animal Meet & Greet at Heckscher WILD! 1 pm  Otter feeding demonstration (at Otter Pond) 3 pm Animal Meet & Greet at Heckscher WILD! Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. FREE entry to farm market does not include Market Madness programming. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

The Stamford Musuem and Nature Center - Sunday Farm Market Is Back!

08/16/2015

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, August 16 through October 11, 10am – 2pm. Many of the previous vendors are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a wider variety of items. We'll be selling our very own farm-fresh eggs from our chickens on Heckscher Farm, maple syrup made in our own Maple Sugar House, and wool from our sheep. There will be weekly farm-related family activities with our "Market Madness" program led by one of our environmental educators. Additionally, a different food truck will be on site each week to allow visitors a chance to purchase lunch to enjoy at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission Only: FREE. If you'd also like to visit the the galleries and farm: FREE with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Bruce Museum Madagascar Family Day

08/16/2015

One Museum Dr. , Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

1 pm - 4 pm. Fun family activities for all ages and a performance by Erik's Reptile Edventures at 2:00 pm. See live reptiles and amphibians from Madagascar and learn about their adaptations and the role they play in rainforest ecology and Malagasy culture. Free with Museum admission.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Hosts Family Nature Play--Cos Cob

08/16/2015

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Family Nature Play - 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm--August 162015 at Garden Education Center of Greenwich.
$10 per Family - All Ages. Call to register.

Bruce Museum Madagascar Family Day.

08/16/2015

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

1-4 pm. Featuring fun family activities for all ages and a performance by Erik's Reptile Edventures. See live reptiles and amphibians from Madagascar and learn about their adaptations and the role they play in rainforest ecology and Malagasy culture. Check the Bruce Museum calendar at brucemuseum.org for details.

Westport Historical Society Junior Inventors Summer Program

08/17/2015 to 08/20/2015

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

10- 2 pm. unior inventors, engineers, builders and thinkers will enjoy an active and imaginative four days jam-packed with engaging fun. Build robots, shadow boxes, classic wooden games, unique and personalized building blocks, and that's just the beginning! Plenty of outdoor games, local walking tours and snacks are sure to please this group of creative thinkers! Members are $190, Non-Members $225. Sibling discount of $10. Bring lunch, snack provided. Pizza on Thursday.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Animal Meet and Greet

08/18/2015 to 08/22/2015

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, August 18, 21 & 22, 3 pm Stop by our new exhibit, Heckscher WILD!, meet one of the animals, and discover how they adapt to their habitat. Animals will vary depending on the day and programs will be approximately 15 minutes. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - A Day in a Farmer's Life

08/19/2015

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

On Wednesday 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.Meet at the Chicken Coop, (weather permitting). Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Farm staff each week will pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how we care for our animals and the environment. We will be conducting hands-on programs for all ages. Programs will include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program will last 30-45 minutes. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.