Wednesday, December 8, 2010

December events

As always I want to remind everyone to keep track of Connecticut Audubon Society events on our calendar page. You will find a diverse list to choose from, for children and adults, all across the state. Many are also free of charge. Here is a list of what is going on during the upcoming week.

Thu - Dec 09

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Center at Fairfield: Creature Feature

Join us for a live animal program featuring our resident education animals. Get close up with mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and a few creepy crawlies. Our staff Naturalist and Animal Care volunteers will share facts and stories. Admission is by donation. Donations of laundry or dishwashing soap are greatly appreciated. For info call 203 259 6305, x 109.

Sat - Dec 11

Pomfret: Holiday Nature Store Opens November 27 through December 22

Featuring all kinds of gifts for all ages with Mother Nature in mind...bird feeders, houses and seed, gardening gifts, nature books, field guides, Christmas plants, nature jewelry, gift baskets, holiday swags and more. Tax Free Day on Opening Day...Saturday, November 27! Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9am-4pm; Saturday and Sunday, noon-4pm.

Sat - Dec 11

10:30 AM - 12:35 PM Center at Fairfield: Designing with Nature

Using natural metals, create a wreath or centerpiece that brings nature to your home. We'll provide materials and ideas to get you started. Members: $12/person. Non-members: $16/person. For info call 203 259 6305, x 109.

Sat - Dec 11

3:15 PM Seaside Stories at Milford Coastal Center

Get nice and cozy in our Milford Coastal Center and listen to a good tale about turtles. We'll make a craft and maybe the animals will come visit too!

Sun - Dec 12

2:00 PM Trailwood: 2nd Sunday Afternoon Walks

Join caretaker Vern Purlsley and walk the trails, read excerpts from Edwin Way Teale's books while slowing down and enjoying the quiet that is Trail Wood. Free...although donations are always appreciated.

Mon - Dec 13

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Center at Fairfield Presents Nature Nursery: Colorful Winter

For 2-4 year olds accompanied by adult. Discover the different colors in a winter landscape from birds and animals to trees and plants. Introduce your little one to the sights, smells, sounds and feel of nature!

Wed - Dec 15

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Nature Nursery: Colorful Winter at Birdcraft Museum

For 2-4 year olds accompanied by participating adult. Join us each week for a different colorful adventure with birds, animals, trees and plants.

Wed - Dec 15

12:00 PM Pomfret: Wednesday Lunch Walks

Get out of the house or office to stretch your legs and clear your head. Join CAS staff for some fresh air and exercise. Seniors and parents with babes in backpacks welcome. Free. Schedule, Wednesdays, Sept. 8 through Dec. 29.

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