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Made in Derby Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby
Throughout the month of August
Thursdays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm/ Saturdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm/ Sundays 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: Visit the Osborne Homestead Museum throughout the month of August and view cultural artifacts celebrating civic pride in Derby! 
For More Information: Please call Susan Robinson at 203-734-2513 or via email at: susan.robinson@ct.gov  

 

 
Outdoor Nature Drawing Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
Saturday, August 24, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Description: Learn to draw from observation the way field scientists do with this kid friendly program. All abilities and skill levels are welcome to come outside and draw nature while immersed in it. Drawing materials will be provided. You are welcome to stay longer following the initial program to continue your drawing and skill development. Registration Required.
For More Information: And for registration please call 203-734-2513 or via email at:donna.kingston@ct.gov

 

 
Relaxed Ramble James L Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
Thursday, August 22, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Description: Join Goodwin Guide Jack Griffin on an easy to moderate walk taken on forest trails. All are welcome. Hiking sticks are available to borrow.
For More Information: Please contact Helena Ives at (860)455-9534or via email at: helena.ives@ct.gov

 

 
Nature Writing Workshop  James L Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Description: Bring a notebook and writing tool that you can carry comfortably and make notes with as we walk. Ideal for high school students through seniors.
For More Information: Please contact Helena Ives at (860)455-9534or via email at:helena.ives@ct.gov

 

 
Mushroom ID for Beginners: Summer Fungi James L Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
Saturday, August 24, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: Join the 3 foragers (a foraging family who hunt, photograph, identify, and love to eat the fungi in New England) for a discussion and walk. Free for members of the Friends of Goodwin Forest and CFPA, $5 for non-members.
For More Information: Please contact Helena Ives at (860)455-9534or via email at:helena.ives@ct.gov

 

 
Trail Running Club James L Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Description: Join us for a relaxed run on Goodwin trails! The route and pace will be chosen by those who attend.
For More Information: Please contact Helena Ives at (860)455-9534or via email at: helena.ives@ct.gov
 

 
Long Distance Hike James L Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
Saturday, August 31, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Enjoy the company of fellow hikers and get some great outdoor exercise. Each hike will be around 3 hours and 5-6 miles on our trails. To join us meet in our main parking lot at 23 Potter Road.
For More Information: Please contact Helena Ives at (860)455-9534or via email at: helena.ives@ct.gov
 

 
 
DISCOVER OUTDOOR CONNECTICUT, Join the Force for the Resource Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison 
Sunday, September 15, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This free event will offer activities for all ages, including live birds of prey, field dog demonstrations, axe throwing, archery shooting, marksmanship shooting, dart guns, fly tying and casting, fish and game prep and sampling, photo contest, outdoors skills clinics, wildlife and nature crafts, face painting, and interesting programs and workshops about hunting, fishing, boating, forestry, parks, and the great outdoors. Mark the date and come with your family and friends.  Please click on the link below to find out more details, including a list of activities and participating groups, directions, parking and to register for your tickets in advance.  Out of state residents will be required to register ahead of time to waive the park’s entrance fee.  We look forward to seeing you this September!  

For More Information: Visit www.ct.gov/deep/discoveroutdoorct or contact Andrew Labonte at Andrew.Labonte@ct.gov

 
 

 

Hammonasset Festival 2019 - Celebrating Nature and Native American Heritage

Guilford Fairgrounds, Guilford
Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, 2019
Sat - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm/Sun - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Featuring Native American music, dance, art, crafts, demos and exhibits. Also, live wildlife shows, children's activities, museum outreach, programs, environmental exhibits, food and the New England Atlatl Championship. Presented by the Friends of Hammonasset.

For More Information: Visit www.hammonasset.org or Facebook.com/HammonassettFestival. Vendors and exhibitors are required to pre-register at hammonassettfestival@gmail.com

 
Content updated August 2019