Astronomy Nights: Winter Constellations
Friday, December 15, 7 pm
Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Winter Constellations, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Location: Behind the Heckscher Farm, enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter - 151 Scofieldtown Road.
Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3.
Scout Invention Convention Day
Sunday, December 17, 1-4 pm
Join us to get an up-close look at the amazing artistic gadgetry of Steve Gerberich, whose fabulous creations grace the Stamford Museum galleries this holiday season in our Gerberich's Gadgets: Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys exhibition. We'll have some free build time with our favorite building blocks, create our own inventions out of recycled materials, complete a scavenger hunt through the exhibit, and more. Scout groups will rotate through activities. Limited to 60 girl and boy scouts. Scouts may register with their parents or with their troops/dens. To register, please e-mail Lisa Monachelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8
Vacation Drop-Off Days (ages 4-5)
Monday, December 18; Wednesday, December 20 9:30 am-12 pm
Not ready for winter break yet? Join us for a morning of nature play, live animals, crafts, and more! Our environmental educators will lead an exploration of winter trails, introduce children to some of our animal teachers, and share stories and crafts. Limited enrollment of 12 children for a small group experience. Must be 4 by the date of the program. Snack and drink will be served. Class meets at Overbrook Nature Center.
Members: $30/child | Non-Members: $35/child