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December 2018

Family Astronomy & Art Evenings: Meteor Showers

December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Join us for an evening of astronomy and art featuring local speakers, a planetarium show, a chance to tour our American Patriotism and Exquisite Miniatures exhibitions after hours, and an art project that focuses on the each evening’s theme. Join returning lecturer Tony Faddoul to discover the magic of meteor showers.  Explore artists who used meteor showers as their muses and create your own meteor shower drawing.  In our planetarium, discover some of the winter constellations that you might be…

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Sunday Explorers

December 9, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until December 9, 2018

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Head to the SM&NC for the return of our popular Sunday drop-in programs! Meet one of our Heckscher Farm animals, try your hand at a scavenger hunt on the trails or groups, see Sadie and Bert the North American River Otters get their lunch, or help to feed some animals in Heckscher WILD! (limited enrollment, ages 5 and up) Schedule of Events 11:30 am - 4 pm:  Self-guided crafts 11:30 am: Heckscher Farm Animal Meet & Greet 12 pm: Otter…

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Family Astronomy & Art Evenings: Hubble Space Telescope Greatest Hits

December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Join us for an evening of astronomy and art featuring local speakers, a planetarium show, a chance to tour our American Patriotism and Exquisite Miniatures exhibitions after hours, and an art project that focuses on the each evening’s theme. From the discovery of new moons and planets to capturing never-before seen views of galaxies, the Hubble Telescope has changed the face of astronomy. Join lecturer Jason Kendall for a look at some of the “greatest hits” of the telescope. We’ll…

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January 2019

Heckscher WILD and Museum Building Closed

January 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Heckscher WILD and the Museum Building  closed for staff development. Farm, playground and trails will still be open.

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Heckscher WILD! Closed

January 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 11, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Heckscher WILD! will be closed for winter maintenance. We will reopen at 12 noon on 1/12.

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Heckscher WILD! Closed

January 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 11, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Heckscher WILD! will be closed for winter maintenance. We will reopen at 12 noon on 1/12.

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Heckscher WILD! Closed

January 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 11, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Heckscher WILD! will be closed for winter maintenance. We will reopen at 12 noon on 1/12.

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Heckscher WILD! Closed

January 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 11, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Heckscher WILD! will be closed for winter maintenance. We will reopen at 12 noon on 1/12.

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Winter Sunday Explorers

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Winter is a great time to explore the SM&NC!  Our popular guided farm and trail programs and animal meet and greet return, joined by our popular Slime Time program in our nature center classroom! Stop by the Overbrook Nature Center for a self-guided craft and to visit our animals or join us for a program. Different themes, animals and stories each week! 1-4 pm                Self-guided crafts (Overbrook) 1:00 pm         …

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Winter Planetarium Shows

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 1:30pm

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Take a tour of the constellations or planets in our galaxy! Learn about star stories in the sky, how to recognize common winter constellations, which planets are made of rock or gas, and more! Topics and content will vary each week.  Programs begin promptly at 1:30 with limited seating.  Doors will open 10 minutes before show time; no late admissions please. Recommended for ages 6 and up. No strollers permitted. Members: Free | Non-members: Free with admission

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Winter Break Out Day: Frozen Frenzy

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Third Thursday Program: The Winemaker’s Hand

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Winter Sunday Explorers

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Cooking Class: A Winter’s Supper

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Winter Sunday Explorers

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Cooking Class: Homemade Mozzarella

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Art After Dark Program: Artists’ Talk and Painting Workshop with Roy Lerner

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Winter Sunday Explorers

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Cooking Class: Amazing Appetizers

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Vacation Drop Off Day (for ages 4-9)

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States