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Upcoming Events at Indian Rock & Barnes Nature Center

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center

Terrific Turtles

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10-11am.

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol.

Learn about, see up close and touch some turtles native to CT! Learn about their unique adaptations and natural history.  Groups of 10+, please reserve space prior to event.

Members:  $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

FREE Earth Day Open House at Indian Rock

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 10am-2pm.

Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol.

Spend Earth Day weekend outdoors with us! Enjoy tours, hayrides around Indian Lake and through the forest, programs and activities related to Earth Day, visits with our farm animals and other live critters.

Lecture: Vector-borne Disease Ecology & Mosquitoes & Ticks in CT

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11am-12pm.

Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol.

Dr. Gillian Eastwood will be discussing vector-borne disease in general and factors affecting disease emergence and transmission.  There will be a focus on mosquitoes and ticks in CT as well as a demonstration of mosquito-monitoring trap devices. Groups of 10+, please reserve space prior to event.

Members:  $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

Pollinators

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10-11am.

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol.

Bees, butterflies, beetles, bats and birds? What do they all have in common? They can be considered pollinators! Let’s discuss what a pollinator is and why they are important.

Members:  $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+)

FREE Annual Spring Fair & “Rocks for All Ages”

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10am-4pm.

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol.

The Bristol & Meriden Gem and Mineral Clubs are collaborating for this family-friendly event by presenting “Rocks for All Ages.”  Also, step into the Lapidary Center and see how rocks are transformed into art. The Bristol Garden Club will also be hosting a plant sale.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Paint

Sunday, May 13, 2018, 3-5pm.

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol.

Mothers, bring a family member or a friend for a fun afternoon paint class! Singles welcome too! All ages can participate, but recommended for children over 5 years of age.  Mother’s Day treats served. Preregister by 5/7.

Members: $30/couple, $20/single member; Non-Members: $40/couple, $25/single member

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