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November Programs Coming to Environmental Learning Centers of CT

Barnes Nature Center

Colonial Dinner Program

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 4-9pm
Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol

Join us as the Innkeepers at Morgan’s Tavern prepare an authentic Colonial-style Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings! Enjoy convivial refreshment (mead, beer & wine). Be enchanted by an assortment of colonial demonstrations & reenactments. $100/pp

Holiday Decorating Days

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 8am-3pm (lunch provided)
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9am-12pm
Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol

Come join us in decorating for the holiday season! Adults and students welcome. If interested in volunteering, RSVP is required at: 860.583.1234 or eoconnell@elcct.org

Black Bears at Barnes!

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:30-11:30am
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Learn all about Black Bears! As a Master Wildlife Conservationist through C T DEEP, Jessica will showcase all sorts of props including replica scat, skulls, info sheets, and a real black bear pelt! So many black bear facts to follow! Groups of 10+, please reserve space prior to event. Kid friendly!

Members:  $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under) & Seniors (65+) Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under) & Seniors (65+)

Family Trail Maintenance Day at Barnes

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 1-4pm

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

Volunteer with us! Volunteers needed to work on the White Blazed Trail putting down mulch, creating small bridges/walkways over wet areas, trimming shrubs and moving downed trees. Suitable for families with kids 12 and up. Please RSVP to Erin O’Connell at 860.583.1234 or eoconnell@elcct.org

Be Thankful for Falling Leaves

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:30-11:30amHarry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol

Why do trees lose their leaves? How can this help animals in the forest? Do they offer places to hide, warmth and moisture to those critters? Learn the answers and then take a stroll to gather some leaves for a collage craft. Groups of 10+, please reserve space prior to event at 860.583.1234 or eoconnell@elcct.org. Kid friendly!

Members:  $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under) & Seniors (65+)
Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under) & Seniors (65+)

Turkey Time at Barnes!

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 12:30-3pm

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

Come and see our live turkeys up close! Learn about turkeys and enjoy making turkey crafts!

Members: FREE

Non-Members: $5/adults, $3/children (12 & under) and Seniors

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