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Family Organic Gardening – 5th Session

ANC will be continuing family-friendly activities in our organic garden. Learn about growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Dress appropriately; keep in mind you will get water and soil on your clothing. FREE, with the potential to take home fresh produce! This is a recurring program, from 3:30 to 5:00 on Tuesdays, Sept. 3 through Oct. […]

Free

Fall Discovery Hike

Join the Nature Center naturalist for a stroll through our woodlands, old fields, and wetlands.  Enjoy the beauty and the crisp fall air while learning about New England’s flora and fauna.  Wear appropriate shoes for this moderate hike.  Please register in advance at ansnaturectr@ansoniact.org.  FREE

Free

Family Organic Gardening – 6th session

ANC will be continuing family-friendly activities in our organic garden. Learn about growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Dress appropriately; keep in mind you will get water and soil on your clothing. FREE, with the potential to take home fresh produce! This is a recurring program, from 3:30 to 5:00 on Tuesdays, Sept. 3 through Oct. […]

Free

Autumn Festival

Celebrate this wonderful season with the staff and the Friends of the Ansonia Nature Center (FANCI). Take a ride through our park in our horse-drawn story wagon, walk our haunted trail to the golden rod maze, and enjoy our NEW petting zoo. Learn about bats, spiders, and owls from one of the nature center’s naturalists! Visit the Nature […]

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Family Organic Gardening – Final Session

ANC will be continuing family-friendly activities in our organic garden. Learn about growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Dress appropriately; keep in mind you will get water and soil on your clothing. FREE, with the potential to take home fresh produce! This is a recurring program, from 3:30 to 5:00 on Tuesdays, Sept. 3 through Oct. […]

Free

Orionids Meteor Shower

The Orionids is a meteor shower producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak! It is produced by dust grains left behind by Hailey’s Comet. The shower runs annually from October 2 – November 7 with its peak being on the night of October 21 & 22.  Come to the Nature Center and join […]

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Creature Features: Halloween Celebration

Come and learn about the Nature Center’s resident animals at this special creature feature celebrating the animals of Halloween.  The staff will talk about the different species of mammals, reptiles, insects, and birds we have on display and perhaps get a glimpse at some rarely seen critters that call the Nature Center home.  We will […]

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Owls around Us

Spooky season is here and owls are on the prowl!  Come learn about these nighttime denizens of the forest. Meet Sebastian, our resident Barred Owl, and dissect an owl pellet to discover what they can tell us about owls and forest life. For ages 5 – up, FEE: $6 per person, Register at ansnaturectr@ansoniact.org

$6

Shelter Building

Come for a fun-filled afternoon in the woods and learn to construct a debris shelter.  During this hands-on class led by Ranger Jeremy, he will teach you what is needed to survive in nature.  This is a great program for ages 6 – up to work together to properly build these leaf and stick shelters […]

Free

Thankful Turkey

Bring the family to come to learn about one of our common North American birds, the Wild Turkey. During this program be prepared to go on a short walk to find signs of them.  After, stay to create your turkey craft for your Thanksgiving gathering. FREE for all ages.  Register at ansnaturectr@ansoniact.org

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