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Family Take-A-Hike Week

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Add to Calendar 16-04-2013 18-04-2013 15 Family Take-A-Hike Week Enjoy favorite hikes such as vernal pool exploration and check out many new offerings including a Tyke Hike, a Sunset Hike, an early Breakfast Hay Hike on the Farm, and a Survival Hike. Visit the website for a daily hike schedule and additional information. Each day will also feature self-guided art and nature activities such as making a trail journal and recycled paper or creating print art and more. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=131703 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY
April 16, 2013 through April 18, 2013
10am-3pm
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
$10; $5 children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4

Description: Enjoy favorite hikes such as vernal pool exploration and check out many new offerings including a Tyke Hike, a Sunset Hike, an early Breakfast Hay Hike on the Farm, and a Survival Hike. Visit the website for a daily hike schedule and additional information. Each day will also feature self-guided art and nature activities such as making a trail journal and recycled paper or creating print art and more.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

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Venue Description: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to bringing art, agricultural and natural sciences, and history to the community. SM&NC offers family fun through exhibits, educational programs, and special events. At the Overbrook Nature Center, visitors can explore more than 80 acres of nature trails or join in an informative program with one of the center's naturalists. Opened in the fall of 2006, the Wheels in the Woods Trail #7 is an accessible nature trail that meanders alongside the Poorhouse Brook and through the established hardwood forest. Heckscher Farm offers the sights, sounds, and smells of active farm life. The Animal Embassy Building houses a collection of non-releasable exotic animal ambassadors. There are a variety of programs designed for children to develop an understanding of wildlife and their environment. Each Friday, weather permitting, visitors can enjoy viewing the moon, planets, and deep space objects through the 22-inch research telescope at the Observatory. Nature's Playground in the woods is a great place for kids and parents to scale a spider's web to a tree house with a lookout, then wind their way down a tubular slide or zoom down the otter slide. Seating with tables for picnicking or projects and benches are provided all around the SM&NC.

Upcoming Events at Stamford Museum and Nature Center:

  • Exhibitions: Nature's Numbers - 06/20/15 - 08/30/15
  • A Day in a Farmer's Life - 06/24/15 - 08/19/15
  • Nature is Brought to You by The Number - 07/02/15 - 08/20/15
  • SM&NC Sunday Farm Market - 07/05/15 - 10/11/15
  • ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Liftoff! An Inside Look at the Space Shuttle Program - 07/10/15
  • Heckscher Wild! Feeding - 07/11/15 - 08/22/15
  • ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Searching for Planets Around Other Stars - 07/24/15
  • Camping by the Numbers! Annual Summer Family Campout - 07/25/15 - 07/26/15
  • Outdoor Adventures: Things with Wings Night Hike - 08/07/15