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Winter Break Out Day

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Add to Calendar 18-02-2013 18-02-2013 15 Winter Break Out Day Visit the newest art exhibitions to see how artists interpret the sky and create your own star art. Visit the planetarium to learn about the common constellations of the winter sky. Explore how we produce maple syrup today and how it is different from the method Native Americans used. Enjoy experiences such as becoming a pirate for the day as you make your own pirate flag, get a pirate name, and complete a pirate treasure hunt. End the day with S'mores over the campfire. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=126797 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY

February 18, 2013
11am-3pm
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford
All Ages
$10; $5 children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4
Description: Visit the newest art exhibitions to see how artists interpret the sky and create your own star art. Visit the planetarium to learn about the common constellations of the winter sky. Explore how we produce maple syrup today and how it is different from the method Native Americans used. Enjoy experiences such as becoming a pirate for the day as you make your own pirate flag, get a pirate name, and complete a pirate treasure hunt. End the day with S'mores over the campfire.

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:

  • Observatory Visitors’ Night - 06/01/16 - 08/31/16
  • SM&NC Sunday Farm Market - 06/12/16 - 10/09/16
  • Passport To Space: Martian Tracks (Jupiter Joe) - 09/09/16
  • Treats and Eats: Make Your Own Butter - 09/11/16
  • Treats and Eats: Apple Cidering on the Meadow - 09/18/16
  • Stream Hunters - 09/25/16
  • Treats and Eats: Make Your Own Pizza Dough - 09/25/16