Outdoor Adventures: Full Moon Snow Hike
This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.15-02-2014 12:00:00 15-02-2014 12:00:00 America/New_York Outdoor Adventures: Full Moon Snow Hike | 7-8pm Join SM&NC environmental educators for a hike through the winter forest during the February full moon. Discover the history behind the full moon names and search for signs of winter animals, such as deer, fox, and owls. Learn how to read the phases of the moon and look for common winter constellations. We'll end our trek with a sugar-on-snow treat (or ice cream if snow is not available). Recommended for ages 6 and up. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 203-977-6521 to register. All programs meet at the Overbrook Nature Center building. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=154891 Stamford Museum and Nature Center Stamford Museum and Nature Center
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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.