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Winter Break Out Day: Build and Adapt! - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Add to Calendar 21-01-2013 21-01-2013 15 Winter Break Out Day: Build and Adapt! Enjoy a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Explore the world of building and adapting in the human and animal worlds and celebrate the last week of All Aboard LEGO� train exhibition. Hit the LEGO� room to make your own creations. Explore the barns with one of the farmers and learn how the 200-year-old Cheshire Barn was built. Meet some animals and discover how they build and adapt to their habitats. Create a masterpiece in the Recycled Recreation Station, construct a shelter in the woods, build with snow on the Meadow (weather permitting), and end your day with an ice cream sundae at the Nature Center. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=124732 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: January 21, 2013
Hours: 11am-3pm
Ages: Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
Price: $10;$5 Children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4

Address:
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903

Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

Description: Enjoy a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Explore the world of building and adapting in the human and animal worlds and celebrate the last week of All Aboard LEGO� train exhibition. Hit the LEGO� room to make your own creations. Explore the barns with one of the farmers and learn how the 200-year-old Cheshire Barn was built. Meet some animals and discover how they build and adapt to their habitats. Create a masterpiece in the Recycled Recreation Station, construct a shelter in the woods, build with snow on the Meadow (weather permitting), and end your day with an ice cream sundae at the Nature Center.

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 ($3; $2 children). 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.

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road in Stamford. Admission is $10; $8 seniors; $6 students (with valid ID); $5 children ages 4-17; free for children 3 and younger. For hours and more info: 203-322-1646 or stamfordmuseum.org.

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