39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Description: An interactive and participatory family LEGO® brick experience featuring group builds, free builds, games, arts and crafts, and a LEGO® Store. This multi-generational event has something for anhone who loves building with LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. The b-Cause Foundation enables children to create opportunities to impact our community in meaningful ways. Proceeds from this event will support b-Cause and the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for workshops. Space is limited. Call 203-977-6521 to register for a timed entry for play period.
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: