June 30, 2013
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$10; $5 children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4
Celebrate the arrival of the museum's newest exhibition and discover the world of the amazing bat. Learn about the bats that are found in our area and how you can be a citizen scientist to work to help these important creatures. Meet Bat Rehabilitator Gerri Griswold, aka "The Bat Lady," and possibly one of her live bats, as she shares her work with these helpful animals. Lend your voices to a bat song circle and learn some great bat songs, listen to a bat-themed story and create bat-themed art.
Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
About Stamford Museum and Nature Center
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. It seeks to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. Enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Heckscher Farm and say hello to the animals, and don't miss the latest exhibition in the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries.