September 05, 2013
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$10; $5 children ages 4-17; free for children younger than 4
Visit and enjoy a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Celebrate favorite scaly creatures. 2013 is the Year of the Snake, as designated by the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC). Discover the ecology of these radical reptiles through crafts, stories and meeting live snakes. Learn about the 14 snake species that call Connecticut home, take a hike on trails to look for signs of snakes, and create some scaly art. Meet snakes from around the world with Animal Embassy and have a chance to touch or hold a snake too. Help create an "Why I Love SM&NC snake" and end the day by making an edible cinnamon dough "snake" over the campfire. The complete schedule of events will be posted on the website. No registration required.
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.