10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia Ct 06401
To register for all events please call 203 736 1053
WINTER WREATH WORKSHOP – Saturday, December 2, 10 am
Space is limited to 20 wreaths SO PLEASE CALL SOON TO REGISTER. Celebrate winter and the festive season as you create a wreath from fresh locally grown greens, then decorate your masterpiece with natural trimmings. Enjoy some warm mulled cider and a cookie too! Wreath frames and wire will be provided. Please bring your own hand clippers. MATERIALS FEE: $15. Please call to register. 203 736-1053
PRINCIPLES OF FIRECRAFT – Saturday, December 9, 1 pm
Basic firecraft principles are very important to know. Whether or not you’re the family camp-out fire starter, knowing how fire works is paramount to safety. Join Ranger Dan in learning about wood-gathering, fire safety, and fire starting with only one match! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the outdoors. FREE. Please call to register 203 736-1053
CROCHET 101 – Sunday, December 10, 2 pm
Join Ranger Jess to learn the skill of crochet. She will teach you the basics so you can create a snowman. It’s a great time of the year to create unique gifts for family and friends! MATERIALS FEE: $7. Please call to register.
118TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT – Saturday, December 16, 12:30 pm
This annual survey provides important data to assess the increase or decline of avian populations worldwide. After an early morning start, the New Haven Bird Club will stop at the Nature Center for its lunch at 12:30. Be ready to join members of the club to look and listen along the park’s trails. For adults only. FREE. Please call to register.
NEW YEAR’S DAY HIKE – Monday, January 1, 2018, 10 am
Bring a healthy start to your new year at the Nature Center. Our ranger will conduct this brisk walk while you learn a little natural history trivia along the way. FREE. Please call to register. Inclement weather cancels.