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A total of 9 events have been found.

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 4:00 pm

A Place Called Hope: Birds of Prey Presentation

Nature/Outdoors
R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Donations suggested. Registration required.

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Family hike in North Guilford

Nature/Outdoors
Family hike in North Guilford; Braemore Preserve, Rt. 77 (Durham Road), Guilford, CT , 06437

Family hike, Guilford's Braemore Preserve to Madison's Rockland Preserve and back, Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m.-noon. Meadows, wetlands, rocky ridges, pine bluffs, a charcoal demonstration site and a pond created by beavers are among the landmarks we will see. The terrain is moderate with some ups and downs. This hike is suitable for children aged 5 and older and is sponsored by the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Connecticut Forest and Park Association. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Leader: Janet Ainsworth; janetkainsworth@gmail.com; 203-530-7826. Braemore preserve is opposite Bluff Head Farm and just south of the Durham town line on Rt. 77.

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

FREE Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden

Nature/Outdoors
FREE Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden; Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

The Connecticut College Arboretum offers Free Guided Tours of the major collections every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the Summer.

This Saturday 7/12, explore a mature collection of ornamental trees and shrubs from around the world. This International Garden for Peace also contains a Japenese-styled garden.

Tours are free and open to the public.

Meet at the blue sculpture located near New London Hall on the campus of Connecticut College at 10 a.m.

For more information, please visit: http://www.conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/visiting-the-arboretum/public-tours/
or call: 860-439-5020 M-F 8:30am - 12:30pm.

And don't forget to like the Arboretum on Facebook for even more fun events: https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCollegeArboretum

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 2:00 pm

Purple Garden Day

Nature/Outdoors
Bauer Farming Project at Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

No registration required. Visitors encouraged to wear purple.

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 1:00 pm

Leaf and Bark T-Shirt Art

Nature/Outdoors
Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

For all ages.

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 5:30 pm

Sunset Hike at Mount Pisgah

Nature/Outdoors
Sunset Hike at Mount Pisgah; Mount Pisgah, Pisgah Rd, Durham, CT , 06422

Join Women of the Woods at 5:30 PM a hike up Mt. Pisgah to watch the sunset. We (women only please) will hike a 2.5 to 3 mile loop hike in the nice woods near Mt. Pisgah. We will hike 2+ miles to the top of MT. Pisgah, enjoy the view, have a sack super, watch the sunset, and hike down on an old road. There are some rocky areas and a few steep spots on the ascent so sturdy shoes are required. Visit www.WomenoftheWoods.org for details. Contact Lucy to register, for directions or for questions: Lucy@WomenoftheWoods.org or 860-395-7771.

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 9:00 am

River Rangers- Summer Adventure Camp at CRM

Nature/Outdoors
River Rangers- Summer Adventure Camp at CRM; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

July 28 August 1

Ages 9 12

Exploration and adventure await when you join the River Rangers and challenge yourself to find out all you can about the River. Spend each day in coves, on islands and on the water, collecting samples, conducting experiments, and building a study lab at the Museum.

Registration Information:

Program Time: Monday Friday, 9:00am 3:00pm

Aftercare Available each day from 3:00 5:00pm

Fee:

CRM Family Members and above: $235

Non Members: $250

Aftercare Fee:

$50/week

To Register: You can purchase your week of camp online at the Summer Adventure Camp section of the Museum Shop. Please download the registration forms on the Camps/Workshops page and send them in by mail or email as well.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 2:00 pm

'Growing Vertical Gardens and Root Pots'

Nature/Outdoors
Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 5:00 pm

Yappy Hour

Nature/Outdoors
Yappy Hour; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

Bring your dog out for an evening of frolicking and fun on our waterfront lawn! There will be treats available for both our 2 and 4-legged guests.

Wednesdays (weather permitting)
5pm-7pm

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