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April

13 SPIDERS - 3:00 pm Learn everything you always wanted to know about spiders, from the tiny to the huge! Louis Sorkin is an arachnologist and entomologist at the American Museum of Natural History who has an enthusiasm for spiders and other arachnids.

Address: 1361 Main St., Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: Members $8, 12 and under $4-member family max $24; non-members $10, 12 and under $5-nonmember family max $30

18 Early Morning Bird Walk - 7 – 9 am Join experienced birder, Larry Lunden on early morning walks in Earle Park to spot new migrating birds. Bring your binoculars and field guides if you have them.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members $6, Non-members $8

20 Annual Earth Fair - Birds and Their Habitats - The theme of this year’s Earth Fair is: Birds and Their Habitats. Fun for the whole family at the Audubon Society’s annual fair.  See birds of prey, watch the Peter Pan Players perform, participate in the All Creatures Parade, and dance around the Maypole.  Stay for lunch and enjoy a treat at the bake sale!  Crafts for children and so much more! 10 a.m. – 4 p.m..

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: $3 donation

May

25 Early Morning Bird Walk - Join experienced birder, Larry Lunden on early morning walks in Earle Park to spot new migrating birds. Bring your binoculars and bird guides if you have them. Meet at the Connecticut Audubon Center. 7 � 9 am.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members $6, Non-members $8

27 Coffee House Concert - 3-4:30 p.m. - "Dr. Uke" (Dr. Jim Rosokoff) & Daughters - Jim, Jacqueline, and Sylvie Rosokoff, are a family musical group who have been performing since the girls were 8 and 10 years old. They have a unique harmony blend which they apply to many genres of vocal music, from jazz to folk, with a lot of Beatles, Elvis and Yiddish thrown in. Dad now accompanies the group on ukulele, having made the switch from guitar a few years ago. Most of their ukulele arrangements, and hundreds of others, can be found at www.DoctorUke.com/songs.html.

Concert proceeds benefit the educational programs of the CAS Center at Glastonbury. Call 860-633-8402 for reservations.

Address: Gideon Welles Middle School Auditorium, 1029 Neipsic Road, Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: Adults $13 (CAS members $10), ages 13 & under $5.

2 Early Morning Bird Walk - Join experienced birder, Larry Lunden, on early morning walks in Earle Park to spot new migrating birds. Bring your binoculars and bird guides if you have them. Meet at the Connecticut Audubon Center.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.,(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS members $6, Non-members $8

4 2nd Saturday Guided Nature Walks in Earle Park - 11 a.m. - 12 noon Nature lover and bird watcher Rachel Caldwell invites adults and children to join her for guided nature walks in Earle Park. Walks leave from the CT Audubon and continue year-round, conditions permitting. As a courtesy to Rachel, and to insure that the walk will be held, please call ahead to put yourself on the list. A walk may be cancelled if there is no one registered.

Address: 1361 Main St (Rte 17) Glastonbury , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: $5 (CAS members $3).

9 Early Morning Bird Walk - 7 – 9 am Join experienced birder, Larry Lunden on early morning walks in Earle Park to spot new migrating birds. Bring your binoculars and field guides if you have them. Meet at the Connecticut Audubon Center.

Address: 1361 Main St (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: Members $6; Non-members $8

11 - 12 Art for Nature's Sake - Do your gift shopping for the rest of the year! Purchase special artwork for your office, waiting room, home or family.� Please join us for this wonderful juried fine art and crafts event with all types of art displayed, artist demonstrations, live music, birdhouse sale and children�s crafts. 10am � 4pm.

Here are this year's artists:
Jeanne Robacker Amato � Prints, Amy C. Barry � Fiber, Bob & Pat Benoit � Glass, Lesley Braren � Oil, Drawing, Watercolor, Lois Flint Eldridge � Clay, Dianne Gorrick � Oil, Watercolor, Catherine Green � Prints, Hartford Artisans Weaving Center � Fiber, Kathy Hoar � Clay, Ellen Hoverkamp � Photography, Carol Jeffries � Oil, Barbara Jenkins � Pastel, Mixed Media, Mary Lang Killilea � Pastel, Beverly Pitrone � Jewelry, Sylvina Rollins � Oil, Edith Royce Shade � Photography, Mixed Media, Lynita Shimizu � Woodcut Prints, Virginia Stevens � Jewelry, Jacqueline White � Oil, David E. Woodard � Drawing.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: Free

June

25 CT Trails Day Walk in Earle Park - Explore the sights, sounds and smells of late spring as we walk through forests and fields, check out Holland Brook and Tom’s Pond and view the Connecticut River. All are invited to visit the Discovery Room in the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury after the 1.50mile walk. Meet Ellen Castaldini and Duffy Schade in the Audubon Center’s parking lot (1361 Main St., Glastonbury) . Sponsored by Connecticut Audubon Society at Glastonbury. Heavy rain cancels. Pre-registration is NOT NECESSARY. Questions contact Ellen Castaldini, (860) 644-1539, ellen.castaldini@gmail.com

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: Free

1 2nd Saturday Guided Nature Walk in Earle Park - 11 a.m. - 12 noon Nature lover and bird watcher Rachel Caldwell invites adults and children to join her for guided nature walks in Earle Park. Walks leave from the CT Audubon and continue year-round, conditions permitting. As a courtesy to Rachel, and to insure that the walk will be held, please call ahead to put yourself on the list. A walk may be cancelled if there is no one registered.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: $3 CAS members, $5 non-members

12 Summer Solstice Celebration - Bring in the fire of summer with celebration, song and dance. Civilizations over time and around the world have honored the longest day of the year with a variety of traditions. Events include stories and music.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: glastonbury@ctaudubon.org
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: Members $8 children under 12 $4, family max $24; non-members $10 children under 12 $5, family max. $30

July

3 Gardening with Children - 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. We will plant some of our favorites: tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, peppers, lettuce, onions and potatoes. Maybe we'll squeeze in a pumpkin!

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent outdoors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members $20 each or $55 for 3 classes. Non-members $25 each class. Noon program $10 for all.

4 Good Bugs, Bad Bugs and the Garden - 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Guess who came for dinner? There are insects that may eat our plants and insects that eat insects. Find out who's good and who's bad for the garden.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members $20 each, $55 for 3 classes. Non-members $25 each class. Noon program is $25 for all.

3 Snakes - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Have you ever held a snake? Now is the time to find out about our slithering friends.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 860-633-8402
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members: $25 each class

4 Lizards - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Take a lizard to lunch and what will he eat? Maybe he will help us out in the garden!

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members $25 each class.

25 Composting with Children - 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Composting with Children - To start gardening, you need to start with the basics: soil, compost, tools, seeds and markers.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent outdoors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members: $20 each or $55 for each class. Non-members, $25 per class. Noon program $10 for all.

4 Turtles - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - What's it like to carry your home on your back? That protective shell is very important. See what our four species of turtles like to eat and where they live.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members: $25 each class

9 - 12 Children's Summer Programs - Bugathon - Flowers are not the only things that attract bugs, beetles and other creepy crawlies. Well dig in the dirt, leaves and pond muck to find some insects that remain hidden from view. Wear your old sneakers and plan on getting muddy and dirty as we venture out into the woods and pond.

Summer Programs for Children Ages 4-8, Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 12:00 at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $25 each or $95 for 4 classes. Non members $35 each class

9 Bugs - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Some of the tiniest insects live in the grasses and plants around you. Find out how we gather them up for observation.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members $25 each class.

10 Slugs - Children's Program - Slugs and snails leave a slimy trail behind. We can find them in the garden and woods. Have you ever felt a slug?

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members: $25 each class

11 Worms - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - There are several types of worms, and some that even live at the seashore. Come explore the world of worms and help us make a wormery.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members: $25 each class

12 Spiders - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Look at all those legs and how fast they move. YIKES! These little friends are great for the garden. Let's see if you can make a web.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members $25 each class.

16 Pond - Children's Program - 9:30 - 1:30 am - What is going on down at the pond? Let's see who is living in the water and reeds.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members: $25 each class

17 Stream by the Bridge - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - See who lives under the rocks and who can be found in the ripples of the stream. What can we catch in the water?

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

18 The Wetlands - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - On the other side of the hill are the wetlands where ducks, beaver, herons, and kingfishers have been seen. If we are quiet, we might be able to sneak up on some wetland creatures.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes, Nonmembers $25 per class

19 Meadow Drain - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - All the smaller streamlets end up at the meadow drain. The water is deeper and has more creatures that live there. We'll walk along the edge to find who calls the place home.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Nonmembers $25 each class

23 Snakes - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Have you ever held a snake? Now is the time to find out about our slithering friends.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Nonmembers $25 each class

August

24 Lizards - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Take a lizard to lunch and what will he eat? Maybe he will help us out in the garden!

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

25 Turtles - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - What's it like to carry your home on your back? That protective shell is very important. See what our four species of turtles like to eat and where they live.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

30 Bugs - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Some of the tiniest insects live in the grasses and plants around you. Find out how we gather them up for observation.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

31 Slugs - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Slugs and snails leave a slimy trail behind. We can find them in the garden and woods. Have you ever felt a slug?

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

1 Worms - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - There are several types of worms, and some that even live at the seashore. Come explore the world of worms and help us make a wormery.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

2 Spiders - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Look at all those legs and how fast they move. YIKES! These little friends are great for the garden. Let's see if you can make a web.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

3 2nd Saturday Guided Nature Walk in Earle Park - 11 a.m. - 12 noon Nature lover and bird watcher Rachel Caldwell invites adults and children to join her for guided nature walks in Earle Park. Walks leave from the CT Audubon and continue year-round, conditions permitting. As a courtesy to Rachel, and to insure that the walk will be held, please call ahead to put yourself on the list. A walk may be cancelled if there is no one registered.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: $3 CAS members; $5 non-members

6 - 9 Children's Summer Program - Creatures of the Night - While we sleep, the creatures of the night are awake and looking for food. Who is in your back yard snooping around raccoon, opossum, bat, owl, coyote, deer or skunk? Learn about our local nightlife critters with some fun games.

Summer Programs for Children Ages 4-8, Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 12:00 at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $25 each or $95 for 4 classes. Non members $35 each class

6 Pond - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - What is going on down at the pond? Let's see who is living in the water and reeds.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

7 Stream by the Bridge - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - See who lives under the rocks and who can be found in the ripples of the stream. What can we catch in the water?

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

8 The Wetlands - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - On the other side of the hill are the wetlands where ducks, beaver, herons, and kingfishers have been seen. If we are quiet, we might be able to sneak up on some wetland creatures.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

9 Meadow Drain - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - All the smaller streamlets end up at the meadow drain. The water is deeper and has more creatures that live there. We'll walk along the edge to find who calls the place home.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

13 Letter boxing in Earle Park - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - What is letter boxing and how do you find the clues in the parks? You can do the detective work of finding the letterbox and finding out what's inside.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

14 Stream Walkers - Children's Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Take a walk in the stream on a hot day. We will meander and explore Holland Brook.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

15 Mud! Mud! Mud! - 9:30 - 11:30 am - We're off to collect mud and make some bowls, plates or birds with the clay we gather.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non members $25 each class

16 Go Fish! - 9:30 - 11:30 am - What kind of fish live in the pond and stream? We'll go "fishing" inside and make fish to take home.

Bring a snack and water or juice.

Dress for being outside. Please put on sunscreen and bug repellent out doors before class.

Want to extend your morning visit? Sign up for our Nature at Noon, 12 - 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a game, walk, or story. Bring your own lunch and munch. Morning class children will be surpervised until the class begins. $10 for the program.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St.(Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: CAS Members, $20 each or $75 for 4 classes. Non-members $25 each class.

September

31 2nd Saturday Guided Nature Walk in Earle Park - 11 a.m. - 12 noon Nature lover and bird watcher Rachel Caldwell invites adults and children to join her for guided nature walks in Earle Park. Walks leave from the CT Audubon and continue year-round, conditions permitting. As a courtesy to Rachel, and to insure that the walk will be held, please call ahead to put yourself on the list. A walk may be cancelled if there is no one registered.

Address: Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury, 1361 Main St. (Rte 17), Glastonbury, CT , Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ph: 860-633-8402 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ctaudubon.org
Fee: $3 CAS members; $5 non-members

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Museum on the Green

Former Town Hall (c. 1840) displays local history, early industry, Native American artifacts, changing exhibits; genealogical and research library. Adjacent to old town cemetery (1690)

Glastonbury, CT Museums


Butternut Farm

1720 architectural jewel furnished in period antiques, eight fireplaces, estate setting with herb gardens, landscaped grounds. Five rooms (one apt., two suites), private bath, TV, a/

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Udderly Woolly Acres

Working homestead with 1820 farmhouse on 20 acres, organic crops. One suite with private bath ($$$); two rooms with double beds (shared bath) for overflow only ($)

Glastonbury, CT Recreation


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Summer Music Festival

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Underground Canoe Trips

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Dinosaur

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Barnes Museum (c.1836)

Home of prominent local family for more than a century. Original furnishings, historical and genealogical library....

Pond House B&B

Home with rustic charm, located on four wooded acres with a private pond. Two rooms with view of pond, private bath....