DPNC Program Cancellation Policy: Pre-registration allows the Nature Center to secure staffing and materials for programs, so that we may best serve you. We require pre-registration and pre-payment for most programs in order to reserve a space. If DPNC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. If you withdraw from a program more than 4 days in advance, you will receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee. Withdrawals within 4 days of a program are not refundable. Preregistration for all programs is always recommended. Walk-ins should be prepared to pay by check or with exact change for programs at Coogan Farm, off-site, or after hours, and may be turned away if program is full.

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February 2017

Wintering Waterfowl at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$42.50 member / $50 nonmember This is typically a rewarding trip to observe Harlequin, Eider, Grebe, Merganser, Goldeneye and other colorful winter waterfowl, shorebirds and birds of prey like Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, and Marsh Hawk. After spending the morning at Sachuest, we will work our…

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Super Sunday in the Art Barn

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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The Nature Center is a great place to bring the family! Hike the trails, explore the winter wonderland and stop by the Jules X. Schneider Barn for Nature and the Arts at Coogan Farm for some open studio time. DPNC artists will be on hand…

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Hooting Owls

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Join us to learn about the night’s most talented hunters!  Connecticut is home to many of these amazing feathered creatures. Make an owl craft, play nature-centered games and meet our resident owls.  Dress for the weather and bring a bagged lunch. Ages 5-12. Meet at…

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Afternoon Adventures

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - February 21 @ 4:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of free play at the Nature Center. We will build snow sculptures and snow forts, go on a hike, and roast marshmallows around a fire (in the campfire ring or indoor fireplace). Dress for the weather. Ages 5-12.$21.25/member, $25/nonmember. [button size='tiny' color=''…

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Animal Detectives

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives. Join us as we search the fields and forests for signs of animal life – tracks, trails, scat, homes, and more! We’ll be sure to visit with some of our live animals as well.…

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Afternoon Adventures

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of free play at the Nature Center. We will build snow sculptures and snow forts, go on a hike, and roast marshmallows around a fire (in the campfire ring or indoor fireplace). Dress for the weather. Ages 5-12.$21.25/member, $25/nonmember. [button size='tiny' color=''…

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Fireside Stories

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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End your week relaxing by the fire with your family. We’ll have stories, rhymes and songs, and the magic of a crackling fire! For families with children up to 8 years old. Meet at DPNC. Free/member, $5/nonmember (per person cost).

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The Chemistry of Cheese

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$21.25/member, $25/nonmember. Try your hand at cheese making In this beginner level class you learn the chemistry behind making homemade cheese. Make and taste fresh mozzarella cheese during the program, and leave with recipes and experience to make your own. Adult. Minimum 4 participants for…

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Chickadees

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Mondays, 9:30-11amJan. 9, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 17, 24 $8.50/member, $10/nonmember Led by Marianne Goddard Explore the DPNC with your little one in our classic parent and child class. Activities, circle time, and time outside bring…

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Homeschool

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23, and June 13 1:30-4:30pm $15 per child, per class The curriculum includes topics such as reptiles, weather, Native American life, astronomy, water, amphibians, soil, and…

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