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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August 2017

Nature Night Out

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DPNC, 109 Pequotseps rd
Mytic,CT06355United States
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Saturday, August 19 5:30-8:30pmMember child per class: $25.50 Additional member child per class: $12.75 (online registration enter the code “sibling”). Non-member child per class: $30 Additional non-member child per class: $15 (online registration enter the code “sibling”). Additional children must be part of original registration…

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Gungywamp Tour

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 20, 2-4pm $12.75/member, $15/non-member. Gungywamp is an area of natural, geological and cultural interest. It has rocky ridges, glacial erratics and swamps along with enigmatic stone shelters and structures whose use and origin are open to interpretation. Come along on a walk through…

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Easy Does It Hiking Club

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Saturday August 26 10:00-11:30am $4.25/member, $5/non-member Led by DPNC naturalists, the Easy Does It Hiking Club meets twice a month, on a Tuesday and Saturday. Join us for one, all, or as many as you wish. This hiking group is geared towards seniors and parents…

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Dig Into Nature: Slithering Snakes

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 26, 10am-12pm FREE for New London County Residents Join us for a fun, free program for New London County residents! Who: Children ages 4-12 who live in New London County What: A drop-off program for children who want to explore the natural world…

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September 2017

Nocturnal Animal Family Evening Out, Family, at Coogan Farm,

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Pack up a picnic and the family and head to the Coogan Farm. Learn about nocturnal animals, take a night hike and make s'mores around the campfire to complete an evening of family fun. Meets at Coogan Farm.

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Art and Meditation for Adults, at Coogan Farm

September 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Join us Wednesday mornings for art and meditation at Coogan Farm. The natural world has the unique capacity to stimulate imagination, unleash creativity and restore a connection to spirit. Together, we will explore the forest and nature through a variety of artistic techniques, journaling and…

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Full Barley Moon Walk – Sheep Farm, Groton

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GOSA Sheep Farm, Hazelnut Hill Road
Groton,CTUnited States
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Join us every month as we celebrate the full moon! Walks take place even on overcast nights, and are suitable for adults and older, interested children. Steady rain cancels.

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Natural Art with Nature Nik, (ages 7-10), at Coogan Farm

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coogan Farm Art Barn, 162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,06355United States
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This fun and artistic adventure will be led by educator Nikki Boushee. This course seeks to explore nature in creative and unusual ways. Using STEAM standards and artistic principles, we will fuse art and nature to make new masterpieces and inventions to enhance both our…

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Dig Into Nature – Marvelous Monarchs, (ages 4 – 12), at DPNC

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Learn about the marvelous migration Monarch butterflies make while we look for butterflies and other insects in the Nature Center meadow.Thanks to a generous grant from the Bodenwein Foundation, the Dig Into Nature programs are offered free of charge to New London County residents. Our…

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A Garden’s Blanket, Adults, at Coogan Farm

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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In this garden program, Farmer Craig will share the benefits of cover crops, about using row covers, movable high tunnels and caterpillar tunnels. We'll also discuss what crops can be grown into late fall and early winter. Meets at Coogan Farm Giving Garden.

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