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.

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

October 2017

Fall Eager Explorers, (ages 2 ½ -5), at DPNC

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

(full series registration only). Our Fall Eager Explorers is a popular start for children ready to try a class on their own. Each class brings discovery as we focus on what we can find and learn outside in nature. We'll learn about a different natural…

Find out more »

Pumpkin Carving, Adult and Family, at DPNC

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

Calling all pumpkin carving enthusiasts! Bring your own pumpkin to carve and take home, or carve a DPNC pumpkin that will be used for our Spooky Nature Trail event the following weekend. We will provide markers, designs to trace, knives and carvers and spooky Halloween…

Find out more »

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

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coogan Farm Art Barn, 162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,06355United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Fall Eager Explorers, (ages 2 ½ -5), at DPNC

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

(full series registration only). Our Fall Eager Explorers is a popular start for children ready to try a class on their own. Each class brings discovery as we focus on what we can find and learn outside in nature. We'll learn about a different natural…

Find out more »

Spooky Nature Trail, Adult and Family, at DPNC

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

What will haunt you in the woods? Our annual spooky festivities for Halloween are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls and this treasured, regional favorite provides many spooks and fright. Explore the Nature Center trails on a self-guided tour with weird and wild…

Find out more »

Spooky Nature Trail, Adult and Family, at DPNC

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

What will haunt you in the woods? Our annual spooky festivities for Halloween are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls and this treasured, regional favorite provides many spooks and fright. Explore the Nature Center trails on a self-guided tour with weird and wild…

Find out more »

Gungywamp Tour, Adult and Family

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Gungywamp is an area of natural 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. Walk with us through the woods and absorb the mysteries of Gungywamp. This…

Find out more »

Chickadees (ages 2 -5, with a caregiver), at DPNC

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

Explore the Nature Center with your little one and educator Marianne Goddard in our classic parent and child class. Activities, circle time, and time outside bring nature to life for your child! Meets at DPNC.

Find out more »

Ornithology II: Birds of A Feather, Adults or Interested Youth, at DPNC

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

Have you ever wondered what birds do in the fall, how they prepare for winter, where specific species migrate to, or wanted to better identify those elusive, feathered friends? Join us for a series of evening discussions and learn to identify migrant and winter resident…

Find out more »

Homeschool Clases, at DPNC

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
+ Google Map

We are thrilled to start another year of homeschool classes at the Nature Center. Each class will have a new topic, but we always include our favorite activities from meeting animals to nature play. Please send your child with a water bottle, snack and dressed…

Find out more »
+ Export Events