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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October 2017

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

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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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.

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

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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(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…

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Drawing Owls, Adults, at Coogan Farm

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coogan Farm Art Barn, 162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,06355United States
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Do you like to sketch avian subjects or want to learn drawing techniques using live subjects? Drawing Owls will cover the particulars of how to draw an owl from a live model. This three-part series that with a short introduction to our owl residents. The…

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

October 5 @ 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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Full Blood Moon Walk, – Henne Preserve, North Stonington (ALC)

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ALC Henne Preserve North Stonington,CTUnited States + Google Map

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

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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(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…

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Fireside Stories, Family, (ages birth to 8), at DPNC

October 6 @ 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, songs, and the magic only a crackling fire can provide. This program is for families with children up to 8 years old. Meets at DPNC.

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Garden Workshop for Educators

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Cost: $25 (But leave with seed trays, starter soil, books, plant props and lots of ideas) Looking for new and exciting ways to incorporate gardening into classroom and outdoor learning? Need a few ideas on the best and safest ways to grow a variety of…

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Dig Into Nature – Batty about Bats, (ages 4 – 12), at DPNC

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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We'll dispel the myths about these essential, mosquito-eating nocturnal creatures as we explore the forests and fields where they live. 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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Pursuit of Hoppiness: Intro to Homebrewing, at Coogan Farm

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Wednesday, September 20 7-9 p.m.Saturday, September 23, 12:30-2:30pmSaturday, October 7 12:30-2:30 p.m.$60 per participant / 3 class series Must be 21+Join us to learn how to brew your own beer with homebrewer Tim Magee. Working with raw materials, you'll be taken through an entire brewing…

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