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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November 2017

Homeschool Classes, at DPNC

November 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

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…

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

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

(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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Kid’s Cooking, (ages 7-12) at Coogan Farm

November 30 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

Emily Steadman of A Lovin' Spoonful's will lead you on a culinary adventure in our farmhouse kitchen. Explore the history of American cuisine and sample recipes that have become regional favorites. Students will be involved in cooking and tasting each recipe, and will mark progress…

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Holiday Evergreens, Adults, at DPNC

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Join us for this happy holiday program and create a stylized wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. We will provide an assortment of fresh evergreen boughs, berries, vines, pinecones, wire and ribbons. Different techniques for making your holiday decorations will be demonstrated during…

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December 2017

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

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

(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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Wee Wanderers, (ages birth to 5), at Coogan Farm

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

A walking exploration for little walkers or babies in front or back carriers, moving at the children's pace as we peek under logs, listen for birds and explore outside in this nature class for our youngest friends.Meet at each location (please find directions on the…

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

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

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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Holiday Evergreens, Adults or Interested (Children Aged 10+), at DPNC

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States

Join us for this happy holiday program and create a stylized wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. We will provide an assortment of fresh evergreen boughs, berries, vines, pinecones, wire and ribbons. Different techniques for making your holiday decorations will be demonstrated during…

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Gingerbread Birdhouses, (ages 7 – 12), at Coogan Farm

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States

This program offers a twist on the traditional gingerbread house and invites participants to create a gingerbread birdhouse instead. We'll use homemade gingerbread and spend time building and decorating your birdhouse to use and enjoy as a beautiful holiday decoration or perhaps a delicious treat.…

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Full Long Nights Moon Walk – Stenger Farm, Waterford

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stenger Farm, Waterford, 128 Clark Lane
Waterford,CT06385United States

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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