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Additional children are $10 each, with a maximum of 25 children total. If siblings will be attending, please include them in the count of 12 children. No charge for adults during children’s parties, but due to the size of our party rooms, we limit parties to 40 people total.
A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at booking time. With your party booking you’ll receive a link to download a DPNC graphic to use in a printed or electronic invitation to your party guests.
You may come 30 minutes before the start of the party to set up, and you have 30 minutes after the party to clean up.
Want to use a Nature Center Birthday graphic in your electronic invitation or print a paper version?
Click here to download a jpg for your electronic invitation.
Click here to download a printable invitation.
The large classroom at DPNC is our most popular children’s party location with easy access to the Nature Center’s exhibits.
At Coogan Farm:
JX Barn at Coogan Farm is another popular party rental site for children, adults and family parties. This beautiful private space with original wooden paneling and river views has easy access to Coogan Farm’s miles of trails, Stillman Foundation, the Giving Garden and Coogan’s fire pit, but no access to natural history exhibits.
Additional event spaces:
For meetings, small gatherings, weddings and other events, please inquire at 860-536-1216 for rates, availability and a tour. Coogan Farm offers limited rentals at JX Barn, Avery Farmhouse, Avery Courtyard and the Coogan Barn foundation.