Dec
10
Thu
Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual Nature's Nursery Series

Second Thursday of Every Month (Sep. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10)
Ages 3-6 Years
Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series
Join us via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from September – December for a 30-minute program designed just for your young nature lovers. Every session will include a story featuring wild animals and then an up-close encounter with a live animal! 4-4:30pm. Register on whitememorialcc.org, at which point you will receive an email with the Zoom link(s). You can sign up for the entire series or by session. Parents/Grandparents/Caregivers, please plan to attend these Zoom sessions with your child(ren). Members: $5/session or $15/whole series, Non-Members: $8/session or $25/whole series

 

Dec
12
Sat
Something Beautiful from Iceland ~ Holiday Concert with Ragga Grondal, Svavar Knutur, and Kristjana Stefans
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Something Beautiful from Iceland ~ Holiday Concert with Ragga Grondal, Svavar Knutur, and Kristjana Stefans

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Let’s take a virtual trip to Iceland and meet three of this nation’s most celebrated recording artists as they perform traditional Christmas music from their album, “Eitthvad fallegt”. In addition to the concert you’ll learn about Iceland’s Santas…YES…Iceland has 12 “Santas” AND a Christmas Cat, and other holiday traditions from the Land of Fire and Ice. 2:00 p.m. FREE! on ZOOM and Facebook Live! Click on this link to register:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GLD63MxySqWkSQHvyQRAYA

This program has been funded through The Connecticut Community Foundation / Give Local Donors.

Dec
15
Tue
Contemplative Yoga with Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro
Dec 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Contemplative Yoga with Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro

Contemplative Yoga (Previously Yoga in The Garden) is a gentle all-level yoga class provided online through Zoom. The class meets on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30. This class cycles through each chakra, focusing on anatomy and energetic benefits, combining vinyasa, yin, and restorative yoga forms. Students can attend the classes in any sequence. Poetry, music, and mudra assist the student in focusing on class intention. This class encourages stress reduction and efficient breathing, while building strength, flexibility, and balance. No registration is required. Class is $10, paid on Venmo to @Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro. Please leave a note which says “White Memorial”, and $1 will to be donated to WMCC for each class. Other payment arrangements can be made by calling Judith at 860-309-9489.

Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT is a Board-Certified movement therapist, nationally certified counselor, and a registered yoga teacher. She operates the Evolving Center, a private practice, in Winsted. Judith has been running Yoga in The Garden at White Memorial since 2015!

Please use the following Link to join class!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9981336171?pwd=a1RUQ1BhWlRrNHFYOGUvdFppL3hDZz09

Dec
17
Thu
Wildlife in Winter, with Education Director Carrie Szwed
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wildlife in Winter, with Education Director Carrie Szwed

Thursday, December 17, 2020

What strategies do animals employ to get through harsh winter conditions? Using natural props, animal mounts, a story, and a couple of live animals, children will learn how some animals in CT remain active in winter, while others hibernate, migrate, or go into torpor. 2pm. This free virtual program will be hosted in Zoom and simulcast on Facebook Live. Please pre-register:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_w88Di2_gRomfhpGQSdgKNA

Dec
19
Sat
Christmas Around the World with Puppeteer Robin McCahill
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Christmas Around the World with Puppeteer Robin McCahill

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Travel around the world with artist and puppeteer, Robin McCahill as she introduces you to the many characters of Christmas in this one hour presentation suitable for kids of all ages! Meet Italy’s “Befana”, a Christmas WITCH.  Iceland has twelve Santa’s called Yule Lads with names like Meat Hook, Spoon-Licker, and Door-Slammer. Head off to Eastern Europe for a visit with the very spooky Krampus! Robin will illustrate these characters with handmade puppets. Gerri Griswold will assist with stories and other visuals. You don’t even need to bring your passport! 10:00 a.m, ZOOM. Members: FREE  Non-members: $15.00 Please pre-register www.whitememorialcc.org You will receive an email with the Zoom link to the program.

The Science and Indigenous Folklore of Santa and His Reindeer with Moki Kokoris
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Science and Indigenous Folklore of Santa and His Reindeer with Moki Kokoris

Saturday, December 19, 2020

The one-hour program will feature little-known facts about the origins of Santa, the colors of his suit, his “flying” reindeer and Rudolph’s red nose. Find out why Santa comes down chimneys; learn about reindeer games, elf boots, and other amusing trivia and fun facts that are associated with many of our well-known holiday traditions. (All of Santa’s secrets are guaranteed to be kept safe) Join Arctic Explorer, Mokis Kokoris http://90-north.com/ for an intimate look into Santa’s world! Suitable for kids of all ages! 2:00 p.m. on ZOOM. Members: FREE  Non-members: $15.00 Please pre-register www.whitememorialcc.org You will receive an email with the Zoom link to the program.

Dec
22
Tue
Contemplative Yoga with Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro
Dec 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Contemplative Yoga with Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro

Contemplative Yoga (Previously Yoga in The Garden) is a gentle all-level yoga class provided online through Zoom. The class meets on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30. This class cycles through each chakra, focusing on anatomy and energetic benefits, combining vinyasa, yin, and restorative yoga forms. Students can attend the classes in any sequence. Poetry, music, and mudra assist the student in focusing on class intention. This class encourages stress reduction and efficient breathing, while building strength, flexibility, and balance. No registration is required. Class is $10, paid on Venmo to @Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro. Please leave a note which says “White Memorial”, and $1 will to be donated to WMCC for each class. Other payment arrangements can be made by calling Judith at 860-309-9489.

Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT is a Board-Certified movement therapist, nationally certified counselor, and a registered yoga teacher. She operates the Evolving Center, a private practice, in Winsted. Judith has been running Yoga in The Garden at White Memorial since 2015!

Please use the following Link to join class!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9981336171?pwd=a1RUQ1BhWlRrNHFYOGUvdFppL3hDZz09

Dec
24
Thu
A Very Merry Pandemic Pantry Special with a Reading of “The Christmas Whale”
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Very Merry Pandemic Pantry Special with a Reading of "The Christmas Whale"

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Spend a little time with Gerri Griswold on this special morning learning how to make treats for Santa. Sinful hot chocolate, chewy coconut macaroons, and a moist and lovely pumpkin sticky toffee pudding! Then settle into a  reading of “The Christmas Whale.”

It’s Christmas Eve and all of Santa’s reindeer have come down with the flu!!!! Who can possibly help Santa deliver presents to children all over the world?????

11:00 a.m., Zoom and Facebook Live! Free. Register here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CXE0N23mQDit-QSwVemAmA

Dec
25
Fri
CHRISTMAS
Dec 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
CHRISTMAS

Friday,December 25, 2020

OFFICES CLOSED

Dec
26
Sat
Winter White ~ The Beauty of White Memorial in Wintertime
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Winter White ~ The Beauty of White Memorial in Wintertime

Saturday, December 26, 2020

The beauty of White Memorial is always evident. Let’s spend a little time focusing on the quiet of winter in a stunning photography montage that celebrates the animals and landscapes of our Sanctuary in wintertime.

This free virtual program will be hosted in Zoom and simulcast on The White Memorial Conservation Center’s Facebook page via Facebook Live!  2:00 p.m., FREE! Please pre-register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eGcGdW8ITkuW6Y0Yfp1Vjw