Oct
6
Wed
2021
After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 6 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed

Grades 4-6: Wednesdays in October
3:45-5pm
After-School Adventures
Kids, come out to White Memorial for programs designed to awaken your curiosity and foster an appreciation for the natural world. Every session brings a new adventure, whether it’s exploring a new part of White Memorial property, meeting a live animal, or taking part in an outdoor activity. Join us for an afternoon of experiential learning in the outdoors. These sessions will be based out of the Activity Shed (behind the Museum), with barn doors open on two sides for increased ventilation. Please dress accordingly for the weather. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Masks are required for everyone if/when we are not socially-distanced. Sessions may become virtual if safety concerns arise. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling 860-567-0857 or visiting whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $9/child per session or $30/whole series, Non-Members: $13/child per session or $48/whole series. Please inquire about financial aid as needed.

Oct
7
Thu
2021
Nature’s Nursery Series, Sept.-Dec. 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

First Thursday of Every Month (Sep. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2)
4-5pm
Ages 3-6 Years
Nature’s Nursery Series
Join us on the first Thursday of each month September – December for an hour-long program designed just for your young nature lovers. Every session will include a story, an encounter with a live animal, and an activity or craft. These sessions will be held in the Activity Shed (behind the Museum), with barn doors open on two sides for increased ventilation. It is not a temperature-controlled room, so please dress accordingly. Sessions may become virtual if safety concerns arise or it becomes too cold. Parents/Guardians, we ask that you stay for the duration of the program. Masks are required for everyone if/when we are not socially-distanced. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling 860-567-0857 or visiting whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $8/child per session or $25/whole series, Non-Members: $12/child per session or $45/whole series. Please inquire about financial aid as needed.

 

 

Oct
9
Sat
2021
Stories in Trunks & Branches: Witness Trees with David K. Leff
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Stories in Trunks & Branches: Witness Trees with David K. Leff

Saturday, October 9, 2021

The oldest and largest living things among us, trees play a significant role in our collective and individual memories.  From the Charter Oak creation tale of Connecticut to penknife carvings in the smooth, smoke-gray bark of beeches, join us for a slide illustrated talk exploring the intriguing stories that trees tell at the confluence of nature and culture.

David K. Leff is an award-winning poet and essayist, poet laureate of Canton, Connecticut, and former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. He is the author of six nonfiction books, three volumes of poetry, and two novels in verse.  By appointment of the National Park Service, he served as poet-in-residence for the New England Trail (NET) in 2016-17.  View his work at www.davidkleff.com  2:00 p.m., A. B. Ceder Room, Members: $10.00  Non Members: $20.00, Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Call 860-567-0857 or register online: www.whitememorialcc.org

Oct
11
Mon
2021
COLUMBUS DAY
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
COLUMBUS DAY

Monday, October 11, 2021

Offices Closed

Oct
12
Tue
2021
Museum Children Free Week
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week

October 12 – 18, 2021

In memory of Tish Samponaro from her husband, Philip G. Samponaro. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 12 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed

Grades 1-3: Tuesdays in October
3:45-5pm
After-School Adventures
Kids, come out to White Memorial for programs designed to awaken your curiosity and foster an appreciation for the natural world. Every session brings a new adventure, whether it’s exploring a new part of White Memorial property, meeting a live animal, or taking part in an outdoor activity. Join us for an afternoon of experiential learning in the outdoors. These sessions will be based out of the Activity Shed (behind the Museum), with barn doors open on two sides for increased ventilation. Please dress accordingly for the weather. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Masks are required for everyone if/when we are not socially-distanced. Sessions may become virtual if safety concerns arise. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling 860-567-0857 or visiting whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $9/child per session or $30/whole series, Non-Members: $13/child per session or $48/whole series. Please inquire about financial aid as needed.

Oct
13
Wed
2021
MUSEUM CLOSED
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
MUSEUM CLOSED

MUSEUM CLOSED

OCTOBER 13, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 1.p.m.

STAFF MEETING

After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 13 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed

Grades 4-6: Wednesdays in October
3:45-5pm
After-School Adventures
Kids, come out to White Memorial for programs designed to awaken your curiosity and foster an appreciation for the natural world. Every session brings a new adventure, whether it’s exploring a new part of White Memorial property, meeting a live animal, or taking part in an outdoor activity. Join us for an afternoon of experiential learning in the outdoors. These sessions will be based out of the Activity Shed (behind the Museum), with barn doors open on two sides for increased ventilation. Please dress accordingly for the weather. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Masks are required for everyone if/when we are not socially-distanced. Sessions may become virtual if safety concerns arise. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling 860-567-0857 or visiting whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $9/child per session or $30/whole series, Non-Members: $13/child per session or $48/whole series. Please inquire about financial aid as needed.

Oct
16
Sat
2021
Crack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fran Zygmont
Oct 16 @ 4:00 am – 5:30 am
Crack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fran Zygmont

Saturday, October 16, 2021

SOLD OUT

Please call 860-567-0857 to be  placed on a waiting list.

Fall Mushroom Foray with Mushroom Marlene
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fall Mushroom Foray with Mushroom Marlene

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL.  Please call to be put on a waiting list 860-567-0857