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
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

Dec
30
Wed
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!), Grades 1-3
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!), Grades 1-3

Grades 1-3: Wednesday, December 30 
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!)
1-5pm
Nature is so much fun in the winter! So, let’s spend one of your vacation days learning about the natural world around you. Over Zoom, as well as outside in your yard, we will play games together, make crafts, meet live animals, and more. Lessons will alternate between computer time and outdoor time. Register at whitememorialcc.org, at which point you will receive an email with more information and the Zoom link(s). Members: $20, Non-Members: $35 

Dec
31
Thu
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!), Grades 4-6
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!), Grades 4-6

Grades 4-6: Thursday, December 31 
One-Day Fun Day (Virtually!)

1-5pm
Nature is so much fun in the winter! So, let’s spend one of your vacation days learning about the natural world around you.
Over Zoom, as well as outside in your yard, we will play games together, make crafts, meet live animals, and more. Lessons will alternate between computer time and outdoor time. Register at whitememorialcc.org, at which point you will receive an email with more information and the Zoom link(s). Members: $20, Non-Members: $35