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From family hikes to adult workshops to children’s programs to special events, you’ll find something for everyone at White Memorial. Scroll down to view our Calendar of Events. See something you like? Click on it for a larger view. To register, click the green “Tickets” button on that page.
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Museum Children Free Week September 28 – October 4 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week September 28 – October 4
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week September 28 - October 4
September 28 – October 4, 2021 Courtesy of Joan and Jack Benham. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
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Carnivorous Plants with Stewart McPherson 2:00 pm
Carnivorous Plants with Stewart McPherson
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Carnivorous Plants with Stewart McPherson
Saturday, October 2, 2021 What an honor it is for the Conservation Center to bring (virtually) to you, one of the world’s foremost experts on carnivorous plants! Stewart McPherson graduated in geography at the University[...]
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After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 5 @ 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,[...]
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After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
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,[...]
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Nature’s Nursery Series, Sept.-Dec. 2021 4:00 pm
Nature’s Nursery Series, Sept.-Dec. 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nature's Nursery Series, Sept.-Dec. 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
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[...]
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Stories in Trunks & Branches: Witness Trees with David K. Leff 2:00 pm
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[...]
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COLUMBUS DAY 9:00 am
COLUMBUS DAY
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
COLUMBUS DAY
Monday, October 11, 2021 Offices Closed
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Museum Children Free Week 10:00 am
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 3:45 pm
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,[...]
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MUSEUM CLOSED 10:00 am
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 3:45 pm
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,[...]
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Crack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fran Zygmont 4:00 am
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 10:00 am
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
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After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 19 @ 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,[...]
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After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 20 @ 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,[...]
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Star Party! 7:00 pm
Star Party!
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party!
October 22, 2021 This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Tonight’s topic is, Saturn with Denis Williamson! Weather permitting; there will be star[...]
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Fall Family Hike with Education Director Carrie Szwed 10:00 am
Fall Family Hike with Education Director Carrie Szwed
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fall Family Hike with Education Director Carrie Szwed
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Fall is a wonderful time to explore and appreciate the natural wonders of White Memorial. Join Education Director Carrie Szwed for a 1½ mile jaunt around the Lake/Butternut Brook Trails as[...]
The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders with Dr. Richard Bradley, Ohio State University 2:00 pm
The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders with Dr. Richard Bradley, Ohio State University
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders with Dr. Richard Bradley, Ohio State University
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Spiders are among the most ubiquitous animals. As intermediate-level predators, they are among the most important components of the food chain, forming an essential link between the insects and larger predators[...]
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Museum Children Free Week 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week
October 26 – November 1, 2021 Museum Children Free Week In Memory of Ron Hummel from His Family and Friends. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 1-3 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 26 @ 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,[...]
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After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 3:45 pm
After-School Adventures Grades 4-6 Fall 2021 @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 27 @ 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,[...]
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Spooky Halloween Dog Walk with Gerri and Bradley the Museum Dog 10:00 am
Spooky Halloween Dog Walk with Gerri and Bradley the Museum Dog
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Spooky Halloween Dog Walk with Gerri and Bradley the Museum Dog
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Celebrate Halloween by dressing up yourself and your four-legged best friend for a stroll along the Pine Island Trail to Little Pond and then onto the Litchfield Greenway via Gallows Lane[...]
Sequoia National Park, California Through the Eyes of Tom Alena 3:00 pm
Sequoia National Park, California Through the Eyes of Tom Alena
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sequoia National Park, California Through the Eyes of Tom Alena
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Travel with Tom, as he walks amongst the LARGEST LIVING THINGS ON EARTH, the Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum).  He’ll bring the scale of both size and age of these magnificent specimens[...]
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Upcoming Events

Oct
12
Tue
2021
10:00 am Museum Children Free Week
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.
Oct
16
Sat
2021
4:00 am Crack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fra...
Crack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fra...
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.
10:00 am Fall Mushroom Foray with Mushroo...
Fall Mushroom Foray with Mushroo...
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
Oct
19
Tue
2021
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 19 @ 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,[...]
Oct
20
Wed
2021
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 4... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 4... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 20 @ 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,[...]
Oct
22
Fri
2021
7:00 pm Star Party!
Star Party!
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party!
October 22, 2021 This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Tonight’s topic is, Saturn with Denis Williamson! Weather permitting; there will be star[...]
Oct
23
Sat
2021
10:00 am Fall Family Hike with Education ...
Fall Family Hike with Education ...
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fall Family Hike with Education Director Carrie Szwed
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Fall is a wonderful time to explore and appreciate the natural wonders of White Memorial. Join Education Director Carrie Szwed for a 1½ mile jaunt around the Lake/Butternut Brook Trails as[...]
2:00 pm The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders...
The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders...
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Inborn Brilliance of Spiders with Dr. Richard Bradley, Ohio State University
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Spiders are among the most ubiquitous animals. As intermediate-level predators, they are among the most important components of the food chain, forming an essential link between the insects and larger predators[...]
Oct
26
Tue
2021
10:00 am Museum Children Free Week
Museum Children Free Week
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week
October 26 – November 1, 2021 Museum Children Free Week In Memory of Ron Hummel from His Family and Friends. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Oct 26 @ 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,[...]