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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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The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale! 10:00 am
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle! TICKETS GO ON SALE JUNE 25, 2021! Drawing is at 4PM on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at The White Memorial Conservation Center. Ticket holders do not need to[...]
Museum Children Free Week June 29 – July 5 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week June 29 – July 5
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week June 29 – July 5
June 29, 2021 – July 5, 2021 In Honor of Louise W. Willson. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
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Dawn Chorus with Fran Zygmont and Gerri Griswold 4:00 am
Dawn Chorus with Fran Zygmont and Gerri Griswold
Jul 3 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am
Dawn Chorus with Fran Zygmont and Gerri Griswold
July 3, 2021 The dawn chorus occurs when birds sing at the start of a new day. In a given location, it is common for different species to do their dawn singing at different times.[...]
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Museum Children Free Week July 6 – 12 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week July 6 – 12
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week July 6 - 12
July 6, 2021 – July 12, 2021 Courtesy of the J. Denis O’Toole Family Honoring Helen Ryan Donnelly. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
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Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 7 8:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 7
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 7
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
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Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series, May-August 2021 4:00 pm
Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series, May-August 2021 @ Virtual
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual Nature's Nursery Series, May-August 2021 @ Virtual
One Thursday Per Month (May 6, June 3, July 8, August 12) Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series Ages 3-6 Years 4-4:30pm (note the time change from the previous series).  Join us via Zoom on one Thursday per[...]
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Meeting with Monsters ~ A Guide to the Beasts of Iceland with Jón Baldur Hlíðberg 2:00 pm
Meeting with Monsters ~ A Guide to the Beasts of Iceland with Jón Baldur Hlíðberg
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Meeting with Monsters ~ A Guide to the Beasts of Iceland with Jón Baldur Hlíðberg
Saturday, July 10, 2021 Icelandic folklore heritage contains a wealth of tales about weird animals and ferocious monsters. These creatures terrified Icelanders in prior centuries but have hardly been noticed recently, at least for the[...]
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Natural History Explorers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 3-9) 9:30 am
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 3-9) @ Activity Shed
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – Aug 13 @ 1:30 pm
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 3-9) @ Activity Shed
July 12-August 13 (weekdays only) “Natural History Explorers” Summer Camp GRADES 3 & 4 SOLD OUT Kids entering grades 3 – 9 can join us for week-long sessions that immerse them in nature! Our adventures[...]
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 1 & 2) SOLD OUT! 9:30 am
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 1 & 2) SOLD OUT! @ Meeting Barn
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – Jul 30 @ 1:30 pm
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 1 & 2) SOLD OUT! @ Meeting Barn
July 12-30 (weekdays only) “Nature Adventurers” Summer Camp SOLD OUT! Kids entering grades 1 & 2 can join us for three weeks of outdoor discovery, games, books, songs, and crafts that help them learn more[...]
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Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT! 9:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10   “Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp SOLD OUT This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that[...]
Poison Ivy Facts & Myths with Donna Katsuranis 7:00 pm
Poison Ivy Facts & Myths with Donna Katsuranis
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Poison Ivy Facts & Myths with Donna Katsuranis
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Misinformation on Poison Ivy abounds. Let’s set the record straight. Poison Ivy is frequently mis-identified, with often painful – and sometimes tragic – consequences. This informative talk will focus on how[...]
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Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 14 8:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 14
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 14
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
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Star Party July 16 8:00 pm
Star Party July 16
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party July 16
Friday, July 16, 2021 This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Weather permitting, there will be star gazing after the program. 8:00 p.m.,[...]
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Weird and Wondrous: The Lives of Bats CANCELED 2:00 pm
Weird and Wondrous: The Lives of Bats CANCELED
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Weird and Wondrous: The Lives of Bats CANCELED
Saturday, July 17, 2021 THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELED. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. APOLOGIES.
An Evening at Little Pond with Gerri Griswold 7:00 pm
An Evening at Little Pond with Gerri Griswold
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening at Little Pond with Gerri Griswold
Saturday, July 17, 2021 Join Gerri Griswold in search of Wood Ducks, herons, shore birds, muskrats, beavers, frogs and whatever else Mother Nature decides to dish out at dusk on Little Pond! This hike is[...]
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Museum Children Free Week July 20 – 26 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week July 20 – 26
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week July 20 - 26
July 20 – 26, 2021 In Memory of John Howard from his Family and Friends. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT! 9:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10   “Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp SOLD OUT This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that[...]
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Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 21 8:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 21
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 21
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
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The 11th Annual Celebration for the Bats SOLD OUT! 7:00 pm
The 11th Annual Celebration for the Bats SOLD OUT!
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The 11th Annual Celebration for the Bats SOLD OUT!
  SOLD OUT!!!!!! Saturday, July 24, 2021 The 11th Annual Celebration for the Bats Help Gerri Griswold celebrate 29 years of crusading for Bats, our planet’s most extraordinary creature! Our festivities begin with bat-themed cupcakes[...]
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Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT! 9:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10   “Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp SOLD OUT This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that[...]
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Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 28 8:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 28
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro July 28
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
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Volcanos with Tom Alena 3:00 pm
Volcanos with Tom Alena
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Volcanos with Tom Alena
Saturday, July 31, 2021 A new volcano in Iceland is erupting and, as many of you know, Gerri’s adopted homeland will soon be erupting with tourists hiking to see this spectacular display of Nature. But[...]

Upcoming Events

Jun
25
Fri
2021
10:00 am The 39th Annual Family Nature Da...
The 39th Annual Family Nature Da...
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle! TICKETS GO ON SALE JUNE 25, 2021! Drawing is at 4PM on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at The White Memorial Conservation Center. Ticket holders do not need to[...]
Jul
12
Mon
2021
9:30 am Natural History Explorers Summer... @ Activity Shed
Natural History Explorers Summer... @ Activity Shed
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – Aug 13 @ 1:30 pm
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 3-9) @ Activity Shed
July 12-August 13 (weekdays only) “Natural History Explorers” Summer Camp GRADES 3 & 4 SOLD OUT Kids entering grades 3 – 9 can join us for week-long sessions that immerse them in nature! Our adventures[...]
9:30 am Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2... @ Meeting Barn
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2... @ Meeting Barn
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – Jul 30 @ 1:30 pm
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp 2021 (Grades 1 & 2) SOLD OUT! @ Meeting Barn
July 12-30 (weekdays only) “Nature Adventurers” Summer Camp SOLD OUT! Kids entering grades 1 & 2 can join us for three weeks of outdoor discovery, games, books, songs, and crafts that help them learn more[...]
Jul
31
Sat
2021
3:00 pm Volcanos with Tom Alena
Volcanos with Tom Alena
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Volcanos with Tom Alena
Saturday, July 31, 2021 A new volcano in Iceland is erupting and, as many of you know, Gerri’s adopted homeland will soon be erupting with tourists hiking to see this spectacular display of Nature. But[...]
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3
Tue
2021
9:30 am Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021...
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021...
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10   “Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp SOLD OUT This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that[...]
Aug
4
Wed
2021
8:00 am Yoga in the Garden with Judith E...
Yoga in the Garden with Judith E...
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro August 4
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
Aug
7
Sat
2021
10:00 am It’s Here, It’s Coming and We Ho...
It’s Here, It’s Coming and We Ho...
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
It’s Here, It’s Coming and We Hope it Doesn’t Get Here: Emerald Ash Borer, Spotted Lanternfly and Asian Longhorned Beetle with Dr. Claire Rutledge
Saturday, August 7, 2021 Invasive plants and animals have been a fact of life in North America and worldwide since people began to travel. The pace of introductions has only increased as transportation becomes faster[...]
Aug
10
Tue
2021
9:30 am Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021...
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021...
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp 2021 (Ages 4 & 5) SOLD OUT!
Tuesdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10   “Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp SOLD OUT This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that[...]
Aug
11
Wed
2021
8:00 am Yoga in the Garden with Judith E...
Yoga in the Garden with Judith E...
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro August 11
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer[...]
Aug
12
Thu
2021
4:00 pm Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series,... @ Virtual
Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series,... @ Virtual
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual Nature's Nursery Series, May-August 2021 @ Virtual
One Thursday Per Month (May 6, June 3, July 8, August 12) Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series Ages 3-6 Years 4-4:30pm (note the time change from the previous series).  Join us via Zoom on one Thursday per[...]