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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 24 @ 12:00 pm
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle! ONLINE SALE OF TICKETS HAS ENDED. PLEASE CALL THE GIFT SHOP 860-567-0857 TO PURCHASE BY CREDIT CARD. THANK YOU!
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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
Sep 2 @ 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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Loving Haight with Gerri Griswold 10:00 am
Loving Haight with Gerri Griswold
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Loving Haight with Gerri Griswold
Saturday, September 4, 2021 Pack a snack and some water! Explore this beautiful piece of property that is laced with babbling brooks, towering trees, a bevy of birds, and a view of the vineyard. 10:00[...]
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The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Upscale Tag Sale Online Auction! 9:00 am
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Upscale Tag Sale Online Auction!
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 9:00 pm
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day Upscale Tag Sale Online Auction!
September 10 – 24, 2021 Our upscale tag sale includes something for everybody…mixtures of old and new! Beautiful pottery, antiques, books, nature themed collectibles for adults and children, cozy wool blankets from Iceland, hand-crafted walking[...]
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Let Freedom Ring ~ Remembering the Victims of 9/11/2001 2:00 pm
Let Freedom Ring ~ Remembering the Victims of 9/11/2001
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let Freedom Ring ~ Remembering the Victims of 9/11/2001
Saturday, September 11, 2021 It was 20 years ago today. Our lives were forever changed. This very special tribute features the music of popular singer / songwriter / guitar maestro Robert Messore and the unfettered[...]
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Museum Children Free Week September 14 – 20 10:00 am
Museum Children Free Week September 14 – 20
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week September 14 - 20
September 14 – 20, 2021 In Memory of Louise W. Willson. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
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Hurricanes with Tom Alena 3:00 pm
Hurricanes with Tom Alena
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hurricanes with Tom Alena
Saturday, September 18, 2021 As we near the peak of hurricane season in the northern hemisphere, learn why Connecticut is so susceptible to these tropical storms.  We’ll examine the weather conditions that steer these beasts[...]
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Star Party September 24 8:00 pm
Star Party September 24
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Star Party September 24
Friday, September 24, 2021 STAR GAZING ONLY TONIGHT! Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You are invited to bring your own telescope or binoculars. 8:00 p.m., Sawmill Field, FREE… Donations will be[...]
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The 39th Annual Family Nature Day! 11:00 am
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day!
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
The 39th Annual Family Nature Day!
Saturday, September 25, 2021 IT’S BACK!!!! Our annual celebration of Mother Nature is a must for folks of all ages. This long awaited 39th edition is chock full of the greatest presenters! Brain Bradley will[...]
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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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Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Tue
2021
10:00 am Museum Children Free Week Septem...
Museum Children Free Week Septem...
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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2021
2:00 pm Carnivorous Plants with Stewart ...
Carnivorous Plants with Stewart ...
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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2021
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ 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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2021
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 4... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 4... @ 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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2021
4:00 pm Nature’s Nursery Series, Sept.-D... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
Nature’s Nursery Series, Sept.-D... @ 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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2021
2:00 pm Stories in Trunks & Branches: Wi...
Stories in Trunks & Branches: Wi...
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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2021
9:00 am COLUMBUS DAY
COLUMBUS DAY
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
COLUMBUS DAY
Monday, October 11, 2021 Offices Closed
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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.
3:45 pm After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ White Memorial - Activity Shed
After-School Adventures Grades 1... @ 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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2021
10:00 am MUSEUM CLOSED
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