December Events

Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center Center

HOLIDAY NATURE DAYS

HOLIDAY NATURE DAYS – Tues.–Thurs., Dec. 29–31, 10 am–2 pm


For children who love the outdoors and wildlife. These popular educational classes are designed for children 5 to 11 years old. We’ll have a chance to explore the park’s 150 acres and visit a variety of habitats. Come meet new friends, play games, cook, create beautiful and useful items using natural objects and recycled materials, and much more.


TUITION: $30/day ($90 all 3 days) for priority students (Ansonia residents and current family-level FANCI members); $35/day ($105 all 3 days) all others.


Please call for more information. 203 736-1053.

No Walk-ins please. Advanced registration required.

HOLIDAY NATURE DAYS

Tuesday, Dec. 29th, 10am to Thursday, Dec. 31st, 2pm

10 Deerfield Road

Ansonia, CT

HOLIDAY NATURE DAYS – Tues.–Thurs., Dec. 29–31, 10 am–2 pm


For children who love the outdoors and wildlife. These popular educational classes are designed for children 5 to 11 years old. We’ll have a chance to explore the park’s 150 acres and visit a variety of habitats. Come meet new friends, play games, cook, create beautiful and useful items using natural objects and recycled materials, and much more.


TUITION: $30/day ($90 all 3 days) for priority students (Ansonia residents and current family-level FANCI members); $35/day ($105 all 3 days) all others.


Please call for more information. 203 736-1053

No Walk-ins please. Advanced registration required

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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT


ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT – Sat. Dec. 19


This annual survey provides important data to assess the increase or decline of avian populations worldwide. After an early morning start, the New Haven Bird Club will stop at the Nature Center for their lunch at 12:30 or 1:00. Be ready to join the members of the club to look and listen along the park’s trails. For adults. Please register. FREE.

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DRUM IN THE WINTER SOLSTICE

DRUM IN THE WINTER SOLSTICE – Sat. Dec. 19, 5 pm


True winter begins on December 21! On that day we’ll have a full fifteen hours of darkness! Since June, the days have been getting shorter, but from now on, the reverse will be true. We’ll stoke the fire pit, so bring your drum and other percussion instruments, and warm yourself with good fellowship. Ranger Dawn will lead us. FREE, but bring a canned food item for our local homeless shelter; please register.

NEW YEAR DAY’S HIKE

NEW YEAR DAY’S HIKE – Fri. Jan. 1, 9 am


Join a Nature Center naturalist, who will ring in the New Year by leading an invigorating hike along our woodland trails. If we have snow cover, we may even break out th
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