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Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spend time connecting with the natural world during this year’s Earth Day celebration, inviting guests to explore all corners of our natural landscape from the far-reaching groves of trees to the tranquil pond brimming with life. There will be self-guided activities available all day, including Birdwatch Bingo, games in the court, and so much more.

Our Earth Day schedule of activities includes:

10 am – 4 pm, Arts Studio
Open Arts Studio | Sound Mapping 

Listen to the sounds heard across the River building and nature preserve, then record your observations on a community sound map in the Arts Studio!

10:30 am – 12 pm, Court
The Birds of Grace Farms 

Observe birds in the restored meadows and learn how they can support a healthy ecosystem in a natural landscape. A Grace Farms Educator will be in the Court Mezzanine with you to answer any bird questions!

11 am – 12 pm, West Barn Hall
Creating Kindness Through Creatures

Say hello to a diverse group of friendly animals from Animal Embassy! During this visit, explore the power of showing kindness and respect to all living things and learn the special role each creature plays in its natural environment.

12 pm, library
Who’s Waking Up? with Horticulture Director Kimberly Kelly and Master Gardener Lauren Elliott

Learn how plants, insects, and amphibians survived the winter, and how you can support the local ecosystem.

1 pm, library
The Secret Life of Seeds 

Discover the seeds collected from ten biodiverse habitats at Grace Farms with our educator Patrice.

1 – 3 pm
New Canaan Mounted Troop

Our community partners will be joining us to talk about equine therapy. Join to make a special take-home craft!

3 pm, Commons
Get Closer to your Food with Horticulture Director Kimberly Kelly and Founding Pastry Chef Leah Jones

Step into the Commons to explore how eating seasonally and being outdoors can help us get the nutrients we need.

 

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Date:
Saturday, April 20
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Ticket Prices

$10 per car
member: free

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