Take Your Family to Visit a State Fish Hatchery

Quinebaug Valley State Fish Hatchery Address:  145 Trout Hatchery Road, Plainfield, CT 06374 Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (7 days a week) Phone: 860-564-7542 Tours: Open to the public. Groups interested in tours […]

The New Canaan Land Trust’s Firefly Sanctuary Peak Season

New Canaan Land Trust 58 Pine Street, New Canaan

The Firefly Sanctuary is open year-round and accessible via a woodland trail leading up from Sleepy Hollow Road. Fireflies are most active in late June and early July. In an […]

Free – $20

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center SUMMER BIRD WALKS

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Thursday, July 11; 9-11 am With the hustle and bustle of spring migration over, the birds in CT are settling down to breed for the summer. We’ll look and listen […]

$13 – $18

Wequetequock Festival in Stonington

The Hounds 769 N Stonington Rd, Stonington

Join Us at the Wequetequock Clean Water Coalition Festival on the Cove! We’re excited to invite you to a day filled with fun, food, and learning! Enjoy delicious eats from […]

Nature Scavenger Hunt and “Bug Hut” Build with Essex Library

Essex Cross Lots 40 West Avenue, Essex

This summer, become “Earth Agents” in support of the 2024 Summer Reading theme, “Read, Renew, Repeat.” Kids will explore physical and biological sciences while developing problem solving skills and learning […]

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center GUIDED PADDLES

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

GUIDED PADDLES Tuesday, July 23; 9-11 am Join us as we explore some of southeastern Connecticut’s most scenic waterways by boat! Enjoy birds, wildlife, and fun on the water! Each […]

$25 – $30

The Good Life – Yale at Essex Library

Essex Cross Lots 40 West Avenue, Essex

"A recent study found that 37% of teens say the have poor mental health." Let's make a change. Join us for an intro to Yale's popular Science of Wellbeing course […]