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Discovery (Ages 2-5, with special needs and a caregiver)

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Saturday, October 16, 10 - 11:30 am In this class geared towards preschool children with special needs and a caregiver, children explore nature every month. Activities, circle time, animals and lots of time outside give the students and caregivers plenty of time to socialize and enjoy the outdoor world! Masks are required for adults and…

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Paint with Natural Colors

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Ages 7 - 12 Do you have a budding artist at home? Have your child ages 7 - 12 join us for a two part class to learn to make natural dyes and paints. Thousands of years ago there were no craft stores or websites and people looked to the earth for their materials to…

Fall Mushroom Hunting in Southern New England

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Learn firsthand how to safely enjoy our region's wild mushrooms. Join us to learn from Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, creators of The Mushroom Hunting Foundation, who will begin this immersion class with a slideshow of amazing all-local photography, explaining the science and the safety rules of mushroom hunting, and focusing on the autumn mushrooms…

Jester Jim Show for Families

40 Library St, Mystic, CT 06355 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT

"This not your ordinary juggling show!” With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage and starts his show. Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro. Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim's wild antics for…

Free

Witch Paddle & Coat Drive 2021

Adventure Mystic 15 Holmes St, Mystic, CT

3rd Annual Halloween Witch Paddle & Coat Drive Join Adventure Mystic for the 3rd Annual Witch Paddle & Coat Drive on the Mystic River Saturday October 16, 2021 3:00 - 6:00pm Wear a WITCH or a Halloween Costume and bring a $20 donation or coat donation Arrive by 3:00pm to Sign In 3:45 - Safety…

Don’t Pass the Guitar, Yet!

Hygienic Art 79 Bank Street, New London, CT

Join us for a night of community and hope for our neighbors' future at Don't Pass the Guitar, Yet! Ten of Southeast Connecticut's premiere musicians will gather, for its annual Pass the Guitar concert to benefit the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. A cash bar will be available. A Yamaha guitar will be auctioned off…

$20

Mushroom Trail

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Learn more about our amazing local mushrooms on this self paced hike on the trails at DPNC. Upon arrival, pick up your guide and follow the path to discover and learn more about various species of fungi. Once you complete your walk, stop by the picnic tables to look at various mushroom specimens and try…

Margaret Gibson (The Glass Globe) Author Talk and Q&A at Savoy Bookshop & Cafe

Savoy Bookshop & Café 10 Canal Street, Westerly

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and Q&A with Margaret Gibson for the new book, The Glass Globe! This event is free, but registration is requested. About the Book With The Glass Globe, celebrated poet Margaret Gibson completes a trilogy distinguished by its meditative focus on the author's experience of her late husband's…

Free

Armando Lucas Correa (In Search of Emma) Virtual Author Talk and Q&A

Zoom

Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café present an author talk and Q&A with Armando Lucas Correa for her new book In Search of Emma. This event is free, but registration is required. About the Book Revised and updated with a new introduction by the author—and available in English for the first time—the moving…

Free

Mystic Film Festival 2021

The 4th annual Mystic Film Festival returns to all-live programming at six local venues October 21-24 featuring 90 new short and feature-length documentary and narrative films from around the world, a screenwriting competition, three filmmakers’ workshops, and a celebratory flashback to the 1980s with a screening and costume dance party to honor filmmaker Susan Seidelman.…

Mike Urban (Unique Eats and Eateries of Connecticut) Author Talk and Q&A at Bank Square Books

Bank Square Books 53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT

Bank Square Books presents an author talk and Q&A with Mike Urban for the release of the new book Unique Eats and Eateries of Connecticut. This event is free, but registration is requested. About the Book From hot dogs to haute cuisine, Connecticut boasts an impressive array of tempting delicacies for every taste and budget.…

Free
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Spooky Nature Trail

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Spooky Nature Trail Fri, October 22 and Sat, October 23 What will spook you in the woods? The Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls. Explore the trails filled with weird and wild animals, glowing jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds. In addition to the…

Digital Program: Food Explorers Cooking Class for Kids!

Zoom

Join Food Explorers to make calzones! Exploring food encourages children to learn through sensory experiences, hands-on activities and working together to create delicious results. Food Explorers provides children with the knowledge to make healthy choices for themselves. By combining nutrition education with cooking and hands-on food exploration, you'll have a Food Explorer in no time!…

Free

Planning Next Year’s Garden an Online Class

Zoom

Starting early is key to a successful garden! Let us help you get started in this online gardening class offered via Zoom. Farmer Craig will provide tips on what to grow, where to buy supplies, when to start plants inside, transplanting, companion planting and much more to help ensure you are ready for next year’s…

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Paint with Natural Colors

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Ages 7 - 12 Do you have a budding artist at home? Have your child ages 7 - 12 join us for a two part class to learn to make natural dyes and paints. Thousands of years ago there were no craft stores or websites and people looked to the earth for their materials to…

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2nd Annual Public Pumpkin Carving at Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT

We have LOTS of pumpkins to carve for the Jack-o-Lantern Walk and you can help! Pumpkin-carving will take place from 10am-4pm October 23 & 24. (Bring your own tools or use ours.) Will you carve something scary? Magical? Funny? Whatever you create for us, you’ll enjoy some festive fall fun AND get a discount towards…

Digital Program: Let’s Draw Monsters!

40 Library St, Mystic, CT 06355 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT

Join us for this unique, fun and interactive drawing workshop for kids. Award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski will show us how to draw creatures, goblins, and ghosts! Great for 3rd to 7th graders. This is an online program. Registration is required to attend this program. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the…

Free
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Spooky Nature Trail

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Spooky Nature Trail Fri, October 22 and Sat, October 23 What will spook you in the woods? The Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls. Explore the trails filled with weird and wild animals, glowing jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds. In addition to the…

Nature Creation Station

Coogan Farm 162 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT

Spend the morning at Coogan Farm in the J.X. Barn for an inclusive, open art studio for families with children of all abilities. Our naturalists / artists will be on hand to provide project inspiration and materials to create your own masterpiece. After making art, spend time hiking the trails to enjoy the beauty of…

Free
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2nd Annual Public Pumpkin Carving at Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT

We have LOTS of pumpkins to carve for the Jack-o-Lantern Walk and you can help! Pumpkin-carving will take place from 10am-4pm October 23 & 24. (Bring your own tools or use ours.) Will you carve something scary? Magical? Funny? Whatever you create for us, you’ll enjoy some festive fall fun AND get a discount towards…

 

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