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Free Hike: the Stone Bridges at DPNC

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Join us for a spring exploration of the Stone Bridges Trail at the Nature Center. Along the way we’ll investigate old quarries and look for signs of spring. This program is suited for adults and older, interested children. Meets at DPNC. Members and Non-members: Free; advanced registration required.

Free

Frog Catching at DPNC

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

It’s time to catch some frogs! After our educator shares a few fun froggy facts and some tips and tricks for catching them, have fun seeing who in your family is the best frog catcher. Dress to get splashed and muddy! Meets at DPNC. Adults Non Members $10/each Adults Members $8.50 each Children Free

Monday Morning Birding at DPNC

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Witness spring migration by joining us for a morning birding walk at DPNC. Each week will bring new birds to the woods and wetlands of our sanctuary. Please bring binoculars. Members: $8.50 /per date, Non-Members: $10 / per date

Event Series Discovery

Discovery

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

9:30-10:30 am (ages 2-5 with a caregiver) 10:30-12 pm (ages 6 and up with a caregiver) Spend time outside looking for the signs of spring! This year we have two Discovery classes, a preschool and school-aged group, both for children with special needs and their caregiver. Each class, children will make new discoveries as we…

Event Series Discovery

Discovery

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

9:30-10:30 am (ages 2-5 with a caregiver) 10:30-12 pm (ages 6 and up with a caregiver) Spend time outside looking for the signs of spring! This year we have two Discovery classes, a preschool and school-aged group, both for children with special needs and their caregiver. Each class, children will make new discoveries as we…

Winter Birds: Vacation Day Program

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Learn how cardinals, chickadees, juncos and more survive the cold in Connecticut. We’ll use binoculars to go on a bird walk and make our bird feeders to bring home. Meets at DPNC.

$21.25 – $25

Holiday Wreath & Decorative Evergreens Workshop

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Create a beautiful wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. At this winter workshop you’ll learn how to identify different evergreens and learn wreath-making techniques and other holiday decorations. We provide a variety of evergreen boughs, berries and vines from our woodland campus, along with cones, wire and ribbons for your project. For adults…

Event Series Spooky Nature Trails

Spooky Nature Trails

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Boo! Head to the Nature Center for our annual Halloween festivities, Spooky Nature Trails, on Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21. Explore our woodland trails with glowing jack-o-lanterns lighting the way. Our nighttime autumn forest is filled with frightful and delightful, weird and wild animals, as well as fantastical ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other…

Event Series Spooky Nature Trails

Spooky Nature Trails

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Boo! Head to the Nature Center for our annual Halloween festivities, Spooky Nature Trails, on Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21. Explore our woodland trails with glowing jack-o-lanterns lighting the way. Our nighttime autumn forest is filled with frightful and delightful, weird and wild animals, as well as fantastical ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other…

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Celebrate Earth Day the DPNC way! Meet our resident animals, learn ways you can help to protect our planet, and spend time on the trails completing an Earth Day Scavenger hunt. Program for adults and families. Participants receive our limited-edition Earth Day 2022 water-bottle sticker! Free for members and non-members. More Info

Free

Woodland Egg Hunt

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Celebrate spring with our Woodland Egg Hunt! Stroll the trails of the Nature Center in search of eggs, and trade in your found eggs for wooden ones. Meet rabbits, birds, turtles and other animals as you explore the Nature Center and spend time at the Spring Creation Station decorating your wooden eggs to take home.…

Owl Prowl

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

It may be chilly outside, but things heat up for owls in late winter! Hunting owls are easier to spot when the leaves are down on the trees, and breeding begins in winter for many species, so owl sightings and sounds are much more common! Bring your family to learn more about Connecticut’s owls and…

Connecticut’s Amazing Canines: Foxes & Coyotes

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

On Monday, February 20 (President's Day), we'll be learning all about Connecticut’s incredible canines: the fox and coyote! Kids ages 6-10 are invited to come to DPNC from 1-3 pm to play games, identify scat and tracks and search the trails looking for signs of these amazing creatures.

$21.25 – $25

Holiday Luminaria at the Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Experience the peaceful wonder of a walk in the woods lit by the soft glow of more than 500 luminaria, then warm up by a festive fire with a hot apple cider or or hot chocolate at our trailside Winter Cafe. Snacks and adult holiday libations (including spiked peppermint hot chocolate and hot cider with…

Holiday Luminaria at the Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Experience the peaceful wonder of a walk in the woods lit by the soft glow of more than 500 luminaria, then warm up by a festive fire with a hot apple cider or or hot chocolate at our trailside Winter Cafe. Snacks and adult holiday libations (including spiked peppermint hot chocolate and hot cider with…

Holiday Luminaria at the Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Experience the peaceful wonder of a walk in the woods lit by the soft glow of more than 500 luminaria, then warm up by a festive fire with a hot apple cider or or hot chocolate at our trailside Winter Cafe. Snacks and adult holiday libations (including spiked peppermint hot chocolate and hot cider with…

Holiday Wreath & Decorative Evergreens Workshop

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Create a beautiful wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. At this winter workshop you’ll learn how to identify different evergreens and learn wreath-making techniques and other holiday decorations. We provide a variety of evergreen boughs, berries, vines from our woodland campus, along with cones, wire and ribbons for your project. Meets at DPNC.…

Holiday Wreath & Decorative Evergreens Workshop

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Create a beautiful wreath, kissing ball or centerpiece for your home. At this winter workshop you’ll learn how to identify different evergreens and learn wreath-making techniques and other holiday decorations. We provide a variety of evergreen boughs, berries, vines from our woodland campus, along with cones, wire and ribbons for your project. Meets at DPNC.…

Event Series Spooky Nature Trails

Spooky Nature Trails

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Boo! Head to the Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities, Spooky Nature Trails, on Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22. Explore our woodland trails with glowing jack-o-lanterns lighting the way. Our nighttime autumn forest is filled with frightful and delightful weird and wild animals, as well as fantastical ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other spooky surprises.…

Event Series Spooky Nature Trails

Spooky Nature Trails

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Boo! Head to the Nature Center’s annual Halloween festivities, Spooky Nature Trails, on Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22. Explore our woodland trails with glowing jack-o-lanterns lighting the way. Our nighttime autumn forest is filled with frightful and delightful weird and wild animals, as well as fantastical ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other spooky surprises.…

 

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