A non-profit organization located in Ridgefield, Connecticut whose goal is to foster an appreciation of nature, science, history, and the arts.
To see more information on a program click the title.
The Program Calendar shows a comprehensive listing of all our programs.
Celebrate International Astronomy Day by doing a little stargazing through our telescopes. Look out into the History of the Universe! All Ages Welcome
Join in the three days of festivities April 27 -30th commemorating the Battle of Ridgefield on April 27,1777 - 240 years ago! Discovery Center will be participating in the Cemetery Walking Tour.
Share the morning with us as we look for some of the migratory birds that have just arrived to spend the summer here in Connecticut.
Take a tour of the Majestic trees of Ballard Park with Tree Warden John Pinchbeck. Learn their identity and care. In addition, he will touch on the best trees for homeowner landscaping.
Join us on this hike in search of Pink Lady Slippers and other Spring Wildflowers. Bring your Camera!
Celebrate Connecticut Trail Day on Ridgefield's Rail Trail - Explore what lives and grows along this pathway or just enjoy an evening walk with friends - All Ages Welcomed
Local, renown lepidopterist, Victor DeMasi, will lead this program on butterflies. We will visit one of CT's outstanding meadows to observe butterflies & discuss butterfly ecology & conservation.
Let's separate fact from fiction! Learn how Earth temperature is regulated and what factors contribute to its rise and fall.
Only meets during the Ridgefield school year
, September through June. Groups will meet twice a week and hike for about 1 hour. A new trail will be chosen each week. A great way to exercise and meet new friends.