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  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • More 'Ghosts' in October
  • Snowshoe events when it snows!
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June

A non-profit organization located in Ridgefield, Connecticut whose goal is to foster an appreciation of nature, science, history, and the arts.

Upcoming Programs

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The Program Calendar shows a comprehensive listing of all our programs.

29 April
Saturday

International Astronomy Day Celebration

Celebrate International Astronomy Day by doing a little stargazing through our telescopes. Look out into the History of the Universe! All Ages Welcome
30 April
Sunday

Battle of Ridgefield Commemoration - Cemetery Walking Tour

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.
13 May
Saturday

May Guided Bird Walk - Weir Farm

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.
20 May
Saturday

Tree-mendous Spring Tree Walk

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.
21 May
Sunday

Lady Slipper Hike

Join us on this hike in search of Pink Lady Slippers and other Spring Wildflowers. Bring your Camera!
3 June
Saturday

CT Trails Day 2017 Walk

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
5 August
Saturday

Butterfly Walk with Victor DeMasi

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.
5 October
Thursday

Global Warming: What We Know and What We Don't Know

Let's separate fact from fiction! Learn how Earth temperature is regulated and what factors contribute to its rise and fall.
Tues & Thurs

Women's Hiking Group

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.
Search:
Join Our Community:
Watch for these Programs:
  • Astronomy Series
  • Birding Series
  • More 'Ghosts' in October
  • Snowshoe events when it snows!
  • Animal Encounter Series
  • 'CT Trail Day' Hike in June