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Whittingham Discovery Center

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1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States

February 2024

Whittingham Discovery Center

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2025

Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Whittingham Discovery Center, our newest addition to the park, is NOW OPEN! This state-of-the-art visitor and environmental center has FREE educational exhibits and activities for all ages. Visit today!

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March 2024

Whittingham Discovery Center

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on [day], repeating until August 31, 2025

Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Whittingham Discovery Center, our newest addition to the park, is NOW OPEN! This state-of-the-art visitor and environmental center has FREE educational exhibits and activities for all ages. Visit today!

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Drop-In Craft: Recycled Papermaking

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2024

Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Get crafty with us every Saturday in February and March from 11 AM – 1 PM! Join our $3 cash-only drop-in craft corner, where we’re turning old paper scraps into something beautiful through eco-conscious paper-making. Let’s make weekends creative and sustainable!

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Watershed Table Demonstration

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2024

Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for an engaging table activity led by our Whittingham Discovery Center docents, where we'll simulate how watersheds function! Explore the interconnectedness of land and water as you observe the flow of "rainwater" through miniature landscapes, gaining a hands-on understanding of watershed dynamics.  

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Sunday Funday – “Think Big Little One”

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on March 3 at 10 AM as we read the book "Think Big Little One"  by Vashti Harrison This book has stories that are both accessible and aspirational so the reader knows they, too, can grow up to do something amazing. The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “Lets Dance”

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on March 10 at 10 AM as we read the book "Let's Dance"  by Valerie Bolling.  This book showcases dances from all over the world and features children of diverse backgrounds and abilities The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “How to Catch a Leprechaun”

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on March 17 at 10 AM as we read the book “How to Catch a Leprechaun,” by Adam Wallace.  Start a St. Patrick’s Day tradition with this fun and lively children’s picture book and get inspired to build leprechaun traps of your own at home or in the classroom. The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “The Great Eggscape”

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on March 24  at 10 AM as we read the book "The Great Eggscape" by Jory John. Find out in this hilarious egg hunt adventure that reminds us to break out of our shells and help our friends in need! The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Watershed Table Demonstration

March 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 24, 2024 at 10:30 am

One event on April 28, 2024 at 10:30 am

One event on May 26, 2024 at 10:30 am

Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for an engaging table activity led by our Whittingham Discovery Center docents, where we'll simulate how watersheds function! Explore the interconnectedness of land and water as you observe the flow of "rainwater" through miniature landscapes, gaining a hands-on understanding of watershed dynamics.

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Organic Lawn Care for Homeowners With Peter Newcombe

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Tuesday, March 26: Organic Lawn Care for Homeowners  Peter Newcombe Manager, PJC Organic   You can have a lush green lawn without using chemicals harmful to children, pets, and wildlife. Peter Newcombe of PJC Organic will cover the basics of how to grow "healthy turf" using an all-natural organic lawn care approach. Our focus will be on soil health; lawn conditions; what some weeds tell you about your soil; cultural practices (mowing, watering, fertilizing, etc.) for residential lawns; an overview…

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April 2024

Sunday Funday – “The Very Impatient Caterpillar”

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on April 7   at 10 AM as we read the book “The Very Impatient Caterpillar” by Ross Burach. This tongue-in-cheek exploration of metamorphosis will make you flutter with glee, while also providing real facts about how caterpillars transform into butterflies. The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “A Day with No Words”

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on April 14  at 10 AM as we read the book “A Day with No Words” by Tiffany Hammond. This is a colorful and engaging picture book for young readers to share what life can look like for families who use nonverbal communication, utilizing tools to embrace their unique method of "speaking". The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “The Earth Book”

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on April 21  at 10 AM as we read the book “The Earth Book"  by Todd Parr. This book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel happy - from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways. The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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Sunday Funday – “Firenze’s Light”

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Join us for our Spring Sunday Funday on April 28  at 10 AM as we read the book “Firenze’s Light"  by Jessica Collaco. Firenze’s Light shows readers new ways to navigate conflict gently and compassionately, embracing rather than rejecting differences. The first 25 participants will get a copy of the book!

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February 2025

Whittingham Discovery Center

February 13, 2025 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whittingham Discovery Center, 1050 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902 United States
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Whittingham Discovery Center, our newest addition to the park, is NOW OPEN! This state-of-the-art visitor and environmental center has FREE educational exhibits and activities for all ages. Visit today!

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