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Northwest Park Events and Activities

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Upcoming Events

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May 2: Bring your binoculars to the Evening Bird Walk at Northwest Park from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Join the Park Manager in an after-work stroll as we search for spring migrants and enjoy the lengthening daylight. All levels of experience welcome.  Not recommended for young children. Cancelled in inclement weather. Free.  860-285-1886.

May 3: The Jr. Farm Apprentice Spring Series program offers an opportunity for students ages 9-12 to experience a connection between raising healthy livestock, growing a variety of plants and eating well. Experience spring on the farm at Northwest Park! Students will learn homesteading skills such as feeding livestock, collecting eggs, spinning wool, and growing and harvesting vegetables. Held each Thursday afternoon through May 31 from 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM.   $55.00 Windsor residents, $65.00 non-residents. Register online at townofwindsorct.com/recreation.  860-285-1886.

May 9: Bring your binoculars to the Evening Bird Walk at Northwest Park from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Join the Park Manager in an after-work stroll as we search for spring migrants and enjoy the lengthening daylight. All levels of experience welcome.  Not recommended for young children. Cancelled in inclement weather. Free.  860-285-1886.

May 16: Bring your binoculars to the Evening Bird Walk at Northwest Park from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Join the Park Manager in an after-work stroll as we search for spring migrants and enjoy the lengthening daylight. All levels of experience welcome.  Not recommended for young children. Cancelled in inclement weather.  Free.  860-285-1886.

May 24: Calling all nature loving bookworms! Join us for our first meeting of the Northwest Park Nature Book Club where we will be discussing a different book every 4th Thursday month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  Topics include nature, wildlife, conservation, gardening and more! Today we will be discussing One Wild Bird at a Time by Bernd Heinrich. $5.00 donation suggested to support environmental education programs.  860-285-1886.

June 3: Join Naturalist-author “Wildman” Steve Brill from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a Wild, Edible, Useful, and Medicinal Plants foraging tour at Northwest Park. The two-hour walking tour of the grounds is suitable for adults and kids. With cultivated areas, meadows, fields, disturbed habitats, woods, plus a river, all with their own flora, there will be plenty of surprises in store on this tour. Sponsored by the Friends of Northwest Park (FONWP).  Program fee of $15.00, for non-members, will include a one year membership to the FONWP.  Current members please call for free registration.  860-285-1886. Registration needed.

June 20: Join Blue Moon Yoga for Summer Solstice Yoga in the Park from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM.  Learn breathing techniques, yoga postures and experience essential oils. You will leave relaxed and energized. Bring a mat and blanket and come experience open flow yoga for all levels. $10.00 Windsor resident, $15.00 non-resident.  Registration needed.  860-285-1886.

June 27: Join Blue Moon Yoga for Yoga in the Park from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM. Learn breathing techniques, yoga postures and experience essential oils. You will leave relaxed and energized. Bring a mat and blanket and come experience open flow yoga for all levels. $10.00 Windsor resident, $15.00 non-resident.  Registration needed.  860-285-1886.

June 28: This month’s Northwest Park Nature Book Club discussion will be on The Humane Gardener by Nancy Lawson. Discussions are held on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Nature Center from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  $5.00 donation suggested to support environmental education programs.  860-285-1886.

July 10: Northwest Park invites you and your family to come and enjoy Family Campfire Night for storytelling, a “nature’s moment” and the traditional roasting of marshmallows all while you’re gathered around a glowing campfire from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Tonight’s theme is Nocturnal Wonders. Please bring a blanket for sitting.  Children age 2 and under are free. Rain cancels.  $3.00 Windsor residents, $5.00 non-residents. 285-1886.

July 11: Join Blue Moon Yoga for Yoga in the Park from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM.   Learn breathing techniques, yoga postures and experience essential oils. You will leave relaxed and energized. Bring a mat and blanket and come experience open flow yoga for all levels. $10.00 Windsor resident, $15.00 non-resident, Registration needed.  860-285-1886.

July 18: Join Blue Moon Yoga for Yoga in the Park from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM.   Learn breathing techniques, yoga postures and experience essential oils. You will leave relaxed and energized. Bring a mat and blanket and come experience open flow yoga for all levels. $10.00 Windsor resident, $15.00 non-resident. Registration needed.  860-285-1886.

July 21: Spend the night at Northwest Park’s Campout under the Stars beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday through 9:00 AM on Sunday at the Northwest Park “Great Meadow.” Join us for guided activities during the day and night, enjoy picnic style dinner, with the traditional roasting of marshmallows and a light breakfast. Don’t have a tent? No problem. Tents are available on a first come, first served basis. $20.00 Windsor resident, $25.00 non-resident, Family $60.00 Windsor residents, $70.00 non-residents. Registration needed. 860- 285-1886.

July 24: Northwest Park invites you and your family to come and enjoy Family Campfire Night as we explore astronomy through storytelling, star hopping and the traditional roasting of marshmallows all while you’re gathered around a glowing campfire from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Please bring a blanket for sitting.  Rain cancels.  $3.00 Windsor residents, $5.00 non-residents.  Children age 2 and under are free.  860-285-1886.

July 25: Join Blue Moon Yoga for Yoga in the Park from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM.   Learn breathing techniques, yoga postures and experience essential oils. You will leave relaxed and energized. Bring a mat and blanket and come experience open flow yoga for all levels. $10.00 Windsor resident, $15.00 non-resident.  Registration needed.  860-285-1886.

July 26: This month’s Northwest Park Nature Book Club discussion will be on The Hour of Land by Terry Tempest Williams. Discussions are held on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Nature Center from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  $5.00 donation suggested to support environmental education programs.  860-285-1886.

August 4:  Canoe Adventure.  Visit Northwest Park from 9:00 AM to noon for an adventure with nature and canoeing, learn about our local waterways and the plants and animals that call them home.   This adventure is for ages 6 and above.  No canoeing experience is necessary, however, there will not be a staff member in your canoe.  The staff will be available before and during canoeing to observe and assist you with your paddling abilities.  Canoes, paddles and PFDs will be provided.  $15.00 Windsor residents, $20.00 non-residents. 860-285-1886.

August 23: This month’s Northwest Park Nature Book Club discussion will be on The Bees by Laline Paull. Discussions are held on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Nature Center from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  $5.00 donation suggested to support environmental education programs.  860-285-1886.