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Great Hollow Nature Preserve & Ecological Research Center

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May 2019

Art Show

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - May 19 @ 6:30 pm
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

The Great Hollow Photographers Club is hosting its second annual Juried Painting and Photography Show from 10am-4pm on May 18 and 19 at Great Hollow, and all are welcome to come down and enjoy the fantastic pieces of nature art that will be on display. There will be dozens of selected photographs and paintings featured, by professional and amateur artists from all over Connecticut and New York. All works will be for sale, with 25% of all proceeds benefiting Great…

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Kids’ Treasure Hunt!

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

There’s treasure hidden at Great Hollow and you’ll have to use a map and compass, along with your riddle-solving skills, to find it! We’ll spend the first part of the program learning map and compass basics, and then we’ll break into teams to track down the hidden puzzle pieces that will lead us to our prize that we get to keep! Compasses will be provided for use during the class or children may bring their own. This is a drop-off…

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June 2019

Outdoor Yoga, Every Sunday All Summer Long

June 2 @ 9:30 am - August 25 @ 10:30 am
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States
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Outdoor yoga is back, every Sunday, all summer long! Join instructor Beverly Steiger on Great Hollow's expansive deck for Vinyassa Flow style classes while taking in the beautiful scenery and serenity of our 825-acre nature preserve. Beverly is a 500-hour Master Holy Yoga Instructor and holds numerous additional yoga certifications. Please email Beverly at *protected email* each week to reserve a space, which is limited to 15 people. $10 per person (please pay at the beginning of each class by cash…

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Kids’ Nature Night: The Amazing Superpowers of Bats!

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 CT-37
New Fairfield, CT 06812 United States

Did you know that bats have “superpowers” that can rival any super hero? These powers are the adaptations that enable certain bat species to do amazing things, such as flying up to 60 miles per hour, eating their entire weight in insects each night, or being immune to some types of venom. We’ll learn about the adaptions of a few of our native bats and how important these often misunderstood creatures are to people and our environment. Once the sun…

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