Energize Connecticut Center's Earth Day Event

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Energize Connecticut Center's Earth Day Event

Time: April 29, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Energize Connecticut Center
Street: 122 Universal Drive North
City/Town: North Haven, CT
Event Type: science, children, family, wildlife, earth, day, environment, energy
Organized By: Animal Embassy
Latest Activity: Apr 24

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Event Description

10am-3 pm

Location: 122 Universal Drive,  North Haven CT 06473

Join Animal Embassy at this exciting event geared towards children & hands-on science learning!

From 12:30-3, visit our Amazing Ambassadors Interactive Area  which will include a diversity of Animal Embassy's incredible live Animal Ambassadors, with a professional Animal Embassy educator providing guided interaction for event attendees.

Children (and adults!) will be able to touch and even hold select animals while learning about their appearance, behavior, adaptations and habitats as well as conservation issues they face. Attendees will also hear stories of how these amazing animals came to be rescued/adopted by Animal Embassy.

Animal Ambassadors will include animals such as Central & South American Red-eyed Tree Frogs, Solomon Islands Monkey-tailed Skink, South American Chinchillas, a Guatemalan Milk Snake, a Red-foot Tortoise family from the rainforest, and more.

Entertainment, activities and special guests scheduled throughout the day include:
·         10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 am. to 12:15 p.m.: Sciencetellers will teach guests about surface tension and air pressure with their “Science and Power of Energy” demonstration
·         11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Energy and earth themed face painting
·         12 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Billy the Clown will provide balloon animal and clown shows
·         12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Animal Embassy will be on-hand with rescue animals for children and their families to learn more about
·         1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Danny Diamond magic and comedy shows
·         1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Connecticut STEM Academy will be on-hand providing STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities
·         All day: FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will conduct interactive robot demonstrations
·         All day: Appearances by Effy the Energy-Efficient Dinosaur, who will be available for children to meet and take pictures with
·         All day: Families can make energy and recycling themed arts and crafts provided byeesmarts™
·         All day: Girl Scouts of Connecticut will provide guests with information about their programs and have crafts for sale
For more information about the Earth Day event, please visit www.energizect.com/earth-day-2017or contact Alysse Rodrigues, 203-799-0460, arodrigues@crec.org. 

Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut citizens to make smart energy choices, now and in the future. We provide Connecticut consumers, businesses and communities the resources and information they need to make it easy to save energy and build a clean energy future for everyone in the state. It is an initiative of the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, the state, and your local electric and gas utilities.

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