Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT 06880   203-557-4400 Earthplace Preschool: 203-557-3638

 

Green Day at Earthplace

 Family Trail Run (and Walk) at Earthplace 
Hit the trails at Earthplace for this inaugural family trail run/walk to kick off Westport Greenday!    
With options for all ages and abilities, this trail run/walk is sure to be an activity the whole family will enjoy! 

There will be three trail run/walk options for walkers and up:
2 miles (for adults and older kids)
1 mile (geared at children under 12 years of age)
(free) kids 100 meter dash (for walkers and up)

Time:  April 29th at 10am
Place:  Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane
Price: $25/adult, $15/child, $75/family max

Click here for more information and to register: 
https://runsignup.com/Race/CT/Westport/EarthplaceFunRun

As a bonus race fee includes free t-shirts for kids and free access to Westport Green Day activities
at Earthplace following the race. Proceeds will benefit Earthplace and its Nature Speaker programs.

A big thank you to Village Pediatrics for sponsoring the run and encouraging us all to hit the trail 


Fun and Learning with Nature!
Earthplace, Wakeman Town Farm, the Westport Library,
and the new Lillian Wadsworth Arboretum join forces!

Experience & explore the natural world guided by a team of program leaders:
Dip your fingers in a Long Island Sound Touch Tank teaming with life
Grab a magnifying lens and find creatures living in the dark beneath dead logs

Join Wakeman Town Farm animals and learn about planting from local experts
Enjoy one of many animal encounters or nature science experiments

Roast marshmallows by a campfire with a special Greenday story by Westport Library staff
Learn the importance of native plants and their pollinators from the Westport Garden Club

Tour the adjacent Lillian Wadsworth Arboretum, walk away with a free native tree sapling and enter the free drawing to win a hand-crafted and finished wood bench made from wood of the Arboretum,
courtesy of the Westport Tree Board. (12-3:00pm)

Enjoy Westport Farmers' Market vendors including EggZ food truck.  

TIme: 11:00am to 3:00pm (following the Family trail Run)
Place: Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane
Price: $5 per person
Visit www.westportgreenday.com for a full list of events.


 Rally for the Environment!
Take a stand for nature by making your very own sign (materials provided!) and join us to 
Rally for the Environment!

Time:
Sign making from 11am, Rally at 2pm
Place: Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane