October 9: The Story of the Turtle

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Monday, October 9, 2023

The Story of the Turtle

Ages 6-8
9 am- 3pm

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Turtles are ancient creatures whose many different families live in lakes, rivers, woodlands, and oceans around the world. From Indigenous Americans to Chinese, and Indians, there are stories the turtles of the world tell. Learn from the ancient creatures in East Rock Park and beyond!

Construct a turtle with a spinning globe on its back. Carve a turtle and learn how the segments of a turtle's shell indicate the lunar calendar to Native Americans.

Fee: $85
Educator: Laura McGowan

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