Litchfield’s White Memorial Foundation is offering a series of Virtual programs on September 4-6 that will be fun for the entire family. All the trails of the Foundation are open with the exception of the Little Pond Boardwalk. Trail maps can be purchased online or at the Campground Store. The Zoom programs are free but require pre-registration. If the program is full, head to the “CTWhiteMemorial” YouTube page or “The White Memorial Conservation Center” Facebook page, where it will be streaming live.
On Thursday, September 4 at 4 p.m. there will be a free read-aloud of the Giving Tree featuring a feathered friend, the foundation’s barred owl, with Carrie, the education director. The program will be hosted on zoom and will feature Shel Silverstein’s book, the Giving Tree. This is a wonderful story that should be passed down to our children and grandchildren. To register click here..
On Friday, September 5, join in the fun with a live virtual concert at 7 p.m. with the Zolla Boys, Live! Blue Grass wonders, local yokels, The Zolla Boys hit the Activity Shed for a one hour concert that will get your Labor Day weekend festivities off to a zesty start! To pre-register click here
If you enjoy meditation, then don’t miss a “deep dive into nature” with Marlow at 10 am. This os a guided meditation designed to support relaxation and restoration with Nature during these uncertain times. Shami offers practical tips in deepening your healing connection with the natural world here and now. Refresh yourself while reveling in the synergy we create in our group meditation. To pre-register .
Also on Saturday, September 5 at 2 p.m.learn about White Memorial Foundation through the seasons at 2 pm. This program pays tribute to Connecticut’s greatest land conservationists, Alain and May White. This brother and sister pair left their fingerprints all over Litchfield County beginning with our 4,000 acre sanctuary, but also in the gifts they bestowed upon the State of Connecticut: Kent Falls, Peoples State Forest, Macedonia State Park, Dean Ravine, and more! Sit back and enjoy breathtaking images from a variety of contributors depicting the extraordinary people, places, and things which make up this living masterpiece! To register click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gnJNBSn6T0SNJ-r8XNGARQ