Sunday, April 29, 2018
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  [All day event] Various Locations: Spring Outdoors
Spring Outdoors runs from the Spring Equinox on March 20 until the Summer Solstice on June 21. This program connects you to lands, waters, and trails in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor, including some properties not normally accessible to the public. Enjoy interesting features and stories during Spring Outdoors, which is like the Walktober program, but is held as nature springs forth in The Last Green Valley. All the walks, bike rides, paddles, tours, events and more will be listed on our website's Spring Outdoors page and on our facebook page.

10:00am [10:00am] Meriden: Daffodil Festival
Outdoor family festival with more than 600,000 daffodils on display in the historic Hubbard Park. Enjoy continuous live music on three stages, the Silver Fork Food Tent - culinary delicacies from the community's non-profit entities, the premier parade, arts and crafts area, children's activities, a carnival for the children, spectacular fireworks and much more.

12:00pm [12:30pm] Barkhamsted: Earth Day Nature Festival
The Town of Barkhamsted honors Mother Nature with its 5th annual Barkhamsted Earth Day Nature Festival. The area will be abuzz with activities including talks on native plants that attract birds, Monarch butterflies, sustainable farming, recycling, beekeeping, bears and other wild animals, salamanders, turtles, snakes and loads of other interesting things. Free pizza from the Riverton General Store, free hot dogs, munchies, baked goods and music by The Travelin' Trout. A Falconry and Birds of Prey show will be presented by Christineís Critters at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Town of Barkhamstedís Conservation and Economic Development Commissions and the Lionís Club.

[2:00pm] Simsbury: Sensory Sunday
Learn and have fun through hands-on play. Activities may include sensory boxes, finger painting, play dough, and more. All ages with an adult. More info: 860-658-7663