Trumbull Nature and Arts Center upcoming programs

The following programs are being offered at the Trumbull Nature and Arts Center, 7115 Main St., Rt. 25. For more information on upcoming programs and to register, visit

Take a Hike Series for Kids — Join high school student, Samantha Holmes, National Child Awareness Month Ambassador winner, for a fun and educational series of free hikes. Learn about tick safety and local plants so that children can safely enjoy the great outdoors. April 7 at Twin Brooks Park, April 14 at Wolfe Park and April 20 at Old Mine Park. All hikes begin at 10a.m. Ages 5 and up.

Fairy Cottages and Gnome Homes — Celebrate the arrival of spring and Earth Day with the creation of whimsical tabletop constructions. Crafters will work with twigs, shells, silk leaves, stones, feather and more to create a humble home for a magical garden guest (fairy or gnome included).

Monday, April 22, 4-5:15 p.m., ages 7 and up; cost: $15

Grow Your Own Frog — Participants will create a frog habitat to take home where they can rear their own frog eggs and see first hand their amazing metamorphosis.

Tuesday, April 23 or Thursday April 25, 4-5:30 p.m.

Eco-Art Patterned Planters — Coffee cans transform into cool planters for the perfect container for a Mother’s Day garden gift. Potting soil, flower seed packet and hand painted plant poke complete the gift.

Monday, April 29, 4-5 p.m., ages 7 and up; cost $15.