This year, 2013, is The Year of the Snake. Join Cindy King with “Animal Show on the Go’ at the Trumbull Nature and Arts Center, 7115 Main St.,  Trumbull, on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10-11 a.m., to learn about these magnificent animals with an up close experience. Find out all about Connecticut native snakes, what threatens them, how they help the environment and how to identify them.

Expert staff will show the audience live snakes from all over the world and give you a chance to pet them. Help raise conservation awareness by attending this informative program and meeting some snakes.

Register online at trumbullnatureandartscenter.org, or call 203-452-4421to reserve a spot.

Cost is $5 /person, or $15/family.