At the Ansonia Nature Center: Musician performs and a camp out

Here are upcoming events at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road. Information: 203-736-1053.


Chris Rowlands, musician, educator, naturalist and entertainer, performs Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. Rowlands brings animals to life through his music, comedy, puppets and colorful props.

Free show. Register.

Family camp out

Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th anniversary with a camp out and star party, Saturday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m., through Sunday, Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Spend the night camping with your family or friends at the center, or relax in a chaise lounge for the evening while searching the night skies for shooting stars.

Bob Carruthers and the New Haven Astronomical Society will be on hand to answer any questions about the Perseid meteor showers. Bring your own camping equipment, picnic dinner and beverages (non-alcoholic).

There will fire and stories at Picnic Pavilion #2, and s’mores. Awake in the morning to the sounds of the nature center’s m bird species and join together for breakfast.

Cost is $10 per family, which includes breakfast. Register.