Discovery Saturdays at Elachee: Stars Over Elachee, Live Animal Showcases
Date & Time
April 17th, 2021 9:00 AM
The Elachee Visitor Center and Exhibits are open today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for general admission (see details below). Visitors must follow CDC social distancing guidelines, as well as posted instructions. Masks or other appropriate facial coverings are required for all indoor areas.
Parking: All vehicles subject to the Chicopee Woods Area Park Commission parking fee.
Scheduled Programming Planned Today
Morning and Afternoon Activities: Live Animal Showcases
Saturday, April 17, 2021 enjoy meeting some of the Elachee resident animals as part of an exploration of our Live Animal Exhibit, guided by an Elachee Naturalist. Visitors may register online until 2 p.m., April 16, 2021 for a program session. On Saturday, April 17, 2021, check program availability at the Elachee Visitor Center admission desk.
TODAY’S Live Animal Showcase PROGRAM SESSIONS:
Visit the Nature Center Today
Visitors are welcome for admission to the Elachee Visitor Center, Exhibits and to the Nature Shop. Elachee Visitor Center Admission:
Evening Activity: Stars Over Elachee Telescope Program
Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 7:45-9:45 p.m. at Chicopee Lake
Per Telescope* Program Fee: $30
Learn to set up and use a telescope, then embark on a guided tour of the night sky to see the first quarter moon and bright seasonal stars. This Elachee astronomy education program is most meaningful for adults and children aged 8 and older. Program begins at dusk. Bring a flashlight and pencil.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Only registered participants allowed during the Stars Over Elachee program. All participants are subject to CDC guidance for social distancing. Dress for the weather. No restrooms or indoor facilities. Dog and pets prohibited on campus.