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Bird Walk Kicks Off Fall Fun At Greenwich's Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum kicks off October events Sunday with First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park.
The Bruce Museum kicks off October events Sunday with First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park. Photo Credit: Facebook/Bruce Museum

GREENWICH, Conn. – The Bruce Museum will kick off October fun starting with its First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park Sunday from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a leisurely outdoor walk to learn about the migrating and resident wild birds. Bring binoculars and meet on the beach near the southern concession stand. The walk is free. For free park entry, contact Cynthia Ehlinger at 203-413-6756 or cynthiae@brucemuseum.org .

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at Seaside Center will also be held Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. with Tern Discoveries on Great Gull Island, held at the Innis Arden Cottage in Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich.

At 2 p.m., Helen Hays, project director of the Great Gull Island Project since 1969, will discuss the study of Common and Roseate Terns on this site in Long Island Sound. View tern videos, enjoy tern crafts and trivia all afternoon. Artist Sean Murtha will share some of his sketches and artwork created at the location. This event is free. For free park entry, contact Cynthia Ehlinger at 203-413-6756 or cynthiae@brucemuseum.org by Friday.

Family Studio Workshop: Watercolor Wonders will be held Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a drop-in program designed for children of all ages and their families where participants can create a work of art in the workshop inspired by the museum’s collection and exhibitions. Families will explore the process of making fine art while using quality art-making supplies and discussing current exhibitions. Cost is $7 per person for members and $15 for non-members, plus the cost of museum admission. No advanced registration is required.

Family Gallery Tours will be held Sundays, Oct. 4, 18 and 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Designed for children ages 6-10 and their families, these tours will provide an interactive, discussion-based tour of the museum’s current exhibitions led by a museum educator. This program is free with museum admission and no advanced registration is required.

Click here for a full list of October events at the Bruce Museum.

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