Earth Week | Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370


Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST & The Gateway Museum:860-437-3615


Earth Week

When: April 10th-14th, 2017
Bonus Days: April 17th & 21st, 2017
Hours: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Last entry allowed in 1 hour before closing.
Where: The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village
Tickets: Available on day of visit at the Admission Gate

Click Here for Details on the April 8th Dino Egg Hunt!

Spring is fast approaching and The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village is ready to celebrate with a whole week of amazing events! Enjoy FREE special events at The Dinosaur Place with your paid park admission April 10th-14th, with bonus days on April 17th & 21st. Events include Circle K Farm Petting Zoo, High Flying Frisbee Catching Disc Dogs, Birds of Prey Demonstrations, April’s Balloon Creations and more! For a full list of events please click on a date below. For more information please call 860.443.4367 and we will be happy to assist you.

All events are free with your paid admission to The Dinosaur Place. Events are weather permitting and subject to change without notice.

Earth Week Event Schedule:

+- Monday, April 10th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • April’s Balloon Creations
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    • Meet April from April’s Balloon Creations and be amazed by her impressive balloon bending talents. Have her create a special, unique piece of balloon art for you to take home… for FREE!
  • Mr. Magic’s Magic Show
    12:00pm & 2:00pm

    • Get ready to laugh, ooh and ahh at an incredible display of talent and comedy during Mr. Magic’s Magic Show! Two shows will take place in The Dinosaur Place picnic area with the first beginning at 12:00pm.

+- Tuesday, April 11th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • Face Painting with Michelle!
    11:00am – 1:30pm

    • Michelle from Artistic Expressions will be at The Dinosaur Place demonstrating her awe-inspiring face painting talents. Let Michelle transform you into your favorite animal, superhero or dinosaur for FREE!
      Face Painting is first come first serve ending at 1:30pm.
  • Warm & Fuzzy Animal Adventures
    2:00pm – 3:30pm

    • The cutest collection of fluffy and friendly animals are waiting for you to play with them at The Dinosaur Place! Cuddle, brush and feed a variety of adorable animals including piglets, ducks, baby goats, bunnies, guinea pigs and more.
      Animals may vary depending on availability.

+- Wednesday, April 12th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • Circle K Farm Petting Zoo
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    • Circle K Farm Animal Attractions is bringing their amazing Petting Zoo to The Dinosaur Place for a day of fun! Join them and their adorable pygmy goats, fluffy sheep, baby alpacas and even a camel!
      Animals may vary depending on availability.

+- Thursday, April 13th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • Birds of Prey Demonstration
    12:00pm & 2:00pm

    • Born to Be Wild Nature & Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is bringing their collection of Birds of Prey for an impressive outdoor demonstration at The Dinosaur Place! Watch these incredible beasts soar through the air and learn about their tremendous talents! Two free shows beginning at 12:00pm & 2:00pm.

+- Friday, April 14th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • Mystic Aquarium Touch Tank
    12:00pm – 2:00pm

    • Our friends at the Mystic Aquarium are bringing a few of their favorite sea creatures to Nature’s Art Village for a one-of-a-kind aquatic touch tank! The touch tank will be available in Discovery Depot at Nature’s Art Village from 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
  • Disc Dogs A2Z
    1:30pm & 3:30pm

    • These high flying Frisbee catching disc dogs have made appearances on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel and are now coming to The Dinosaur Place! Watch them leap, catch and freestyle with their award winning handler. Free shows beginning at 1:30pm & 3:30pm.

+- Monday, April 17th

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • Face Painting with Michelle!
    11:00am – 1:30pm

    • Michelle from Artistic Expressions will be at The Dinosaur Place demonstrating her awe-inspiring face painting talents. Let Michelle transform you into your favorite animal, superhero or dinosaur for FREE!
      Face painting is first come first serve ending at 1:30pm.
  • April’s Balloon Creations
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    • Meet April from April’s Balloon Creations and be amazed by her impressive balloon bending talents. Have her create a special, unique piece of balloon art for you to take home… for FREE!

+- Friday, April 21st

  • Monty’s Scavenger Hunt
    10:00am – 4:30pm

    • Pick up a free scavenger hunt at the admission gate and explore The Dinosaur Place Outdoor Adventure Park. Complete each question on your scavenger hunt using the information displayed in front of the life-sized dinosaurs and bring it to Discovery Depot for a special prize!
  • April’s Balloon Creations
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    • Meet April from April’s Balloon Creations and be amazed by her impressive balloon bending talents. Have her create a special, unique piece of balloon art for you to take home… for FREE!
  • Circle K Farm Petting Zoo
    11:00am – 3:00pm

    • Circle K Farm Animal Attractions is bringing their amazing Petting Zoo to The Dinosaur Place for a day of fun! Join them and their adorable pygmy goats, fluffy sheep, baby alpacas and even a camel!
      Animals may vary depending on availability.