On Friday, August 18, the Energize Connecticut Center will conclude its Renewable Energy Summer Series with a kid-friendly exploration on water energy.
The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Energize Connecticut Center, 122 Universal Drive North, North Haven (next to Panera Bread in the Target Plaza). It is free of charge and open to the public.
During the afternoon event, kids and families will learn how water generates energy and travels through our natural habitat. Project WET, an advocate of water education and solving water issues, and the Regional Water Authority will be on-hand providing interactive and hands-on activities and experiments, including:
•Interacting with a water discovery table
•Building a water wheel
•Demonstrating how hydro-electric power is created
•Exploring the Tidal Marsh Trail, adjacent to the Energize Connecticut Center
The Energize Connecticut Center’s family programming is designed to provide entertainment for children of all ages and their families while simultaneously educating them on the impact our energy consumption has on the planet, and ways to be more energy efficient.
The next event at the Center will be on Friday, September 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. where guests will explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with First Robotics.
For more information, please contact Alysse Rodrigues at 203-799-0460, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.energizect.com/free-family-activity-water-energy.
About the Energize Connecticut Center
The Energize Connecticut Center is the only place in the state that provides children and adults with a hands-on learning experience to discover the important role that energy plays in our daily lives – free of charge. Its interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art displays showcase different energy sources, demonstrate how we use energy, and convey the benefits of smart energy choices, including cost savings, comfort, convenience, sustainability, and environmental impacts.
Open to visitors of all ages, the Energize Connecticut Center is professionally staffed with energy experts to help you learn about the latest energy efficient and renewable energy ideas and technologies. For more information, please visit EnergizeCT.com/center or call 203-799-0460.
About Energize Connecticut
Energize Connecticut helps you save money and use clean energy. It is an initiative of the State of Connecticut, the Connecticut Green Bank, Eversource, UI, SCG and CNG, with funding from a charge on customer energy bills. Information on energy-saving programs can be found at EnergizeCT.com or by calling 877.WISE.USE.