Mother Nature treated the Pratt Nature Center in New Milford to its fair share of rain last Saturday.

Yet in spite of the wet stuff, or perhaps in a way because of it, sturdy kids of all ages frolicked from morning until late afternoon at the center as it hosted its annual Earth Day celebration.

Pratt will offer "What's Growing in Your Backyard" Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; a square foot gardening program May 7 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and guided hikes June 5 for National Trail Day.

For more information, call the Paper Mill Road center at 860-355-0300 or visit