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March 2018

Skygazing on Talcott Mountain

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Talcott Mountain Science Center, 324 Montevideo Road
Avon, CT 06001
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Skygazing on Talcott Mountain

Join us at Talcott Mountain Academy (TMSC) for an out-of-this-world evening
 skygazing from the top of Talcott Mountain! Begin the evening under the 44 ft. dome in the Captain Alan M. Bean Planetarium, where we'll learn
about the night sky and The spring Equinox; what does the first day of spring mean for what’s happening among the stars? Afterwards, we'll be heading outdoors for celestial viewing atop Talcott Mountain! The skies will be at their darkest, making it the perfect night to view the wonders…

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Kids Fun Fair at the XL Center

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Our kids fun fairs, held year-round up and down the east coast, are a fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family! We have rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with exotic animals. Saturday, March 24 - 10 am to 7 pm Sunday, March 25 - 10 am to 6 pm Price for adminssion at the event is $16. Kids ages 12 and under are free. Free children coupons are available at local businesses or at front…

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Kids Fun Fair at the XL Center

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Our kids fun fairs, held year-round up and down the east coast, are a fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family! We have rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with exotic animals. Saturday, March 24 - 10 am to 7 pm Sunday, March 25 - 10 am to 6 pm Price for adminssion at the event is $16. Kids ages 12 and under are free. Free children coupons are available at local businesses or at front…

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April 2018

Garden Bros. Circus at the XL Center

April 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Come see the All New GARDEN BROS CIRCUS in Hartford! This year’s production is packed with breathtaking special effects, concert style lighting and 3 RINGS bursting with excitement, laughter and memories that families will cherish. We have brought the very best performers from 18 countries making up a cast of over 60 performers. GARDEN BROS CIRCUS presents a fast paced 90 minute show in a Theatrical European 3 ring setting featuring the Human Pyramid, ELEPHANTS, Daring Aerial Artists, Motorcycles in…

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Garden Bros. Circus at the XL Center

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Come see the All New GARDEN BROS CIRCUS in Hartford! This year’s production is packed with breathtaking special effects, concert style lighting and 3 RINGS bursting with excitement, laughter and memories that families will cherish. We have brought the very best performers from 18 countries making up a cast of over 60 performers. GARDEN BROS CIRCUS presents a fast paced 90 minute show in a Theatrical European 3 ring setting featuring the Human Pyramid, ELEPHANTS, Daring Aerial Artists, Motorcycles in…

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Kids Week at Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

April 11 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 5:00 pm
Tanger Outlets, Foxwoods, 455 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338 United States
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Kids Week at Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

It's time to take a break from saving the world and celebrate Super Hero Kids Week! This is the best time for kids to unleash their inner super hero and for Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods to unleash it's savings for all! We are celebrating this 2 Week event by hosting all sorts of free super hero themed activities. For easiest access to Tanger Outlets park at the Fox Tower garage. April 11th: 1pm-4pm Get your free caricature portrait! Located near…

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Earth Day Clean Up Old Saybrook

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denali Old Saybrook, 75 Main St
Old Saybrook, 06475 United States
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Earth Day Clean Up Old Saybrook

Join Denali, the Old Saybrook Land Trust, and Zeal Optics for an Earth Day Clean Up. We will start at Denali in Old Saybrook with coffee, tea, and goodies before heading out along Main Street to get to the property we're cleaning. Our friends at Zeal will on hand to raffle off a pair of their sunglasses to a participant. Please bring water and gardening gloves if you have them.  

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Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Long Wharf Nature Preserve, Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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“Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven” is locked Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven

Join Denali, Trailblazer, Patagonia New Haven, and the New Haven Land Trust for an Earth Day Clean Up at the Long Wharf Nature Preserve. On the day of the event, we'll meet at the preserve entrance on Long Wharf Drive, just past the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. There is a large parking lot across the street, where Long Wharf Drive curves under the highway, and there is ample street parking available. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own gloves and trash…

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PJ Masks LIVE! Time To Be A Hero at The Bushnell

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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$19.50 - $59.50

PJ Masks LIVE is Coming to The Bushnell in Hartford! Time To Be A Hero is a brand new super-heroic live musical show featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: the PJ Masks! One day only in CT in Hartford at The Bushnell – a small theater suited to little ones for the best experience. Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains – Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl. Fluttering Feathers! Leaping…

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Earth Day Clean Up in Branford

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Branford Land Trust, Short Beach Road
Branford, CT 06405
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Join Denali, the Branford Land Trust, and Zeal Optics for an Earth Day Clean Up at the "Pantani" Property. The "Pantani" Property comes in to the west off Short Beach Rd - just north of Nicole Drive. We'll go in on a path on the north edge of the little retention pond. Parking will be on Vineyard Road. Our friends at Zeal Optics will also be raffling off a pair of sunglasses to a lucky participant.

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Stepping Stones Earth-Friendly Derby Day

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Pinewood Derby

It’s Scout Day at the museum!  The Cub Scouts are hosting their District Pinewood Derby Championship Races at Stepping Stones.  Catch all of the action on our immersive Multimedia Gallery screen as the Cub Scouts race the Pinewood Derby cars that they’ve built themselves.  Cheer on your favorite car! Explorations   9:00 am - 5:00 pm While the Pinewood Derby is taking place in our Multimedia Gallery, join our knowledgeable Play Explorers in ourMega Making exhibit and design, build and race your own…

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May 2018

CitySeed Farmer’s Market Wooster Square Season Opening

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wooster Square, 570 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
City Seed

One of the only farmers’ markets operating year-round in Connecticut, CitySeed officially kicks off its 2018 Weekend Farmers’ Market season at Wooster Square on Saturday, May 5 and Edgewood Park on Sunday, May 6. Wooster Square Opening Day activities include special guests Simon’s Green House, Sperry’s Natural and Jane’s Good Food; food trucks/carts Bowl'd Creations, Crêpes Choupette, Chief Brody’s Banh Mi and PopCentric Gourmet Popsicles; musical entertainment by Hugh and Dana;  a sampling of Sudanese dishes provided by Chef Amal from Sanctuary Kitchen;…

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8th Annual Fair Haven Family Stroll & Festival

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fair Haven Family Stroll

Start your morning by walking with families along a 1.5-mile loop around the Quinnipiac River, over two bridges and through the historic riverfront district of Fair Haven. After the stroll, the festival activities begin: drums, live family-friendly music and dance, parachute play, puppets, face painting, food vendors, bubbles, yoga and Zumba, arts and crafts, and a whole lot of door prizes. Over 35 local community partners will also be on hand to highlight resources available to families in Fair Haven…

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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center “Mother of Markets” Shopping Event

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Elm Ridge Park, 376 Elm Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06967
Connecticut Childrens Medical Center The Mother of Markets

The Mother of Markets “A Market for All” is an event that is focused on the amazing hand crafted artisans of Connecticut. The event will take place at the beautiful Elm Ridge Park in Rocky Hill. This will be an event you will not want to miss with over 50 Artisans which include Potters, Artists, Woodworking, Jewelry Makers, Bag and Clothing designers, Vintage decor, Upcycle and Repurposed goods, Farm Fresh items from Jams and Hot Sauces to Plants and everything…

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Genealogy Publishing Made Simple

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Join the Connecticut Ancestry Society for its annual meeting followed by a program on how to publish your work. Artist, illustrator and book designer Shelley Lowell will lead this workshop. Free and open to the public. The Connecticut Ancestry Society Annual meeting is followed by a presentation on the steps required and options available for publishing your work. Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and book designer Shelley Lowell has experience with the creation of books that range from four pages (a…

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Litchfield Crossing’s Spring Celebration “Get the Dirt on Gardening”

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Litchfield Crossings, 169 Danbury Road
Milford, CT 06776
Spring Celebration at Litchfield Crossings! …Get the Dirt on Gardening!

Come meet representatives from the Connecticut Audubon Society at Litchfield Crossings Spring Event on May 6th from 11:00 to 3:00 on the Panera patio. “Get the Dirt “on the Society’s newest Center at Deer Pond Farms in Sherman Ct. The 385-acre property bequeathed by the Kathryn D. Winston Estate is now the largest sanctuary in the State of Connecticut. Founded in 1898, the Society’s mission is to conserve the environment through education and advocacy focusing on the state’s bird population…

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Mother’s Day at Foxwoods® Resort Casino

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mother's Day at Foxwoods

Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is where that special mom in your life can experience the perfect day of pampering she’ll never forget. Foxwoods is offering a variety of incredible deals, from delicious dining specials at 10 of the resort’s restaurants, to Tony Award-winning performances of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella to relaxing spa services at G Spa & Salon. At Foxwoods, there is something for every mom to enjoy this Mother’s Day! Cedars Steakhouse & Oyster Bar Cedars Steakhouse…

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA Comes to Foxwoods Resort Casino

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to Foxwoods Resort Casino

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award® – winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love - the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved…

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Talcott Mountain Science Center Skygazing Event

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Talcott Mountain Science Center, 324 Montevideo Road
Avon, CT 06001
Skygazing on Talcott Mountain

Arrive on the Talcott Mountain Science Center campus and catch a glimpse of the 
colorful sky from the top of Talcott Mountain. 
As we wait for the stars to shine, we'll head into the 
Captain Alan M. Bean Planetarium to learn about the night 
sky - including the stories behind the stars and myriad of 
constellations that virtually create pictures in the sky. 
Finally, we'll head outdoors for celestial viewing atop Talcott Mountain.

 With a wide array of telescopes at our disposal,…

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East Lyme Touch a Truck Family Event

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
McCook Park Beach, Badger St
Niantic, CT 06357 United States
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East Lyme Touch a Truck

East Lyme Touch a Truck to feature Fire Trucks and Fire Safety On Saturday, May 19, 2018 the East Lyme Auxiliary of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut and the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department will co-sponsor our eleventh annual Touch-a-Truck event. This family event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at McCook Point Park in Niantic, CT. There will be a Horn Free Hour from 9 to 10 a.m. especially for the younger set…

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