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October 2017

BOO-reakfast at Mystic Aquarium

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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Start a new spooky tradition at our Halloween-themed Pancakes with Penguins breakfast! Come in costume as you devour yummy pancakes drizzled in your choice of ooey, gooey toppings. Plus, you'll enjoy a visit from one of Mystic Aquarium's African penguins. This breakfast sells fast, so reserve your spot now! Breakfast is served buffet style from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and includes pancakes with assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage and various beverages. If you prefer or need gluten-free pancakes, please…

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Danbury Macaroni Kid Halloween Kids Brunch

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pour Me Coffee & Wine Bar, 274 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

You're invited to a Macaroni Kid Halloween Kids Brunch at Pour Me Coffee & Wine Cafe in Danbury! Macaroni Kid, the go-to site for family-friendly events in greater Danbury, will celebrate the Halloween season with a kids' masquerade brunch at Pour Me Coffee & Wine Bar on Sunday, October 29th from 11:00am and 12:30pm. The event costs only $15 per adult and Kids Eat Free (ages up to 12 years old) with a paying adult! The kids brunch menu items include Goblin Grilled Cheese, Freaky French Toast,…

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Beardsley Zoo Boo at the Zoo

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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A Spooktacular afternoon awaits at the Beardsley Zoo and includes harvest hayrides ($2 per person) and many other seasonal favorites! Enjoy crafts, story-time, cool critters, and of course, candy! Guaranteed to delight and fright all those who pass through. If you're under 12, in costume, and are accompanied by one paying adult, you get in to the Zoo for FREE! Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than you think and open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Adult admission (ages 12…

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Fairfield Musem Halloween on the Green

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
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The Fairfield Museum and History Center, in partnership with the Town of Fairfield, are presenting the 2nd Annual “Halloween on the Green” on Sunday, October 29 from 12pm-4pm behind the Fairfield Museum and next to the Historic Town Green at the corner of Beach and Old Post Roads. This family event will feature trick-or-treating, giveaways, displays in the historic buildings, food trucks, a bounce house, fun games and activities! Exciting displays will be set up in the Victorian Cottage, Sun Tavern and Old Academy Schoolhouse!…

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Fall Foliage Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Railroad Museum of New England, 242 East Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
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Join the Railroad Museum of New England as they travel through the beautiful Naugatuck Valley, following the Naugatuck River on our historic, 1920s era passenger cars pulled by one of our vintage diesel locomotives. On this train ride you will experience breathtaking autumn views from the Thomaston Dam and ride alongside the Naugatuck River. Included in this ride is a stop at the RMNE’s very own Pumpkin Patch, where riders will be able to get off, and kids will be allowed to pick…

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Connecticut Post Mall Halloween Event

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connecticut Post Mall, 1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT 06460
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Connecticut Post Mall's annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat BOOtacular event will be Tuesday, October 31st from 4-6pm. This is a great way to start the Halloween evening in a safe & fun environment. Attendance is FREE but please RSVP on Facebook so we can plan all the fun. A great way to start the Halloween evening in a safe and fun environment. Kids 12 and under are invited to come dressed in their costumes to trick-or-treat at participating stores in the center*.…

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Halloween Spooktacular Trick or Treat

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
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Halloween Spooktacular Trick or Treat at Foxwoods Tanger Outlet

Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods invites you to our Spooktacular Halloween Celebration! Join us for Trick-or-Treating throughout the shopping center starting at 4:00pm while supplies last on Tuesday, October 31st. Happy Halloween!!

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Trick-or-Treat BOOtacular @ Connecticut Post Mall

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connecticut Post Mall, 1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT 06460
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Mark your calendars for our annual Halloween trick-or-treating event at Connecticut Post Mall on Tuesday, October 31st from 4pm to 6pm A great way to start the Halloween evening in a safe and fun environment. Kids 12 and under are invited to come dressed in their costumes to trick-or-treat at participating stores in the center*. We will also be handing out candy in center court with music by DJ Alan Kohn. Attendance is FREE but please RSVP on Eventbrite so we…

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November 2017

Beardsley Zoo National Bison Day

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Join us at the Beardsley Zoo Research Station and learn more about America’s largest mammal. These giants weigh between 1,000 and 3,000 pounds and eat up to 50 pounds of grasses a day. Vast herds once roamed our prairies and open woodlands but were driven to near extinction by early settlers and bison hunters. The last few animals kept in zoos formed the basis for the entire new (and protected) population. Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than you think and open…

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Cove Island Birding Trip with Greenwich Audubon Greenwich

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Audubon, 613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT
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$8.00

Cove Island in Stamford has been designated as an Important Bird Area and is a perfect coastal location to spot migrants and over-wintering species. To attend this birding trip, meet at Cove Island Park at 8:30 a.m. or ride to the park in the Audubon van from the Audubon Center, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich. Cove Island Park is reached by following Seaside Avenue south from Exit 9 of I-95 to Cove Road and turning left (east) on Cove Road and…

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Touch-A-Truck and Chili Cook Off

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Rd
Stamford, CT

Get hands-on with some cool, larger-than-life vehicles during Touch-A-Truck. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve, and climb inside a few. Also sample some of the finest chili from area competitors at the 10th Annual Stamford Charity Chili Cookoff. The Cookoff supports the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. For a suggested donation of $10 per person (ages 10 and over) or the donation of a bag of non-perishable food…

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Santa in the Fishing Village @ Maritime Aquarium

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Visit Santa Claus aboard a festive fishing boat on three special weekends in December as The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk adds a bonus holiday exhibit to “fish” you a Merry Christmas! Santa Claus will be at the Aquarium December 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17, all days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for him in what is normally the Aquarium’s “Go Fish” exhibit, which will be transformed into a holiday wonderland in December. Santa will accept children’s wish lists and…

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Annual Jack Frost Bazaar @ Niantic Community Church

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave
Niantic, CT 06357

The 72nd Annual Jack Frost Bazaar will take place Saturday, November 11 from 9 am to 2 pm at Niantic Community Church. This holiday event that attracts folks from towns near and far, has many new features this year including the NCC Children's Center offering face painting and children's craft activities. Mrs. Santa will have a present for the children and in honor of Veteran's Day, the Cookie Cottage will be giving free cookies to Veterans seeking a sweet treat.…

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Veterans Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck Event (Norwalk)

November 11 @ 10:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Veterans' Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck is coming to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.The Maritime Aquarium welcomes two military vehicles, which will be open for exploration and photos, November 11 and November 12 for Veterans Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck. Sit inside a 1950 M38 Jeep and a 1987 Humvee during this special visit. You can even pop a helmet on for a photo! In addition, on Sat., Nov. 11, who better to join in on the Aquarium’s three daily seal-training demonstrations…

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Grand Re-Opening of Sundae Spatacular

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sundae Spa, 2457 East Main St #2A
Waterbury, CT 06705
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Sundae Spa will be formally transitioning to Sundae Spatacular in this Grand Re-Opening on November 11, 2017. Appointments for hair, manicures, pedicures and facials are available in our newly renovated salon/spa and 10% of the service fees will be donated to Make A Wish Foundation. Kids can make an autograph book and then have it signed by any of our 25+ Costumed Characters. A radio station will be on site and we will be giving out free ice cream! This…

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Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway To Magic

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Tickets are on-sale now! Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of…

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Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center GLAM Night

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West Street
Bristol, CT 06010

The Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center will be hosting a Mother Daughter GLAM Night on Friday November 17, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the beautiful Clubhouse on West Street. Join us in Pink & Purple for: Hair & Make-Up Stations Nail Stations Music & Dancing Activites & Crafts Free Photo Booth Geared for girls ages 5-12 years old. All positive role models are welcome, not just Mom! Advance tickets are $20 per pair ($5…

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Bending Gravity Workshop

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Elmwood Community Center, 1106 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110
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$10.00

BENDING GRAVITY WORKSHOP: Circus performer Eric Girardi will entertain children of all ages in this high energy show and workshop. You, too, can learn how to be a circus performer! Skills such as Yo-Yo tricks, Juggling and multiple top-spinning will be taught and enjoyed by all. Tickets $10.00 per child accompanied by adult. Please register in advance. Call 860-561-8160

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Shark-Diving Santa @ The Maritime Aquarium

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
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Shark-Diving Santa at The Maritime Aquarium Norwalk

On select dates in December, Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth. Santa will strap on scuba gear and enter the Aquarium’s 110,000-gallon “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit, which is home to 7-foot sharks. It’s all part of a regular program, in which Aquarium visitors can see and talk with volunteer divers swimming in the exhibit on most Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:15 and 2:15 p.m. The…

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The Christmas Elf @ Downtown Cabaret Theatre (Bridgeport)

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

One event on November 11, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 1:00pm

Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, CT

Every Christmas, Santa employs countless helper elves to keep watch over the world’s kids to see who’s being naughty and who’s being nice, but not everyone wants Christmas this year. Find out what happens when one clever elf is met by some concerned toys who are worried about being replaced in this brand new musical where fun and imagination come to life this holiday season. The Downtown Cabaret Children’s Theatre shows approximately run 75-80 minutes with a 10-minute intermission. Dates:…

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