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Family Focus: Dogs, Doughnuts & Doughboys @ Fairfield Museum

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Commemorate Veteran’s Day and learn about Stubby the World War I dog, soon to be an animated film in 2018! Learn about interesting facts about WWI and how “doughboys” got their name. Enjoy a family-friendly craft creating your own medals while munching on delicious doughnuts – a popular treat for soldiers.

The CT State Police K9 Division will visit at 1pm with state troopers and their K-9 partners. Meet and watch demonstrations of these German Shephard hero dogs. Also learn about the Fairfield Canine Cooperative and find out more information on how to rescue dogs in need.

At Dogs, Doughboys and Doughnuts, Learn about Stubby, the WWI dog and interesting facts about WWI including how “doughboys” got their name. Sample doughnuts (a popular treat for soldiers) and make your own medals!

We will be collecting items (including Halloween candy) for Operation Gratitude to send to soldiers currently overseas.

Click here for the full list of items needed

Family Focus days are generously sponsored by People’s United Bank


November 10, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Fairfield Museum & History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
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