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Free Event: Annual Walnut Beach Fairy Frolic in Milford, Connecticut

Free Event: Annual Walnut Beach Fairy Frolic in Milford, Connecticut

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know that there are fairies who live in Walnut Beach? ’Tis true! The wee folk love the natural beauty of our beach neighborhood and have made their homes here for many a year. To find them you need but look with eyes that seek magic and a heart that believes. This fourth-annual Fairy Frolic promises to be a night of fairy-filled family fun here in Walnut Beach—and everyone (yes, that means children and adults) is encouraged to come…

Summer of Science Adventures at Talcott Mountain Science Center

June 25 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm

TMSC's (Talcott Mountain Science Center) Summer of Science Adventures gives students in grades K-8 the chance to explore some (very) cool science, nature and technology -- all on a one-of-a-kind mountaintop campus! Date(s): June 25, 2018 through August 17, 2018 Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Event Email Contact: summer@tmsc.org Event Phone Number: (860) 677-8571 Check out our website and course catalog to view these and other classes! Fledglings I (k-3) Does smell help you taste? What makes an optical illusion work?…

Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center

June 25 @ 9:30 am - August 24 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

Explore the exciting possibilities this summer break with Summer Camp at the Westport Arts Center! Get creative, innovative, and have fun through the arts by choosing from a catalog of unique and contemporary weeklong workshops. With everything from mixed media studios to themed courses delving into graffiti, design, and culture, each workshop will include hands-on projects and a new way to look at art. With options for the traditional art enthusiast and the current pre-teen, this year’s summer line-up is…

Li Liu, Chinese Acrobat

Li Liu, Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics Event, North Stonington, Connecticut

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

On Wednesday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m. children ages four and up and their caregivers are invited to kick off the summer with “Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics.” Li Liu presents a one-woman acrobatic performance. The documented history of acrobatics in China goes back more than 2000 years. Li performs hand balancing, plate spinning, ribbon dancing, diabolos, foot juggling, and Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation. A limited number of volunteers get to join her on stage to create an impromptu ribbon…

Lilac Girls with Martha Hall Kelly Event at Bellamy-Ferriday

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join New York Times bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly at the lovely Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, the Connecticut home of Caroline Ferriday. Lilac Girls is based on the true story of New York socialite Caroline Ferriday who championed the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp survivors. Enjoy a house tour, garden walk, book signing & author presentation. Registration required at 860-247-8996 x 23. Tickets range from $40 to $100; limited availability.  

Healing Hearts "Good Grief" Camp for Children

Healing Hearts “Good Grief” Camp for Children

July 16 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 1:00 pm

Healing Hearts Center for Grief and Loss is offering a four-day summer “Good Grief” camp program for children between the ages of 6 and 11 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or other significant family member. The camp is filled with fun, confidence-building activities combined with grief education and emotional support. Campers have an opportunity to tell their story, express their feelings and memorialize their loved ones. The camp runs from July 16th through 19th from 9…

Walktober: I Spy a Letterbox Children’s Walk at Nathan Hale Homestead

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Following clues, we will walk in the Nathan Hale State Forest searching for hidden letterboxes. Finding a letterbox means a stamp in the discovered logbooks & our logbooks, too! There will be letterboxing kits for sale at $5 if you'd like to start this fun activity today. This interactive walk is especially for families with young children. We will skip, meander & stamp about 1.5 miles over 1.5 hours. Heavy rain cancels.


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