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What’s Happening This Weekend:


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National Engineers Day

Tuesday, February 21 at 10 AM - 4 PM Join Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center for Engineers Day! Children will have the opportunity to team up with engineers from GE's Industrial Solutions Plainville headquarters to "power their ...
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Cabin Fever & Chowder Festival

February 25, 2017 from 12 noon to 4:00pm Olde Mistick Village will take on the warm and welcome aroma of chowder as the merchants of Olde Mistick Village host their 14th Annual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Cook-Off on Saturday, February ...
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Women Take Flight

Saturday, March 11 at 10 AM - 4 PM Join us for a celebration of women in aerospace! Meet women pilots, engineers, and industry specialists Participate in hands-on STEM Build and Fly Challenges Discover the local history of women in aerospace Take to the skies ...
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Teddy Bear Health Clinic

Saturday, March 11 at 10 AM - 1 PM Bring your favorite stuffed friend and enjoy the activities designed for health habits and physical fitness. Sponsored by the Thomaston Savings Bank. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center 1 Pleasant St, Bristol, Connecticut ...
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Cirque du Soleil presents Toruk

Mar 15 - 19 , 2017 Tickets go on sale to the public, this Friday at 10:00am! Inspired by James Cameron’s Avatar, Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Experience a storytelling ...
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DAY OUT WITH THOMAS: The Friendship Tour!

  April 22-23, 29-30, & May 6-7 Toot toot!!! Thomas the Tank Engine, his buddy Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are pulling into Essex Station for 3 weekends this spring!! Thomas & Friends will be joining us on April 22-23, 29-30, ...
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