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Ninjago City Adventure Opening Weekend at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester

Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9, 2017  Put your ninja skills to the ultimate test in the all-new LEGO® Ninjago City Adventure – a two-story, 2,300-square-foot Asian-inspired interactive play area at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester. Ninjas-in-training can test their balance, ...
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2017 Connecticut JA Family Day

Saturday, March 25 at 12 PM - 5 PM We offer all our JA programs to all families throughout New England. JA Family Day is a fun and informative event where families raising children with JA have an opportunity to meet each ...
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Open Farm Day

Saturday, March 25 at 12 PM - 5 PM Meet our herd of dairy goats and spend some time on a working farm. Participate in farm activities or design your own beauty product. No appointment is necessary - just drop in! Drop ...
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How-to Festival – West Hartford Libraries

Saturday, March 25 at 10 AM - 3 PM Over 1,000 people are expected to attend West Hartford's How-To Festival on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at the Noah Webster Library in the town center. Forty or more local experts, ...
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Easter Bunny Breakfast

Saturday, March 25 at 10 AM - 12 PM All ages with caregiver, $30 per child ($20 for each additional sibling) Bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny! We will cook a delicious brunch while families do an Easter craft. The ...
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Peter Rabbit – LIVE

Saturday, March 25 - 10AM Lord & Taylor Court 12 AM - 12:01 PM Join us for music and dancing to the tale of Peter Rabbit followed by a Bunny Hop over to Danbury Fair's own, adorable Easter Bunny! Craft, face painting, ...
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9th Annual Chili Warm Up

Sunday, March 26 at 12 PM - 4 PM The 9th Annual Chili Winter Warm-Up is from 1:00-4:00pm and provides family fun including arts and crafts, a bouncy house, chili sampling, music, vendors and much more. For the first time, we’ll ...
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Easter Bunny Egg Hunt

Tuesday, March 28, 1:00-2:30 All ages with caregiver, $30 per child ($20 for each additional sibling) Children and their caregivers will decorate an Easter egg basket. After they are done decorating, they will do an Easter egg hunt. At the end of ...
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April Fools Night for Families

Friday, March 31 at 6 PM - 8 PM Join us for a fun and funky dance party! Come to the Fairfield Museum for its 2nd Annual April Fools Night event, featuring Double Up Dance Studio, family foolery, games, crazy crafts, ...
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Storybook Pajama Party

Friday, March 31 at 5 PM - 8:30 PM Meet characters from your favorite stories! The fun doesn't end at 5:00 pm. Storybook Pajama Parties promote literacy and positive family interaction in a fun environment that celebrates learning. Come in your PJs ...
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Ct Gamer Con – Mohegan Sun

MOHEGAN SUN CONVENTION CENTER in UNCASVILLE, CT TICKETS ONLY: $15.00/DAY Kids 8 & Under are admitted for FREE. HOURS: Sat. 10:00am to 10:00pm Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm Welcome to Connecticut's Terrific Gamer Convention (ct gamer con) - The area's new ...
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Saturday, April 1 at 10 AM - 4 PM Join us for the New England Air Museum's 9th annual SPACE EXPO, our region's largest celebration of all things aerospace featuring Connecticut's own NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio! Born and raised in Waterbury, Connecticut, ...
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Shelton Indoor Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, April 1 at 9 AM - 1 PM The April Indoor Winter Farmer's Market in Shelton is here! The Drunk Alpaca will be selling our baked goods in addition to some of our fun snacks! This market is held inside the ...
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Wednesday, April 19 at 4 PM - 6 PM Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center is sponsoring the annual Kiss A Pig Contest where enthusiastic professionals from the community volunteer to support Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center by ...
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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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Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22 at 10 AM - 4 PM Celebrate Earth Day at Discovery! We'll enjoy Earth and nature-themed hands-on activities, a special planetarium show schedule, make-and-takes, and Science on a Sphere demonstrations. We'll also meet local professionals who will show ...
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Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22 at 10 AM - 1 PM Join Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center for an Earth Day Celebration for families. Today we will feature a wide variety of special guests and activities designed to help children care ...
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Danbury Kids Expo 2017

Sunday, May 7 at 11 AM - 4 PM The Danbury Kids Expo is for children of all ages, parents, grandparents and prospective parents. Our 7th annual event will be held at the amazing Danbury Sports Dome on May 7th from 11-4pm. A ...
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