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Upcoming Events:

Monster Jam® Roars into Bridgeport March 6-8

Monster Jam® Roars into Bridgeport March 6-8 Kids Tickets Start at Just $10.00  Feld Motor Sports® is pleased to announce that Monster Jam®, the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, will return to the Webster Bank Arena March 6th-8th.  The event will feature popular trucks such as Grave Digger® driven by Rod Schmidt, Crushstation driven by Greg Winchenbach, Monster Mutt® Rottweiler driven by Mike Vaters, Overkill [...] Read More »

Playtime at the Palace Series

Looking for a fun and engaging outing for your kids? Come to Playtime at The Palace featuring puppets, bubbles, story pirates, silent movie slapstick and more! Join us on Sundays this winter as our entertainers delight your children with up-close-and-personal performances! ALL SHOWS ARE ON SUNDAYS AT 3 PM RUNNING TIME: 1 HOUR. How To: [...] Read More »

Plymouth Maple Festival

March 7, 2015, 10am – 1pm On the Green, 10 Park Street, Plymouth, CT celebrate the New England tradition of making maple syrup on the Plymouth Green. Learn how to identify sugar maples, use an old fashioned drill to tap them, insert the spiles, hang the buckets, and watch the sap drip out. Listen for the [...] Read More »

Free Family Program: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Saturday, March 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America at CHS. Join us for a reading of the Dr. Seuss classic, Fox in Socks, at 10:15, 11:15 and 12:15. After the story, make your own Dr. Seuss themed craft. For more information, call (860) 236-5621 [...] Read More »

Heckscher WILD! Grand Opening

Grand Opening March 7 & March 8 The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is proud to announce its newest addition to Heckscher Farm — Heckscher WILD! — a vibrant, hands-on, educational exhibit and classroom that will be located in the former Animal Embassy space. Bringing world habitats to life, Heckscher WILD! will feature live animals [...] Read More »

First County Bank Maple Sugar Festival

Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th 2015 11 am – 3 pm Celebrate the sweetness of the maple sugaring season as this annual family favorite returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Visit the little red sugarhouse on Heckscher Farm and see firsthand how sap is turned into maple syrup. Witness how trees [...] Read More »

Frozen Science Spectacular with Elsa, Anna & Kristoff

Saturday, March 7, 11AM–3PM Brr! It’s freezing outside, but it’s FROZEN at the Connecticut Science Center! Celebrate all things Frozen with a day of snowy science activities. Build a snowman, sing along with Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff, see the science behind bubbles made with dry ice, have your face painted, and much more. Frozen Science [...] Read More »

25th Anniversary Hebron Maple Festival

Hebron, Connecticut March 14 and 15, 2015  The Maple Festival is held annually the second weekend in March throughout the Town of Hebron, Connecticut. Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events. The goal for this event is to bring families together and provide [...] Read More »

Kidologie Children’s Fair

Kidologie Online media ad-5 450x150Free Giveaways, Free Goody Bags, Free Hands-on Activities and More at 3rd Annual Kidologie Gets Ready for Summer Children’s Fair The popular Kidologie Children’s Fair is returning to Newtown on March 15th at Reed Intermediate School, 11am – 3pm. Snow date March 22nd. www.kidologie.com. Families attending 3rd Annual Kidologie Gets Ready for Summer event will enjoy Free [...] Read More »

Syrup Saturday & Pancake Brunch

Saturday, March 21 10:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Bring the whole family and join us out by the Sugar Shack as we celebrate the bounty from this year’s Syrup Season! The day will include tree tapping demos, a real maple sap “boil down” using sap from our resident Nature Center maples, plus a look into [...] Read More »

Imagination Movers - Meet the Movers Rock Tour 2015

Sun, March 22, 2015 Hartford, CT Show at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM TICKET INFO Price: $25 Flying toilet paper! Smoking trash cans! Catchy poprock music! It can only mean one thing: the coolest kid’s rock band in the world is coming to Infinity Hall Hartford! The Emmy-winning Imagination Movers will embark on their first U.S. [...] Read More »

Easter Bunny Trolley

March 28-29, April 3-4  10:30 am – 4:30 pm Trolleys leave every half hour Adults: $10.00, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Children (2-15): $6.00, Under Age 2: Free NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! The Easter Bunny will be at the Shore Line Trolley Museum on March 28-29 and April 3-4, 2015. Families will ride a 100-year-old beautifully restored trolley to [...] Read More »

2015 Space Expo

On Sunday, March 29 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., you have the opportunity to experience aerospace science and technology, and to meet pioneers from the aerospace industry. Featured guests include space explorers, scientists and engineers: • UTC Aerospace Systems • the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) • the Aldrich Astronomical Society • the National Weather [...] Read More »

Special Events, Entertainment Announced At Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark has announced its 2015 special events and entertainment schedule. Most entertainment events will take place at the park’s Carousel Theatre, unless otherwise noted. Parking is $7, July 4 is $8. April 25 & 26: $40 Carload Weekend – Quassy kicks off its 107th season with a $40 carload special. Up to [...] Read More »

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