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Dates: 
06/20/2018
06/21/2018
06/22/2018

Organization:

The Children's Museum

Location:

950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, CT, 06119
United States

Phone:

(860) 231-2824
Time: 
Tuesday-Saturday 10am to 3pm Sunday Noon to 3pm (open on Mondays beginning June 26)

Butterflies: Winged Wonders at The Children's Museum in West Hartford

Step inside and prepare to be amazed when you find yourself immersed in a world of butterflies. The Children’s Museum introduces you to a mesmerizing exhibit that will give families an experience like no other. Functioning as a home for these beautiful creatures, the Butterfly House also exhibits a garden and landscape that act as a natural environment for the butterflies. Take a seat and enjoy the view or read the signs to learn more about the creatures and plants that surround you. Family members of all ages will enjoy the breathtaking displays of color and nature. Butterfly releases every Friday at noon!
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Dates: 
06/27/2018
07/11/2018
07/18/2018

Organization:

Elizabeth Park

Location:

1561 Asylum Ave
West Hartford, CT, 06117
United States

Phone:

860-231-9443
Time: 
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Summer Concert at Elizabeth Park

Pack a picnic and bring your kids down to Elizabeth Park for a fun summer concert! All shows begin at 6:30 pm on the Rose Garden Lawn. If it's raining the concert will be held on Thursday.If there's rain on Thursday, too, concerts will be cancelled. Picnics are welcome.
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Dates: 
06/23/2018

Location:

625 Williams Street
New London, CT, 06320
United States

Phone:

860-443-2545
Time: 
11 am - 4 pm, rain or shine

Summer Fest at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum!

Summer Fest is FREE for everyone and will feature food trucks, live entertainment (amplified, unplugged, performance and participatory), and family friendly activities on our grounds and inside the Museum. The entire Museum will be open during this event, so you can explore all of our exhibits. It’s a perfect event to spend with friends and family. Bring them all! In the event of rain, everything but the food trucks will move indoors to the Museums galleries, auditorium, and art/dance studio.
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Dates: 
06/20/2018
06/21/2018
06/22/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Horizon - Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/29/2018

Location:

22 Iron Horse Boulevard
Simsbury, CT, 06070
United States

Phone:

860-462-9726
Time: 
7:30 - 11 pm

Celebrate America at Simsbury Meadows!

Summer officially begins with Connecticut’s favorite Independence Day celebration! Featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, the Newington Church of Christ Congregational Choir, and soprano Sonja Dutoit Tengbland, this program will include all of your patriotic favorites, plus a tribute to Leonard Bernstein. Stay for fireworks following the concert! Conducted by Adam Boyles.
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Dates: 
06/20/2018
06/21/2018
06/22/2018

Location:

3586 Horizons Way
Harrisonburg, VA, 22802
United States

Phone:

540-896-7600
Time: 
please see website for further details

Camp Discover

Discover offers safety, confidence, and the promise of many fun-filled memories to our youngest campers, many of whom may be enjoying camp for the first time. The Discover program provides a nurturing environment in which campers feel comfortable and cared for while participating in a variety of camp activities with a close-knit cabin group that ensures lots of individual attention from counselors.
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Dates: 
06/28/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location:

Bluff Point State Park
55 Depot Rd
Groton, CT, 06340
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Horseshoe Crab Watch: New Moon

Head to the beach and witness these “living fossils” gather during our nighttime Family horseshoe Crab Watch.
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Dates: 
07/04/2018

Location:

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
United States

Phone:

(508) 347-3362
Time: 
9:30 am - 5 pm

Independence Day at Old Sturbridge Village!

An old-fashioned good time will be had by all on Independence Day at Old Sturbridge Village. Visitors will have the chance to take part in a citizens’ parade, play 19th-century style “baseball,” march with the militia, make a tri-cornered hat, and sign their “John Hancocks” on a giant copy of the Declaration of Independence. Summer barbecue food will be available for purchase along with beer and wine; visitors may also enjoy a picnic on the Common. Children and families will especially enjoy a little physical activity and friendly competition with “Farm Yard Games.”
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Dates: 
06/30/2018

Organization:

Lake Compounce

Location:

822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

860-583-3300
Time: 
11:00 am

Independence Day Fireworks at Lake Compounce

Join us at Lake Compounce for an unforgettable day of celebrating America at the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in North America!
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Dates: 
06/21/2018
06/23/2018

Organization:

Windsor Art Center

Location:

40 Mechanic Street
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-688-2528
Time: 
Thursdays, 6 – 8pm; Saturdays, 10am – 4pm and Sundays, 11am – 4pm.

Out in the Open: A Connecticut Plein Air Landscape Exhibition at the Windsor Arts Center

The Windsor Art Center will be honored to open its exhibition of paintings by seven established, award-winning members of the Connecticut Plein Air Painters Society. Out in the Open: A Connecticut Plein Air Landscape Exhibition, which will run from May 12 through June 23, 2018, will include works painted outdoors in inspiring places around this small state. Artists Zufar Bikbov, Jack Broderick, Laura J. Eden, Robert Noreika, Elizabeth Rhoades, Shauna Shane, and Marilyn Swift have created works in a variety of media that will be on display.
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