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TMA Campus Tour

Talcott Mountain Academy (TMA) is Connecticut's premier independent school for gifted and talented students K-8. But what makes Talcott Mountain Academy unique?
Dates: 
03/23/2019
10 AM
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Location:

324 Montevideo Rd
Avon, CT, 06001
United States

Phone:

8606770035

Try Hockey for Free! Feb 2019

On Saturday, February 23rd, USA Hockey and 350 local association across the country will host Try Hockey For Free Day! Participating locations encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come try youth hockey as part of Hockey Week Across America. All locations will have limited equipment available for use.
Dates: 
02/23/2019
times vary with location
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Location:

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United States

Phone:

(719) 538­-1124

Book Signing with Mary Pope Osborne at The Eric Carle Museum

Meet Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House series, the No. 1 best-selling chapter book series of all time! Guests can get books stamped with Mary’s signature and take photos with her.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
12 pm - 1:30 am
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Location:

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA, 01002
United States

Phone:

413-658-1100

Hartford Wolf Pack vs. the Providence Bruins!

Bring your kids and their friends to the fastest game in town as your Hartford Wolf Pack takes on opponents from around the AAL! You'll all have fun and enjoy great music, fun food, epic intermission entertainment, zambonis and, of course, HOCKEY! **Kids 12 and under receive a $7 discount in each price level when purchasing tickets in advance of a game day.
Dates: 
02/23/2019
7 pm
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Organization:

Hartford Wolf Pack

Location:

One Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-249-6333

Home School Day at Sturbridge Village

Join us for our March 1 Home School Day! For this first Home School Day of the 2019 season, we’ll be exploring women’s history through hands-on activities and in-Village activities. Participants will learn about well-known women of the 1830s as well as the not so well-known. Bake a cake with maple sugar and explore the contributions women made to the abolitionist movement, imitate the style of women artists, and more. In the Village, engage with the stories of 19th-century ladies and see women’s journals and books from the museum’s library up close!
Dates: 
03/01/2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
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Location:

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

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

Children Free Week

Courtesy of The Laurel Ridge Foundation in memory of Francesca M. Thompson, M.D. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
02/21/2019
02/22/2019
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Location:

80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Families Cook at Sturbridge Village

“Families Cook” is a 19th-century interactive food experience that the whole family can enjoy. Children and adults alike will learn to prepare an entire hearth-cooked meal with the added benefit of being able to sit down and enjoy the fruits of their labor.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
5:00 - 9:00 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

Open House Boiling Days

Every Saturday in March and on any other day we are boiling sap, we open our sugarhouse to the public and invite visitors to come in and watch us make syrup. You can observe sap boiling in the evaporator, smell the steam, view the whole process in action, and even have a taste sample of the finished liquid gold.
Dates: 
03/02/2019
03/09/2019
03/16/2019
10 am - 4 pm
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Sweet Wind Farm

Location:

339 South Road
East Hartland, CT, 06027
United States

Phone:

(860) 653-2038

Track That Animal at the Lutz Children's Museum

Animals often leave behind clues regarding their daily habits. Together, we will learn to “read” the story that these animals are trying to tell us by touching bird nests, smelling faux scat, and looking at bones. Perfect fr kids ages 2 - 5.
Dates: 
02/26/2019
10 - 10:30 am
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Location:

247 South Main St
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

18606430949

February School Vacation Week Activities

Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities including Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft, Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, Interactive Flight Science Demonstrations, Computerized Flight Simulators.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
02/21/2019
02/22/2019
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Location:

36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
United States

Phone:

(860) 623-3305

SPECTACULAR SATURDAYS

Spectacular Saturdays (K-12) Make the most of your weekends with our four-week half days (K-3) or six-week full days (4-8) Saturday programs*, which provide hands-on discovery, exploration and research with guidance and skill building from Talcott scientists.
Dates: 
03/16/2019
03/23/2019
03/30/2019
10 AM - 4 PM & 1PM - 4PM
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Location:

324 Montevideo Rd
Avon, CT, 06001
United States

Phone:

8606778571

Shakin' Skate at Okemo

A fun evening of ice skating with a live DJ, games and fun for the whole family in Okemo’s Ice House skating pavilion at Jackson Gore. Skate rentals are available.
Dates: 
02/21/2019
6-9 pm
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Organization:

Okemo Mountain Resort

Location:

77 Okemo Ridge Road
Ludlow, VT, 05149
United States

Phone:

(802) 228-1600

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring

All the pancakes you can eat and pure maple syrup. Watch the syrup making process and compare sap, syrup and store bought “maple syrup.”
Dates: 
03/09/2019
03/10/2019
8 am - 12 pm
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Location:

30 High Street
New Britain, CT, 06051
United States

Phone:

860-225-3020

Alpine Owlette at Muse Paint Bar (West Hartford)

Family Day: Bring the fam, your kid, or just yourself! Muse Family Days can be enjoyed by all. Arrive 11:30-12 Bar/Kitchen Open @ 11:30 All ages welcome!
Dates: 
02/23/2019
12 - 2:15 pm
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Location:

69 Raymond Rd
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

860-956-3200

Annual Pancake Breakfast at Flanders

Bring the family and enjoy all you can eat pancakes and sausages with all the fixings, including Flanders very own maple syrup! Our wonderful volunteers work exceptionally hard, preparing, cooking, and serving this scrumptious breakfast.
Dates: 
03/03/2019
8 am - 12 pm
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Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Science Experiment Exploration at the Lutz Children's Museum

All scientists have one thing in common… they ask questions! Come answer your own questions by participating in hands-on experiments that explore the various fields of natural science. Perfect for ages 5 - 10.
Dates: 
02/26/2019
4 - 4:45 pm
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Location:

247 South Main St
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

18606430949

The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe (2 - 5 yr olds) at the Lutz Children's Museum

Fill the winter months with color as we look at artifacts from the museum up close and make creative interpretations through paint, markers, crayons, and collage. Perfect for kids ages 2 - 5.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
02/27/2019
3:15 - 4 pm
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Location:

247 South Main St
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

18606430949

Pizza With Penguins

Love Pancakes with Penguins? You’ll be crazy about this event! While anchovies won’t make this menu, kids and adults alike will love all the options on the pizza buffet and beverage bar! Our fan-favorite penguins make a special dinner-time appearance in the Main Gallery from 7:00pm-8: 00 pm.
Dates: 
02/22/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Treehouse Adventure at The Eric Carle Museum

The show must go on in this new hip-hop musical, Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure. When the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to Elizabethan England they meet William Shakespeare himself—one of the greatest writers of all time! But Mr. Shakespeare is having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare? This production is appropriate for elementary and middle school aged children and family audiences.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
11 am and 1:30 pm
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Location:

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA, 01002
United States

Phone:

413-658-1100

The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe (5 - 10 yr olds) at the Lutz Children's Museum

Fill the winter months with color as we look at flowers and artifacts from the museum up close and make creative interpretations through various materials including collage, painting, colored pencils, and more. Perfect for 5- 10 year olds.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
02/27/2019
4 - 4:45 pm
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Location:

247 South Main St
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

18606430949

Members Only Summer Camp Open House

Parents and future campers are invited to tour the NEW home base for the Aquarium’s educational programming, the Milne Ocean Conservation and Education Center, and discover what’s happening this summer at Mystic Aquarium.
Dates: 
03/04/2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Hartford Wolf Pack vs. the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins!

Bring your kids and their friends to the fastest game in town as your Hartford Wolf Pack takes on opponents from around the AAL! You'll all have fun and enjoy great music, fun food, epic intermission entertainment, zambonis and, of course, HOCKEY! **Kids 12 and under receive a $7 discount in each price level when purchasing tickets in advance of a game day.
Dates: 
03/02/2019
February 17th @ 3; March 2 @ 7:30
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Organization:

Hartford Wolf Pack

Location:

One Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-249-6333

Jurassic Giants

Prepare for a dinosaur adventure! Encounter breathing, clawing, roaring dinos that come to life! Travel back in time to discover 12 animatronic dinosaurs as you trek through an indoor dino trail. Your heart won’t stop racing with the anticipation of what’s to come as dinosaurs lurk around every corner. As you learn from their past, you’ll discover how to help protect the future.
Dates: 
02/20/2019
02/21/2019
02/22/2019
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955