Kids Activities in the Fairfield County Connecticut Area | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

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AMNH Presents: Evening Bat Walks in Central Park

At dusk, bats leave the warm spaces under city roofs to feed on flying insects. Join Bradley Klein, Danielle Gustafson, and other members of the New York City Bat Group for a walk through Central Park. Aided by detectors that amplify the animals' animals’ otherwise inaudible high-frequency chirps, bat-watchers monitor and catalogue the species that call the city home.

Dates: 
07/12/2019
07/19/2019
08/02/2019
8:00 pm
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Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

2127695100

Norwalk Make Music Day 2019

FREE EVENT! Mill Hill Historic Park is happy to be one of the venues for Norwalk Make Music Day 2019, a world wide music celebration! From 6:30pm – 8:00pm on the grounds of Mill Hill Historic Park, The Spirit of Black Rock Fife and Drum Corp will regale everyone with early American and Patriotic songs! Learn how these songs shaped the development of American music and how they were used during the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

Dates: 
06/21/2019
6:30 pm - 8 pm
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Location:

Norwalk Historical Society: Mill Hill Historic Park
2 East Wall St.
Norwalk, CT, 06851
United States

Phone:

(203) 846-0525

Cinemark Summer Clubhouse- Connecticut Post 14

Summer Movie Clubhouse: Ten Weeks of Fun Films for Kids!

Dates: 
06/19/2019
06/24/2019
06/26/2019
10am
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Location:

1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT, 06460
United States

Phone:

203-878-8037

Sabor Together at Stepping Stones

Sabor Together is a multicultural festival showcasing Latino music, food, and the arts. The family friendly event will feature food, arts, and performances from our local Latin American communities.

Dates: 
06/23/2019
10 am - 5 pm
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Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

Mystic River Adventure Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

This joint camp with Mystic Seaport will have campers starting their day at the Aquarium with hands-on programming to learn about the conservation of Mystic River and Long Island Sound. Then, in the afternoon, campers will travel to the Seaport to learn how to sail on the Mystic River. This camp will provide your child the unique opportunity to see the Mystic River from above and below. Extended day is not offered for this camp.

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Aquarium Fun Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

New for 2019! Send your camper on a 3-day adventure at Mystic Aquarium right before the July 4 holiday. Campers will go behind the scenes of the Aquarium’s exhibits, meet unique animals, learn from animal care staff and work on a themed craft to take home at the end of this session.

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/02/2019
07/03/2019
Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Eco Explorers Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Eco Explorers camp is a full-day, weeklong camp exploring habitats including terrestrial areas, estuaries, marshes, fresh water and more. Eco Explorers will participate in engaging hands-on activities, games, crafts and behind the scenes visits and go on two field trips; Save The Bay boat trip and Bluff Point State Park. Our exploration-minded staff will utilize our exhibits and meetings with our animal care staff to guide your explorer on an ecological experience.

Dates: 
07/08/2019
07/09/2019
07/10/2019
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Cool Week at Stepping Stones

Counting down the last week before Summer officially arrives, we’ll relive the cool stuff of winter. We’ll have a 300- pound block of ice on hand to watch it melt into summer while you make your own sno-cones and frozen hot chocolate. You can also do a little Ice Skating (on a slippery socks rink) and of course, Santa is coming –this time of year he’s so chill! And hang on to your earmuffs – Elsa and Anna from FROZEN are coming to sing and staying for photo ops! That’s so cool!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
open 10 am - 5 pm daily
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Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

Animal Antics Summer Camp (gr. 1 - 3)

Let our energetic staff take your camper on an adventure through the amazing marine world as they learn about the animals and habitats at the aquarium! Campers will be engaged and educated as they visit behind the scenes areas of the Aquarium’s exhibits, meet unique animals and learn from animal care staff. Additional camp activities include a field trip to the Children’s Museum in West Hartford and Bluff Point State Park to learn about the wonderful world of animal antics.

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Shakespeare on the Sound Presents: TWELFTH NIGHT

Our summer 201 production is TWELFTH NIGHT.

Dates: 
06/20/2019
06/21/2019
06/22/2019
Times vary please check website
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Location:

Pinkney Park in Norwalk, CT
177 Rowayton Ave.
Norwalk, CT, 06488
United States

Phone:

866-811-4111

Town of Wilton 4th of July

Wilton Parks & Recreation is planning the following activities and *bands for our July 4th Celebration

Dates: 
07/04/2019
8:30 AM
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Organization:

Town of Wilton

Location:

238 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

(203) 563-0106

Bow Tie Cinemas’ Summer Kids Series-Landmark 9

Free movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays!

Dates: 
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
07/02/2019
10 am
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Location:

5 Landmark Square Broad Street, next to Macy's
Stamford, CT, 06905
United States

Phone:

(203) 365-6500

Jill Mangel Weiseld (joined by Riley the Retriever himself) Author Visit at Bronx River Books

On Saturday, June 22, at 10:15, author Jill Mangel Weisfeld will visit the bookstore to read and sign her charming children's book Riley the Retriever Wants a New Job. (Riley himself will be joining her.) Jill Mangel Weisfeld is an award-winning children's book author and founder of Peek-a-Bear Press. Jill is currently the Art Director of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation and has done freelance graphic design for various non-profit organizations. She is formerly Senior Art Director at Bride’s Magazine and Art Director for Macy’s Advertising in New York. Riley is a certified therapy dog, trained by the Good Dog Foundation, who regularly visits schools, libraries,and elder-care facilities, making people happy.

Dates: 
06/22/2019
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Organization:

Bronx River Books- NY

Location:

37 Spencer Place
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-420-6396

Essex Summer Concert Series

Join us for an evening full of music and fun at our town greens in Essex and Ivorytown.

Dates: 
06/25/2019
07/03/2019
07/09/2019
6:30 pm - 8 pm
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Organization:

Essex Parks and Rec

Location:

29 West Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Manhattanhenge

As the Sun sets around the time of the summer solstice, it perfectly aligns with Manhattan's east-west numbered streets, offering the opportunity to capture cinema-worthy photos of Manhattan's brick-and-steel canyons. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.

Dates: 
07/11/2019
7 pm
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Location:

Hayden Planetarium
200 Central Park West
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5100

JOHN DEMILLE 54th ANNUAL FIRECRACKER 8K ROAD RACE

SPONSORED BY: BETHEL PARKS & RECREATION ALL RACE PROCEEDS GO TO: SCOTTY FUND AND BEN’S BELLS

Dates: 
07/04/2019
8 am
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Location:

Municipal Center-Bethel
1 School Street
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

203.794.8531

Branford Fireworks Display

The display will begin at dusk from Parker Memorial Park (Branford Point). You may also view the display from Foote Memorial Park (Melrose Avenue). Check the many food trucks that will be on site. Rain-date June 23

Dates: 
06/22/2019
8:00 PM
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Location:

Branford Point (Parker Park)
4 Harbor St
Branford, CT, 06405
United States

Phone:

(203) 488-8304

Animal Spotlight Summer Camp For Toddlers/Parents

Spend time with your little one as you learn about aquatic animals and their habitats in one of our interactive classrooms. This program utilizes stories, activities, crafts and live animals to keep you and your child engaged and learning. The last class of each session is spent going on an adventure to Bluff Point State Park looking for sea creatures along the coast.

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/08/2019
07/15/2019
Mondays, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm; Wednesdays, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
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Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire

Come and Join Us for a day of exciting adventures for the whole family! Explore an interactive fantasy world set in a time long ago where elves, fairies, orcs, goblins, animal-kin, dwarves, and magic are REAL. Come visit our very own Flippyn Byrd Tavern! Serving Beer, Hard Cider, and MEAD!

Dates: 
06/22/2019
06/23/2019
06/29/2019
11:00am - 6:30pm Saturday Night shows: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Location:

119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia, CT, 06401
United States

African-American Heritage Celebration

Experience an exciting variety of cultures from around the world this summer without leaving Westchester County during the annual Cultural Heritage Celebrations held in county parks. Festivals will be held rain or shine. Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn.

Dates: 
06/23/2019
Noon – 7 p.m.
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Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Mess Fest at the CT Science Center!

Celebrate all things messy at the Connecticut Science Center’s Mess Fest on June 29 and 30. Have fun inside and outside with bubbles, slime, rockets, and more. We’ll make things explode, experiment with dry ice, air cannons, and so much more —all in the name of science, of course! Plus, you won’t want to miss the Double-dare inspired Mess Fest Games. All activities are subject to change

Dates: 
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
11AM- 4PM
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Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8605202192

Ivoryton Farmers Market

CT Grown Local produce, Garlic, Baked goods, Fresh Eggs, Local Beef & Pork, Fresh herbs, Pickles, Honey, Maple Syrup, Flavored Oils, Prepared Food, Cheese, Soap, Yogurt, Local Crafters, Shrubs, flowers, Ice Cream, Milk & more. Shop Local!

Dates: 
06/22/2019
06/29/2019
07/06/2019
10 am - 1:30 pm
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Location:

Main St Ivoryton Village Green
Ivoryton, CT, 06442
United States