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

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Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Mozart & Tchaikovsky with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

A trinity of elegant melodies cross two centuries uniting George Li’s mesmerizing performance of Mozart’s radiant Piano Concerto No. 23 with the expressive Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composer Alan Jay Kernis’ other-worldly Musica Celestis.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
7 pm
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VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Maple Sugaring Tapping Day at Flanders

Maple sugaring time, a New England tradition, is HERE! It all begins when the temperature rises above freezing during the day and falls below freezing at night. These conditions trigger the sap to begin to flow up the tree. No experience is needed for tapping and all ages and families are welcome to come to help out. Tree tapping day is all outdoors and very weather dependent. Those interested in taking part in tapping day should watch for further announcements on ourFacebook page.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
9:30AM
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5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
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****REGISTER NOW for First County Bank Maple Sugar Fest Sundays at SM&NC

We’re celebrating the season by bundling all the fun and games of a mini-festival into a single admission price, three Sundays this winter! Join us as we make our very own line of maple syrup from the 200+ mature maple trees found right here our 118-acre campus. We’re one of only two official maple sugar producers in Fairfield County! Each Sunday we’ll open our site at 10 am with added attractions, enhanced programming, and fun seasonal offerings, including traditional favorites like maple syrup treats and tree tapping demonstrations!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
10am - 2pm
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Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203-977-6538

Illuminating Autism: Building Resilience at University of Washington Autism Center

Imagine being able to help children and parents navigate through the challenges of autism. Or realize that your efforts helped advance groundbreaking research to improve interventions and create new programs. Or know that your gift helped a child enjoy the simple pleasures of summer camp. The UW Autism Center’s 5th annual benefit event, Illuminating Autism, provides the opportunity to achieve all of these dreams and more. Come join our growing community of supporters to celebrate and enjoy presentations highlighting the Center’s impact while having fun and participating in live and silent auctions.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
9:30 PM EST – 11 PM EST
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Virtual Program: Planting for Pollinators at Reinstein Woods

It’s never too early to think about your summer garden! Discover how choosing the right plants can benefit wildlife while also beautifying your yard. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
10 am
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CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
01/28/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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Latin Heat with the RPO

Join Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 1 (Virtual) - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - New York

Join us on Zoom to follow the lives of our fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into our Hatch House, and watch a feeding frenzy in an outdoor pond!
Dates: 
01/30/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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SM&NC Winter Farm Market

We are excited to announce the addition of a Winter Farm Market in our Farmhouse parking lot! Many of our vendors from the fall will be returning along with some new friends. The Heckscher Farm tent will have all of your favorite maple syrup, SM&NC’s Heckscher Farm blend coffee, Arethusa products, and more. As always, admission to the market is free and does not require pre-registration.
Dates: 
02/21/2021
02/28/2021
03/07/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Hunchback of Notre Dame @ Center Stage Theatre

The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book makes The Hunchback of Notre Dame an instant classic.
The event has already taken place on this date: 
12/01/2020
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54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

203-225-6079

ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
02/06/2021
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Winter Vacation Week – “Camp in a Box” at Capron Park Zoo

During this winter vacation, you and your children can enjoy daily “camp in a box” activities. Pre-registration is required. BOX 1: Snow Science BOX 2: Animal Health BOX 3: Exhibit design Box 4: Great Backyard Bird Count FEE: Members: $15/box, $50 for all four boxes Non-Members: $20/box, $70 for all four boxes
Dates: 
02/16/2021
02/17/2021
02/18/2021
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You've Got a Friend: The Music of Carole King and James Taylor

ORIGINAL SHOW - Carole King’s Tapestry spawned four Grammy Awards, a string of hit singles and still ranks as one of the best-selling albums of all time. Recorded simultaneously with James Taylor’s Mud Slide Slim and Joni Mitchell's Blue, CenterStage honors the 50th Anniversary of this groundbreaking time in music history. Featuring Kelly Izzo Shapiro, Sarah Eide, and Jon Lewis. A special event created exclusively for JCC CenterStage.
Dates: 
02/06/2021
02/07/2021
02/08/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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