Hands-on | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club offers the best and most comprehensive sports programs in Fairfield County. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 465,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a vast array of sports classes, camps, leagues and programs.
One Blachley Road
Stamford , CT , 06902
Phone: 203.989.1100
41° 3' 5.8716" N, 73° 30' 57.708" W

TennisCT

TennisCT is a network of 5 indoor and outdoor tennis clubs located throughout Fairfield County where players go to connect with others who love the game. Playing at a TennisCT club gives you access to world-class tennis programs, tennis facilities, special tournaments, USTA play, leagues, social events, and of course, the best instructors and staff. It’s what makes a TennisCT club more than just a place for tennis lessons.
815 Post Rd. 2nd Floor
Darien , CT , 06820 41° 4' 43.3776" N, 73° 28' 8.2812" W

Connecticut Science Center

With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" W

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum has interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere, and so much more! Discover an “Energy Network” with catapults, solar power, and simple machines. Test physic concepts using pulley chairs, levers, and giant magnets. Create a light spectrum masterpiece on Everbright, a massive Lite Brite-style station, or challenge yourself in the “DARE to Discover” gallery. Fly a mission to the Moon in Discovery Museum’s Challenger Center, a simulated space mission experience which can be scheduled for groups or parties. Have a memorable birthday, with super fun science themes like Starforce Explorers and Peculiar Potions. Book an overnight at the Museum for your Scout or school group! Discovery offers amazing class field trip options, with over 80 different learning labs, live science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. You can also book Travelling Science that comes to your school or library! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, throughout the school year for regular admission. Pre-booked school groups can schedule a visit on Mondays.
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06604
Phone: 203-372-3521
41° 12' 56.0124" N, 73° 14' 1.3488" W

Greenburgh Nature Center

The Greenburgh Nature Center’s mission is to offer inspiring, hands-on environmental education experiences, to foster an appreciation of nature, and to promote sustainable practices. The Greenburgh Nature Center hosts eco-friendly or “green” birthday parties where you can celebrate your child’s special day and the wonders of nature. We offer many different themed parties that are fun and educational. Your guests can also enjoy exploring our nature preserve, including our Nature’s Discovery Playground and outdoor animal displays, either before or after the party.
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale , NY , 10583
Phone: 914-723-3470
41° 0' 18.738" N, 73° 48' 24.5448" W

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester - it's like you’ve just jumped into the biggest box of LEGO® bricks ever!
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester 39 Fitzgerald Street
Yonkers , NY , 10710
Phone: 844-740-9223
40° 58' 0.678" N, 73° 51' 25.848" W

New Pond Farm Education Center

New Pond Farm Education Center is an environmental education center with a small working farm located on 102-acres in West Redding Connecticut where our mission is: "On every acre, in all we do, we plant seeds for a lifetime of active engagement with the natural world." To schedule a visit, please call (203) 938-2117 or email us at info@newpondfarm.org.
101 Marchant Road
West Redding , CT , 06896
Phone: (203) 938-2117
41° 19' 0.5736" N, 73° 25' 45.7968" W

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

2021 Homeschool Days

Dates: 
10/12/2021
11/09/2021
12/07/2021
Time: 
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-869-0376

40th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 5:00pm

Organization:

Location:

1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-869-0376

Art Adventures: Create A Story

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:

Mum Festival
70 Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

Bristol Mum Festival

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Friday: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Saturday: 12:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM Parade steps off at 1:30 PM

Location:

Brooksvale Park - Hamden, CT
524 Brooksvale Ave.
Hamden, CT, 06518
United States

Phone:

203-287-2669

Brooksvale Fall Festival

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
11 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-869-0376

Bruce Beginnings: Jumping Jaguars

Dates: 
10/05/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 10:45am, 11:00am - 11:45am

Organization:

Location:

1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-869-0376

Bruce Beginnings: Long Island Sound Friends

Dates: 
09/28/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 10:45am, 11:00am - 11:45am

Location:

Westport Continuing Education @ Staples High School
70 North Avenue
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

845-331-7900

Craft Westport 2021 - At Staples High School

Dates: 
11/06/2021
11/07/2021
Time: 
Saturday, November 6, from 10-6 Sunday, November 7, from 10-5

Location:

Cruise to Sheffield Island
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-838-9444

Cruise to Sheffield Island

Dates: 
08/02/2022
08/03/2022
08/04/2022
Time: 
Tues. and Wed. 11 am - 2 pm, Thurs. - Sun. 11 am - 2 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm

Organization:

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

(860) 627-6540

CT Trolley Museum Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Times vary- Tickets required

Organization:

Location:

31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-4009

Days off with EverWonder

Dates: 
10/20/2021
10/21/2021
10/22/2021
Time: 
varies

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Dino Day

Dates: 
09/29/2021
Time: 
10:00am

Location:

39 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT, 06807
United States

Phone:

203-869-6899

Fall Festival

Dates: 
10/09/2021
Time: 
11:00 am

Location:

223 West Mountain Rd
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Phone:

2038941800

Fall Fun for Ones

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/29/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
9:30 am

Organization:

Location:

158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT, 06002
United States

Phone:

860.242.7144

Fall into After-School Enrichment Camp

Dates: 
09/27/2021
09/28/2021
09/29/2021
Time: 
3:30PM

Location:

170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

(203)432-3776

Fiesta Latina! at the Peabody Museum!

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Organization:

Boundless Adventures

Location:

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY, 10577
United States

Phone:

914-893-4550

Organization:

Boundless Adventures

Location:

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY, 10577
United States

Phone:

914-893-4550

GLOW IN THE PARK - SATURDAYS at Boundless Adventures

Dates: 
10/01/2021
Time: 
6pm - 11pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Goat Yoga at Flanders!

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
9:30 am

Organization:

Boundless Adventures

Location:

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY, 10577
United States

Phone:

914-893-4550

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION - SATURDAYS IN OCTOBER at Boundless Adventures

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/23/2021
10/30/2021
Time: 
6pm - 11pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Intermediate Sewing Course for Kids

Dates: 
09/30/2021
10/07/2021
10/14/2021
Time: 
4:00-5:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Kids 3x3 Rubiks Cube Camp

Dates: 
11/22/2021
11/23/2021
11/24/2021
Time: 
various times available- please check website

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Kids 3x3 Rubiks Cube Camp

Dates: 
11/22/2021
11/23/2021
11/24/2021
Time: 
various times available- please check website

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Magic 101

Dates: 
10/19/2021
Time: 
5:30PM - 6:15PM EST

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Maze by Moonlight at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/23/2021
10/28/2021
Time: 
5:30pm – 7:30pm; 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Norman Bird Sanctuary Scarecrow Competition

Dates: 
10/06/2021
10/07/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
12:00 AM

Location:

351 McKinley St
New Haven, CT, 06515
United States

Phone:

(203)936-8567

Open House at Arts in CT

Dates: 
10/17/2021
Time: 
2 pm - 7 pm

Location:

1650 Hartford-New London tpke ( Rt. 85)
Oakdale, CT, 06370
United States

Phone:

860-443-4367

Pumpkin Passage

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
5pm - 9pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm

Organization:

Arts In The Plaza

Location:

1 W Chester St
Long Beach, NY, 11561
United States

Saturdays with Arts in The Plaza

Dates: 
09/25/2021
10/02/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
10 am - 3 pm

Organization:

Location:

1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-869-0376

Science Solvers: Gravity Through Art

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Organization:

The SoNo Collection

Location:

100 N. Water St,
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-299-0701

SCOUT ME IN FAMILY FUN DAY- SoNo Collection

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
1pm – 3pm

Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
Locations throughout the United States
Administered from Washington , DC , 20560 38° 53' 28.5576" N, 77° 1' 33.834" W

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Chibi Self-Portrait)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Holiday Reindeer)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Baby Yoda)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Evening Sky)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (House Silhouette)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

The Amazing Maize Maze at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Fri: 12pm–4:30pm; Sat & Sun: 11am–4:30pm; Mon, Oct 11th: 11am–4:30pm

Organization:

Wells Hollow Creamery

Location:

656 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

203.926.0101

Wells Hollow Creamery's Corn Maze

Dates: 
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
See info

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

1-800-FOR-PARK

Wings & Things Evening Dinner & Family Fun at Quassy

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/10/2021
Time: 
4 PM – 8 PM

Organization:

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

(860) 627-6540

Winterfest and the Tunnel of Lights at the CT Trolley Museum

Dates: 
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
Time: 
Times Vary- Tickets Required