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Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut 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

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

Lyman Orchards

Connecticut River Valley’s favorite farm on our annual KidsOutAndAbout Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Hartford, Lyman Orchards is a beautiful and sprawling farm with gorgeous scenery and a sense of history you can feel with each step you take. Lyman Orchards has been a CT favorite for more than 275 years and they pride themselves on a tradition of preserving the land and offering wholesome activities for the whole family.
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield , CT , 06455
Phone: (860) 349-6010
41° 29' 50.1828" N, 72° 42' 53.172" W

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Rowayton Civic Association

To enrich the lives of Rowayton residents and neighbors through providing cultural programs, educational events and support of local community initiatives.
PO Box 302
Rowayton , CT , 06853 41° 4' 3.6876" N, 73° 26' 19.1292" W

Averill Farm

A family farm, primarily a fruit orchard with apples, pears, and pumpkins. They also produce hay and Christmas trees.The PYO season begins mid August and stays open 7 days/week, 9:30am to 5:30pm, until Thanksgiving. Xmas trees until Dec 24.
250 Calhoun St.
Washington Depot , CT , 06794
Phone: 860-868-2777
41° 39' 47.2608" N, 73° 20' 19.4064" W

Connecticut River Museum

The oldest and largest museum in Westchester, the Hudson River Museum is home to art galleries; Glenview, the historic 1876 river home; the Andrus Planetarium; and Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery.
67 Main St
Essex , CT , 06426
Phone: (860) 767-8269
41° 21' 30.654" N, 72° 23' 42.1764" W

Connecticut Trolley Museum

Take a journey and discover how the electric trolley evolved from the horse car to the PCC. Also, learn how society was impacted by amusement parks (trolley parks), streetcar suburbs, and the growth of mill towns.
58 North Road
East Windsor , CT , 06088
Phone: 860) 627-6540
41° 55' 52.8672" N, 72° 35' 40.7544" W

Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Run by the Valley Railroad Co. Essex Steam Train hosts CT River Valley tours, parties, mystery dinner trains, North Pole Express.
One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex , CT , 06426
Phone: (800) 377-3987
41° 21' 0.5292" N, 72° 24' 17.3412" W

Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust acquires, preserves, and manages land; and uses the land to promote the understanding and appreciation of nature, art, and the environment.
5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury , CT , 06798
Phone: (203) 263-3711
41° 36' 0" N, 73° 12' 23.5476" W

Jones Family Farms

Harvest your own strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, and Christmas trees on a 400 acre farm in Shelton.
606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd
Shelton , CT , 06484
Phone: (203) 929-8425
41° 19' 58.7424" N, 73° 10' 22.0404" W

Town of Stratford Recreation

Providing recreational programs, activities and events for our community
2725 Main Street
Stratford , CT , 06615
Phone: 203.385.4052
41° 11' 51.7344" N, 73° 7' 56.8128" W

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-7280

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

2-Week Super Show Free Trial

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Time: 
5pm EDT / 4pm CDT / 3pm MDT / 2pm PDT / 1pm AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Adult DIY Virtual Crafts

Dates: 
12/02/2020
12/09/2020
12/16/2020
Time: 
12:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

American Red Cross WNY Pillowcase Project

Dates: 
12/08/2020
12/10/2020
Time: 
1:00-1:45 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Buffalo Zoo Virtual Scout Badges

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/12/2020
Time: 
Various Times between 9am and 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Camp Galileo Anywhere

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Time: 
9:00am PT - 5:00pm PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Celebrations of Light

Dates: 
12/22/2020
Time: 
Two time slots available: 11:30-12:30pm 1:30-2:30pm

Organization:

March Farm

Location:

160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7721

Christmas Trees are HERE!- March Farm

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Time: 
Monday – Friday 11-5:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10-5:30pm

Organization:

Location:

100 Hawley Lane Hawley Lane Mall
Trumbull, CT, 06611
United States

Phone:

2035028005

Couples Night

Dates: 
12/04/2020
12/05/2020
12/11/2020
Time: 
7PM-9PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Discover Moons, Comets & Asteroids, Oh My!

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/08/2020
Time: 
3:30-4:30 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Discover Physics

Dates: 
12/02/2020
12/09/2020
12/16/2020
Time: 
4:00-5:15 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Edible Chemistry: Harvest Feast

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/12/2020
12/19/2020
Time: 
10:00 am-11:00 am PST

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Elementary Physics

Dates: 
12/07/2020
Time: 
3:30-4:30 PT

Organization:

Location:

1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

203.432.0600

Family Program: Stories and Art

Dates: 
12/13/2020
Time: 
1-2 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Girlstart Starry Nights at Home

Dates: 
01/07/2021
02/04/2021
03/04/2021
Time: 
9:00am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Girlstart Starry Nights at Home

Dates: 
01/07/2021
02/04/2021
03/04/2021
Time: 
9:00am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Girlstart's Starry Nights at Home!

Dates: 
01/07/2021
Time: 
9:00am - Hands-on STEM activities and star show available all day!

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Growing With The Thymes - Online Auction

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Time: 
12am-11:59pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Hand-sewn Gifts

Dates: 
12/03/2020
12/10/2020
Time: 
4-5:30 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

History Book Club - WWII

Dates: 
12/07/2020
12/14/2020
Time: 
4:30- 6:00 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Holiday Celebrations (Virtual)

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Time: 
11 am (PST)

Location:

Find us 15 Berkshire Road
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
United States

Phone:

203.270.4335

Holiday Festival- Newtown Youth and Family Services

Dates: 
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
12/08/2020
Time: 
See info for details

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Homeschool Art Program 2020-2021 (virtual option)

Dates: 
12/02/2020
12/09/2020
12/16/2020
Time: 
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Location:

317 Barton ct
Danville, CA, 94526
United States

Phone:

9258202415

Intro to Fashion Design

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/12/2020
Time: 
10-11:15

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

LIVE Virtual Noon Year's Eve Storytime with Danbury Library

Dates: 
12/31/2020
Time: 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Online After-School Magic Club

Dates: 
09/08/2021
09/09/2021
Time: 
4:15pm - 5:15 pm ET 5:30 - 6:30pm ET

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Physics

Dates: 
12/07/2020
Time: 
3:30-4:30 PT

Location:

Greenwich Audubon Center
613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Phone:

2039003349

Sensory-Sensitive Saturday at Greenwich Audubon

Dates: 
12/12/2020
Time: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Space Exploration

Dates: 
12/03/2020
12/10/2020
Time: 
3:30-4:30 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Space: The Final Frontier

Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/08/2020
12/15/2020
Time: 
4:00-5:15 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203-977-6521

Vacation OUTDOOR Drop Off Days at SMNC (For ages 4-9)

Dates: 
12/14/2020
12/15/2020
12/16/2020
Time: 
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

VIRTUAL EVENT: Miss Caitlyn's Virtual LEGO® Club

Dates: 
12/04/2020
01/01/2021
02/05/2021
Time: 
10am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Science Club

Dates: 
01/05/2021
01/06/2021
01/12/2021
Time: 
Tuesdays at 4pm or Wednesdays at 10 am OR 4 pm CST.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Weather

Dates: 
12/02/2020
12/09/2020
Time: 
3:30-4:30 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Winter Cookies

Dates: 
12/04/2020
12/05/2020
Time: 
4:30-6:00 PT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Winter Survival Series (Virtual Course)

Dates: 
12/28/2020
12/29/2020
12/30/2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

Organization:

Location:

144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT, 06840
United States

Phone:

(203) 966-9577

Winter Wonderland 2020- New Canaan Nature Center

Dates: 
12/12/2020
Time: 
Check website for details