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April School Vacation Week @ Old Sturbridge Village
Apr 19 – Apr 27 all-day
April School Vacation Week @ Old Sturbridge Village

Spring break at Old Sturbridge Village offers visitors a unique glimpse into 19th-century New England on the cusp of seasonal change. The plants are blooming and baby animals are on the way (be sure to check out the newborn lambs). The Hands-On Crafts Center is open daily with a variety of crafts for visitors, including making tin candleholders and dipping candles. The combinations for fun and learning are endless, making Old Sturbridge Village a perfect place for keeping the kids busy and entertained during Spring School Vacation Week.

Patriots’ Day @ Old Sturbridge Village
Apr 21 all-day
Patriots' Day @ Old Sturbridge Village

Come celebrate the legacy of the New England patriots and their role in our nation’s birth at Old Sturbridge Village on April 21. Hear the music of the fife and the beating of the drum accompanied by cracks of musket fire. Learn the differences between the Minutemen and the loyalists and learn how to march with the militia.

Mutt-i-grees at Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


11:00AM – 12:00PM

Ticketed Admittance on a first come, first served basis. Free with museum admission.

Learn about the uniqueness and desirability of shelter dogs. Learn more about our Family Programs.

Storytime for Young Children At Tell me a story in Enfield @ Tell me A Story
Apr 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Starts on January 2nd, 2013 and occurs every week on Wednesdays.

Share a song and some stories. Best suited to children 5 and under. 

Game On! at Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Apr 23 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Game On!

3:30 – 4:30PM

Get ready to discover the athlete in you! Enjoy outdoor games with the museum coach, weather permitting, to learn teamwork, accomplishment, responsibility, friendship and more.

Ages 3 and up. Limited participation – 15 children max. Starts at 3:30 pm. Arrive early and sign up at the Welcome Desk.


Resource Center Reads! at Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Apr 24 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Resource Center Reads!

4:00 – 4:30PM

Join us for an afternoon story-time and activity in our Family and Teacher Resource Center.

Personal World Tween Night @ Village Center for the Arts
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Personal World Tween Night @ Village Center for the Arts

Join us at Village Center for the Arts as we make an expedition of worlds all your own right here for Tween Night!

For this Tween Night we’ll be creating your own personal miniature world from our endless line of supplies!

And of course we’ll also be enjoying pizza and make your own ice cream sundaes!!!

So get ready, get set and let’s have an adventurous, creative night filled with worlds all your own!

This is a TWEEN ONLY event!

April 25th
6 – 10 PM
$35 per person

For more information call & reserve your spot today!:
(860) 354-4318

Lunchbox Tales @ Brookfield Library
Apr 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Pack a lunch with your preschooler and picnic while listening to stories and watching a movie based on favorite characters. Ages 3 and up.  Noon.  Every Friday. 

BIG Children’s Consignment Sale @ Stay and Play, LLC
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am
BIG Children's Consignment Sale @ Stay and Play, LLC | Old Saybrook | Connecticut | United States

CircleMint hosts ONLY two children’s consignment sales a year. Attend our spring/summer sale April 26 & 27 to replenish your children’s warm weather wardrobe. We also offer baby gear, nursery items, toys, DVDs, shoes, and sports equipment.

CONSIGN: Register to consign at and sell all your gently used kids’ stuff.

SHOP: CircleMint shoppers will receive 1 discounted admission of $5 (usually $9) to the Stay and Play playspace and café during our sale days on April 26 & 27 so both your little ones and the adult watching them will be comfortable. To receive your discounted admission pick up a voucher from a CircleMint volunteer while you shop. Details at

VOLUNTEER: Volunteers shop the Private Sale. That means you shop first on April 25, 6-9pm. Sign up at