Calendar
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrate the holidays at the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Connecticut and learn about the legends and origins of gemstones. Each room will be brilliantly decorated to the theme “A Sparkling Holiday”. The holiday tours[...]
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Little Explorers: Hibernation! Come learn where our animal friends spend the winter. @ The Children's Museum |  |  |
Bring your curious little ones as we explore a new theme every week. All ages welcomed. Perfect for 4 year olds and under! *Free with membership or paid admission. *No Pre-registration Required!   December 7:[...]
Big Y Supermarket Event: There's an App for That @ Manchester Big Y | Manchester | Connecticut | United States
Give your family and friends the gift of healthy eating. Join registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to sample tasty appetizers to go with your holiday celebrations.
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Cetacean Society (CSI) will hold a meeting from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Children’s Museum in Classroom D.
Big Y Supermarket Tour: Heart-Healthy Eating @ Mansfield Big Y | Mansfield | Connecticut | United States
Discover current recommendations for heart-healthy eating with tips to apply them to the purchases you make with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Supermarket Kid's Event: Homemade for the Holidays @ Tolland Big Y | Tolland | Connecticut | United States
Have your children stop over to make delicious holiday gifts with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N. You’ll also learn other ideas for nutritious homemade gifts.
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Dec. 11, 2016, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Families Learn Together Theme: Mini Makers Each month, we will explore a different theme with educational demonstrations, hands-on activities, and fun take-away projects to encourage learning at[...]
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Festivals of Light @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children | Norwalk | Connecticut | United States
St. Lucia’s Day – Join in us in the Family and Teacher Resource Center as we celebrate Festivals of Light traditions from around the world. An interactive program for children of all ages. The Holidays[...]
The Annual Great Gingerbread Engineering Challenge @ The Children's Museum |  |  |
The Great Gingerbread Engineering Challenge is a fun (and yummy) way for families to enjoy the holiday season.  Families are challenged to use their engineering skills to construct a Gingerbread House masterpiece.  Families will be[...]
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us on a cozy winter afternoon for a winter story time and short guided hike in the woods followed by hot cocoa. Free with admission to the Nature Center. Pre-registration required.
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 13 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Little Explorers: Puzzled! Come exercise your brain and learn to problem solve. @ The Children's Museum |  |  |
Bring your curious little ones as we explore a new theme every week. All ages welcomed. Perfect for 4 year olds and under! *Free with membership or paid admission. *No Pre-registration Required! December 14: Puzzled![...]
Big Y Supermarket Event: Eat for Better Sleep @ West Hartford Big Y | West Hartford | Connecticut | United States
Sleep is not just about counting sheep. Stop in to learn how what you eat may affect your sleep and leave with tips to catch more zzz’s, with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Big Y Supermarket Tour: Heart-Healthy Eating @ Enfield Big Y | Enfield | Connecticut | United States
Discover current recommendations for heart-healthy eating with tips to apply them to the purchases you make with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Bundle up and join us for a guided woodland hike under the last ‘supermoon’ of 2016. The moon will be at its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than[...]
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 18 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm
Presented by Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance Ridgefield Academy Family Series A holiday tradition that dazzles all ages! Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, graceful ballerinas, wooden soldiers who come to life and a bigger-than-life Christmas tree make the[...]
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm
Presented by Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance Ridgefield Academy Family Series A holiday tradition that dazzles all ages! Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, graceful ballerinas, wooden soldiers who come to life and a bigger-than-life Christmas tree make the[...]
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
Presented by Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance Ridgefield Academy Family Series A holiday tradition that dazzles all ages! Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, graceful ballerinas, wooden soldiers who come to life and a bigger-than-life Christmas tree make the[...]
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Festivals of Light @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children | Norwalk | Connecticut | United States
St. Lucia’s Day – Join in us in the Family and Teacher Resource Center as we celebrate Festivals of Light traditions from around the world. An interactive program for children of all ages. The Holidays[...]
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm
Presented by Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance Ridgefield Academy Family Series A holiday tradition that dazzles all ages! Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, graceful ballerinas, wooden soldiers who come to life and a bigger-than-life Christmas tree make the[...]
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 20 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Little Explorers: Insulation! Learn how we keep cozy when it’s cold out! @ The Children's Museum |  |  |
Bring your curious little ones as we explore a new theme every week. All ages welcomed. Perfect for 4 year olds and under! *Free with membership or paid admission. *No Pre-registration Required! December 21: Insulation![...]
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Let’s work on our scientific method skills! On Wednesday, December 21st, children will predict and observe dissolving candy canes. Children will predict which liquid out of cold water, hot water, oil, and vinegar will dissolve[...]
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Big Y Supermarket Tour: Bariatric Nutrition @ Rocky Hill Big Y | Rocky Hill | Connecticut | United States
Have you had weight loss surgery or plan to have it soon? Walk the aisles and learn how to choose foods that will help you reach your weight loss goals with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding,[...]
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17, and Tuesday, December 20 – Saturday, December 24 11:00 am – noon • North Pole Comes to Stepping Stones Meet and greet with Santa! Parents and caregivers can take pictures[...]
Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 26 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 25 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 27 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm
Vacations should be fun, right? At the Talcott Mountain Science Center, students who spend their vacations with us laugh, learn and love what they’re doing! Our programs are hands-on, our classes are small and there’s[...]
Campers will use their imagination to create various projects including building their own musical instrument and totem pole. Learn more about Vacation Science Camp
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm
Make six-sided snowflakes, learn how animals survive winter cold, snow and ice, and hike the trails around the Nature Center to find frozen treasures. Go outside on a ‘Frozen’ scavenger hunt. Outdoor scavenger hunt maps[...]
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 30 @ 9:00 pm
Join hundreds of others and start a family tradition of coming for a trolley ride during the holiday season. Whether you ride a closed car or brave the cold to ride the open “electric sleigh”,[...]
Spend the day learning about the iconic animals of Africa. Campers will also have a chance to meet animals native to Africa, including our fennec foxes, hedgehogs, ball pythons, and nile monitor. Learn more about[...]
Have a blast doing science experiments in our winter-themed camp. We will wrap up our experiment-filled day by making liquid-nitrogen ice cream (a camper favorite)! Learn more about Vacation Science Camp
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come make a sweet treat for our favorite winged friends. Children will construct their own bird feeders with toilet paper, Crisco, birdseed, and string.
Little Explorers: Silly Snowmen, Learn how being silly can help us be creative. @ The Children's Museum |  |  |
Bring your curious little ones as we explore a new theme every week. All ages welcomed. Perfect for 4 year olds and under! *Free with membership or paid admission. *No Pre-registration Required! December 28: Silly[...]
Spend the day meeting the brand new residents in our Wildlife Sanctuary, including Clark the opossum, Mia the chinchilla, Millie the hedgehog, and the newest reptiles and amphibians. Learn more about Vacation Science Camp
Up for a challenge? Put your engineering skills to the test by using various materials to create towers, strong structures, and much more. Learn more about Vacation Science Camp
Dec 30 2016 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Winterfest & The Tunnel of Lights @ Connecticut Trolley Museum | East Windsor | Connecticut | United States
. Winterfest will be open from 5PM until 9PM on Nov 25th-27th, Dec. 2nd -4th, Dec. 9th-11th, Dec 16th-18th and Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after[...]
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center located at One Pleasant Street in Bristol invites you to ring in the New Year celebrating cultures and traditions from Denmark and other places around the world on[...]
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Children will create and decorate their own party hats to ring in the New Year. On Sunday, December 31st, EverWonder Children’s Museum will be closing at 2:00 pm.
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven is starting off the New Year with a bang! The JCC will host its second annual family New Year’s Eve event, complete with face painting, craft-making, a[...]
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spend the day learning about planets, rockets, and stars. Campers will also have a chance to watch a show in our planetarium. Learn more about Vacation Science Camp
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Jan. 8, 2017, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Families Learn Together Theme: Blast Off Each month, we will explore a different theme with educational demonstrations, hands-on activities, and fun take-away projects to encourage learning[...]
Native American tribes as the Full Wolf Moon because this was the time of year when hungry wolf packs howled outside their camps. Join us for a guided hike through Werner’s Woods. We won’t hear[...]
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Learn all about the endangered animals of the world, including some that live in our animal sanctuary including Mia the chinchilla, Matilda the radiated tortoise, and Aaron the black rat snake. Learn more about Vacation[...]
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Guided hikes at 11 am, 2 pm Crafts all day Looking for some fun winter activities? Visit the Nature Center for a guided hike through the woods. Weather permitting, we will look for tracks or[...]
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Will the Groundhog see his shadow and what does it really mean? Walk gently through the forest to uncover the mysteries of wildlife habits in mid-winter. Take our groundhog day quiz. Watch a program on[...]