Last week our blogger Marie gave some terrific tips about upcoming fairs. She hit up the Hebron fair that weekend and I went to a terrific arts & crafts show in Glastonbury with my baby girl. This weekend there are lots of fun kid-friendly things going on in CT. Check out the list below and let us know if you plan to attend!
FOCUS & LACASA FALL PARTY: Friday, September 16, 7:00 pm- 10:00pm
This is an Autism Friendly event! Music, Snacks, Desserts, Games, Fun! Party will be held at the Cable Academic & Vocational Education Center at the Connecticut Junior Republic, 550 Goshen Road, Litchfield, CT. Details here.
$10 per adult / $5 per person 21 and under $20 per family
‘The Dragon and the Pepper: A Puppet Extravaganza!’ at Ridgefield Playhouse on Sept 17th
Children will delight in the tale of a chef who was banished from his homeland, only to make friends with a fire-breathing dragon. Does the dragon help the chef cook, or does he accidentally burn everything the chef creates? Whatever happens, this is a recipe for fun, the playhouse says. Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/The-Dragon-and-the-Pepper-A-Puppet-2168934.php#ixzz1Y7gPr1IN
ArtWalk West Hartford: Saturday, September 17th, 10 – 5:30 p.m.
FREE parking in the Town Hall parking lot. There will be free face painting for kids, a kids artzone and more! Details here.
Story Time at the Wethersfield Public Library – EVERY Saturday Morning at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday Stories: for all ages. Drop-in fun with books, songs and movement for the whole family! All are welcome! Details here.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Day: Sept 18th 9 – 4 p.m.
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by offering $5 off general admission to all patrons who visit the Zoo on Sunday, September 18, 2011. Special guests Son7, Connecticut’s premier salsa band, will perform from noon to 2:00 pm at the Peacock Pavilion. And, there will be booths where visitors can learn about all the other events scheduled during this regional celebration. Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2011. Details here.