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Events in CT August

School may have started for some but summer fun isn't officially over yet!  #familytime Events in CT August are happy times at agricultural fairs and harvest events! We know that every activity can't be done or every place visited but our goal is to give you choices: Friday, August 28 Annual Balloon Festival hosted by Plainville Fire Company ...

5 Seconds of Summer Tickets Enter to Win

‘Rock Out with Your Socks Out’ 5 Seconds of Summer tour comes to Connecticut.  Join us there with FREE tickets! Enter to win 5 Seconds of Summer Tickets (4) on Instagram or Facebook through September 3. Show us your selfie or your teen rocking out! Use tags: #5sos #xfinitytheatre #teentivity  Short video accepted, too. It's a great end-of-s...
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2015 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge

2015 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge has been launched to stress the importance of reading during the summer. The top-performing schools from the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge were recognized on May 8 at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford. Schools compete based on student population and grade level. The program identifies the schools with ...

Avoid Summer Slide

Avoid Summer Slide prevention tips offered by Ivy Bound The best advice against students "backsliding" in their learning is to  combine learning with fun.  Some parents are very creative with this.  Others are not.  Some are creative but lack the time to carry it out. If any outside caregiver is affordable, select one with a high education and ...

Kids Bowl Free 2015 CT

School is out for many and if your family still has kids in school they will be out in just a few days or weeks at most.  The Kids Bowl Free 2105 CT program is now open at participating centers: Bowling Centers in Connecticut BERLIN Lucky Lanes BROOKFIELD Brookfield Lanes EAST HARTFORD Silver Lanes FAIRFIELD Nutmeg Bowl N. ...
What's New For Teens

Activities for Tweens & Teens

TEENtivity is a community for tweens and teens to guide you to experiences you can share, plus volunteer opportunities and fitness and wellness programs that older kids ages 10 to 17 will enjoy on their own. Challenge  your teens and expand their interests. We encourage you to explore TEENtivity together and also to share YOUR ideas for fun things to do in CT via Instagram.

Free Lunch Comics August

Free Lunch Comics August blog:  So my summer Comic Construction tour is over ...all I can say is... I drove from one corner of this state to another. Each day, I would do anywhere from one lecture a day all the way up to three. Three in one day! And not just once I might add! But that's not what I want to talk about.  I saw some of the worst driving ...

Back to School DIY Ideas

Summer vacation is approaching its end and our focus shifts to back to school.  For older kids let them use their remaining free time crafting to get ready with these Back to School DIY Ideas! Moms & Crafters blog offers us 24 COOL Back to School Crafts for tweens and teens, submitted by a variety of bloggers.  Check out each project and leave a ...

Farmers Markets Volunteer in CT

It's the start of the growing season and we rejoice in the outdoors again!  The scents of earth dirt and water (rain), the sounds of birds and other critters are here...available to us to create our own nature.  With only a little effort and dedication you can become a farmer, too!  Growing flowers and veggies for your enjoyment. Not to worry if you ...
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“I’ve been a long time kidtivity parent who loves to keep the kids as kids and enjoy the theatre and arts; live performances are the best!”

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