Long Weekend Getaway

All-inclusive, affordable, family vacation destination only 2 1/2 hours away from Connecticut.

Pete the Cat The Musical

Everyone’s favorite rockin’ blue cat takes the stage in this musical performance!

Broadway Shows for Teens

Great shows to choose from:  FINDING NEVERLAND, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.

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Learn to Skate Lessons

Ice Skating Lessons for Kids in CT

January 2 @ 9:00 am - March 7 @ 7:00 pm

Learn to Skate Lessons have begun again January 2, ending March 7. Ice skating is exhilarating, exciting and most importantly fun and a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed all year round by all ages especially at DJ Skate Nights with the hottest tunes playing!  Skating is a fun form of aerobic exercise with proven cardiovascular benefits. Veterans Memorial Skating Rink is a friendly, clean, safe, and comfortable environment for everyone and currently offers the most public skating sessions in…

Winter Recess Break on a Dude Ranch

Winter Recess Break on a Dude Ranch

February 14 - February 17

How about a family getaway Winter Recess Break on a Dude Ranch?  Presidents Weekend at Pine Ridge is an economical option for an all-inclusive resort located on 150 acres in the Hudson Valley with incredible mountain views. We have 3 all you can eat meals a day, horseback riding, indoor and out door pools, tractor rides to our private lake, petting zoo, archery, rock wall, nightly entertainment, game room, children’s day camp, snow tubing & ice skating, plus daily activities…

Connecticut Science Center February 2020

Indoor Winter Carnival at the Science Center

February 15 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 5:00 pm

The Indoor Winter Carnival at the Science Center for one time only during President's Weekend! An exhibit gallery will be transformed into every kid’s dream with fun, interactive activities around every corner. Plus, round out the fun carnival experience with the last weekend of our Sock Skating Rink for the season. No matter what the weather outside, you’ll stay warm inside at this Winter Carnival. All activities are included with General Admission or a current Connecticut Science Center Membership.

Ice Festival

February 15 @ 10:00 am - February 17 @ 4:00 pm

Shake off that cabin fever with three days of winter fun at our annual Ice Festival! Bundle up and celebrate the great outdoors in New England, then warm up in one of our many cozy indoor spaces. There will be special programs, including winter games and crafts, film screenings of the British 2014 movie Mr. Turner, music, a fire pit, and winter working dogs Saint Bernards and Newfoundlands – and other entertainment that both children and adults will enjoy. Ice…

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

February 16 @ 5:00 am - February 18 @ 12:00 pm

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation and let your imagination soar at the New England Air Museum! Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with special events and activities for children and families. The museum is offering an exciting array of family fun activities Sunday February 16 through Tuesday February 18 in their heated giant exhibit hangars (3) filled with over sixty historic aircraft, and experience the wonders of flight through hands-on activities including daily hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science…

December Vacation Skating Camp

Ice Skating Camp February Presidents Weekend

February 17 @ 3:30 am - February 18 @ 11:30 am
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Popular and exciting Ice Skating Camp February Presidents Weekend combines both on and off ice activities for kids ages 6 -11!  Includes: - Supervised Open Skating Times - Off Ice Activities include games, crafts and and movies! If Weather permits, outdoor activities are planned! Fun-filled recreational skating, outstanding figure skating, action packed hockey ... you'll find it all at Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink!  This state of the art facility has everything to make your skating experience the best it can be! All…

Have Fun at the Connecticut Science Center Vacation Exploration Camps

Have Fun at the Connecticut Science Center Vacation Exploration Camps

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Kids have fun at the Connecticut Science Center Vacation Exploration Camps ...  Election Day 2019 added! Campers in Grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits. Winter Camps: February 17: Bubble Lab  Pop! Can you make different shaped bubbles from a solution of your own creation? Can you make a bubble large enough to…

Presidents’ Day Candle-Dipping for All Ages

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tired of dark days and looking for something fun to do with your children or grandchildren during February vacation?  Visit the Windsor Historical Society’s Hands-On-History Learning Center and make your very own hand-dipped paraffin candle to take home. Different colors for dipping make each candle unique. The Hands-On-History Learning Center, where children can try on reproduction colonial clothing, try out a child-sized rope bed, or “milk” Flavia the cow, can be enjoyed at the same time. Also on view in…

Make + Take Soap for Kids

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this hands-on fun experience at Make + Take Soap for Kids! Design Your Own Soap and Take it Home Kids will learn how soap is made at our farm, and will be able to design their own soap! We will make a batch of unscented soap that will be decorated during the workshop. You will be able to design your own fragrance and colors and can make a personalized bar to take home. You will get the opportunity…

Imagine Nation Museum Bristol Connecticut

National Engineers Day

February 18 @ 5:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center for their our annual museum-wide celebration of all things engineering - National Engineers Day! From the Egg Drop Challenge and small appliance take apart station to 3D Pens, a Pancake Bot, Gooey Gravity, and more, ABB engineers will work with children as they explore the world of science and engineering. Engineers Day Workshops run from 10am-4pm: *Egg-citing Egg Drop Challenge- Construct a mechanism that will keep an egg safe during a one-story…

OPEN! for President’s Day Weekend

February 18 @ 10:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Schools out! But, don’t panic. We have plenty of ways to keep your kids and you (yes, YOU) entertained this President’s Day and during winter break. With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, we guarantee there will be no shortage of fun. Warm up in Butterfly Encounter or chill out in a 3D movie, however you decide to spend the day, we guarantee your kids will love it. For more information, visit CTScienceCenter.org or call (860) SCIENCE .

Winter Wonderland Day

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Chilly, snowy days are calling your kids outdoors. Come for fun winter activities on this day off from school. There’s nothing better than gliding through the cool air on your sled. We will take the whole family to our awesome hill for sledding fun, but toddlers should ride with a parent. Everyone should be well-bundled in layers to stay warm. After our adventure we will come inside for hot cocoa and a chance to meet one of the Nature Center’s…

Valentine’s Day in CT

Valentine’s Day in CT

Valentine's Day isn't just for adults - in our family we spread the love and take the opportunity to hugs our kids even more!  Let's share some ideas among one another of how to make this holiday kid-friendly to celebrate love for Valentine's Day in CT ... Cards: Shop...

Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids can be enjoyable quality time together, and a cold winter like this is a solid reason to stay indoors and make comfort food, right?!  So we started researching for you novel ideas other than slow-cooker a.k.a. "Crock Pot" recipes, and the typical...

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