Open Again!

The Science Center will be open daily from 9AM-5PM with the following timed ticket entry times available:
9AM, 10AM, 11AM, 12PM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM

Camp Tonsafun

When most summer camps are closed, there’s one open right in your TV room — welcome to Camp Tonsafun with XFinity!

PreSchool Summer Programs

Kids ages 2-5 can play again with Rompy for 3-hour program at Romp n’ Roll Wethersfield!

Classes and playtime also open.

Drive-In Movies

Every Friday,enjoy movies under the stars in your car at Farmington Polo Club’s “drive-in”!

New Exhibit

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed presents hundreds of authentic artifacts, immersive environments, multimedia components, and hands-on exhibits to explore Maya society.

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Romp n Roll Wethersfield Connecticut

Romp n’ Roll’s Rompy’s Adventure Drop Off Program for Ages 2-5

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come play with Rompy at Romp n' Roll Wethersfield during Romp n' Roll's Rompy's Adventure Drop Off Program for Ages 2-5! The best of our class elements mixed together, Rompy's Adventure offers art, gym, an obstacle course and music in a three-hour class, which provides plenty of developmental play time for the kids while gaining independence. Rompy's Adventure is a great way to prepare children for upcoming preschool years or supplement current school schedules. We are offering our drop off…

Father’s Day Behind the Scenes Tour

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

"Behind-the-Scenes” tour will give visitors the opportunity to take a close-up look at some of the current restoration projects including Connecticut Company #3001, Brooklyn Rapid Transit #169 & Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. #1500 'Northern'. Additionally, tour the grounds that are normally closed off to visitors with a Museum guide. During your visit you will also learn more about the Fire Truck Museum's Fire equipment and Fire alarm office with a working 1904 Gamewell panel fire alarm system that…

Virtual Electronic Game Design: Pong – Monkey Around

June 22 @ 10:00 am - June 26 @ 11:00 am

Virtual Electronic Game Design: Pong - Monkey Around (Ages 8 -14 yrs) with Live EFK Instructor If you have ever played the common game of Keep Away, then you already have a basic understanding of Pong: Monkeying Around! We will use the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard that will outline the rules of play and characters for our game based on the basic rules of ping-pong. Then, we will use Clickteam Fusion 2.5 to bring our storyboard to…

Summer Camp at Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Opens June 29

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer Camp at Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Opens June 29 - registration is open now! There are two 4 week sessions. Session A is Monday, June 29th (closed 7/3 in observance of the holiday) – Friday, July 24th. Session B is Monday, July 27th – Friday, August 21st. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can register for Session A, Session B, or both. Experience going back in time with classic games, explore the outdoors,…

Learn the Tales the Asteroid Tail Tells – World Asteroid Day – June 30th FREE online event

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Tumblehome author (The Secret Case of the Space Station Stowaways) and NASA Solar System Ambassador Pat Monteith will address: Why does NASA seem to have a new interest in hunting for asteroids? Did an asteroid really destroy the dinosaurs? What plans does NASA have to prevent a big asteroid from crashing into Earth?Why do some people want NASA to visit the asteroid Vesta instead of going to Mars?Appropriate for all audiences (grade 4+)

Christmas in July Trail of Lights Walk

July 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Here it is. Our amazing Winter Light walk has come to Christmas in July. Come meet the equines in the barn and walk the lighted trail with family and friends. Dates are Sunday, July 5th, Saturday, July 11th and 18th from 8pm to 10pm. Hay Burr Inn Equine Rescue & Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. This is a donation based fundraiser to help with the care and upkeep of the horses and donkey. Your DONATIONS are greatly appreciated. The…

Mary and Bert Visit The Carousel Museum

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Are you ready to get out of the house and have a "Jolly Holiday"! Join Mary Poppins and Bert July 18 and only at the New England Carousel Museum. Spend a special day with Mary Poppins and Bert; ride the carousel, tour the Museum and immerse yourself in a first of its kind theatrical event. It will be sweeter than a spoonful of sugar! Mary and Bert will guide you on a magical Museum adventure. Sing and dance along with…

Virtual Robotics Camp

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:30 pm

CoderZ’s Virtual Robotics gamification environment provides an effective, informal learning environment, and helps students practice real-life situations and challenges in a safe environment. This leads to a more engaged learning experience that facilitates better knowledge retention. By completing missions, the students will learn the course curriculum effectively and yet still have fun. The course is powered by CoderZ’s Online Robotics Learning Environment which provides online simulation, a visual code editor, embedded content, class management and more. No prior knowledge needed!

Virtual Robotics Camp

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm

CoderZ’s Virtual Robotics gamification environment provides an effective, informal learning environment, and helps students practice real-life situations and challenges in a safe environment. This leads to a more engaged learning experience that facilitates better knowledge retention. By completing missions, the students will learn the course curriculum effectively and yet still have fun. The course is powered by CoderZ’s Online Robotics Learning Environment which provides online simulation, a visual code editor, embedded content, class management and more. No prior knowledge needed!

Real Time Minecraft Class

July 27 @ 9:30 am - July 31 @ 11:30 am

Real Time Minecraft Class for ages: 8-14 will teach the many uses of redstone, a Minecraft material comparable to real-world electronics, through a medieval-themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging! Students will work together to make minecart tracks, gather resources, build a kingdom, and defend their castle while they learn about the parallels between Minecraft and engineering. Requirements for class: Computer Internet Connection Zoom Minecraft Java Edition

Brick Building with Lego

July 27 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 11:00 am

Real Time Brick building class with EFK Instructor. Students will explore the Engineering Design Process and how engineers use this process to bring their ideas to life using common materials along with a storybook. Students will discover how engineers ask good questions, brainstorm possible solutions, design their own solution, build that solution, test it and then improve upon it. Grade: K-2nd Grade Time Requirement: 50 mins Program Frequency: 4 days (limited space) Students Will: - Describe the engineering design process…

Coco Film by Disney and Pixar

Drive-In Movie for Families Stamford CT

August 14 @ 7:00 pm

Kids Helping Kids will host a Drive-In Movie for Families Stamford CT at Lord & Taylor on High Ridge Road showing "Coco" by Disney and Pixar. This year's movie night will adhere to social distancing guidelines while providing our community with a fun, family night out! It will take place on Friday, August 14; the lot will open at 7:00 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Admission will be sold by the carload for a flat fee and…

The Carle Museum Reopens August 1

The Carle Museum Reopens August 1

The Carle Museum Reopens August 1! “We really look forward to welcoming visitors back to The Carle. We know how important reading and making art have been for so many people throughout the lockdown, and we are eager to make their visit to the Museum a calm and...

Kids Bowl Free

Have you been bowling yet this summer?  It's a super summer time activity for kids and families during heat waves and rainy days with the nationally acclaimed Kids Bowl Free program! There is still time to register for the Kids Bowl Free program offers kids 2 free...

Skating Rink Reopens

Skating Rink Reopens

Skating Rink Reopens! Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink is now open with limited programing options. Please check skatevmsr.com for more information. All programs require pre-registration and payment since space is limited. For a schedule of programs and a list of...

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