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Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 3:00 pm

-Peacock Patterns

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Create intricate “feathered” designs on paper using paint suspended on a seaweed solution (yes, really!) and combs. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 10:30 am

Discovery Science- Under the Sea- ages 3-6

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut presents hands-on science activities: "Under the Sea" Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 3 – 6. This program was sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 10:00 am

Family Storytime

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

A special storytime featuring a fire engine. Most appropriate for preschoolers but open to all ages with an adult.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 10:30 am

Grow Organic Kids: Name that Veggie...Stamp!

Kids/Family
Grow Organic Kids: Name that Veggie...Stamp!; Natureworks, 518 Forest Road (Rte. 22), Northford, CT , 06472

Let’s take a walk on “veggie island” and see which veggies will make the best stamps. Once we have a good stockpile, we will make our very own veggie stamp collages, a fun way to remember what is in the garden this season!
Ages 3-5, please call to pre-register.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 6:00 pm

Pizza Challenge for Teens

Kids/Family
Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St, Groton, CT , 06340

Details? Who needs details!

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 10:30 am

The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School

Kids/Family
R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free. For children. No registration required.

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014, 3:00 pm

Zumba with Mariella

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Dance your way to a healthy body and positive outlook! Zumba instructor extraordinaire Mariella will lead us in this popular activity, to the beat of the best in Latin music. Please wear comfortable clothing, and lace-up shoes with smooth rubber soles (like sneakers). Kids with long hair should wear it tied back. Please bring a towel and a water bottle. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. Thank you, Mariella!

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 12:30 pm

Family Movie Afternoon Rated PG

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sister Anna teams up with a mountaineer named Kristoff to break the icy spell. Rated PG. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Ct.

Editor's Pick

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 8:30 pm

'Back to the Future" - Outdoor Movie in the Park

Kids/Family
'Back to the Future Washington Park, Meridian Street, City of Groton, CT , 06340

Pack up a picnic, bring a blanket and the kids (in the DeLorean, if you’ve got one) and get ready for some giddy fun at an outdoor showing of BACK TO THE FUTURE at Groton City’s Washington Park!

Join the ride when Marty McFly (a very young Michael J. Fox) drives back into his own future in a DeLorean time machine developed by his wacky scientist friend (a priceless Christopher Lloyd). Having travelled back in time, Marty meets his teenage parents, but his presence throws things out-of-whack and he must ensure they fall in love and get married or he'll never exist. Steven Spielberg’s 1985 Academy Award winning comic time-travel adventure begins just after 9pm, as soon as it is dark, and will be shown on a twenty-foot outdoor screen. For more information visit SUMMERINTHECITYGROTON.COM

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

9th Annual Pet Show

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Show off your family pet(s) and get to meet others. Always a hit, open to all! Animals must be on a leash or in a pet carrier and have all required vaccinations.

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 9:30 am

Circus Train & Big Top Show

Kids/Family
Valley Railroad, 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, CT

Tickets: $20 (free for children under two).

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:30 am

David Kirk, Oh So Brave Dragon

Kids/Family
R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free. For children. Registration required.

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

Family Picnic and a Movie

Kids/Family
Washington Park, Washington Park, Groton, CT , 06340

Bring your own 'elegant or themed' family picnic. Best picnic display gets a photo op on the Summer in the City website! Then enjoy an outdoor family movie (title TBD860-446-4103)

Editor's Pick

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 11:00 am

Fish Tales, Tugs & Sails

Kids/Family
New London Waterfront Park, 1 Water Street, New London, CT , 06320

Performers will include Steve Elci & Friends, Creative Dance with L'Ana Burton, Gabrielle's Karate Team, Alex & Iris Davies (sisters on a mission to end child slavery and exploitation), appearances by Ariel the Mermaid with Prince Eric, Tony Joseph Salcedo, Writer's Block Street Team and Elijah's Magic.

Authors will read from their nature and/or sea related children's books, including Josh Chalmers' Change the World Before Bedtime, Sheila Murphy Adams' The Coolest Kids in School, Susan Epstein's The Cat Who Lost its Meow, and Mark Nelson O'Brien's Martin the Marlin.


Co-produced by New London Main Street, Mitchell College, New London Youth Affairs & the Public Library of New London.

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 8:00 am

Flea Market

Kids/Family
The General Stanton Inn and Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Kids Cruises on RiverQuest

Kids/Family
Kids Cruises on RiverQuest; RiverQuest, Eagle Landing State Park, Rt 82, Haddam, CT , 06438

A special cruise, designed for young children and their parents, grandparents, etc. On this cruise, we will teach children how to use binoculars, they will learn about the birds we see, nautical terms, the ecology of the river and other points of interest including Gillette Castle and the Chester/Hadlyme Ferry. We will go under the East Haddam Swing Bridge and hear the cars go over us. This will be a fun cruise to introduce children to the fragile beauty of the Connecticut River and the area we live in. And, it allows kids to be kids! All kids ages 2 to 12 ticket price will be only $5, ages 12 to 100 only $10. Your group needs at least one child to receive this special pricing. This cruise is First Come, First Serve...no on-line booking available.

Editor's Pick

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 1:00 pm

Kids' Day at the Hempsted Houses

Kids/Family
Kids' Day at the Hempsted Houses; The Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St., New London, CT , 06320

families travel back to the 1700s by learning to write with a quill, make rope, crafts; student actors who are portraying figures from New London history will staff the site and talk with visitors; $10 donation per family; 860-443-7949

Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Make a Rainbow Bubble Snake at the Midsummer Festival

Kids/Family
Hands-On Minds-On Education Area, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

All are welcome to visit the OL-PGN Library at the Florence Griswold Museum’s Hands-On Minds-On Education Area to create a Fizz, Boom, Read-themed rainbow bubble snake. Using simple science and a little air, we’ll create colorful “snakes” out of bubbles, dishwashing detergent, water, and plastic water bottles. There is no need to register – just drop in!

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 9:30 am

Circus Train & Big Top Show

Kids/Family
Valley Railroad, 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, CT

Tickets: $20 (free for children under two).

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 8:00 am

Flea Market

Kids/Family
The General Stanton Inn and Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 8:00 pm

S'mores on the Shore

Kids/Family
S'mores on the Shore; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

We provide the beach, the fire, and all the ingredients for gooey delicious s'mores - even a guitarist for campfire sing-a-longs! Just bring yourselves and a blanket to sit on.

Sundays 8pm-10pm (weather permitting)

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014, 2:00 pm

Storytelling with Evan DeFrancesco

Kids/Family
Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 2:30 pm

-Gyotaku 101

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Make striking images of fish, frogs, and turtles, using this Japanese printmaking technique. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 10:30 am

-Toddler Time: Session I

Kids/Family
Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!
However, we will not hold Toddler Time on the following holiday dates: February 17, May 26, September 1 and October 13.

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 11:30 am

-Toddler Time: Session II

Kids/Family
Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 6:30 pm

Bending Gravity

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Scientific Principals:Family Science Night! (all ages) Thank you, People’s United Bank and Kohl’s of Lisbon! Watch science come alive at the hands of great presenters, introduced by great administrators from the Norwich Public Schools. No registration required.Jason Foster and Adam Rosenberg Introduce Bending Gravity!
The Principals of Uncas and Veterans Elementary Schools introduce performance artist Eric Giardi, who demonstrates principles of physics through juggling feats and yo-yo tricks.

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 6:00 pm

The Science of Yoga

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Learn about gravitational force and equilibrium while moving your body in fun yoga poses. Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins on Monday, July 7. Ages 7-12. This is a New London 4-H Science Program.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 3:00 pm

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Thank you, UCONN Extension Service and New London County 4-H! Engage in hands-on activities combining the fun of reading with science, technology, math and engineering, presented by our friends from the New London County 4-H. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 8 – 12.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

'Create Japanese Shodo: The Way of the Brush'

Kids/Family
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Part of the library's Young Adult Faction summer series. Registration required.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 1:00 pm

Charlotte’s Web

Kids/Family
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Cost: $20 ($12 for children).

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 7:30 pm

Grassy Strip Film Series: Monsters University

Kids/Family
Grassy Strip Film Series: Monsters University; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

The Madison Beach Hotel is hosting a FREE weekly film festival this summer for the whole family to enjoy! Each Tuesday, enjoy a movie under the stars on our waterfront lawn.

See the whole line-up at GrassyStrip.com

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
Tuesday, July 29th | Sundown

A prequel to the hit "Monters, Inc.", this movie takes a look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

(2013)

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

Japanese Shodo-the Way of the Brush

Kids/Family
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Japanese Shodo:the Way of the Brush(Calligraphy) .
Join Cheryl LoPriore of Bushidokai Martial Arts to learn about this art form

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 10:30 am

Outdoor Storytime

Kids/Family
Outdoor Storytime; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

Summertime’s the best time for Story Time! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children and their families to Summertime Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. We will gather in our outdoor program area and enjoy a variety of entertaining stories under the shade of the trees in the library yard. In case of inclement weather we will meet inside the library. No registration is needed: the program begins July 1 and ends August 5. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 10:30 am

Peacock Patterns

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Create intricate “feathered” designs on paper using paint suspended on a seaweed solution (yes, really!) and combs. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 6:30 pm

Fizz Boom Read: Book Discussions

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

“ Bat Scientists”
Up close with scientists who study a creature of legend, now endangered. Cave-related activities will follow the discussion, including geode-cracking! For ages 9 & up, with adult friend/relative. Copies of “Bat Scientists” will be available July 1st. Registration is required and opens July 1st. This program was made possible by the generosity of Andrew Eder.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 10:00 am

Children's Art Workshop

Kids/Family
Artisans Harbor, 188 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Ages 4 to 7: 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Ages 8 to 10: 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 1:00 pm

Cooking with Mrs. Hall

Kids/Family
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River , CT

For children aged five to seven.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 10:30 am

Music with Mike ages 0-4;siblings welcome

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Mike Conroy and his guitar are back with a cheerful selection of traditional songs for young children. Be ready to sing and dance! No registration required. Ages 0 – 4; older siblings welcome!

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:30 am

'In the Woods: Who’s Been Here?'

Kids/Family
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River, CT

For children aged four to six.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 6:30 pm

'Look, Ma, No Books!'

Kids/Family
Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Family show with storyteller Miss Margie.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:30 am

Discovery Science- Crazy Science- ages 3-6

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut presents hands-on science activities: "Crazy Science" Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 3 – 6. This program was sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:00 am

Fall Enrollment Open House

Kids/Family
St. John School, 42 Maynard Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:00 am

Family Storytime

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

A special storytime about the ocean with a craft. Most appropriate for preschoolers but open to all ages with an adult.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 11:00 am

Free Kinderdance Demo Dance Day!

Kids/Family
Free Kinderdance Demo Dance Day!; Attitude Dance & Fitness, 116 North Main Street , Branford, CT , 06405

Attitude Dance & Fitness, LLC will be hosting its free Demo Day on Thursday, July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Boys and girls aged 2-5 are welcome. Come Jump and Prance along with us. Three programs will be demonstrated: Kindertots (age 2) Kinderdance (ages 3-5), and Kindergym (3-5). Find more information and register at www.kinderdancenewhaven.com.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 11:00 am

Kinderdance Dance Demo Day

Kids/Family
Attitude Dance & Fitness, 116 N. Main St., Branford, CT

For children aged two to five.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 3:00 pm

Solar-Powered Prints

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Paint fabric with heat-reactive dyes, then expose to the hot summer sunlight, for a unique wall hanging or pillow cover. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 3:00 pm

Zumba with Mariella

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Dance your way to a healthy body and positive outlook! Zumba instructor extraordinaire Mariella will lead us in this popular activity, to the beat of the best in Latin music. Please wear comfortable clothing, and lace-up shoes with smooth rubber soles (like sneakers). Kids with long hair should wear it tied back. Please bring a towel and a water bottle. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. Thank you, Mariella!

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