MLK Day of Service Ideas

Monday, January 18 marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals,  strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. In… Read More

MLK Day of Service Ideas

Win FREE Tickets: Roger Williams Park Zoo

Win a family four-pack of tickets to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island The Spooky Zoo event on Saturday, October 28 and included with admission – the park tickets you have a chance to win. <a class=”rcptr” href=”http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/e692114a2/” rel=”nofollow” data-raflid=”e692114a2″ data-theme=”classic” data-template=”” id=”rcwidget_8wfnb32s”>a Rafflecopter giveaway</a> <script src=”https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js”></script> Winners will be announced by Thursday,… Read More

Best Corn Mazes in CT

At Foster Family Farm, your family will find a variety of fall, family fun! Two large corn mazes, which cover over 8 acres of land; each with roughly 2 miles of trails! And don’t miss the hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm animals, kid play areas, and much more outdoor play.  Learn more about their UConn themed-mazes this… Read More

Best Corn Mazes in CT

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now!  One of our favorite times of year because we get to enjoy all things fall! Travel around with us, please — give us your updates on Facebook and together we can share how to feed ourselves better, keep active with our kids, and support local farmers and businesses. A solid resource is the… Read More

Apple Picking in Connecticut Now

Easy DIY Sewing Projects for Teens

Thanks to Tanner & Courtney of A Little Craft In Your Day again, we can share their ideas for Easy DIY Sewing Projects for Teens! We agree that sewing doesn’t have to be hard or even time-consuming (actually we like quick projects so you can take pride in in your results and enjoy the item right item!)  These… Read More

Easy Sewing Projects for Teens

Chowder Days Mystic Seaport

Enjoy fall in Mystic at Mystic Seaport’s Chowder Days this long weekend! Saturday through Monday there will be seven kinds of different chowders to select from, along with clam cakes and assorted gourmet sandwiches. Of course, you should round out your meal with a yummy dessert. Food and beverage tickets will be sold on site.  Food… Read More

Columbus Day Weekend Events

Columbus Day Weekend Events – our favorite fall family opportunity means more time to play with CT kids — seasonal lots of weekend family events during peak foliage with apples, chowder, pumpkins, spooks… Friday Portland Fair through Sunday Riverton Fair through Sunday Southington Apple Harvest Festival Arts and Crafts Show *FREE Admission & Parking* through Sunday Flashlight Corn Maze at Foster Family Farm,… Read More

Win FREE Tickets: Peppa Pig at The Oakdale Theatre

Win a family four-pack of tickets to Peppa Pig at The Oakdale Theatre! The performance is Saturday, October 7 at 5pm. a Rafflecopter giveaway Winners will be announced Friday, October 6. Buy tickets here!

Pinwheels for Peace 2017

To celebrate International Day of Peace EVERY year on September 21st Peace Day can be honored with Pinwheels for Peace!   Pinwheels for Peace 2017 is a wonderful project for CT kids of all ages and families together to show our wishes around the world! It is a visual public statement about peace.  Schools and Girl Scout troops …. Read More

Pinwheels for Peace 2017

9/11 Day of Service

Let’s learn about 9/11 Day of Service together and reach out to others in Connecticut! Did you know that in 2009 the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama joined together to pass bi-partisan national service legislation that formally designated September 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance? Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is… Read More

9/11 Day of Service

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season on Sunday, September 3, for a special gathering to reaffirm the importance of the RI Holocaust Memorial at 7:15pm. The names of many RI survivors have just been added to the Memorial. September 3rd, 2017 – Full Lighting event activities begin on Washington Street at 6:00 p.m. See… Read More

Plan a Trip to WaterFire Providence this Season