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

Labor Day Events in CT

Summer comes to an end . . . so we savor the last minutes to experience our favorite places and enjoy family leisure time!  Here we give you some ideas of Labor Day Events in CT. Friday, September 1 Woodstock Fair begins and continues through the entire long weekend. Haddam Neck Fair  through Monday, 9/4… Read More

Labor Day Events in CT

How to Avoid Summer Slide for Kids

How to 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… Read More

How to Avoid Summer Slide for Kids

Youth Volunteer Opportunities in CT Summer

Youth volunteer opportunities in CT enrich not only those you assist but yourself, too! Consider carving out some of your extra summer down time to give your time, your talents, and explore potential paid jobs or even future career choices.  Summer camps need a variety of talents and skills, for example. The Mayor of Hartford… Read More

Youth Volunteer Opportunities in CT Summer

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Family Events in CT

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Family Events in CT:  Friday, 5/26 Greek Festival in New Britain with St. George’s Church serving massive amounts of homemade food, along with dancing, and specialty items from Greece. Star Party with Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club Saturday, 5/27 Sensory Friendly Day at the Connecticut Science Center. Treat your favorite service member… Read More

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Family Events in CT

March for Babies Connecticut 2017

March for Babies Connecticut 2017 – spring into action and register to help babies! Help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. If something goes wrong, March of Dimes offers information and comfort to families. They research the problems that threaten our babies and work on preventing them. Join thousands of families and business leaders will… Read More

March for Babies Fairfield

St Patricks Day CT 2017

Despite our completely white environment, green IS here for St. Patricks Day CT 2017…in the form of parades, leprechauns, green food. Parades are free entertainment for all ages, for the day everyone is Irish – just dress in layers of green!: Saturday, 3/4 Stamford Sunday, 3/5 Norwich Saturday, 3/11 Hartford Friday, 3/17 Bridgeport Sunday, 3/19 Greenwich and Mystic Dance: Friday, 3/17 Kick-off… Read More

St. Patrick's Day 2017

Penguin Plunge CT 2017

Fun and Fitness for a Cause — Penguin Plunge CT 2017! A great way to show your community support while helping others in need – physically, socially, and financially. Participating in a fundraiser together is a meaningful family activity, and exercising together is important fun to make time for!  So combining these two creates a terrific opportunity… Read More

Penguin Plunge CT 2017