Are you looking for some fun this weekend? Well you came to the right place. Take a look at these 5 cool things to do.

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    Tropical Sunsation Week

    Spend the weekend wrapping up this vacation week from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT.  Lots of tropical animals await while you listen to live steel drum music, dance with professional hula dancers and take a SCUBA Selfie by the Coral Reep exhibit. It’s a tropical stay-cation which includes a beach party, crafts and more. Admission is free with general admission.

    Call (860) 572-5955 or Click here for more info

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    POWERFUL yet FRAGIL: Connecticut's Waterways

    You can explore just how important water is in our lives, how we impact the waterways with this  display of images captured by the Women Photographers of Connecticut at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road in Stamford.

    Times are Monday through Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Call (203) 322-1646 or Click here for more info

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    Seal Spotting & Birding Cruises

    The Maritime Aquarium at 10 North Water Street in Norwalk, CT invites you to take a cruise to spot seals and waterbirds on Long Island Sound. With a climate controlled cabin and a deck perfect for watching water life, R/V Spirit of the Sound  is your ticket to a fun day. Admission is $29.95 and advance reservations recommended for the Saturday 3:00pm cruise. Call (203) 852-0700 or Click here for more info

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    "Eagles of Essex"

    The Connecticut River Museum at 67 Main Street in Essex, CT has an exhibit offers visitors a gives you the chance to learn all about our national bird, the Bald Eagle. With a "build your own nest" activity for young visitors, lots of displays on exhibit and you can even try building a large eagle nest.

    The RiverQuest also offers a cruise to encounter all kinds of wildlife and the majestic bald eagle along the Connecticut River.

    Tuesdays through Sundays 10:00am to 5:00pm

     

    Admission is free with museum admission, boat rides are $40. Call (860) 767-8269 Click here for more info

     

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    "Connecticut Dances – A Visual History"

    Produced by the Connecticut Dance Alliance has produced a wonderful exhibit of Connecticut's dance heritage

    “All About Dance in Connecticut” is an online gallery with more than two thousand images by members of the Connecticut dance community . See the gallery here:  https://www.flickr.com/groups/2734781@N25

    The Connecticut Historical Society is located at 1 Elizabeth St. in Hartford. The times for this exhibit are Tuesday through Thursday noon to 5:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

    Adults $8, seniors $6, students and children (6-17) $4. Call (860) 236-5621

     

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