Five Fun Things Going On This Weekend in Connecticut
Need something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of some great events in Connecticut.
President’s Day for Kids: Presidents and US Currency
The Wilton Historical Society at 224 Danbury Road will host this special program for kids where they can learn about paper money and coins, make a mason jar savings bank and learn about the “365 Say Penny Challenge. Registration is recommended and a snack is included.
This Saturday from 11:00am – 12:30pm, $15 call (203) 762-7257 or Click here for more info
Yale Peabodyy Museum of Natural History at 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven will be celebrating the prehistoric wonder! Lots of hands-on activities for the whole family like the fossil dig and the fossil touch table.
Times are this Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm and SUnday noon to 4:00pm. Call (203) 432-5050 or Click here for more info
Lego/IMAX “Dream Big” Weekend
The Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street in Norwalk will be celebrating the premiere of the IMAX movie, Dream Big. Lego experts will be there constructing Watch some amazing engineering as Lego experts build an incredible project. It’s all happening this Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm call (203) 852-0700 or Click here for more info
Cardboard Box Race
This Saturday at 4:00pm Mount Southington Ski Area at 395 Mount Vernon Road in Southington will hold a wonderful family event. Make your own sled or just watch the race. There will be prizes for Best Construction, Fastest Time and Overall Presentation (so wear a costume or pimp out your sled).
All participants must have a helmet, a valid lift ticket or season pass. Call (860) 628-0954 or Click here for more info
Extreme Maple Syrup
Did you ever wonder how maple syrup is made? Well, wonder no more! This Saturday from 3:00pm to 4:30pm the Stamford Museum & Nature Center at 39 Scofieldtown Road in Stamford will show you what goes on when sap turns to syrup. You’ll collect sap, measure sugar content, use an auger to drill tap holes and lots more. You’ll even get to taste the different grades of syrup.You must pre-register to participate. Coast is $8.00. Call (203) 322-1646 or Click here for more info