Wednesday, June 17, 2009

What's Going On This Weekend?

Happy Father's Day to all you wonderful papas out there! There will be lots to do with the family this weekend so get out there and celebrate!

Of course, don't forget about New Haven's International Festival of Arts and Ideas! Check their calendar for the long list of events and activities happening this weekend.

In addition, here's what's happening in other parts of CT:

June 19, 26 - Milford
Summer Nights by Harbor Lights, Rotary Pavilion, Fowler Field. Variety of music including big band, rock and roll, country and everything in between. Free. 7 p.m. (203) 878-0681

June 20 - Brooklyn
Build Your Own Sundae
Creamery Brook Bison, 19 Purvis Rd, Brooklyn. Celebrate Dairy Month! Build your own ice cream sundae and then take an evening ride to see the bison and their babies in the field where they roam. 5:30 PM $8.50 per person 860-779-0837

June 20 - Hamden
Strawberry Festival. Hindinger Farm, 835 Dunbar Hill Rd. Tons of fresh strawberries for shortcakes and ice cream; hay rides, other activities for all ages. Free. (203) 288-0700

June 20- New Haven
Touch A Truck - St. Bernadette School 20 Burr Street. Touch A Truck is a fun low-cost family activity where kids can explore all kinds of interesting vehicles from street sweepers to police bomb squad vehicles. The New Haven Rotary Club is also sponsoring free Amber Alert ID & Registration Kits.10 am to 3 p Family admission $20.00 203-619-1003

June 20 - Norwalk
The Gullquist Family Celebration Courtyard Opens! Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave, Mathews Park, Norwalk Enjoy the summer in this enhanced outdoor space filled with hundreds of giant foam blocks and noodles for children to build and create, as well as life-sized outdoor games including chess, checkers, hopscotch and four square. Children under 3 will enjoy a special exploration area sectioned off from the bigger kids. New interactive bubble-making machine makes its debut too! 10 am - 5 pm Free with admission. 203-899-0606
June 21 – East Haven
Father’s Day on the Trolley, Shore Line Trolley Museum, 17 River St. Dads are the honored guests and rides for free on the trolley with her family. Admission: Adults $8, seniors $6, children (2-15) $4. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (203) 467-6927

June 21 - Hartford
9th Annual Concorso Ferrari Show- Father's Day State Capitol Building, 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. Benefits Connecticut Children's Medical Center and other charities •100 vintage and modern Ferraris on display •Parade of Ferraris picking up Connecticut Children’s patients and arriving at the Capitol for 11:30 AM •Live Music •Face Painting/Juggler/Balloon Artists and more!
•Judged car show and awards ceremony •Sales of “regalia” (clothing and other items) •Silent Auction and sales of food, sodas and ice cream 11 AM - 5 PM FREE to Public. 860-610-5700

June 21 – Windsor Locks
Open Cockpit Weekend. New England Air Museum, Rte. 75. Climb into about 10 airplanes and play pilot. Activities for children including the new Kids Corridor with interactive computers. Food available. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Adults $10, seniors $9, children (3-11) $5, 3 and under free. (860) 623-3305

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