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Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 12:00 pm

Deep River Public Library Lunch Bunch

Kids/Family
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River, CT

For children. Bring lunch and a blanket.

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 12:30 pm

Family Movie Afternoon Rated PG

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

A boy’s best friend is his robot in this animated classic adventure! Rated PG. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Ct.

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 9:00 am

Finding the First Americans-CRM Summer Adventure Camp

Kids/Family
Finding the First Americans-CRM Summer Adventure Camp; Bushnell Farm, 1445 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

July 7 – 11

Ages 9—12

Bushnell Farm’s wigwam is the base for this week’s exploration of Connecticut Native American life. Spend a week exploring the art, culture and daily life of Native Americans in the 1600s. Find out how Native Americans and early settlers related. Help prepare a tree to be a dugout canoe, make a wigwam model, create pottery and other containers, cook on an open fire and much more!

Registration Information:

Program Time: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Aftercare Available each day from 3:00 – 5:00pm

Fee:

CRM Family Members and above: $235

Non Members: $250

Aftercare Fee:

$50/week

To Register: You can purchase camp online at the Summer Adventure Camp section of the Museum Shop

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids' Writing Workshop

Kids/Family
R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Registration required.

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 8:00 pm

Movies on the Beach: Frozen

Kids/Family
Harvey's Beach, Great Hammock Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Starts at dusk.

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014, 11:00 am

The Pirate, the Princess, and the Pea

Kids/Family
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton , CT

Glitter tattoos by “Z” starting at 10:15 a.m. For children of all ages.

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014, 10:00 am

Crafty Kids

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Make and take craft program for all ages with an adult. All materials provided free.

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014, 4:00 pm

Family Fun at Riverfront

Kids/Family
Riverfront Children’s Center, 476 Thames St., Groton, CT , 06340

Family friendly play activities for children 2-12years old include face painting, water fun, arts & crafts and more.

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014, 8:00 am

Flea Market

Kids/Family
The General Stanton Inn and Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

Kids/Family
Mahogany Memories- 30th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06426

The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 30th annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the Connecticut River Museum. Admission to the Boat Show is free. The show will feature numerous examples of the finest classic wooden and fiberglass boats commonly seen in this area in the last century. Boats built by Chris Craft, Century, Lyman, Gar Wood, Elco and many more will be showcased. Boat owners will be on hand to talk about their boats, exchange ideas and share the joys of using and preserving these beautiful “woodies” and other memorable classics.

In addition, marine supplies, clothing and boat merchandise will be available for purchase and a raffle will be held at the end of the show.

Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014, 8:00 am

Flea Market

Kids/Family
The General Stanton Inn and Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014, 1:00 pm

Float Your Boat!

Kids/Family
Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

For families with children aged five and older.

Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014, 3:00 pm

Sinking Holes For Cancer

Kids/Family
Odetah Campground, 38 Bozrah Street Ext., Bozrah, CT , 06334

The Hanover Congregational Church is inviting
everyone to join our fight against cancer.
“Sinking Holes For Cancer” is a miniature
golf tournament benefiting the Dana-Farber
Cancer Institute and The Jimmy Fund. The event
will be held at Odetah Camping Resort on Sunday
July 13th 3-7 p.m. Registration will begin at 2:30.
This tournament is open to the public and includes
18 holes of mini golf, beverage, hotdog or hamburger.
Registration is $10.00 per person. For more information
contact Jennifer Benson at (860)822-9977 or Kendra
Schnip at (860)608-3820 also you may visit our
Facebook Page-Hanover Congregational Church.
Location: Odetah Camping Resort
38 Bozrah Street Extension
Bozrah, CT. 06334

Editor's Pick

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 6:30 pm

Trash to Tunes! all ages

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Scientific Principals:Family Science Night! (all ages) Thank you, People’s United Bank and Kohl’s of Lisbon! Watch science come alive at the hands of great presenters, introduced by great administrators from the Norwich Public Schools. No registration required. Rebecca Pellerin Introduces Trash to Tunes! The Principal of Moriarty Elementary School introduces Denis Waring, PhD and professor of music at Wesleyan University, who creates musical instruments from the things we throw away!

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 5:30 pm

VBS 2014 - Shining Like Stars

Kids/Family
Lighthouse Community Baptist Church, 22 Pequot Trail, Pawcatuck, CT , 06379

Join us for Vacation Bible School. Enjoy a fun filled week with music, stories, crafts, games, snacks and more. Open to kids ages 4 - 6th grade.

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 10:30 am

-Toddler Time: Session I

Kids/Family
Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!
However, we will not hold Toddler Time on the following holiday dates: February 17, May 26, September 1 and October 13.

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 11:30 am

-Toddler Time: Session II

Kids/Family
Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 2:00 pm

Chalk It Up!

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Chalk-drawing at its best in the front parking area of the library. We provide the chalk, you provide the creativity. Prizes will be awarded. All ages with an adult. (There is no rain date).

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 6:00 pm

Flubber

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Learn about basic chemistry, get messy and take home your fun creation. Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins on Monday, June 23. Ages 7-12. This is a New London 4-H Science Program.

Monday, Jul. 14, 2014, 10:30 am

Hands on Science

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Enjoy the best in science books and activities for younger children. No registration required. For ages 3 – 6; adult friends welcome but not required.

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 3:00 pm

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Thank you, UCONN Extension Service and New London County 4-H! Engage in hands-on activities combining the fun of reading with science, technology, math and engineering, presented by our friends from the New London County 4-H. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 8 – 12.

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 1:00 pm

CREEPERS & LEAPERS AT THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Kids/Family
CREEPERS & LEAPERS AT THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites summer readers in to learn all about Creepers & Leapers with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Meet live frogs and snakes and learn about reptiles and amphibians! The program will be held at the library on Tuesday, July 15 at 1:00 p.m. as part of the ongoing Fizz! Boom! Read! 2014 Summer Reading Program. No registration is necessary; for information call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 7:30 pm

Grassy Strip Film Series: Dolphin Tale

Kids/Family
Grassy Strip Film Series: Dolphin Tale; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

The Madison Beach Hotel is hosting a FREE weekly film festival this summer for the whole family to enjoy! Each Tuesday, enjoy a movie under the stars on our waterfront lawn.

See the whole line-up at GrassyStrip.com

DOLPHIN TALE
Tuesday, July 15th | Sundown

This inspiring film is inspired by the true story of Winter, a bottlenose dolphin that was rescued in December 2005 off the Florida coast and taken in by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Winter lost her tail after becoming entangled with a rope attached to a crab trap and was fitted with a prosthetic one.

(2011)

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 6:30 pm

Make a Shamballa Bracelet

Kids/Family
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Join us while we make Shamballa Bracelets

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 6:30 pm

Make a Shamballa Bracelet

Kids/Family
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Part of the library's Young Adult Faction summer series. Registration required.

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014, 10:30 am

Outdoor Storytime

Kids/Family
Outdoor Storytime; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

Summertime’s the best time for Story Time! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children and their families to Summertime Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. We will gather in our outdoor program area and enjoy a variety of entertaining stories under the shade of the trees in the library yard. In case of inclement weather we will meet inside the library. No registration is needed: the program begins July 1 and ends August 5. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014, 6:30 pm

-Fizz Boom Read: Book Discussions

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

“One Giant Leap.” Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first humans to land and walk on the moon! Enjoy moon related activities and refreshments. Kids will receive a copy of the beautifully illustrated book, "One Giant Leap" by Robert Burleigh, at the discussion. Registration is required. For ages 6 – 9, with adult friend/relative. This program was made possible by the generosity of Andrew Eder.

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014, 10:30 am

Music with Mike ages 0-4;siblings welcome

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Mike Conroy and his guitar are back with a cheerful selection of traditional songs for young children. Be ready to sing and dance! No registration required. Ages 0 – 4; older siblings welcome!

Editor's Pick

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 3:30 pm

-Cartooning Workshop

Kids/Family
-Cartooning Workshop ; Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

What kinds of characters would you create if you worked for Marvel Comics or Nickelodeon? Come to the OL-PGN Community Room and bring your imagination to life! You’ll make your very own cartoon chalk talk, create a character, and learn just what it takes to be a cartoonist at this free, fun workshop with professional cartoonist Debra Hamuka-Falkenham. Registration is required. Visit us at www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and click the "Children's" tab to register!

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Crazy Chemistry

Kids/Family
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Join Cosmic Chris for this spectacular Science Show. We will explore the wonderful world of chemical reactions. Investigate the states of Matter, play with amazing polymers, and show you crazy concoctions you can do at home with your Mom and Dad. For ages 3 and up with an adult.

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:30 am

Discovery Science- Don't Burst My Bubble

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut presents hands-on science activities: "Don't Burst My Bubble." Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 3 – 6. This program was sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:30 am

Mystic Aquarium Traveling Touch Tank

Kids/Family
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River , CT

For children. Includes two separate one-hour sessions.

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 3:00 pm

Zumba with Mariella

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Dance your way to a healthy body and positive outlook! Zumba instructor extraordinaire Mariella will lead us in this popular activity, to the beat of the best in Latin music. Please wear comfortable clothing, and lace-up shoes with smooth rubber soles (like sneakers). Kids with long hair should wear it tied back. Please bring a towel and a water bottle. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. Thank you, Mariella!

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:00 pm

Deep River Public Library Lunch Bunch

Kids/Family
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River , CT

For children. Bring lunch and a blanket.

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:30 pm

Family Movie Afternoon Rated PG

Kids/Family
Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

A lowly Lego figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy. Rated PG. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Ct.

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