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Monday, Jul. 28, 2014, 2:30 pm

-Gyotaku 101

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

Make striking images of fish, frogs, and turtles, using this Japanese printmaking technique. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Monday, Jul. 28, 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. 28, 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. 28, 2014, 6:30 pm

Bending Gravity

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.Jason Foster and Adam Rosenberg Introduce Bending Gravity!
The Principals of Uncas and Veterans Elementary Schools introduce performance artist Eric Giardi, who demonstrates principles of physics through juggling feats and yo-yo tricks.

Monday, Jul. 28, 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. 28, 2014, 6:00 pm

The Science of Yoga

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

Learn about gravitational force and equilibrium while moving your body in fun yoga poses. Space is limited. Registration required. Registration begins on Monday, July 7. Ages 7-12. This is a New London 4-H Science Program.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 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. 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

'Create Japanese Shodo: The Way of the Brush'

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. 29, 2014, 1:00 pm

Charlotte’s Web

Kids/Family
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Cost: $20 ($12 for children).

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 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. 29, 2014, 7:30 pm

Grassy Strip Film Series: Monsters University

Kids/Family
Grassy Strip Film Series: Monsters University; 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

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
Tuesday, July 29th | Sundown

A prequel to the hit "Monters, Inc.", this movie takes a look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

(2013)

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

Japanese Shodo-the Way of the Brush

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

Japanese Shodo:the Way of the Brush(Calligraphy) .
Join Cheryl LoPriore of Bushidokai Martial Arts to learn about this art form

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 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.

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014, 10:30 am

Peacock Patterns

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

Create intricate “feathered” designs on paper using paint suspended on a seaweed solution (yes, really!) and combs. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

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

Fizz Boom Read: Book Discussions

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

“ Bat Scientists”
Up close with scientists who study a creature of legend, now endangered. Cave-related activities will follow the discussion, including geode-cracking! For ages 9 & up, with adult friend/relative. Copies of “Bat Scientists” will be available July 1st. Registration is required and opens July 1st. This program was made possible by the generosity of Andrew Eder.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 10:00 am

Children's Art Workshop

Kids/Family
Artisans Harbor, 188 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Ages 4 to 7: 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Ages 8 to 10: 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014, 1:00 pm

Cooking with Mrs. Hall

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

For children aged five to seven.

Wednesday, Jul. 30, 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. 30, 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!

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:30 am

'In the Woods: Who’s Been Here?'

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

For children aged four to six.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 6:30 pm

'Look, Ma, No Books!'

Kids/Family
Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Family show with storyteller Miss Margie.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:30 am

Discovery Science- Crazy Science- ages 3-6

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

The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut presents hands-on science activities: "Crazy Science" 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. 31, 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. 31, 2014, 10:00 am

Fall Enrollment Open House

Kids/Family
St. John School, 42 Maynard Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:00 am

Family Storytime

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

A special storytime about the ocean with a craft. Most appropriate for preschoolers but open to all ages with an adult.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 11:00 am

Free Kinderdance Demo Dance Day!

Kids/Family
Free Kinderdance Demo Dance Day!; Attitude Dance & Fitness, 116 North Main Street , Branford, CT , 06405

Attitude Dance & Fitness, LLC will be hosting its free Demo Day on Thursday, July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Boys and girls aged 2-5 are welcome. Come Jump and Prance along with us. Three programs will be demonstrated: Kindertots (age 2) Kinderdance (ages 3-5), and Kindergym (3-5). Find more information and register at www.kinderdancenewhaven.com.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 11:00 am

Kinderdance Dance Demo Day

Kids/Family
Attitude Dance & Fitness, 116 N. Main St., Branford, CT

For children aged two to five.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 10:00 am

OPEN HOUSE!

Kids/Family
OPEN HOUSE!; Attitude Dance & Fitness, LLC., 116 N. Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

Attitude Dance & Fitness Adult Women's Fitness Classes and Personal Training is hosting its' 8th Annual OPEN HOUSE. Thursday July 31 from 10am-7:30 pm. FREE CLASSES starting at 5:15 include: adult Tap, Ballet Sculpt at 6:15 and Cardio 30 min. X-Press at 7. FREE demos for KINDERDANCE in the morning started at 11 am. Also offering: Yoga, Voice, Piano, Acting. Please join us for info and fun!

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 3:00 pm

Solar-Powered Prints

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

Paint fabric with heat-reactive dyes, then expose to the hot summer sunlight, for a unique wall hanging or pillow cover. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 6:00 pm

Teens Talk Books

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

Registration required.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014, 4:00 pm

Where’s Waldo Celebration

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

Thursday, Jul. 31, 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, Aug. 1, 2014, 8:00 pm

'Movies on the Beach': Curious George

Kids/Family
Plattwood Park, Winthrop Rd., Deep River, CT

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 2:00 pm

'Science of Magic'

Kids/Family
Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main St., Branford, CT

For children.

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 12:30 pm

Family Movie Afternoon

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

This movie follows inventor Flint Lockwood and a brainy weather girl as they attempt to discover why the rain in their small town has stopped, and food is falling in its place! Rated PG. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Ct.

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 8:00 pm

Movies on the Beach

Kids/Family
Plattwood Park, 77 Winthrop Road (Route 80), Deep River, CT , 06417

Curious George -- Show Me the Monkey

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 12:00 pm

'Into the Woods! Who's Been There?'

Kids/Family
Killingworth Library, 301 Rte. 81, Killingworth , CT

For families. No registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 10:30 am

'Yummy Snacks for Youngsters'

Kids/Family
Killingworth Library, 301 Rte. 81, Killingworth , CT

For ages three to five. No registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 11:00 am

Children’s Origami Workshop

Kids/Family
Greene Art Gallery Sculpture Garden, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

Free workshop with Habitat for Artists Carmen and Rachel.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 1:00 pm

Comparing Animal Skeletons

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

For families with children aged 5 to 11. Cost: $10 per family.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 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

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 9:00 am

Free Asthma Camp for Children

Kids/Family
Quinnipiac University's North Haven campus, 370 Bassett Rd., North Haven , CT

Free camp for children aged 6 to 12. Registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 10:00 am

Haudenosaunee Pottery Workshops

Kids/Family
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Join Natasha Smoke Santiago to learn history through the hands-on experience of making Haudenosaunee pottery. These traditional pottery workshops are perfect for adults and children 10 and older. Learn about pot structure, building techniques, and the utilitarian purpose of pottery. Each participant builds a pot to take home to dry. Three sessions per day, each limited to 15 people. $45 non-members, $35 Museum members, due at registration.

Register by July 26: (800) 411-9671 or rsvp@pequotmuseum.org.

Aug. 2&3
10-11:30 a.m.
1-2:30 p.m.
3-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 10:00 am

Pond Dipping for Families: Session 2

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

Registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 10:30 am

Pop-up Card Workshop with Yevgeniya Yeretskaya

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

Registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 8:00 am

Proud to TRI

Kids/Family
Proud to TRI; Waterford Beach Park, Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

The New London Recreation Department and Waterford Recreation and Parks Commission are proud to present the first annual regional youth triathlon called “ PROUD TO TRI” to be held Saturday, August 2, 2014. Proud to TRI is a swim, bike, and run event for any child ages 5-17 yrs. old. It is a family fun event to encourage physical activity in our children. The event will be held at Waterford Beach Park in Waterford, CT, beginning at 8:00 AM. Register your child at www.newlondonrec.com, New London Recreation Dept., or at the Waterford Recreation and Parks office. We are limiting this race to the first 100 children to register. Don’t wait, reserve your space now! Call NL Recreation 860-447-5230 with any questions. Deadline to register is July 30th.

Sunday, Aug. 3, 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, Aug. 3, 2014, 8:00 pm

S'mores on the Shore

Kids/Family
S'mores on the Shore; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

We provide the beach, the fire, and all the ingredients for gooey delicious s'mores - even a guitarist for campfire sing-a-longs! Just bring yourselves and a blanket to sit on.

Sundays 8pm-10pm (weather permitting)

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 2:30 pm

Solar-Powered Prints

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

Paint fabric with heat-reactive dyes, then expose to the hot summer sunlight, for a unique wall hanging or pillow cover. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:30 am

STEP Up! ages 8 & up

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

The Southeastern Regional Action Council and the Statewide Tobacco Education Program (STEP) make a healthy lifestyle understandable to kids through fun activities. Join them on all three days for a memorable experience. Space is limited, and registration begins July 15th. For ages 8 & up. This program is made possible by the Southeastern Regional Action Council.

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