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What to do with kids this weekend in SW Connecticut

Fairfield County has tons for families to do this weekend. Read on to find out about them!

Weekend Highlights for January 10-12 for Fairfield County families:

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Friday!


B-I-N-G-O! at Jumpin' Jeepers. Join us for some exciting rounds of bingo! Prizes will be given out to winners!


Lunchbox Tales at the Brookfield Library: Pack a lunch with your preschooler (3 years old and up) and picnic while you listen to stories and watch movies based on your child’s favorite characters at the Brookfield Library!


ASTRONOMY NIGHTS-Winter Constellations at Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more!


Roller Skating at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center: Bring your kids rollerskating at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center! For $8 per person (including skate rental!), you and your families will have fun and stay active! 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870



Saturday!


Free Admission to Everwonder Children's Museum in Newtown! Children are invited to visit Everwonder Children's Museum in Newtown and participate in science and art activities, as well as to enjoy a hands-on exhibit entitled Cool Moves: The Artistry of Motion for FREE!


Backyard Birding at Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield. Join long-time birder and naturalist Richard Worth who will teach you how to identify Connecticut’s birds by sight and sound. You’ll also learn who is at the feeder at this time of year, their feeding habits, and their characteristics.


Open House at Immanul Lutheran School: You're invited to join Immanuel Lutheran School's Faculty, Parents and Student for an Open House and refreshments. We have been providing an excellent, Christian education for over 132 years. We invite you to discover why.


Breakfast with the Birds – Project Feeder Watch  at Westmorland Sanctuary. Not all of our wildlife sleep the winter away. Join us as we venture into the outdoors to see what animals have been moving around. We will look for signs of animals passing through the trails, and discover what stories they tell us.


Drop In Art For Families at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum: The Aldrich offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the work and ideas on view in our exhibitions. Just stop by the Education Center to enjoy self-guided, hands-on projects for all age levels. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Accessibility Day At Stepping Stones Museum: Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about organizations in the community who serve people with special needs, meet other families and play in the museum.


Second Saturdays at Imagine Nation Children's Museum: The museum will turn into an environment for children with special needs and their families. In addition to our multi-sensory interactive exhibits, which invite children totouch, discover and create, we will have modified lighting and sound.


Family Ice Fishing Workshop at White Memorial Conservation Center: Families and individuals age nine and up are welcome to attend our Ice Fishing Workshop! The class is taught by certified volunteer instructors and it's FUN!!! All fishing tackle and course materials are provided ABSOLUTELY FREE!


WHOO'S THERE? OWL PROWL  at Greenburgh Nature Center. This fun and informative program has you meeting owls up-close, learning about their unique behaviors, and hiking at night through the forest looking and listening for our nocturnal neighbors. Bring flashlights!



Sunday!


Bridgeport Sound Tigers Take on the Hartford Wolf Pack (3 pm game): Bring your family to the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport to catch a fast-paced, high energy Sound Tigers game! Nothing beats hockey for having fun with your kids!


Winter Tree ID Hike at Westmorland Sanctuary. Come learn the basics of winter tree identification. Bark, buds and branches are the 3 B's used to identify during this time of year. Great for tree identification, and an important skill for those interested in backyard maple sugaring.


Explore the Orchestra Programs for Children ages 4-7 at Stamford Symphony. Each 45 minute long program is an enriching, fun-filled experience designed for children, 4-7 years old, to investigate and learn about instrumentfamilies and experience the joys of music.


Challenge Camp Open House: The Challenge Camp is celebrating our 34th year of offering summer enrichment learning opportunities for bright & curious children. Please join us for our Open House on Sunday Jan.12th from 2-4 to explore our facility & learn more about our program.


CELEBRATING WINTER TREES AND WINTER ANIMALS  at Greenburgh Nature Center. Learn how trees and animals not only survive but thrive during the cold winter months. Enjoy a short woodlands nature walk and a visit from some winter-hardy critters!


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