Fairytale lunch bunch, a wolf encounter and more — the Grab & Go Kids Planner has five ideas for you and your kids to enjoy this week.
Where/When: , Bethel Train Station
Thurs., March 24, 11 a.m.
Why Go: Join other local moms and caregivers and their toddlers and preschoolers for a weekly Fairytale Theater story time.
Every Thursday at 11 a.m. your toddler or preschooler will enjoy hearing a classic fairy tale story read by a costumed character who then leads children in a fun craft afterwards, followed by a healthy lunch.
Pricing: $20 includes class time and a healthy lunch for mom & tot (or caregiver). Discount class cards are available.
Where/When: , Redding
Sat., March 26, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: You will have a chance to learn about wolves from Michael and Amy LeBlanc of Wolf Talk and meet their ambassador wolf, Denahee. This program will cover wolf behavior in captivity and in the wild, their eating habits and pack structure. They will bring visual display of furs, skulls and more followed by a question and answer session.
Pricing: $10/member, $12/non-member.
Where/When: Stepping Stones Museum, Norwalk
Sat., March 26, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy traditional Irish dancing presented by area dancers from Mulkerin School of Irish Dancing.
Pricing: Museum admission is $12 per person.
Where/When: Food for Thought Expo, Fairfield Warde High School
Sat., March 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: This free, educational event gathers together local farms, businesses, restaurants, bakers, health counselors, and others dedicated to local, sustainable and healthy eating. They will be offering food samples and advice to visitors. In addition to exhibitors, FFTE will have children's activities, gardening demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, and more.
Where/When: Westport Country Playhouse
Sun., March 27, 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Why Go: Westport Country Playhouse kicks off its family programs this week with “Click, Clack, Moo,” on Sunday, March 27, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The show for grades Pre-K through 4 is a hilariously “moooo-ving” musical based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Finding a laptop in their cold barn, shivering cows type requests for blankets to Farmer Brown – or they’ll go on strike!
Pricing: Tickets are $15. Click here to buy tickets.