Classical Music, Fencing, Trivia and More

This week's Grab & Go Kids Planner offers ideas of what to do with the kids.

Classical music for kids at the

  • Where/When: The Mark Twain Library, Redding. Saturday, March 12. For children in grades one through four, 1 to 1:45 p.m.; for children in grades five through eight, 2:15 to 3 p.m.
  • Why go: A free concert for kids by world-renowned classical musicians, Promethesus. There's also a show for adults at 7 p.m.
  • Pricing: Free.

Storytime at in Stamford

  • Where/When: Barnes & Noble, Stamford, at 10:30 a.m. on March 12. 
  • Why Go: This storytime session at Barnes & Noble will feature a reading of, "I Must Have Bobo!" by Eileen Rosenthal, which demonstrates the important virtue of sharing.
  • Pricing: Free.


  • Where/When: on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
  • Why Go: This is an introduction course for kids age 11 and up who want to learn Fencing and have one year or less experience in the sport.
  • Pricing: $150/Members $190/Non-members

Fam Jam in the A.M. - Friday

  • Where/When: Jam, Fridays through April 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Why Go: Fam Jam is open to children of any age, so it’s perfect for families with more than one child. Plus, there is no planning or long-term commitment necessary. What does the workshop look like? According to website, Rotating artists throughout the session share their music as you and your child explore the art terrain.”
  • Pricing: Sign-up for the whole session for $221, or walk-in for $35 a class, $10 for siblings.

Trivia Night

  • Where/When: , Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Why Go: Who doesn't love trivia? Students in third grade and up should come out and test their knowledge of books and authors. 
  • Pricing: Free.


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