Saturday, March 24, 2018
Public Access

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  Meriden: St. Patrick's Day Parade
The parade features more than two hundred participant groups including pipe bands, Irish step dancers, fife and drum corps, marching bands, the Shrine Temple Funsters, youth organizations and many more.

[All day event] Various Locations: Spring Outdoors
Spring Outdoors runs from the Spring Equinox on March 20 until the Summer Solstice on June 21. This program connects you to lands, waters, and trails in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor, including some properties not normally accessible to the public. Enjoy interesting features and stories during Spring Outdoors, which is like the Walktober program, but is held as nature springs forth in The Last Green Valley. All the walks, bike rides, paddles, tours, events and more will be listed on our website's Spring Outdoors page and on our facebook page.

10:00am [10:00am] Branford: Mini-Maker Table
Join us every Friday and Saturday for a mini-maker project from our MakerLab! Every month we will feature a quick project or new piece of equipment to mess around with. The results may have you leaving with something to physically take home OR just the satisfaction that you were able to create a circuit, power on an Arduino or thread a sewing machine. The projects are easy, meant for all ages and 100% drop-in. It is just up to you to find out which floor we are featuring the project on and drop on by. Registration for this table is not required just come ready to tinker, play and create!

[10:00am] Wethersfield: Scavenger Hunt
Drop-in anytime between 10am-4:30pm to complete a special monthly scavenger hunt!

[10:10am] Rocky Hill: Playgroup
Join us at 10:15 am for stories, songs and more with Miss Cathy. Stay for free play with a special set of toys in the Stepney Room. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. Registration not required.

[10:30am] East Hartford: Daddy & Me
Join us for a morning of playtime! For children ages birth to 4 accompanied by fathers or other male role models. No registration required.

[10:30am] Middletown: Story Time
Join us for story Time at Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore!

[11:00am] Old Saybrook: Easter Egg Hunt
Three different fields around the Recreation Center will be used to hide the candy for kids to find. Each field will be for different age group: Ages 2-4, McMurray Field; 5 yrs - grade 1: Middle School Field; Grades 2-3, Town Green. Bring a basket for the goodies and meet the Easter Bunny. Pre-register: 860-395-3152

[12:00pm] Groton: Bunny Bonanza
Join us at the Bill Memorial Library, in the City of Groton, on Saturday, March 24, 2018 between 12:00 2:00 p.m. for our 3rd Annual Bunny Bonanza. Make a bunny craft, meet LIVE bunnies, take a photo with the Easter Bunny, and other fun activities. Parents, be sure to bring your cameras! Each child will have the opportunity to be photographed with The Easter Bunny. The Bunny Bonanza will be a fun time for the whole family. This is a free program and no registration is required. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton City, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold. The library recently celebrated its 125th anniversary and has an extensive collection of books and media for children, teens and adults, including downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, museum passes and discount tickets. Visit our web page at http://www.billmemorial.org/ , follow us on Twitter at @billmemorial or find us on Facebook at Bill Memorial Library.

[12:00pm] Stamford: Come and Draw with Us
People of all ages are invited to participate. One of the events highlights is the annual graffiti wall, where participants can sketch their ideas right on the wall. Live models from the Ballet School of Stamford will pose with Loft Artist Association artists providing drawing instruction. A variety of still life set ups and portrait models will be accessible in various places. Smaller and more formal workshops with instruction on perspective, pastel and portraiture will also be offered. Drawing tools and paper will be available in the galleries. Community drawing events: March 17 and March 24.

[3:00pm] Greenwich: Curiosity Concert
The Harlem String Quartet advances diversity in classical music by engaging young audiences and presenting a varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.