Saturday, April 21, 2018
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  [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] Enfield: Earth Day Fair
2nd Annual Earth Day Fair Come visit us on the Enfield Town Green for a vendor craft fair, food, workshops/demonstrations, live music, kids crafts, and more! We will have an information area where you can learn facts about composting, the importance of bee's, and recycling, just to name a few. Come bring the kids and take part in a mural made of plastic bottle caps. We partnered with EFrC for this project. The families of Enfield really have come together for this exciting collaboration. Thank you! We will be giving out 100 swag bags to the first 100 families that come up and bring a food donation for the Enfield Food Shelf. It is our hope to top last years amount! Let us give back, so we can give more. Come see a giant Monarch butterfly stilt walker from 12:30-1:30!! Rain Date April 22nd

[10:00am] Fairfield: Make & Take Saturdays
Drop in at either Fairfield Main Library or Fairfield Woods Branch Library every Saturday to create, make & take, take & make, or craft a special holiday project! For children in grades K and up.

[10:00am] Glastonbury: Together Time Tales
Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the third Saturday of the month through May 2018. No registration is needed.

[10:00am] Westport: Maker Faire
Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new. It's an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. The theme is #WeAreCT. More info: 203-291-4800

[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.

[11:00am] Avon: AvonCon
A celebration of fairy tales. Featuring tours of the Enchanted Forest Art Gallery, a tea party for kids (registration needed), learn to drawn dragons, a lecture on fairy tales, sword demonstration, drop-in activity, photo opportunities with fairy tale character cutouts and more. Costumes encourages; food available on-site.

[11:00am] Woodbury: Earth Day
The 23rd annual Woodbury Earth Day Festival will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11 AM to 4 PM at Hollow Park in beautiful Woodbury. As the largest Earth Day celebration in Connecticut, you won’t want to miss this FREE fun celebration with earth-friendly activities for the entire family! Woodbury Earth Day features 130+ vendors, Main Stage entertainment, Community Stage programs, activities and demonstrations, Kids’ Activities Tent and some of the best food trucks in Connecticut. Experience live music and activities for the whole family. Enjoy delicious natural and organic foods and beverages. Meet Connecticut companies who are making a difference. Learn more about how to live earth-friendly. ​