Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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10:00am [10:00am] Madison: Exploring Musical Instruments
Listen to some stories, make your own musical instruments, and create some sound songs. Ages 3-5. Pre-register: 203-245-7365

2:00pm [2:00pm] Bristol: Nature Rocks Live Animals
Families go around the world with rescued and adopted animals representing diverse habitats. See frogs, birds, snakes, and more. Discover some of the musical instruments used by people indigenous to these regions. More info: 860-584-7787

[2:00pm] Simsbury: Engineering Egg Drop Helmets
See what happens when you drop an egg, then work in teams to build a "helmet" that will protect the egg and try again. Grades 3-6. Pre-register: 860-658-7663

[2:30pm] Clinton: Rescuing Rapunzel
Can you help Rapunzel get down from her tower using recycled materials? Will you make a slide, ladder, parachute, or something else? The choice is yours. Grades 1 and up. More info: 860-669-2342

[3:40pm] Orange: Dancing Milk/Oobleck
Can something as oozy as oobleck help you see sound and even make some amazing art in the process? Find out when you have some messy science fun. The activity will involve food coloring that may stain clothe, so dress accordingly. Grades 2-5. RSVP: 203-891-2170

6:00pm [6:00pm] Easton: Library Camp Out Night
Camp out at the library after hours. The library is turned into a campground full of tents in the stacks. Bring your pillows, blankets, family, and friends. Special camp snacks served. All ages. Pre-register: 203-261-0134

[6:30pm] Farmington: Family Fort Night
Have you ever wanted to cozy up with a book in your own little fort in the library? Now is your chance. Families can bring blankets, pillows, and sheets to build a fort and enjoy stories, a snack, and other fun activities. All ages. Pre-register: 860-673-6791

[6:30pm] Glastonbury: Caryn Lin & Her Electric Violin
Caryn Lin presents Bach 2 Rock: The Science of Sound with her five-string electric violin. Sound transforms as you journey from Bach to today's techno-wonders. 3D sound waves become visible, bringing music to life before your eyes. Ages 5 and up. More info: 860-652-7718

[6:30pm] Newington: Jr Cookbook Club
This month read If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't, by Elise Parsley. Then make mini xylophone cakes. Grades K-2. Pre-register: 860-665-8700

[6:30pm] Woodbury: Summer Concert Series
You won’t want to miss out on this free summer concert series. This annual tradition marks the height of summer here in Woodbury. This year we are proud to feature all Woodbury talent. Enjoy a variety of music from jazz to country to rock. Bring a picnic, settle in with your blankets or chairs, and take in the beauty of our wonderful small town all while relaxing with family, friends, and neighbors. These Wednesday evenings are the perfect way to breakup your weeknight routine.

[7:00pm] New Britain: Walnut Hill Summer Concerts
Music, refreshments and summer fun. July 2: Vinyl Revolution July 9: Tim Maia Experience July 11: Navy Band Experience July 16: Avenue Groove July 18: Tirebiter July 23: 102nd Army Band July 25: Shaded Soul (ADA Celebration) July 30: Coyote River Band August 1: Last Licks August 6: Polka Brothers August 8: Pocket Full of Soul August 13: Locomotion August 15: Nightshift August 20: Simply Swing August 22: Kathy Thompson Band August 27: Mass Conn-Fusion August 29: Terrapin

[7:00pm] New Haven: Twilight Concert
The 2018 season will offer music ranging from early jazz and blues to big band swing, Sunday afternoon “yoga on the lawn,” and insightful presentations and workshops, all free of charge. The Pardee-Morris House will also be open for tours on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m., through August 26, 2018. Wednesday, June 27, 7 p.m. - Twilight Concert - Washboard Slim & the Bluelights Wednesday, July 11, 7 p.m. - Twilight Concert - Joe Miller & the Hipshakers Wednesday, July 25, 7 p.m. - Twilight Concert - New London Big Band Wednesday, August 8, 7 p.m. - Twilight Concert – Too Blue