Friday, August 17, 2018
Public Access

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9:00am [9:00am] Bridgeport: GSK August Workshop
Learn about the sun and stars, the phases of the moon, and engineering for space. Make rockets and prepare your astronomers for their future space travels. Grades 4-6. More info: 203-372-3521, ext 114

[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] East Hartford: Christina the Magician
Join us for an amazing magic show by Christina the Magician! Sponge bunnies multiply in the volunteer's hands, a cut rope is restored, silk handkerchiefs change colors and award winning card manipulations are just the beginning of what you'll see. All ages are welcome.

[2:00pm] Guilford: Dog Days of Summer Movie - Good Boy
Bring the family to enjoy some new and classic dog movies each week. Popcorn served. Parent must accompany children. More info: 203-453-8282

[3:00pm] Litchfield: Summer Fun Community Week
The Litchfield Historical Society is soaking up the last of summer with a week of free afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Families are invited to stop in throughout the week for activities such as painting, planting, making sundials, playing colonial games, and more. No registration necessary.

[3:30pm] Danbury: Make an Instrument
Make a bunch of instruments that you can really play. Ages 5 and up. More info: 203-797-4505

[6:00pm] Stonington: Summer Concerts
Friday night summer music series, a seasonal tradition of music, food and wine. Stonington Vineyards welcomes the area's best acts for a relaxing evening of music on the outdoor patio. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets and light bites to enjoy. Food truck on-site. Event is free, family-friendly and dogs welcome. Schedule: July 6: Happy & The Moonshine July 13: Pirates 4 Peace July 20: Wooden Horse July 27: Brian James Quartet August 3: 2 Cat Zoo August 10: Ben Freiert & Friends August 17: Sonic Nation August 24: Sunday Gravy August 31: Azalea Drive

[6:30pm] Wesport: Reel Science - The Blob
Movies are paired with science-focused introductions by professionals. The introduction will explore the science behind meteors. What really happens when a meteor hits the Earth? Discuss a few of the scenarios surrounding space objects colliding with Earth. More info: 203-291-4800