Monday, November 5, 2018
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  Various Locations: Walktober
Welcome to the 28th Annual Walktober in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. After 28 years, Walktober is still the best way to celebrate all the beauty, historic treasures and working farms of the 35 towns of eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts. With more than 200 unique experiences, you値l get a chance to see some of the most beautiful landscapes in New England, meet some of the heroes and scoundrels who shaped our nation, and see first-hand what it means to farm and eat local. All of this is made possible by the most passionate volunteers you will ever meet. Every Walktober leader will share with you what they love about The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. Whether you call The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor home, or you are visiting for the first time or the 10th time, you値l come away with a new appreciation for why this place is so special. If you pair this brochure with one of The Last Green Valley痴 Explore! Guides, you値l also find many places to shop local, catch a fabulous meal or relax with a drink after your Walktober adventures. Keep them both for ideas of year-round things to do. And, visit our website, thelastgreenvalley.org, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for information about our monthly programs, including Acorn Adventures for kids and Ranger programs. Enjoy Walktober and help us care for, enjoy and pass on The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor.

Old Saybrook: Fairy Doors Scavenger Hunt
Find the doors to the Fairy Realm. There are 28 of these five-inch doors in retail locations throughout town. See how many you can find. Maps and photos of the doors available online or at Sweet Luna's, Ocean Art Studio, and the Acton Library. More info: 860-395-3139

10:00am [10:30am] Windsor: Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop off your stuffed animal so it can enjoy a sleepover at the library. Come back on Tuesday for a special stuffed animal storytime at 10:30 a.m. Ages 5 and under. More info: 860-285-1914

4:00pm [4:00pm] Cheshire: Family Zumba
Enjoy kid-friendly routines and up-beat music. Adults can attend and participate. The class helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporates fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Pre-register: 203-272-2245

[4:10pm] Easton: Page Turners
Read a different 2019 Nutmeg nominee each month. This month the book is Mrs. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson. Grades 4-5. Pre-register: 203-261-0134

5:00pm [5:00pm] Norwalk: Zumba for Kids and Parents
Children and parents move to the groove to some fun and upbeat music. Ages 3-12 with an adult. More info: 203-899-2780, ext 15131

6:00pm [6:30pm] Bloomfield: Tanglewood Marionettes
Take a trip back in time to the dawn of civilization, to an ancient world of gods, goddesses, prophecies, and heroes. Join Perseus on his personal trials and glorious quests. Ages 6 and up. Pre-register: 860-243-9721