Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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10:00am [10:00am] Middletown: Meet a Meteorologist
Meet Channel 8 meteorologist Sam Kantrow and learn about the weather, being a meteorologist on television, and what it's like to drive the weather truck. Ages 3-6 More info: 860-347-2528

[10:10am] Fairfield: Peanut Butter Jam Concert
Enjoy listening to Marcia Louis. Her infectious enthusiasm guarantees participation from young and old. More info: 203-256-3144

[10:30am] Bridgeport: GSK Science in the Summer
Calling all student scientists! What makes us each unique? What are some of the features we all share? Join the Discovery Museum for the Science of Me, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the systems that power our bodies, how we understand the world around us, and how we are all special even as we are all alike. Once we’ve learned about our body systems, we’ll celebrate the ways that we are all amazingly us! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students must be entering grades 2-6 to participate. For more information, call Sarah Tropp-Pacelli at 203-372-3521 x114 or email at tropp@discoverymuseum.org. Programs will also be held at the Discovery Museum throughout the summer on the following dates: June 17, 19, 20, 25 July 16, 18, 25 August 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22 To register, visit the website and click on the date you would like to attend. GSK Family Day will be held on August 22nd at the Discovery Museum from 5pm-8pm for all student participants and their families.

[11:00am] Cos Cob: Storytime
Kids will go on fun explorations of historical events and figures through storytelling, songs, and movement. Ages 2-5. More info: 203-869-6899

[2:00pm] Avon: Ice Cream Social
Meet Chompers the Hartford Yard Goats mascot from 2-3 pm and enjoy the annual ice cream social from 2-3:30 More info: 860-673-9712 Also taking place: Kids Summer Craft Fair from 1-3 pm

[2:00pm] Simsbury: Duct Tape Craft
Use patterned and colored duct tape to decorate school supplies. Grades 1-6. August 7: back-to-school folder August 15: pencil case August 19: back-to-school notebook Pre-register: 860-658-7663

[3:00pm] Cheshire: Who Would Win?
This interactive program is based on the book series. Explore amazing animals and at the end of each session, take a vote and decide who would win. Grades K-3 August 7: Falcon vs. Owl August 14: Spider vs. Bee Pre-register: 203-272-2245

5:00pm [5:40pm] Danbury: Family Zumba
Bring the family to get some exercise with fun music and an instructor from the regional YMCA of Western Connecticut. Simple training for all levels in this interactive, fat-burning, cardio class. Ages 5 and up with an adult. More info: 203-797-4505, ext 7730

[6:00pm] Bloomfield: Think, Meditate, and Play
This meditation workshop for children offers an opportunity to learn about meditation through the use of fun mindfulness games, prizes, and more. More info: 860-243-9721

[6:30pm] Cromwell: Summer Concert Series
Join us along the beautiful Connecticut River for our Wednesday night Summer Concert Series. July 24: Murray the Wheel and Cheryl Tracy August 7: NightCap August 21: Headspace

[6:30pm] Windsor: Kids Scavenger Hunt
Using clues, head out into the different areas of the library to find special items. The team that finds all of the items in the shortest time will win. Ages 6-10. Pre-register: 860-285-1910

8:00pm [8:30pm] Hartford: Free Movies in the Parks
Free movies return to Hartford’s parks this summer. The full schedule of free movies is: 6/21: Singin’ in the Rain, Riverside Park 6/27: Mary Poppins Returns, Keney Park 7/5: The NeverEnding Story, Bushnell Park 7/11: The Incredibles 2, Keney Park 7/24: Hotel Transylvania 3, Dunkin’ Donuts Park 7/26: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Charter Oak Landing 7/31: Ant-Man and the Wasp, Dunkin’ Donuts Park 8/1: Dumbo, Keney Park 8/7: Annie (2014), Dunkin’ Donuts Park 8/16: Inside Out, Bushnell Park 8/21: Captain Marvel, Dunkin’ Donuts Park 8/23: Avengers: Infinity War, Mortensen Riverfront Plaza 8/24: Moana, Colt Park 9/18: Ralph Breaks the Internet, Dunkin’ Donuts Park All screenings begin at sunset. Bring a blanket, a chair, and bug spray, unless you’re one of those “mosquitos never bite me” people. Locations: Riverside Park: 20 Liebert Rd, Hartford Keney Park: Keney Park, off Windsor Ave, Hartford Bushnell Park: Jewell St, Hartford Dunkin' Donuts Park: 1214 Main St, Hartford Charter Oak Landing: 50 Reserve Rd, Hartford Mortensen Riverfront Plaza: 300 Columbus Blvd, Hartford Colt Park: 105 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford