Thursday, August 22, 2019
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10:00am [10:30am] Avon: Kindergarten Kickoff
This is a special storytime for children entering kindergarten. Celebrate the start of school with stories and more. Pre-register: 860-673-9712

[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.

[10:30am] Windsor: Let's Get Ready for Kindergarten Storytime and Party
Listen to some stories about what kindergarten is like, make special going-to-school crafts, and more. For kids entering kindergarten. Pre-register: 860-285-1910

[2:00pm] Guilford: A Universe of Stories Puppet Show
Sparky's Puppets will take you on a grand adventure through space. Follow an Earthling to the moon in a rocket ship, and then see what happens when aliens land on Earth in their flying saucer. All ages. Pre-register: 203-453-8282

3:00pm [3:00pm] Windsor: Will It Waffle?
What happens when you put favorite foods in a waffle iron? Will you create amazing new waffley foods or will you end up with a bunch of sloppy Frankenwaffles? Pre-register: 860-285-1919

6:00pm [6:00pm] Windsor: Summer Concerts
Come out for dinner and a show; dine at one of the local Windsor restaurants and a concert on the green. Summer Concerts are a 'stampable' page in your Passport to Summer Fun! May 30: Hip Service (Rock/R&B Party Band) June 6: Kingsborough (Rock n' Roll) June 13: Atta Kid (Funk/Soul) June 20: The Boys of Summer (Eagles Tribute) June 27: Danny Click and the Hell Yeahs! (Indie Country Rock) July 11: The Purple Ones (Insatiable Tribute to Prince) July 18: Coco Montoya Band (Blues Rock) July 25: Caravanserai (Latin Rock/Santana Tribute) August 1: To Be Announced August 8: Wonder Bread 5 (Rock & Dance Hits) August 15: The Bell Brothers (Modern Country) August 22: Orquesta Son de Cana (Latina Salsa) August 29: The Dylan Black Project (Funk/R&B) September 5: Beatles Flashback (Beatles Tribute) Concert night reminders: * Concert rain dates are the following Tuesday. * Bring a food item for Windsor Food & Fuel Bank. * Shop and eat at the local Farmer's Market from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

[6:30pm] Avon: Woodstock - A 50th Anniversary Celebration
Curious about the iconic four-day festival that drew a half a million people to a dairy farm in Bethel, New York and was headlined by such legendary performers as Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Santana, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? Then come to this multimedia presentation by musician, author, photographer, and radio host Craig Harris. Experience the "Summer of Love" through rare recordings, archival video, live music and great stories. The program is for adults and teens. Feel free to wear your love beads and flowers in your hair.

[6:30pm] Branford: PJ Stories
Enjoy a sleepy story hour filled with rhymes, movement, and songs. Ages 5 and under with an adult. More info: 203-488-1441, ext 323