New England Carousel Museum Museum Spring Break Programming

04/17/2017 to 04/21/2017

95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

11 am - 4 pm. Looking for something fun to do with the kids during spring break? Come on down to the Carousel Museum! We will be open all week long with a different make and take craft activity each day. As always, visitors will also enjoy a tour of the museum and a ride on our carousel.

Warner Theatre Daytime - the Rainbow Fish


68 Main St, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

9:45 am. With her lovely coloring and shimmering scales, the Rainbow Fish is used to being the most beautiful creature in the ocean. So when the other fish ask her for some silver scales, she refuses. How can she sacrifice the one thing that makes her so unique? Will some good advice from the wise old Octopus persuade the Rainbow Fish to share her gifts with those around her? ArtsPower has turned Marcus Pfister's bestselling book into a delightful and touching musical about the value of sharing true friendship with others.

Litchfield Historical Society - Book Discussion: The Fourteenth Amendment PART II


7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

5:30 - 6:30 pm. Accompanying Stephen McGrath's March 26th lecture, this book discussion series explores the far-reaching consequences of the Fourteenth Amendment to the present day. Participants will read Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America. by Garrett Epps for the discussion The Fourteenth Amendment was adopted 150 years ago to make citizens all persons born in the US and to grant citizens equal protection of the laws. Originally intended to benefit African-Americans and other racial minorities, the Amendment has since had the far reaching consequence of expanding legal and political rights for all Americans.

Sea Tea Improv’s Whose Line is it, Anyway? Show

04/18/2017 to 04/18/2017

243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: (203) 729-4591. Fax: (203) 723-1820.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.Sea Tea (get it?) is a Connecticut professional comedy team. Its members have trained with famous ensembles such as Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade. Join us for a hilarious evening when they’ll be in town to stage a Whose Line is it, Anyway? - style show. They’ll be looking for your topic ideas and might even bring you into the uproarious action. Registration required. Call Whittemore Library for more information or to register- (203) 729-4591.

Ansonia Nature Center NATURE EXPLORERS


10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

Apr. 19, 26, May 3, 10, 10 am Join Wendy for our preschool/toddler program. This 4-week session is for children ages 2–5 years old with an adult. These outdoor classes will be fun exploring and learning through play. We will learn about nature and science through activities such as hiking, exploring, singing, games, reading, and making crafts. Every class is outside!!!! TUITION: $40 per 4-week session (cash or check payable to Ansonia Nature Center)

New Milford Historical Society The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets


6 Aspetuck Ave., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-3069.

Starts at 1:00 PM Spring Break Workshop for Children The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets Come and let your child connect with nature! Learn about owls, the food chain , and the animals they eat. Registration required. 3rd Grade and up. Cost: $10.00 per child. Cost: $10.00 Members: $10.00

Open House at the Matthew Curtiss House Museum


44 Main St, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

12 noon - 4 pm. Step back in time with a tour of Newtown's very own house museum. Being built in the mid-1700s, the house witnessed, as a private residence, more than 250 years of Newtown's history. From the birth of our country to the Age of Aquarius, when the society purchased it, returned it to its original state, and gave it its second life as a museum.

Torrington Historical Society Lecture


192 Main St,, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

The Torrington Historical Society is pleased to host Tim LeBouthillier who will present a program titled Charlotte Hungerford Hospital: A Cornerstone Story. In 1929, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital sealed a copper box in the cornerstone during the dedication of one of its buildings but it wasn't until the hospital's 100th anniversary in 2016 that the box was finally opened, revealing a treasure trove of documents and artifacts that record an amazing story of the hospital's early history. Join us for an intimate look as we dig deep into that mysterious copper box and uncover the story of one of Torrington's most important institutions.

Danbury History Museum Connecticut During the Revolutionary War - Provision State & Arsenal of the Revolution


43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-743-5200.

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Free and open to the public This lecture presentation and Q&A reviews the importance of Connecticut and those whose actions proved significant during the eight years of conflict. Grab your cocked hat and buckled shoes, your quill pen and paper for a visit to Connecticut's revolutionary past. Eric Chandler has been involved in American Revolutionary War Living History since 1974. He has portrayed infantry, light infantry, whale-boat raider and both mounted and dismounted dragoons.

White Memorial Museum Children Free Week

04/20/2017 to 04/26/2017

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.