7 Cold Spring Road, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.
The Newtown Historical Society will host its annual Children's Day at the Little Red Schoolhouse on the grounds of Middle Gate School, 7 Cold Spring Road, on Sunday, September 24, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. A class will be held inside the schoolhouse along with craft activities, and if weather permits, outside activities will consist of such colonial games as Graces, Trundling a Hoop, Sack Races, and a Tug-of-War. Both the class and the games are aimed at children ages 5-10. The games will be set up on the lawn outside the Little Red Schoolhouse; in case of inclement weather the class and crafts, will be held but outdoor activities may be curtailed or canceled. Registration is required, at firstname.lastname@example.org and a $3.00 materials fee will be collected at the schoolhouse.