KidsPlay Children's Museum - Summer Sessions for Stem

07/08/2015

61 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-618-7700 .

Registration is Open Now for our Summer Sessions. Help exercise your child''s brain this summer with KidsPlay Summer Sessions. Sign your 3-6 year old up for STEM, art, literacy, music, and fitness classes all centered around fun and engaging themes. Sign up for just one day, a whole week, or the whole summer. Sessions run at 11 am Wednesday - Sunday beginning July 8th. Call 860-618-7700 or email info@kidsplaymuseum.com for pricing details! Space is limited, so don't delay.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Stone Structures and Walls of England and New England--Washington

07/09/2015

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7247.

Andrew Pighills will deliver a presentation entitled Stone Structures and Walls of England and New England: An Evolution on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT. This informative visual presentation will draw comparisons both similar and dissimilar in geology, building styles and techniques, and follow the development and evolution of stone walls and structures from colonial times to the present day. Mr. Pighills will explain how these structures and stonewalls fit into the garden and wider landscape past and present. This program is free and open to the public but registration is requested.

Sharon Historical Society Children's Summer Program: Discovery Days

07/09/2015 to 08/20/2015

18 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5688.

The Sharon Historical Society is excited to announce our new summer program for children called Discovery Days to be held on 4 Thursdays in July and August. Every Discovery Day starts with an investigation of objects in the Museum. Inspired by what we find there, we’ll delve deeper with a creative response. Each day will combine creative time with active time and will include games, crafts and a snack. 4 different classes will be offered during July and August and will be taught by museum professionals and assisted by student interns and guest speakers. The intended age group is children entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Reservations required for each session. Space is limited. The cost per session is $15 for members/ $20 for non-members or reserve all 4 sessions for just $50 for members/ $70 non-members. Dates are July 9th (Portraits), July 23rd (Colonial Times), August 6th (Iron Heritage) and August 20th (Town Green).  All sessions will run from 10:00AM-12:00PM. Call to register.

Stone Structures & Walls of England & New England: An Evolution

07/09/2015 to 07/09/2015

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Andrew Pighills will deliver a presentation entitled Stone Structures and Walls of England and New England: An Evolution on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT. This informative visual presentation will draw comparisons both similar and dissimilar in geology, building styles and techniques, and follow the development and evolution of stone walls and structures from colonial times to the present day.  Mr. Pighills will explain how these structures and stonewalls fit into the garden and wider landscape past and present. This program is free and open to the public but registration is requested.

Ives Concert Park Presents Dr. Seuss's The Cat In The Hat at WCSU Westside Campus--Danbury

07/10/2015 to 07/19/2015

43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203-837-9228.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat In The Hat--One of Dr. Seuss' best-loved stories, "The Cat In The Hat" brings out the imagination of all viewers and is perfect for the whole family! Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. The Cat in the Hat will bring out the childhood imagination for viewers of all ages, and is the perfect show to bring the whole family to. Directed by WCSU adjunct instructor Anthony DePoto. Presented by Ives Concert Park and Newtown Savings Bank. Where: Visual & Performing Arts Center, WCSU Westside Campus. Dates: July 11,12,18,19.  Starts at 3PM.  General admission: $15.  Senior $10, Student: $10.

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts A Celebration of the Bantam River--Litchfield

07/10/2015

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts A Celebration of the Bantam River honoring Robyn Dinda on July 10, 2015 at 6:30PM.  July 11th at 6:30AM o the Bantam River and Litchfield Town Beach.  Members $20--Non-Members $30.  Friday evening cocktail at the river and Saturday morning meet at the boat launch on Whites Woods Road for an interpretive paddle down the Bantam River with kayak enthusiast, Dave Faber. Even is rain or shine. 

Mainstage Theatre --WCSU Westside Campus Presents Dr. Seuss's The Cat In The Hat--Danbury

07/10/2015 to 07/19/2015

43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203-837-TIXX.

Dr. Seuss's The Cat In The Hat--One of Dr. Seuss' best-loved stories, "The Cat In The Hat" brings out the imagination of all viewers and is perfect for the whole family! Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. The Cat in the Hat will bring out the childhood imagination for viewers of all ages, and is the perfect show to bring the whole family to. Directed by WCSU adjunct instructor Anthony DePoto. Presented by Ives Concert Park and Newtown Savings Bank. Where: Visual & Performing Arts Center, WCSU Westside Campus. .Dates:07/10/2015 through 07/19/2015. Time: Starts at 3:00 pm. Ticket Prices: General: $15; Senior: $10; Student: $10; Child 12: $7.  Check the website for  tickets.

Sherman Playhouse Presents Arsenic and Old Lace

07/10/2015 to 08/02/2015

Route 37/39, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-354-3622.

On July 10, The Sherman Playhouse will open Joseph Kesselring's classic theatrical chestnut, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE.
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is the quintessential farcical black comedy. It focuses on the Brewster family, currently residing in 1940s Brooklyn. The family is comprised of two charming spinster aunts who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously "acceptable" roomers; their brother who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt; and another brother, Mortimer, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry.
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is under the direction of Robin Frome of New Milford.ARSENIC AND OLD LACE runs July 10,11 17,18,19 24,25 31, August 1,2. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinees on July 19 and August 2. Tickets for all shows are $22 for adults and $11 for children 12 and under. On Thursday, July 9, all patrons are invited to attend a "Half-Price Preview Night" at 8:00 p.m.

TheatreWorks New Milford Time Stands Still

07/10/2015 to 08/01/2015

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 350-6863..

The story focuses on Sarah, a photojournalist, and James, a foreign correspondent and Sarah's long-term boyfriend. Sarah has just returned to their apartment in Brooklyn after being injured covering a war zone. James, meanwhile, is riddled with guilt for having left Sarah alone. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the uncertain prospect of a more conventional life. Smart, stylish, and timely, TIME STANDS STILL will inspire much discussion well after the curtain comes down. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with a 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinee on July 26. Tickets for all shows are $23 for reserved seating

Danbury Concerts on the Green

07/10/2015

1 Ives St., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

8 p.m. Free. They Way Back Machine