Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Tots

11/08/2016 to 11/09/2016

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

Program for children 2-4 years with an adult. Includes activities, crafts and animals. This session is entitled "Who Eats What." Pre-register at 203-394-6563 or programming@beardsleyzoo.org.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

11/09/2016 to 11/15/2016

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

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

Mattatuck Museum Sip n’ Shop at Elizabeth Richard

11/10/2016

20 Sherman Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. A whimsical evening of wine, psychic readings, artisans and retail therapy, all to benefit the Mattatuck Museum
Please RSVP by November 8 to katie@mattmuseum.org. Psychic Readings by Karmic Inspiration. A portion of all proceeds will be donated back to the Museum.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Nature’s Nursery Series

11/10/2016

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

Join us on the second Thursday of each month October - December for an hour-long program designed just for your young nature lovers. Every session will include a story, an encounter with a live animal, and an activity or craft. Bring your kids out to White Memorial for a jam-packed hour of hands-on learning. Parents, we ask that you stay for the duration of the program. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. 4-5pm. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org → Education → Public Programs for Children to register. Space is limited! Members: $7/child per session or $25/whole series, Non-Members: $12/child per session or $45/whole series

Saint Gregory the Great Church Fall Craft Fair

11/11/2016 to 11/12/2016

85 Great Plain Road, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 797‑0222.

Free. Fri 5pm‑9pm, Sat 9am‑3pm.  Food, drinks, variety of craft vendors and silent auction.

Flanders Nature Center Veteran’s Day “Nature Safari” Adventure

11/11/2016

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

On Veteran's Day, Friday , November 11th , all area students in grades kindergarten through 5th are welcomed to attend a "Nature Safari" where they will be hiking the trails to discover the amazing wildlife at Flanders learning facts, stories and the history of animals getting ready for the long winter months. Are the geese getting ready to migrate? What animals are growing thick winter coats? The day will be packed with exploring the great outdoors, and age appropriate stories, games and art projects! Three different sessions are being offered for this special adventure. Please remember to pack a lunch (AM) and a snack (PM) and dress for the weather.

Brookfield Craft Center Holiday Shopping

11/11/2016 to 11/12/2016

286 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT Phone: 203-775-4526.

Find one-of-a-kind hand crafted gifts - from holiday ornaments to woodcrafts, beautiful glass and jewelry to pottery, fiber works, and so much more. Make us part of your holiday tradition. The Holiday Sale begins on Saturday, November 12. Meet the artists and shop tax free at the Preview Party and reception on Friday, November 11th from 5-8pm.

The Railroad Museum of New England -“Salute to Veterans”

11/11/2016

242 Main St, Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-7245.

All veterans and their families are welcome to attend the "Salute to Veterans" on Friday, November 11th from 8am to 10am at Thomaston Station. The Railroad Museum of New England (RMNE) is partnering with the Thomaston's American Legion Post 22 and the Thomaston Savings Bank. After a ceremony of appreciation, coffee and refreshments will be served.

Ladies Night Out to benefit Easter Seals

11/11/2016

380 Farmwood Road, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203.754.5141 (ext. 251.

La Bella Vista. Enjoy an evening of dinner, dessert and shop-to-you-drop fun! 5:30 - 10 p.m. $50 pp, cash bar. 

White Memorial Foundation Museum Wildlife in Winter

11/11/2016

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

Brrr, it's getting colder! Do you ever wonder how wild animals like snakes, frogs, and groundhogs get through harsh New England winters? On Veteran's Day, join us to find out! Through live animal encounters, outdoor adventures, games, and crafts, we'll discuss different strategies wild animals employ for surviving winter. Grades 1-3: 9:30am-12:30pm, Grades 4-6: 1:30-4:30pm. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org → Education → Public Programs for Children to register. Space is limited! Members: $20/child, Non-Members: $30/child