Easter Island Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt at Timexpo Museum

04/12/2014

175 Union Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203.346.5710.

On Saturday 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt and answer the questions hidden in colorful eggs scattered throughout the museum! Hours of fun to learn about the museum and its history, win prizes, enjoy storytelling or watch a movie. Make Easter Memories Have your photo taken with the Easter Island Easter Bunny and turn it into a clock! Easter Bunny Photo: $5  Photo Clocks: $15
$4.00 Admission Fee.

Litchfield History Museum and Tapping Reeve House - Museum Open for the Season!

04/12/2014

Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

11:00am-5:00pm.  Litchfield History Museum and Tapping Reeve House Age(s): All.  "The Lure of the Litchfield Hills" will explore what was behind the Colonial Revival Movement, how the residents of Litchfield embraced their ancestral past and how the community came to look the way it does today. Visitors are invited to join in exploring this social movement that touched all aspects of American life from architecture and landscaping, to fashion, home decoration and beyond.

Sweet Maria's Kid’s Easter Cookie and Cupcake Workshop

04/12/2014

159 Manor Ave, Waterbury, CT Phone: 888.755.4099.

We will supply the cookie dough and all the festive decorations to make Easter sugar cookies. Plus, kids will have a chance to make cupcakes with our chefs! Recipes, cookies,  cupcakes,  and Sweet Maria Fun Pack for take home. Snacks while you work!  Ages 5 and up. classes limited to 15.Saturday, April 12,2014  2:30 to 4 pm $ 35.00

H.O.R.S.E. Showing - Washington

04/12/2014

43 Wilbur Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-1960.

H.O.R.S.E. Showing- Saturday April 12, 2014. 2PM- 4PM. Come and see our horses in hand and under saddle.

The Silo -Hunt Hill Farm - Sara's Silo Spring Holiday Dinner

04/12/2014

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Saturday 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Chef, cookbook author and television personality and Silo friend Sara Moulton returns to the Silo. Join us as Chef Sara Moulton will share some of her favorite memories, cooking tips and recipes inspired by the years she spent working closely with Julia Child, as a Food Network Chef, as editor of Gourmet Magazine, cookbook author and now host of her own TV series, Sara’s Weeknight Meals. Sara will keep you entertained as she recounts personal stories of her experiences and prepares her recipes right before your very eyes.  And yes, dinner will be served!!Menu to follow.Demonstration.Book signing to follow the class.  Only books purchased at The Silo may be personalized. Proof of purchase required. $100 per person.

The Silo - Hunt Hill Farm Trust - Gingerbread Easter Bakset

04/12/2014

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Saturday, 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Join Nancy Stuart in decorating your own edible gingerbread Easter basket. Plus fill it with treats and sweets you'll make. Full participation, One basket per participant. For children ages 6 to 11. $50 per person.

Newtown Historical Society's Open House and Wood-turning Demonstration With Jim Degen

04/13/2014

Matthew Curtis House, 44 Main Street, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

Please join us at the Matthew Curtiss House located in Newtown, CT at 44 Main Street for an open house and wood-turning demonstration on Sunday, April 13 from 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.  Mr. Jim Degen of Brookfield will be joining us with his portable lathe to present a wood-turning demonstration.  Wood-turning is a form of woodworking that creates wooden objects on a lathe.  It differs from most other forms of woodworking in that the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it.

The Silo - Hunt Hill Farm Trust - Sara's Easter Spring Lunch

04/13/2014

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Sara Moulton. Join us this morning as Chef Sara Moulton prepares a delectable holiday brunch for you with a menu you’ll want to try out on your own for Easter Sunday brunch.  She’ll share techniques and recipes.  Brunch will be served. Demonstration. Menu to follow. Demonstration. Book signing to follow the class. Only books purchased at The Silo may be personalized. Proof of purchase required.  $100 per person

Newtown Friends of Music Concert Featuring American String Quartet

04/13/2014

Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-6470.

On Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014 the Newtown Friends of Music will host the American String Quartet.  Internationally recognized as one of the world's foremost quartets, the American String Quartet celebrated its 37th season in 2012/13. Critics and colleagues hold the Quartet in high esteem and many of today's leading artists and composers seek out the Quartet for collaborations. Formed in 1974, when its members were students at The Juilliard School, the ASQ has won both the Coleman and the Naumburg in the same year. One of our most favorite ensembles.

KidsPlay Museum - Spring Vacation Scheudle - Torrington

04/14/2014 to 04/17/2014

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

APRIL VACATION SCHEDULE! We have alot of great activities planned for next week!  Come join us!  Our hours are 10am - 4pm, Monday, April 14th - Saturday, April 19th!  We will be closed on Sunday, April 20th for Easter.

Monday, April 14th at 11am: Story time with Sharon Waagner.  All ages welcome!  Free with museum admission.

Tuesday, April 15th at 11am: Dance Demo: We will be welcoming Ms. B. with her Dance Around the World - First Stop Ballet! Series 1. Ages 3-7 yrs old!   A short story on the ballet Sleeping Beauty will be read. Ballet terminology such as plie’, Releve’, saute’ will be introduced. Creative ballet movement danced along to Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty. Costumes will be princess tu- tu .

Wednesday, April 16th: 1-2pm: Magic Class with Tom O’Brien’s “The Wizard's School of Magic”.  A fun filled, entertaining program presented to students ages 5-8 years of age. In each session, the students will learn how to perform 4 magic tricks from Tom O'Brien, a full-time professional magician from Washington, CT. All of the students will receive their own magic kit containing the props and also receive a Magic Wand during the last class!  Cost is $15/per child which includes class and museum admission. * Must call museum to pre-register for class - there are still a few spots left! *
 
Thursday, April 17th at 11am: Music Demo with a new, local studio, Noteworthy LLC.  They will be bringing in some percussion instruments for the kids to try, and Mr. Andrew will bring his guitar. There will also be songs! It should be a great time! All ages are welcome and this is a free demo class with museum admission. Please take a few minutes to check them out on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NoteworthyMusicLLC