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Out and about in Hartford this weekend

Hartford has tons for kids to do this weekend. Read on to find out about them!

Weekend Highlights for Friday, March 28 - Sunday, March 30 for the Hartford area:

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Friday highlights (click here for more on Friday, March 28)


Yoga for Youngsters/Tales & Tails with Mother Goose! at Imagine Nation Museum. Yoga for Youngsters on Friday & Tales & Tails with Mother Goose on Wednesdays in March for kids ages 2-4!


Open Play at Whippersnapper's Play Gym in Cheshire. Whippersnapper's Open play is available to members and non-members. Open play is not monitored by staff. You may use the gym and the equipment that is in the gym as you wish (within gym rules) and you must stay with your children.


Alphabet Soup at The Farmington Public Library - Main. For a child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABC's! Join us for this early literacy program focusing on the alphabet..Children will be introduced to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.


Family Fun Tyme at Jump-n-Jammin - Bristol. Spend some quality time staying active with your family at Jump-n-Jammin in Bristol! You'll enjoy pizza, 2 hours of jumping, pg movies and drinks for one low price!


The 5 Senses at the Lutz Children's Museum. We'll take a basic look into how our brains work. Students will then get to experience several sensory stations where they will get to test each of their five senses. We will learn how different each is and how much we are like our animal friends



Saturday's highlights (click here for more on Saturday, March 29):


Animal Demonstrations at The Children's Museum in West Hartford. Bring your kids to the Wildlife Sanctuary and the Main Exhibit Hall at the Children's Museum in West Hartford for live animal demonstrations!


Teddy Bear Health Clinic at Imagine Nation Museum. Bring your Teddy in for a checkup!


NASA Space Day at the Connecticut Science Center! Enjoy spacey fun! Celebrate with prizes, games, a K'NEX rocket challenge and more. Eat astronaut ice cream, see a real NASA space suit, & participate in Live Science demonstrations about our Solar System. Younger space fans will love storytime.


NanoFestival! at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Join us for NanoFestival where you can find out how the smallest things make a big difference in our world. Explore nano-scale science, technology and engineering through hands-on activities and a live performance of Attack of the Nanoscientist.


Sugar Shack Open House at Sweet Wind Farm in East Hartland!  Visit Sweet Wind Farm and watch us turn sap into golden maple syrup when we are boiling! Sugaring season is typically from mid February till the first week of April, but the weather can't always be predicted. Call ahead to see if we are boiling.


Doktor Kaboom at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Doktor Kaboom! performs an original interactive Science Comedy show for audiences of all ages.



Sunday's highlights (click here to see what else is on our calendar for Sunday, March 30):


Silent Slapstick at the Stamford Center for the Arts - Palace Theatre! Your kids will laugh themselves silly at this program of ’20s comedy films! Lincoln Center’s famous silent film accompanist/historian Ben Model will introduce families to 3 short slapstick silent comedies!


Animal Demonstrations at The Children's Museum in West Hartford  Bring your kids to the Wildlife Sanctuary and the Main Exhibit Hall at the Children's Museum in West Hartford for live animal demonstrations!


Sunday Morning LaLa at the Bean and Leaf in New London  Bring your kids to the Bean and Leaf for a fun, musical morning! Families will be able to start the day with delicious food and singing and dancing in the shop each Sunday!


Open Play For Kids Aged 2 - 6 at Jump!Zone in Canton!  Your youngest kids can have fun safely at this special Open Play at Jump!Zone just for them! They'll have a ton of fun and you'll worry less knowing that big kids aren't allowed!


Bridgeport Sound Tigers Take on the Hartford Wolf Pack (3 pm game)  Bring your family to the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport to catch a fast-paced, high energy Sound Tigers game! Nothing beats hockey for having fun with your kids!


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