Hands-on | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum has interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere, and so much more! Discover an “Energy Network” with catapults, solar power, and simple machines. Test physic concepts using pulley chairs, levers, and giant magnets. Create a light spectrum masterpiece on Everbright, a massive Lite Brite-style station, or challenge yourself in the “DARE to Discover” gallery. Fly a mission to the Moon in Discovery Museum’s Challenger Center, a simulated space mission experience which can be scheduled for groups or parties. Have a memorable birthday, with super fun science themes like Starforce Explorers and Peculiar Potions. Book an overnight at the Museum for your Scout or school group! Discovery offers amazing class field trip options, with over 80 different learning labs, live science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. You can also book Travelling Science that comes to your school or library! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, throughout the school year for regular admission. Pre-booked school groups can schedule a visit on Mondays.
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06604
Phone: 203-372-3521
41° 12' 56.0124" N, 73° 14' 1.3488" W

Connecticut Science Center

With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" W

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers the best and most comprehensive sports programs in Fairfield County. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 465,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a vast array of sports classes, camps, leagues and programs.
One Blachley Road
Stamford , CT , 06902
Phone: 203.989.1100
41° 3' 5.8716" N, 73° 30' 57.708" W

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Clay Art Center

The Clay Art Center is buzzing with activity and the love for clay and spirit of community is abundantly displayed. Classes for both adults and kids, summer camps, workshops, and exhibitions.
40 Beech Street
Port Chester , NY , 10573
Phone: (914) 937-2047
40° 59' 46.518" N, 73° 39' 47.6424" W

Katonah Art Center

The Katonah Art Center now located at 40 Radio Circle in Mt. Kisco with easy access for families in Armonk, Bedford & Chappaqua. The Katonah Art Center is Westchester’s go-to hub for students looking to learn about and excel in the visual arts. Drawing, painting, pottery, sculpture, photography, fused glass, jewelry-making, 3D printing, digital arts and more! All ages and all levels welcome. After school and weekend classes available.
40 Radio Circle Drive
Mt Kisco , NY , 10549
Phone: 9142324843
41° 11' 34.242" N, 73° 44' 4.4484" W

The Golf Performance Center

The Golf Performance Center in Ridgefield, CT integrates state of the art training facilities and expert coaching to help athletes reach their goals. Beginning with the unique "5 Elements of Success" Evaluation, our golf academy delivers customized golf instruction designed to provide aspiring athletes with improvement strategies for long term success. GPC Junior Golf Schools are designed to help introduce juniors of all ages to the game. Based on skill level, our instructors will place juniors in appropriate classes and encourage participation at each level for their continued development.
824 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield , CT , 06877
Phone: (203) 790-4653
41° 18' 44.7696" N, 73° 28' 15.4884" W

Great Play of Scarsdale

Their high-energy award-winning programs for kids develop motor, sports, and social skills, setting the stage for lifelong confidence and physical fitness, in their one-of-a-kind Interactive Gym™. Great Learning. Great Fun. Great Play!
969B Central Park Ave.
Scarsdale , NY , 10583
Phone: 914.713.3470
40° 59' 30.0012" N, 73° 49' 23.0736" W

Silvermine Arts Center

Visual arts center including a School of Art for all ages
1037 Silvermine Road
New Canaan , CT , 06840
Phone: 203.966.9700
41° 9' 2.034" N, 73° 27' 1.5732" W

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Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Annual Pancake Breakfast at Flanders

Dates: 
03/03/2019
Time: 
8 am - 12 pm

Location:

Van Vleck Farm Sanctuary
5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flander's Field & Forest 5K

Dates: 
06/07/2019
Time: 
6 pm

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Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

Knitting & Spinning at New Pond Farm

Dates: 
03/03/2019
04/07/2019
Time: 
12 - 3 p.m.

Location:

Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road
Carmel, NY, 10512
United States

Phone:

845.279.2995

Maple Sugaring & Pancake Breakfast

Dates: 
03/10/2019
Time: 
9:00am - 1:00pm

Location:

Orange Connecticut Fairgrounds
525 Orange Center Road
Orange, CT, 06477
United States

Orange Country Fair- CT

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

Location:

30 High Street
New Britain, CT, 06051
United States

Phone:

860-225-3020

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring

Dates: 
03/09/2019
03/10/2019
Time: 
8 am - 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

Pysanky Eggs for Adults & Teens

Dates: 
04/06/2019
Time: 
1 – 3 p.m

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Okemo Mountain Resort

Location:

77 Okemo Ridge Road
Ludlow, VT, 05149
United States

Phone:

(802) 228-1600