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

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club 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

TennisCT

TennisCT is a network of 5 indoor and outdoor tennis clubs located throughout Fairfield County where players go to connect with others who love the game. Playing at a TennisCT club gives you access to world-class tennis programs, tennis facilities, special tournaments, USTA play, leagues, social events, and of course, the best instructors and staff. It’s what makes a TennisCT club more than just a place for tennis lessons.
815 Post Rd. 2nd Floor
Darien , CT , 06820 41° 4' 43.3776" N, 73° 28' 8.2812" 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

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

Greenburgh Nature Center

The Greenburgh Nature Center’s mission is to offer inspiring, hands-on environmental education experiences, to foster an appreciation of nature, and to promote sustainable practices. The Greenburgh Nature Center hosts eco-friendly or “green” birthday parties where you can celebrate your child’s special day and the wonders of nature. We offer many different themed parties that are fun and educational. Your guests can also enjoy exploring our nature preserve, including our Nature’s Discovery Playground and outdoor animal displays, either before or after the party.
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale , NY , 10583
Phone: 914-723-3470
41° 0' 18.738" N, 73° 48' 24.5448" 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

MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Arts of Westport

MoCA Westport is a visual and performing non-profit arts organization that has been a cornerstone of the Westport, Connecticut community for over fifty years. In 2019 MoCA Westport underwent a significant expansion in order to bring extensive programming to the local community and greater New York and New England regions. MoCA Westport is dedicated to presenting diverse and innovative exhibitions featuring the work of established, emerging and locally impactful artists and curators. MoCA’s popular concert series features acclaimed musicians performing various genres in an intimate setting with a state of the art sound system. The Academy@MoCA offers educational classes and instruction uniquely designed to bring people of all ages and talents an opportunity to develop new skills and experience the creative arts in meaningful ways. The organization’s additional programming includes lectures, artist talks and family art days that engage and inspire wide-reaching audiences throughout the year.
19 Newtown Turnpike
Westport , CT , 06880
Phone: 203 222 7070
41° 9' 34.0776" N, 73° 23' 17.6748" W

Location:

Cruise to Sheffield Island
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-838-9444

Cruise to Sheffield Island

Dates: 
08/02/2022
08/03/2022
08/04/2022
Time: 
Tues. and Wed. 11 am - 2 pm, Thurs. - Sun. 11 am - 2 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Maple Sugaring Tapping Day at Flanders (weather permitting)

Dates: 
02/05/2022
Time: 
9:30AM and 11 AM

Location:

Kinsmen Brewing Co.
409 Canal St
Milldale, CT, 06467
United States

Phone:

(860) 652-8866

O'Shenanigans 5K & Wee Mile

Dates: 
03/12/2022
Time: 
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Pancake Breakfast at Flanders

Dates: 
03/06/2022
Time: 
8 AM to 12 PM

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

REGISTER NOW****Maple Syrup Demonstrations at Flanders

Dates: 
02/26/2022
02/27/2022
03/05/2022
Time: 
1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30 & 4:00 PM

Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

(914) 666-8448

Winter Nature Photography

Dates: 
01/22/2022
Time: 
3:00 - 4:30 PM