Connecticut Kids Events Calendar

There are a million and one things to do with kids, and families to do in Connecticut. Here are some of the upcoming kids events in Connecticut this month. Whether it's Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, there's a lot to do with kid and families in Connecticut. Do you know of a ... Continue Reading . . .

Free Family Fun in Southeastern Connecticut

Free attractions in eastern Connecticut that are fun for the family and easy on the wallet. Many are open all year long so you can go when it's warm outside or 10 degrees in the middle of the Winter. They are also great ideas for kids Winter and Spring breaks. Photo ... Continue Reading . . .

The Annual Hartford Art Sled Derby

Be Creative! Have Fun! Go Sledding in the Annual Hartford Art Sled Derby coming to Elizabeth Park in February. Connecticut Kids will have fun with their families at this annual event so come on down and join in the fun. Build a one of a kind artistic snow sled and get together ... Continue Reading . . .

First Night Family Events in Connecticut

New Year's Eve is approaching fast and Connecticut offers "First Night Events" throughout the state that are specifically geared towards families with children. You will find First Night Events in Hartford, Westport, Weston, and Woodbridge. Many events are free but some cost. You ... Continue Reading . . .

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Coming to Hartford in February

Stuck inside and wondering what to do during the winter? Head on down to the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show February 18 through February 21, 2016. Discover the sights and fragrances of spring months before the weather warms up at the "35th annual Connecticut Flower & ... Continue Reading . . .

Kids Eat Free at IKEA New Haven

IKEA in New Haven is letting kids ages 12 and under eat for FREE at their in-store restaurant December 28, 2015 to January 1, 2016. Get up to two kids meals (regularly $2.49 each) for free when you purchase one adult entree and show your IKEA FAMILY card. Don't have an ... Continue Reading . . .

Winter Break Kids Week and Ice Skating at Foxwoods Resort Casino

The kids will be off from school pretty soon and when their new Christmas presents are "so boring", take them out for a day of ice skating and family fun. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut has setup an outdoor ice skating rink, complete with hot cocoa, Adirondack ... Continue Reading . . .

Disney on Ice is Coming to the XL Center Hartford

Disney on Ice is Coming to the XL Center in Hartford and you should prepare to laugh, sing and dance as you step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! presents Let's Celebrate Presented by Stonyfield YoKids ... Continue Reading . . .

Free Happy Meal Printables from McDonalds

McDonald's has given us permission to share these Happy Meal Printable games and coloring pages with you. The Build-a-Bear Workshop printable coloring page has all of your favorite bears and includes Mr Snowman and a Friendly Reindeer too. To print out one or all of the free ... Continue Reading . . .

The Albano Ballet Company’s Nutcracker Performance in Connecticut

This past Saturday we went to see The Albano Ballet Company's performance of The Nutcracker held in the Cabaret Theater at Mohegan Sun. The girls had never been to a ballet and didn't really know what to expect. The girls dressed up in their Christmas dresses and off we went to ... Continue Reading . . .

Kid’s Sewing Class in Old Lyme Connecticut

My daughter, Ava and grandma Wendy have been taking a kid's sewing with Old Lyme Youth Services, Connecticut. This is a great class for kids ages 8 to around 12 who are first-time sewers. The kids don't need to know anything about sewing. In the class, Claudia Mathison teaches ... Continue Reading . . .

Holiday Shopping Ideas from Westfield Mall Trumbull

For the past 7 years or so, I have done most if not all of my holiday shopping online. Certain things I do pick up in the store, but for the most part, I am too scatterbrained to brave the crowds and the overwhelming amount of choice in front of me to make my purchases in ... Continue Reading . . .