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What to Do with Kids this Weekend in SW CT

Read on to find out about the tons of activities for kids to do this weekend in Fairfield County

What to Do with Kids this Weekend in SW CT

Weekend Highlights for April 18 - April 20 for Fairfield County families:

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Friday!


Easter Fun at Pump It Up of Norwalk! Grab the kids & hop on over to Pump It Up of Norwalk! Kids will bounce, play, search and collect Easter Eggs hidden inside our gigantic inflatables. It'll be a fun time with the Easter Bunny :)


Spring Vacation Day Camp at the Pratt Nature Center. It’s "Summer" Camp at the Pratt Nature Center on Days Off of school!! Each season holds different adventures!! Hike the mountain to see what's growing during spring and fall or snowshoe and sled during the winter! Your kids will have a ton of fun!


Observatory Visitors' Night at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting, at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road.


Easter Bunny Trolley at Shore Line Trolley Museum Families will ride a 100-year-old beautifully restored trolley to meet the Easter Bunny! There will be springtime crafts too! Plan on spending about an hour at the museum to visit the Bunny, complete the crafts and take lots of pictures!


Free Friend Fridays at Sundae Spa in Milford!  Bring your little diva into Sundae Spa for any spa treatment and one of her friends can get the same one - for FREE!


April Vacation Day Programs  at  Stamford JCC. Grades K – 6. All vacation days include arts and crafts, nut-free/kosher snacks, free swim and various games and activities.


Visit the Easter Bunny at Westfield Trumbull Mall! Stop by the Lord & Taylor court starting on April 4th through April 19th and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Egg Hunt at the Wilton Library! What are all these eggs doing in the Children’s Library? Pick up an Easter Egg Hunt list from the Children’s Reference Desk to help you keep track of all the eggs. Try to spot all ten!



Saturday!


Easter Bunny Fun Day at the Connecticut Trolley Museum. Spend the day with the Easter Bunny at the CT Trolley Museum! Activities include egg hunts, games, crafts, face painting, rides, bubbles and MORE!


The Mishaps of Miss Hops: A Bunny's Tale at  The Bijou Theatre. The Mishaps of Miss. Hops: A Bunny’s Tale!


Chocolate Factory Experience Tour of Fascia's Chocolates! Come to Fascia's Chocolates factory for a tour you won't forget! Check out the manufacturing process and learn how chocolate is made! Of course, you'll sample chocolate and even make your OWN chocolate bar! RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED.


Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza! at  Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Join Benedict the Egg and Jay and Ray Music for Everybody for loads of egg-citing activities. There will be egg flipping, egg rolling, egg tossing, egg balancing, and you can even help decorate Benedict the Egg.


10th Annual Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt & Excellent Eggs at Overbrook at  Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm.


Rowayton's Easter Egg Hunt at  The Rowayton Civic Organization. Hop over to the Rowayton Community Center to meet the Easter Bunny & participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. Parents, please drop off 6 plastic eggs filled with candy, snacks or coins at the Community Center field before 9:30 am on the day of the hunt.


The Great Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration at New Canaan Nature Center. Meet warm & fuzzy spring animals & enjoy the spring weather with a self-guided scavenger hunt on our trails. Up for more of a challenge? Try your hand at our Spoon/Egg Obstacle Course. Eggs will contain nature-themed prizes & nut-free sweets.


Easter Bunny Trains at Danbury Railway Museum. Celebrate Easter at the Danbury Railroad Museum with your family! You and your kids will enjoy rides, face painting, coloring, model layouts, toys and visits with the Easter Bunny!!



Sunday!


Pony Rides at Horse Listeners Orchard! Kids love ponies! Bring them to Horse Listeners Orchard for a fun afternoon Pony Ride around the farm. Visit the petting zoo, check out the pond and enjoy the great outdoors!


Easter Fun at Pump It Up of Norwalk! Grab the kids & hop on over to Pump It Up of Norwalk! Kids will bounce, play, search and collect Easter Eggs hidden inside our gigantic inflatables. It'll be a fun time with the Easter Bunny :)


Drop In Art For Families at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. The Aldrich offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the work and ideas on view in our exhibitions. Just stop by the Education Center to enjoy self-guided, hands-on projects for all age levels. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Shark Dive Observation at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk. The Maritime Aquarium's dive team spends quality time with the sand tiger sharks, lemon shark and other creatures. Thanks to a cool communication link, you can even talk with the divers while they're in the exhibit with the sharks!


Greenwich's Great Estates at the Greenwich Historical Society. This exhibition draws on the Greenwich Historical Society’s collection of clothing, photographs and objects to explore an era marked by the unbridled spending by America’s elite to build estates of staggering proportions.


Eco Splash! Spring Break Week at Mystic Aquarium! See tons of sand transformed into spectacular sculptures by Sandtasia, create a sculpture using scrap materials; meet cool rehabilitated raptors. Make your own bird feeder and plant a seedling to take home; learn about composting and the red wiggler!


Easter Sunrise Service at Jones Family Farm. Watch the sunrise from the top of the Jones Family Farm's hill during the annual ecumenical Easter Sunrise service. Starts 6 am. It's a beautiful, peaceful way to begin your Easter!


Aladdin at  Downtown Cabaret Theatre. We all know the tale, come experience it, Cabaret Style!


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