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Thompson Town-wide Cleanup

April 1 - April 30
Thompson, Throughout Thompson
Thompson, CT United States

Thompson together, Inc. will be doing a month long town-wide cleanup in the Town of Thompson. Take a trash bag with you when you go for a walk along one of the many trails in Thompson. You will help make Thompson a better place and you will feel good about doing it. Every little bit […]

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10:00 am

Let’s Play – Opening Day is April 8th!

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Adventure Park at Storrs, 2007 Storrs Road
Mansfield, 06268 United States
$23 - $31

Use the promo code: ZIPINTOSPRING17 before March 19th to save 20% on all regular admission Spring climbing tickets! The code can be used for reservations taking place between the April 8th opening and June 2, 2017. Every guest experience has the opportunity to be unique. Whether it's overcoming a fear, getting in a great workout or taking it easy for […]

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Alien Invaders!!! Invasive Species of Connecticut

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

Aliens are all around us. From fish to plants to worms, invasive plants and animals have entered the United States in many ways, some intentionally and some not. Join Judy Rondeau, Natural Resource Specialist with the Eastern Connecticut Conservation District and former Goodwin naturalist, for a survey of some of the alien species that now […]

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1:00 pm

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road
Mansfield, CT 06268 United States
$2.00

Registration opens at 1:00pm Egg Hunt begins at 1:30 pm There will be 3 age groups: Ages 0 - 3, Ages 4 - 6, Ages 7 - 10 Children should bring a basket for their goodies. Mansfield Advocates for Children (“MAC”) is holding its annual egg hunt on April 8, 2017, at 1:00 PM at […]

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Stew and Stories

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Blue Slope Country Museum, 138 Blue Hill Rd.
Franklin, CT United States
$5.00

Learn from the 'experts' the stories of farming in southern, CT. These are not 'how to' stories, rather stories rich in character, history and the 'I remember when' stories. Learn how some inventions were instrumental to farming, yet how many of the inventions fall under the category 'everything old is new again.' As visitors gather […]

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Goodwin Conservation Center Volunteer Orientation

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

Orientation at the Goodwin Conservation Center. Learn more about Goodwin Center programs & volunteer opportunities, and meet fellow hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. This workshop is for new, current, and potential Goodwin volunteers to become better acquainted with the Goodwin Center, Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and our network of volunteers.

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2:00 pm

100 Birds by John Cody

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until April 8, 2017

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until April 9, 2017

An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until April 9, 2017

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
Free

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to host 100 Birds, a new production written, directed, and designed by UConn Puppet Arts Program undergraduate student John Cody ’17 from April 7 to April 9 in the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Theater located at 1 Royce Circle […]

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4:00 pm

New England Ham & Bean Dinner

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canterbury Town Hall, 1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT United States
$12.00

New England Ham & Bean Dinner at the Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Drive, from 4:30 to 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 8. Dine in or Take out. Tickets $12 adults, $8 ages 6 to 12. Basket Raffle $1. Eat in or Take out. Sponsored by and Friends of the Prudence Crandall Museum and Canterbury […]

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4:30 pm

2nd Annual Ham & Bean Supper

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Canterbury Town Hall, 1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT United States
$12.00

Dine-in or Take-out. Tickets: $12 Adult; $8.00 ages 6-12; 5 and under free Proceeds to benefit the Prudence Crandall Museum, Inc. and the Canterbury Lions Programs. Basket Raffle $1.00 per ticket (Winner need not be present to win.) For Tickets please call 860 546-7800 ext. 7 or 860 334-0672.

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7:00 pm

50th Anniversary Party

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
William Benton Museum of Art, 253 Glenbrook Rd
Mansfield,, CT United States
$60.00

Saturday, April 8, 2017   7-10 pm at The William Benton Museum of Art Honorary Chair: Carol LeWitt 7-9 pm Cocktails, Hors d'Oeuvres & Silent Auction 8-10 pm Live Sixties Music with The Fever Band 9-10 pm Dessert & Coffee Optional: Wear your groovin' 60s threads! Get your tickets now! Purchase tickets in person at […]

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8:00 pm

Latin Fest ’17

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT United States
$35 - $50

DANCE CABARET / Doors open at 7 pm Latin food & cash bar Break out your dancing shoes! Our open dance floor is beckoning to you with the irresistible sounds of living legend Gilberto Santa Rosa, El Caballero de la Salsa (the Gentleman of Salsa). Dance, drink, and enjoy delicous Latin fare in Jorgensen's candlelit […]

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The Johnson Girls

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Vanilla Bean Cafe, 450 West Road
Pomfret, CT United States
$12.00

Widely acclaimed for their powerhouse performances of rousing work songs, haunting ballads and laments, and hair-raising harmonies, The Johnson Girls have performed at major festivals, clubs, coffeehouses, and more across the United States, Canada, the UK, Ireland, and Europe, have performed live on Oscar Brand’s radio show, France Bleu radio and appeared on French TV. The […]

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Vernal Pools

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Vernal pools are fishless ephemeral spring ponds that form in the forest. So what is so special about them?  Vernal pools are essential to the life cycles of many amphibians and other aquatic creatures.  During this program, Naturalist Juan Sanchez, Master Naturalist Brad Robinson, and Goodwin Naturalist Jasper Sha will discuss the importance […]

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