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Anime Club Holiday Cosplay Party

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Cosplay fun! Celebrate the holidays Anime style by dressing up as your favorite Manga character! Prize for best costume! Japanese snacks and craft activities too! Please register online (www.otislibrarynorwich.org) or by contacting the Front Desk, beginning November 20. For grades 5 & up. Program will take place in the Story Room.

Celebration of Crafts

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

Library Helper Day

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, 5:30 pm

Kids/Family

Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

the Junior Friends will assist Library Staff in a variety of projects; (860) 441-6750.

Feb. 22 - 3:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 - 5:30 p.m.

Lil' Yogis

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, 11:00 am
Lil' Yogis;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, CT , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites kids and their caregivers to the library for Lil’s Yogis with Miss Kim. On Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. starting September 13, Miss Kim will guide little ones in creative movement and yoga. Geared toward ages 2 to 5. Siblings are welcome. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public. Call Wheeler Library for details: 860-535-0383.

Lunch Bunch Storytime

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Lunch Bunch Storytime;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites preschoolers and their grown-ups to enjoy a mini storytime over lunch on Wednesdays, September 13 to December 13, at 12:00 noon. There will be no session on November 22, the day before Thanksgiving. Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to bring bag lunches to the library. We will read a story or two over lunch and then families are free to stay and play. Stories provided by Wheeler Library. Lunch provided by you. Meets downstairs in the Little Lions’ Den unless otherwise noted. Lunch Bunch Storytime is a special activity to share with the children in your life.

Weather policy: If North Stonington Schools are cancelled or delayed, the event is cancelled. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public. For more information call 860-535-0383. Visit us online at www.wheelerlibrary.org, and on Facebook: Wheeler Library. To receive our text message updates, text @g4a87 to the number 81010.

Celebration of Crafts

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

Fantastic Friends Storytime

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

For children 3 to 5 years
30-45 minutes; includes a craft; 20 children per session. Please call the library or check our website for more information.

Quaker Hill Santa Run, Dec. 14, Quaker Hill

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Quaker Hill Fire Company, 17 Old Colchester Road, Quaker Hill, CT , 06375

Santa will be touring the village with the Quaker Hill Fire Company. You may request a stop at your home so Santa may say "hi" to your little one*.

On Thursday the 14th: 6 – 8 pm we are traveling the north section of Quaker Hill which includes all of Old Colchester Rd. and everything from the intersection with Old Norwich Rd., north on Route 32 to the Montville town line.

*Due to time constraints Santa cannot come inside your home; rather we ask that you meet us
outside towards the road. You may request a stop but specific times are difficult to determine
given the number of stops and routes we have to follow.
WE ARE COLLECTING GENTLY-USED WARM WEATHER GEAR: HATS/SCARVES/MITTENS/GLOVES/COATS TO DONATE TO LOCAL FAMILIES IN NEED
Please call the Quaker Hill Fire Company to schedule a stop from Santa:
860-447-3333

Celebration of Crafts

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

Artist Academy Jr.

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 11:00 am

Kids/Family

Hygienic Art, 79 Bank St., New London , CT , 06320

Artist Academy Jr. engages children and families with the arts and their community through story-telling and creative activities led by Program Coordinator Georgia O'Neil, with help from other artists.

Each Saturday (starting in October excluding Halloween and Thanksgiving weekend), several books pertaining to creative fun and the impact of the arts will be read to the children. Following the story-time, there will be a hands-on craft for children and parents to engage in together and with their neighbors. All are welcome!

Warning: Children may come home with tendencies to paint and draw on everything!

Build It! Clinic

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Build structures using a variety of materials in the Story Room. No registration required. For grades K - 8.

Calvary Music School Nutcracker Concert

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 5:00 pm

Kids/Family

La Grua Center, 32 Water Street, Stonington Borough, , 06378

The concert will feature CMS students and piano faculty performing Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker Suite,' a celebrated holiday favorite for all ages.

Celebration of Crafts

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

ESSEX-Santa Special

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 8:30 am
ESSEX-Santa Special;

Kids/Family

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, , 06426

All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that special moment when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child! Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations.

• Tickets are $24/coach, $40/first class (individual armchair seats with cash beverage service). Reindeer Breakfast upgrade is available on Santa Special days from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for $15 adults / $5 children (age 1-6).
• Dates: November 24-26, December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23
• Departure times: 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 1 p.m.
• Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin will be on board to spread holiday cheer.
• Each child receives a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves!
• Special Christmas performance by Sunny Train on November 24, 25, 26 and December 2,3,9,10,16,17, and 23, 2017. Shows are at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm and 1 pm.
• Write and Mail your “Letter to Santa” at Santa’s Post Office.
• Take your family pictures in Santa’s sleigh.
• Visit “Create a Card!” Station
• Enjoy fresh baked cookies & other goodies in the Klaus Kitchen.

Visit essexsteamtrain.com/seasonal-excursions/santa-special for tickets and more information!

Holiday Crafts Workshop

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 1:30 pm

Kids/Family

Calvary Church Chapel, 27 Church Street, Stonington Borough, , 06378

A children's workshop to make crafts for the holidays. All are welcome.
RSVP in advance by calling 860-535-3631 or emailing calvarymusicschool27@gmail.com.

Holiday Favorites Film Series

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Come enjoy some holiday themed movies! For titles and descriptions visit our home page www.waterfordpubliclibrary.org and click on the movie link.

Lotta LEGO®s

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Dive into plastic containers filled with colorful building bricks and create a work of art. For all ages with an adult.

Movie & Munchies

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 11:00 am
Movie & Munchies;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Visit the Public Library of New London for a family movie! All movies are rated G or PG and a snack will be provided for children. Parents are required to stay in the room with their child. Families are invited to bring their own lunch or snacks. This free program will be held on the third Saturday of every month. To see what movies are playing please visit our website, www.plnl.org.

A Morning with St. Nicholas

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, 10:00 am
A Morning with St. Nicholas;

Kids/Family

Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth St, Middletown, CT , 06457

Create lasting, Christmas memories with your family at the historic Wadsworth -- Sunday, December 17th, 2017 at 10:00a.m. Included in the mornings magic will be a delicious brunch prepared by David Alan Catering, special holiday activities, and a personalized family visit with Santa Claus. Jewel Photography will be taking professional photos of the meet and greet, and will include access to the digital photos from the event. Cost is $36.50 per Adult (12+), $19.50 per Child (age 3-11), $8.50 for Infants (0-2). Pre-Registration is required and seating is limited. Please reserve seats by visiting www.wadsworthmansion.com.
Sleigh bells are ringing, sugar plums are dancing, and Christmas wishing is being made at the Wadsworth Mansion. Experience all the delights of this magical season at the Wadsworth Mansion, where St. Nicholas himself is scheduled to take a break from his toy making to visit.
Surrounded by the classic grandeur of the historic Mansion decked in holiday splendor, guests are invited to feast on the Merry Old Elf’s favorite brunch fare in the East Ballroom, deliciously prepared by David Alan Catering.
When the ringing of sleigh bells fills your ears, you’ll know it’s time to enter the West Ballroom where Santa likes to sit by the fireplace, double checking his famous list. Hear him call each child by name for a private moment.
Jewel Photography will be here to capture that special moment when your child meets Santa. This magical encounter will create a holiday memory to be treasured.
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Book your family pass today! Please note: High chairs are limited and on first come first serve basis. Guests age 0-2 are expected to sit on a lap or portable high chair. Chairs are reserved for guests ages 3+. Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable. All sales are final.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.WadsworthMansion.com.

Cookie Decorating

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, 1:30 pm
Cookie Decorating;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Children of all ages are invited to visit the Public Library of New London on Sunday, December 17 between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm to decorate cookies!

Creating Television Workshop with Jessica Spinelli

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, 12:30 pm
Creating Television Workshop with Jessica Spinelli;

Kids/Family

The Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Dr., Madison, CT , 06443

Bring your creative visions to life with your very own TV show! Introducing a new program at The Barn that will teach students all about TV production as they create their very own variety show. Under the guidance of television industry veteran Jessica Spinelli, participants can either learn to write, produce, direct and/or perform in front of the camera while having hands on experiences with studio and field equipment. From start to finish, students will be involved in the creation of several episodes of a show of their very own creation that will be aired on Madison's Public Access Channel. Students from 5th through 12th grade from any town in Connecticut are welcome to sign up. The program runs every Sunday, 12:30-2:30pm, from September 24th through December 17th with additional dates and times possibly added for filming and post production. There is a $200 participation fee that students can pay or they can assist with marketing efforts to cover the fee. Financial assistance available to those in need. For more information, www.madisonartsbarn.org, 203-245-2689, or email: madisonartsbarn@gmail.com

ESSEX-Santa Special

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, 8:30 am
ESSEX-Santa Special;

Kids/Family

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, , 06426

All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that special moment when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child! Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations.

• Tickets are $24/coach, $40/first class (individual armchair seats with cash beverage service). Reindeer Breakfast upgrade is available on Santa Special days from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for $15 adults / $5 children (age 1-6).
• Dates: November 24-26, December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23
• Departure times: 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 1 p.m.
• Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin will be on board to spread holiday cheer.
• Each child receives a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves!
• Special Christmas performance by Sunny Train on November 24, 25, 26 and December 2,3,9,10,16,17, and 23, 2017. Shows are at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm and 1 pm.
• Write and Mail your “Letter to Santa” at Santa’s Post Office.
• Take your family pictures in Santa’s sleigh.
• Visit “Create a Card!” Station
• Enjoy fresh baked cookies & other goodies in the Klaus Kitchen.

Visit essexsteamtrain.com/seasonal-excursions/santa-special for tickets and more information!

Santa's Coming to Fish Town!

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, 3:00 pm
Santa's Coming to Fish Town!;

Kids/Family

Flanders Fish MKT | REST | BAR, 22 Chesterfield Road, East Lyme, CT , 06333

Santa's coming to Fish Town again and we can't wait! On Sunday, December 17th from 3-5PM, Santa will be visiting Flanders Fish Market in East Lyme to listen to holiday wishes and take pictures with his favorite little boys and girls.

Parents will be able snap a photo of their children with Santa and enjoy a delicious meal at Flanders Fish. Kids get a FREE Cappy's Kids meal with purchase of an adult entrée.

Join Flanders Fish for a wonderful annual Christmas event. Visit FlandersFish.com for more information.
Happy Holidays!

Celebration of Crafts

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

Tween Book Club

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Tween Book Club: "COMPASS SOUTH" by Hope Larson. For grades 6-8. The book will be discussed, followed by an activity related to the book. Pizza will be served. Registration begins November 20. Please register online at www.otislibrarynorwich.org, or call or visit the Front Desk, 860-889-2365, ext. 110. Pick up a copy of the book at the Front Desk. Program will take place in the Story Room. Funded by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Celebration of Crafts

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

Home School Board Game Meet-Up

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 12:30 pm
Home School Board Game Meet-Up;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

The Public Library of New London welcomes all home school families to join us for a fun afternoon of board games! Stop in between 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to play. All ages are welcome and no registration is required. This program will be held on the third Tuesday of every month.

Celebration of Crafts

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Celebration of Crafts;

Kids/Family

Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington, , 06359

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to drop in during library hours from Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 23. Each week, there will be a different project available. Craft offerings change on Tuesdays. These projects make great gifts! Craft supplies may vary. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

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