LiveGirl Farm-To-Table Fundraiser: Celebrating 10 years

Knobloch Family Farmhouse 151 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford

Join us as we look back at how far we’ve come in the last decade — and refuel for ten more. Cocktails & Open Bar | Farm-To-Table Dinner | Live Music | Special Guests Founded in 2014, LiveGirl, Inc. is a Connecticut-based nonprofit organization that builds confident, inclusive leaders. Our mission is to prepare the next generation of diverse, brave female leaders with the skills, community, and connections so that ALL girls may thrive and make a positive impact on the world. Our vision is to contribute to a world free from both gender and racial inequality. For more information

$150

Ridgefield Guild of Artists Summer 2024: Children ages 8-13

Ridgefield Guild of Artists 34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield

June 8- July 26, 2024 4 Sessions: From Drawing to painting and sculpting, let your imagination soar! Learn techniques in drawing, perspective, painting, color theory, etc. Bring your ideas and inspiration and create anything that your mind can conjure. In our class we will accommodate each kid’s style and pursuit, so that everyone’s style will come shining through.   For more information

$275 – $325

Voyage to the Deep – Underwater Adventures at Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic

Exhibition on June 8, 2024, through September 2, 2024 Based on French author Jules Verne’s 1870 classic, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, this exhibition brings to life the adventures of Captain Nemo, his fantastical submarine Nautilus, and the mythical world he inhabited. At the center of this fantasy world is the giant Nautilus where visitors can climb aboard and discover the inner workings of a deep-sea vessel. Take up the controls at the helm, look through periscopes, crank the propeller, test out the bunks, and explore Captain Nemo’s Cabinet of Curiosities, full of incredible marine specimens. The highly interactive experience explores marine habitats and creatures, diving equipment, and maritime archaeology, delivering immersive experiences for children and engaging content for adults. Visitors will encounter a variety of activities ranging from full-body activities like slides and climbing structures to simple tabletop games. Voyage to the Deep – Underwater Adventures is an unforgettable experience that combines science education, exploration, and entertainment. It’s a unique opportunity for families, students, and anyone seeking adventure to dive into the wonders of the deep sea and celebrate the enduring legacy of Jules Verne’s literary masterpiece. For more information

$21 – $31

Summer Reading Kickoff at David M. Hunt Library

David M. Hunt Library 63 Main Street, Falls Village

Jump into summer at the David M. Hunt Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Party on June 14th at 2:00pm! Join us for ice cream, dancing, and more as we celebrate the beginning of summer and the library’s summer programming. In the event of rain, all activities will move inside. This event is free and open to the public. For more information

Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets: New Haven Green

New Haven Green Temple Street, New Haven

June 14-29, 2024 Experience the whimsical magic of Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets as they roam the Green and Downtown New Haven! These colossal, colorful creations are more than just puppets—they’re vibrant reflections of our essence and the boundless spirit within us all. Don’t let their size intimidate you; instead, seek them out and bask in the awe- inspiring wonder they evoke. For more information

Juneteenth Celebration to be held June 15th in Hebron

Burnt Hill Park Hebron

Save the date for CoDE’s third annual Juneteenth Celebration! Join us on Saturday, June 15th from 10:30am to 2:30pm at Burnt Hill Park in Hebron. We’ll gather in and around the historic Peters House, located at 150 East Street. There will be music, drumming, dancing, kids games, educational information, student presentations, quilters, food, Black-owned business vendors…and a bus tour of historic sites in Hebron where African Americans lived and worked. If you are a Black-owned business and you’d like to join us as a vendor, here’s our vendor application. There is no charge. For more information

The Rainbow Beard Show at Possible Futures

Possible Futures 318 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven, CT

We're so excited to host The Rainbow Beard Show on June 15th at 2pm! In their own words: "'The Rainbow Beard Show' is an interactive experience hosted by Ricky Rainbow Beard that features puppets, games, stories, songs, and special guests through a comedic lens. Each new show is about a deep and simple theme and is written with kids ages 4-8 (and the grownups in their neighborhood) in mind. Together, we investigate our collective human experience through inquiry and play. In May/June 2024 we will be exploring LANGUAGES and the different forms they take such as spoken, written, body language, and images (i.e. emojis). Our guests include: a storyteller, a multilingual community organizer, and even a lawyer! We will ask questions such as: - What does it mean when we say language? - Which types of language do you use in your everyday life? - How can we speak each other’s languages? Remember to wear your dancing pants." For more information

The Princess and the Pauper at The Legacy Theater

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Saturday, June 22 at 10am & 12pm Two girls from different worlds come together and discover that they have more in common than they thought. Join us for a timeless tale retold as only a pop star (I mean pauper) can! A Legacy Theatre Production with book, music, and lyrics by Chelsea Dacey. Adapted from the novel, The Prince and the Pauper, by Mark Twain. For more information

$25

Summer Reading Kickoff Party! At The Beekley Library

Beekley Library 10 Central Ave, New Hartford

Summer Reading is for everyone! All ages can sign up and win! The Summer Reading Kickoff party will feature prizes, games, crafts, popsicles, face painting, and more, plus information about additional summertime events! No registration required. For more information!

Party on the Plaza Hartford

Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford

🌞 THE OFFICIAL SUMMER KICKOFF EVENT Get ready to dive into summer fun at our annual Party on the Plaza! This is the ultimate family-friendly bash to kick off the season in style. Prepare for a day packed with lively activities and exciting attractions that’ll make your summer unforgettable. An extravaganza featuring giant inflatables, the hottest summer tunes, airbrush tattoos, interactive LIVE science demos, and classic carnival games. Plus, don’t miss a special appearance from Dillon (Hartford Athletics mascot), and princesses Ariel, Aurora, & Belle. And the best part? All this fun is included with your General Admission ticket or Science Center Membership. Come on down and let’s get this summer started with a bang! For more information

$20 – $28

The 7 Fingers: Duel Reality: Multimedia Performance at University Theater

University Theater 222 York Street, New Haven

All's fair in love and war. You won't want to miss this exhilarating performance with Montreal's renowned arts collective, the 7 Fingers. In "Duel Reality" they combine acrobatics, theater, dance, multimedia, music, and storytelling, and present human stories with superhuman skills. Stripping down circus spectacle to its thrilling essence, they breathe new life into Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Witness a lively arena where two groups collide in playful competition and fierce conflict, all while star-crossed lovers steal the show, proving that love triumphs, even amidst rivalry. Don't miss this thrilling blend of acrobatics and emotion!

$48 – $90