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No One's A Loser At CT's New Naskart Racing And Trampoline Park

Ride with us as we test out the new Naskart Indoor Kart Racing & Trampoline Park in Montville, the largest go-kart track of its kind in the world -- an 110,000 square-foot family-funderland that opened Jan. 1 and is only 14 miles from Mohegan Sun.

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  • 'Cinderella' Brings The Ball To The Palace

    'Cinderella' Brings The Ball To The Palace

    Don't worry, you're not late to the ball. The national tour of "Cinderella" has already parked its pumpkin coach in Connecticut twice — just over a year ago at The Bushnell in Hartford and (after scaling down to a non-Equity production) in April at New Haven's Shubert. But those glass slippers...

  • Sea Tea Hosts All-Ages Improv Show

    Sea Tea Hosts All-Ages Improv Show

    Calling all stage moms and dads: Sea Tea's Comedy Theater's touring company presents an all-ages, interactive, improv show on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. Pre-schoolers through tweens, (and adults), are encouraged to call out suggestions and participate in improv games with performers. Kids...

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  • A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

    A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

    NORWICH, VT — I hate winter. Thank you, but I'll pass on the slopes, rinks and trails. The lure of cocoa at a lodge can't compare to a pina colada on a Caribbean beach in February. So the thought of spending some time recently in central Vermont filled me with the dread of winter. I like Vermont,...

  • New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

    New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

    Don't give in to cabin fever. Cold weather doesn't have to mean staying indoors — especially in New England, where chilly temps and snow just add to the fun at February winter festivals. When you go, bring plenty of warm clothes — and, if you're brave enough, your bathing suit, since some of the...

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  • Magic, Music And Mad Science At KidsPlay Fun Fair

    Magic, Music And Mad Science At KidsPlay Fun Fair

    Three live stage shows with magic, music and mad science make up the KidsPlay Family Fun Fair in Torrington Sunday, Feb. 19 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair takes place at both the Warner Theater and the KidsPlay Museum. The stage shows, in the Warner's Carole and Ray Neag Studio, start at noon with...

      • Yard Goats Holding National Anthem Auditions This Month

        Yard Goats Holding National Anthem Auditions This Month

        Always dreamed of performing the national anthem in front of a cheering crowd? You can make your pitch at the Hartford Yard Goats National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, Feb. 25, starting at 9 a.m. at the Spotlight Theatres in Hartford. "We have 70 home games scheduled for this season, and we're...

      • Authors Turn Unfinished Twain Manuscript Into Children's Picture Book

        Authors Turn Unfinished Twain Manuscript Into Children's Picture Book

        The upcoming publication of "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine," the first children's book ever published by Mark Twain, will be "a huge springboard into Twain's novels" for youths, says a prominent local children's book author. Pegi Deitz Shea, who wrote the Connecticut Book Award-winning...

          • New T-Rex, Whale Will Welcome Visitors To CT Science Center

            New T-Rex, Whale Will Welcome Visitors To CT Science Center

            When the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford re-opens on Monday after a two-week renovation, visitors won't recognize the cavernous atrium lobby. A 20-foot-long Tyrannosaurus rex will leap out of the ticket booth. A sperm whale will breach by the stairwell. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter will...

          • 2017 Kids Fair

            Pics: 2017 Kids Fair At Convention Center

            Jenks Productions held its annual Kids Fair on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Connecticut Convention Center. The event included a petting zoo, toy shops, rides, games and live performances from Connecticut Dance Academy and Villari's Martial Arts.

              • 'Engineering Earth' Exhibit At CT Science Center

                'Engineering Earth' Exhibit At CT Science Center

                "Engineering Earth," an exhibit that shines a spotlight on the potential of grain, soil, clay, mud and sand for use in green construction, is on view at the Connecticut Science Center until Sept. 3. The show, created by La Cité des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris, teaches about the geological,...

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