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ICYMI: School's Out, So Here Are 20 Ways To Keep The Kids Happy

We’ve been pulling together a lot of stories on things to do this summer, many of them family friendly and kid-specific. We've gathered them all in one place for you, so bookmark this link and come back often because we’ll be adding to it through September.

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  • Free Family Films In Hartford, New Haven Parks All Summer

    Free Family Films In Hartford, New Haven Parks All Summer

    Summertime is here, and that means free outdoor movies in the parks in the cities. Both Hartford and New Haven begin their family-movie seasons on June 8. Hartford All movies are shown at 8 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets. Friday, June 8: “Casablanca,” the 1942 wartime romance with...

      • Free And Cheap Movies For The Kids All Summer

        Free And Cheap Movies For The Kids All Summer

        Movie theaters around the Hartford area are beginning their summer-morning kids-movie series of G- and PG-rated movies for a reduced price or even free. Cinépolis West Hartford Cinépolis at Blue Back Square in West Hartford has a Summer Kids Series every Tuesday at 10 a.m. from June 12 to Aug....

          • Two Summer Exhibits For The Kids: Curious George And Clifford The Big Red Dog

            Two Summer Exhibits For The Kids: Curious George And Clifford The Big Red Dog

            It’s summer, a time when tots get lazy and parents get busy, thinking of ways to keep them entertained. To assist moms and dads with this mentally draining annual task, two museums in Hartford and Springfield have recruited celebrities who are beloved all over the world: Curious George and Clifford...

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              • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

                When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

                For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

              • Walking in Memphis, visitors retrace Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps

                Walking In Memphis, Visitors Retrace MLK's Steps

                Shortly after noon, as Sunday services at Memphis’ abundant churches conclude, another gathering of the faithful is getting underway at a restaurant popular for its soul food.

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              • Music To Fill Streets As Connecticut Joins Global Make Music Day

                Music To Fill Streets As Connecticut Joins Global Make Music Day

                The first day of summer is always a reason to celebrate, but this year June 21 marks another first — Make Music Connecticut, the state’s debut as part of an international musical party. More than 800 cities will spend the day in song and dance on the streets and sidewalks, in parks and on plazas,...

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