No fooling — the New Haven Museum is offering free admission on April 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Current exhibits include "Capitol America," which includes photographs of the nation's capital buildings; "From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven," highlighting goods produced in the Elm City; and "Road Trip!," a celebration of the architecture, food and fun found on the byways and back roads of America.Read more
Get a good deal on a good meal and help fight hunger at Chrysalis Center's annual "Empty Bowls" fundraiser on Wednesday, March 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the organization's Training and Conference Center, 255 Homestead Ave., in Hartford. A $20 donation includes all-you-can-eat soup, salad, bread and dessert, plus you get to take home a one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted bowl.Read more
Forget about paying $10 or more to go to the movies. You can see first run films anytime for just $6, ($5 for kids ages two to 12), at the AMC Classic Bloomfield 8 Theater in the Wintonbury Mall, 863 Park Ave. in Bloomfield. (3-D movies are $8 for adults and $7 for ages two to 12.) amctheatres.com.
A spring event with activities and sales is taking place at Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods.Read more
TheaterWorks in Hartford is offering a TodayTix lottery for $25 premium seat tickets for its production "Next to Normal," which runs March 25 to April 30.
Lottery entries can be made on the TodayTix mobile app from 12 a.m. Sunday until 4 p.m. Friday during each week of the play’s run. Winners are notified on Friday and get two $25 tickets to the Saturday evening performance.Read more
Sign up for Night Nation Run, a 5K race set to electronic dance music taking place on June 24 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford by Wednesday, March 22, and your registration fee is just $29.99 instead of the regular $60. In addition to a pre-party and after-party, the event features DJ stations, lights, lasers and celebrity performers. nightnationrun.com/hartford.Read more
St. Patrick's Day means plenty of lucky deals.
Kids wearing green socks get free admission at Bridgeport's Beardsley Zoo on St. Patrick's Day, March 17. (Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Information: 203-394-6565 and beardsleyzoo.org.
Shamrock beads, hats and party goods are up to 50 percent off at OrientalTrading.com.
Save some green online at Joann.com, where St.Read more