| Apr 2, 2015
| 12:43 PM
A relative newcomer to local attractions, the science center has been popular since the day it opened for education, fun and insights.
Connecticut Science Center, Hartford
1st Runner-up: Kidcity Children's Museum,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 1:00 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Michael Werle has been named the interim executive director of The New Children's Museum.
The museum's board of trustees announced Werle's appointment Monday in a news release, and Board Chairman Peter Stevens said his experience...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:36 AM
WEST HARTFORD - A Canada lynx who lived at The New Children's Museum for more than 13 years has died.
The museum made the announcement Tuesday on its Facebook page.
The lynx, named Littlefoot, was born in Montana on May 11, 1998, according to a news...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:00 PM
With snow days piling up and temperatures in the single digits, school-aged kids are developing serious cases of cabin fever. Museums are great cold weather destinations, especially those with activities geared toward children, but admissions aren't...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Dinosaurs, animal, both from land and sea, magic and more fill the long days of February school-vacation week. A few options:
>>The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., is offering Winter Vacation Adventures from Feb. 16 through 20. Ages 6...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:28 AM
Snow couldn't stop Chuckles the groundhog from making her annual winter weather prediction at the Lutz Children's Museum on Feb. 2. Unfortunately for some, Chuckles indeed saw her shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter. She is Connecticut's eighth...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:01 AM
UPDATE: Chuckles saw his shaddow Monday at the Lutz musuem predicting six more weeks of winter, according to Lutz officials.
MANCHESTER — The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club claims its star, Phil, is the only genuine prognosticating rodent in the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 4:46 PM
Hundreds of winter-weary spectators will gather on Feb. 2 at Lutz Children's Museum, home of the official Connecticut state groundhog and hope for the best as they wait for her to predict how much more we will have to bear.
The museum, 47 S. Main St.,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Other First Nights
>> First Night Westport/Weston events (from 4 to 10 p.m.) include face-painting, animal caricatures, an inflatable park, music, a family square dance, palm readers, a magician, a ventriloquist and horse-drawn carriage rides. $15 for...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:23 AM
MANCHESTER — Holiday events will begin Thursday with the downtown Christmas tree lighting and continue on Friday and Saturday.
The tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of St. James Church on Main Street. The event...
| Nov 17, 2014
Just a few steps inside the Virginia Air and Space Center's employee entrance, Robert Griesmer stopped and took a moment to look up and admire.
"There's a feeling you get when you walk in, that this is someplace special," said Griesmer, during an...