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  • Cabin Fever Relief: Museum Destinations At Little Or No Cost

    Cabin Fever Relief: Museum Destinations At Little Or No Cost
    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...
  • Adventures, Camps, Day Outings For February Break

    Adventures, Camps, Day Outings For February Break
    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...
  • A longer winter predicted by Chuckles the groundhog

    A longer winter predicted by Chuckles the groundhog
    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...
  • Chuckles Predicts Six More Weeks Of Winter

    Chuckles Predicts Six More Weeks Of Winter
    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...
  • Groundhog Day: Chuckles Always Gets The Last Laugh

    Groundhog Day: Chuckles Always Gets The Last Laugh
    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.,...
  • Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting

    Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting
    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...
  • What Else Is Happening New Year's Eve

    What Else Is Happening New Year's Eve
    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...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • Virginia Air and Space Center director settling into new mission

    Virginia Air and Space Center director settling into new mission
    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...
  • Virginia Air and Space Center names new director

    Virginia Air and Space Center names new director
    The former president of a Connecticut children's museum will begin commanding the Virginia Air and Space Center this November. Robert Griesmer was named Friday as the new executive director of the museum in downtown Hampton. He previously led the...
  • Griesmer Leaving WeHa New Children's Museum

    Griesmer Leaving WeHa New Children's Museum
    The New Children’s Museum’s President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Griesmer is leaving for a new job in Virginia.  Griesmer, who joined the museum in 2011, is leaving to take over as CEO at the Virginia Air and Space Center.  “...