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FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN FAIRFIELD WEEK OF OCTOBER 15

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FREE Events for Kids in Fairfield Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield today, October 15, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Fairfield's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening October 15. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Fairfield, check out our complete calendar of events

Poetry in Motion—Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward - Wilton Library
Through October 15, 2012 - Wilton

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for an event in March 2013. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to [email protected] by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at x243 for information.

Get Moving Mondays: Free Zumba for Teens and Adults - Norwalk Public Library
October 15, 2012 - Norwalk

Get your groove on and get in shape at the library with free zumba classes. For ages 13 and up.

Dare To Read Book Discussion for Teens - Wilton Library
October 15, 2012 - Wilton

Read one of three eerie books and then come share your thoughts while dining on 'Death by Chocolate' and other creepy treats. Books are: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness; This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes - Wilton Library
October 16, 2012 - Wilton

Children and their caregivers sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration necessary.

Look, Listen and Learn - Wilton Library
October 16, 2012 - Wilton

Three and four years olds are invited with their parent/caregiver for stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes. Children in this program gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting. No registration necessary.

Literary Littles - Wilton Library
October 16, 2012 - Wilton

Independent listeners ages 4-6 years come for stories, short films, songs and crafts. No registration necessary.

ART EDUCATION WORKSHOP - Westport Library
October 16, 2012 - Westport

Children's librarians join with Westport Schools' PTA ArtSmart to show ways to develop art presentations for kids. Register online.

Babes on a Blanket (0-12 months) - Pequot Library
October 16, 2012 - Southport

Drop in and join this baby play group for board books, toys, and rhymes. 20 minutes structured, 25 minutes free play. No registration necessary.

Your Child Wants to Play High-Impact Sports: What Do You Do? - The Southfield Center for Development
October 17, 2012 - Darien

Rick Wolff, sports psychologist and host of "The Sports Edge" radio show heard on WFAN, offers his insights and perspectives to help parents make informed decisions for their families. Call or go to the website to reserve your seat

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

This program offers songs, play, and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. No registration necessary.

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy times. No registration necessary.

Wilton, My Take - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

This photographic/journalistic experience has kids in grades 8-12 taking photographic excursions around Wilton Town Center. Students will set out with their notebooks and cameras to capture their thoughts and impressions. Group meets for 1/2 hour to discuss elements of photography and writing.

Lego® Club for Littles - Wilton Library
October 17, 2012 - Wilton

Children in grades K-2 will learn about a theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego® masterpiece from the library's Lego® collection. There are 20 spots available for this program on a first come first serve basis. Tickets will be passed out at the Children's reference desk starting at 3:45pm the day of the program.

3 to 5 Beehive (3-5 year olds) - Pequot Library
October 18, 2012 - Southport

Drop-in and share some weekly theme-based stories on the rug and take home a related craft. No registration required.

Halloween Hay Bale Theater: Eloise�s Rawther Unusual Halloween - Stew Leonard's - Norwalk
October 19, 2012 - Norwalk

The Hoedown grill is transformed into a Hay Bale Theater to show a free children's Halloween-themed movie. Complimentary juice and popcorn is served to all.

Halloween Hay Bale Theater: Dora's Halloween Adventure - Stew Leonard's - Danbury
October 19, 2012 - Danbury

The Hoedown grill is transformed into a Hay Bale Theater to show a free children's Halloween-themed movie.

Sebastian Chamber Players - Pequot Library
October 19, 2012 - Southport

Sebastian brings a new exploration of the Classical symphony, with Mozart's clarinet concerto and one of his finest symphonies. These works will be re-discovered in the concert as they will be played on the instruments used in Haydn's and Mozart's orchestras. The ensemble will include pairs of flutes, oboes, bassoons and natural horns plus strings and harpsichord.

Free Enchanted Weekend - Wave Hill
October 20, 2012 - Bronx

Bring your little fairies and gnomes to this weekend event to construct a tiny house in the woods fashioned from sticks and leaves (and a bit of pixie dust). Then take a break from building to hear about Wave Hill's fabled woodland fairies, with guest storyteller Rama Mandel. Artist Janice Patrignani creates a dreamy setting for your enchanted activities - paint with her! Admission to the grounds is free all weekend thanks to the generous support of Target. Call or visit the website for full schedule.

Family Art Project - Fairy Wands and Tiny Houses - Wave Hill
October 20, 2012 - Bronx

Fashion twigs, leaves, and bark into a tiny, fairy-sized dwelling as part of a charmed forest metropolis. Transform an ordinary stick into a magical wand. Ecology Building. Admission to the grounds is free all weekend thanks to the generous support of Target.

Enchanted Wave Hill Painting Activity - Wave Hill
October 20, 2012 - Bronx

Join guest artist Janice Patrignani and paint on silk fabric, inspired by the flora and fauna at Wave Hill, as part of a communal art project. Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend event. Admission to the grounds is free all weekend.

National Food Day Celebration - The Westchester County Center
October 21, 2012 - White Plains

Join local chefs, nutrition experts, and fellow foodies, and taste your way to budget-friendly and healthier mealtimes. Along with delicious food samples, pick up tips and recipes to help create healthy, low-cost, easy-to-prepare meals the whole family will want to eat. Kids can join in the fun and get active, too. Bring a boxed, bagged, or canned non-perishable food to be donated to local food pantries as your family's ticket to this event. Sponsored by Blythedale Children's Hospital, Kohl's Cares, and Westchester County.

Family Art Project - Fairy Wands and Tiny Houses - Wave Hill
October 21, 2012 - Bronx

Fashion twigs, leaves, and bark into a tiny, fairy-sized dwelling as part of a charmed forest metropolis. Transform an ordinary stick into a magical wand. Ecology Building. Admission to the grounds is free all weekend thanks to the generous support of Target.

Enchanted Wave Hill Painting Activity - Wave Hill
October 21, 2012 - Bronx

Join guest artist Janice Patrignani and paint on silk fabric, inspired by the flora and fauna at Wave Hill, as part of a communal art project. Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend event. Admission to the grounds is free all weekend.

Westchester-Putnam College Conference - The Westchester County Center
October 22, 2012 - White Plains

An opportunity for students and their parents to gather information and material as they begin to explore their post-secondary opportunities. Colleges and universities from across the nation join with representatives from the armed services and financial institutions meet with participating students and offer them information about their institutions or programs. Held twice a year, the fall conference aims to provide 12th-grade students with relevant and timely information. The spring conference, held in May, is targeted at 11th-grade students. For further information, visit wpccc.org.

IS READ A FOUR-LETTER WORD? Reluctant Readers & Those Who Love Them - Westport Library
October 22, 2012 - Westport

Join a discussion about reluctant readers with author Tommy Greenwald, publisher Simon Boughton, WPL children's librarian Deborah White, and reformed reluctant reader Jack Greenwald. Register online.

Good Reads, Great Kids - Wilton Library
October 22, 2012 - Wilton

Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents discuss books as a group in this monthly book club. Children bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. In addition to personal selections, the group discusses the book Chocolate Fever by Robert Smith. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made.

32nd Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show - Stamford Art Association
Through November 01, 2012 - Stamford

An open juried art exhibit for distinguished and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Show has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all media.

Foodies - Westport Arts Center
Through November 04, 2012 - Westport

A group show of work by its artist members featuring work in all media-- from painting and sculpture to video, and photography-- selected by food industry celebrities with ties to the local community. September 14-November 4, 2012.

Elements of Peace - Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery - Fairfield University
Through December 09, 2012 - Fairfield 06824

Mankind's universal and elusive quest for peace is the inspiration for artist Marlene Siff in this exhibition displaying 47 recent paintings, works on paper, sculpture, mobiles and maquettes of large multi-dimensional constructions, and features works that range from vivid explosions of color to subtle white meditative paintings.

Recovery in Action - Barnum Museum
Through December 31, 2012 - Bridgeport

The museum is now partially reopened two days a week while reparations are made on the museum which was hit by a tornado in 2010. A unique exhibition, Recovery in Action, will be presented on Thursdays and Fridays in the People's United Bank Gallery. Visitors gain insight into the complexities of a disaster recovery in a museum setting. The museum's collection of unique artifacts, including Tom Thumb's miniature carriages and P.T. Barnum's ornate furniture, will be among the many items on view.

A PERSISTENT PASSION: The Art of Lora Eberly Ballou, 1870-1976 Places in a One Hundred Six Year Life - Old Town Hall Museum
Through January 31, 2013 - Stamford

A first time solo exhibition introducing the art and celebrating the life of Lora Eberly Ballou featuring a collection of over 30 floral arrangements and landscape oil paintings; an assemblage of personal effects; and a historical timeline documenting her 106 year life. September 27-January 31, 2013.

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