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Kids + Summer: A Secret Formula for Parents

June 28, 2013 · CHS Buzz, Education, Exhibits ·

Ah, summer. The time for all those summer kid activities: Camps, amusement parks, pools, education—SHHH! Bite your tongue, it’s summer! Well, just because kids are on summer vacation, doesn’t mean their minds need to shut down either.

Snowflakes and Resolutions at the CHS!

January 17, 2014 · Education ·

During our January FREE first Saturday family program, children and families were able to create their own indoor Winter Wonderland to take home. Our visitors revealed their creativity once again! Check out some of these awesome snowflakes:

Vacation Program: Busy Parents Short Story Club

April 10, 2019 · ·

If you’ve been wanting to join a book club, but worried about the time commitment and childcare, this group is for you! Adults will get to discuss short works of literature, while CHS staff leads your kids in crafts and stories of their own. Treats for everyone will be served!

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

October 19, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

October 26, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 9, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 23, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 30, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 7, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 14, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 21, 2019 · ·

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Vacation Program: Cocoa and Crafts Story Hour

December 27, 2019 · ·

Cozy up with hot chocolate, snacks, a story time, and a fun craft! Join us for special readings of Faith Ringgold’s book “Tar Beach” at 10:00 am and 11:00 am. After the story, create an imaginative craft inspired by your own dreams.

Vacation Program: Cocoa and Crafts Story Hour

December 28, 2019 · ·

Cozy up with hot chocolate, snacks, a story time, and a fun craft! Join us while we explore the story of “Elmer the Patchwork Elephant” by David McKee. There will be readings at 10:00 am and 11:00 am, followed by the chance to create your own patchwork elephant!

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

Join us for a guided tour of our latest exhibition.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 4, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 11, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 18, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 25, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 1, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 8, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 15, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 22, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 29, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 7, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 14, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 21, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

April 25, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

May 2, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

May 9, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

May 16, 2020 · ·

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To support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Connecticut Historical Society will temporarily close now through April 22. All on-site programs and events are canceled during this time.Click here for CHS's digital programs.