Craft workshops, music lessons, chocolate classes and more for kids
Why Children Love Wilton Library, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Children will come to the Children’s Library and write up a small composition on why they love Wilton Library. Contributions will be collected and bound into a special book, which will become part of the Wilton Children's Library Forever Collection. Free. Info: 203-762-6336, wiltonlibrary.org.
Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $20-$60. Info: palacestamford.org.
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids: Hand Pies, Feb. 29, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Cost: $10-$15. Registration/Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 203-762-7257.
Playtime at The Palace: Bossy Frog: The Bossy Frog Band, March 1, 3:30 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.
Stand Up Comedy and Improv Skills for Teens, Wednesdays, March 4-April 22, 4-6 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Cost: $295. Graduation Showcase April 27, 6 p.m. Info: 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Lego Weekend: Build Lego Marine Animals, March 7 and 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Maritime Aquarium, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk. Lego experts from Play-Well TEKnologies will be on hand. Cost: $19.95-$26.95. Info: maritimeaquarium.org.
Help Locate Liam the Library Leprechaun, March 9-17, Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (Not) Just for Kids: Magical Music — Woodwinds, March 14, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info/Registration: 203-762-6334, wiltonlibrary.org.
The Pout Pout Fish, March 15, 1 and 4 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tickets: $20. Book collection for Read to Grow, Inc. Info: westportplayhouse.org.
Playtime at The Palace: Magic & Beyond: David Garrity, March 15, 3:30 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.
Chicken Dance: Marge and Lola, March 28, 2 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $20. Info: 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Playtime at The Palace: Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: The Legend of the Banana Kid, March 29, 3 p.m., Stamford Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets: $12.50. Info: palacestamford.org.
Visual Arts Programs for Children: Paint the Masters: Spring Break Camp for grades 5-8, April 6-10. Returning classes: Art Studio and Cartooning for grades 1-5, Digital Photography for grades 5-8 and Drawing and Painting for grades 5-9, Darien Arts Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. Info: darienarts.org/, 203-655-8683.
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St., Norwalk. Info: maritimeaquarium.org.
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Info: ctaudubon.org.
New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. Info: call 203-966-9577.
Darien Nature Center, 120 Brookside Rd. Darien. Info: call 203-655-7459.
Devil’s Den/Lucius Pond Ordway Preserve, a Nature Conservancy property, 33 Pent Rd., Weston; open dawn to dusk to passive recreation; 20 miles of trails; info., concerns, 860-455-0716; natureconservancy.org.
Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Rd., Wilton. Info: woodcocknature center.org.
Audubon Greenwich, 528 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Info: email@example.com.
Stepping Stones Museum, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Info: steppingstonesmuseum.org or call 203-899-0606.
Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford. Info: stamfordmuseum.org.
Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport. Info: earthplace.org.
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Info: beardsleyzoo.org.
EverWonder Children’s Museum, 31 Pecks Lane, Newtown. Info: everwondermuseum.org.