Grab 'n' Go Planner: April 29-May 1

Family-fun activities for the weekend of April 29- May 1.

Welcome to Patch’s weekly Grab & Go Kids Planner! This is where you’ll find all you need to know about the five best family activities or events happening this weekend.

Help us build the planner by providing your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know.

This week, check out area tag sales, explore critters, and more!

Circus Follies at the Ridgefield Playhouse

• Saturday, April 30, 2011

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• 80 East Ridge Avenue, Ridgefield, CT 06887

• 203-438-5795

Unicycling, balancing and aerial acts, jugglers, dancing, dogs and clowning at its best will be center stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse.
Presented by New York Stage Works, Circus Follies brings an action packed show to families in a one-of-a-kind program.
For tickets ($15), call the box office at 203-438-5795 or order online.

New Canaan Country School Deal Days Tag Sale

• Saturday, April 30, 2011

• 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

• 545 Ponus Ridge Rd, New Canaan CT 06840

• 203-972-0771

Every other year, New Canaan Country School holds a huge, multi-family tag sale to raise critical funds for our Financial Aid/Scholarship program.
In addition to raising funds for scholarships, it is a way of school families recycling their quality furniture, clothing, home goods, sporting equipment,
art, toys and baby gear. New Canaan Country School Deal Days Tag Sale is open to all. Cash or credit cards & carry. No checks.
Admission: Free or 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. $10 Early Bird Entry.

Monroe Day at The Beardsley Zoo

• Saturday, April 30, 2011

• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06699

• 203-394-6565

A fun filled day to please the whole family.
Spend the day visiting new animals at the Zoo, ride the carousel, and enjoy the entertainment. 
Admission: $5 for Monroe residents

Darien Boy Scouts Giant Tag Sale at Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin

•  Sunday, May 1, 2011 

• 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

• 140 West Avenue, Darien, CT 06820

• 203-656-1830

Darien Boy Scout Troops 35 & 53 will hold their annual tag sale Sunday May 1st. For more than 38 years the tag sale has provided funds to operate the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin and to subsidize the scouting programs in Darien, serving more than 150 scouts. The scouts have collected many treasures including antiques, furniture, lawnmowers, garden tools, housewares, electronics, toys, sporting equipment, boats and much much more! Come check it out, rain or shine!

Sunday Explorers at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center

• Sunday, May 1, 2011

• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford CT 06905

• 203.322.1646

Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features!
Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or
great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages.
Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience.
All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »