What to do with kids this weekend in SW Connecticut

Strawberry Shortcake welcomes Santa to Danbury Fair Mall.
Strawberry Shortcake welcomes Santa to Danbury Fair Mall.

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Weekend Highlights for November 8-10 for Fairfield County families:

Strawberry Shortcake Welcomes Santa to Danbury Fair Mall! Strawberry Shortcake is excited to welcome Santa to Danbury Fair and would love to meet you and your kids!

Meet Wally, the Red Sox Mascot, at the Mystic Aquarium! Don't miss the chance to meet Wally and get your picture taken with him! You'll be able to purchase special baseballs for autographs and pre-autographed Wally Baseball Cards. Come in your Red Sox hat or shirt and get $5 off general admission*.

Second Saturdays at Imagine Nation Children's Museum: The museum will turn into an environment for children with special needs and their families. In addition to our multi-sensory interactive exhibits, which invite children to touch, discover and create, we will have modified lighting and sound.

Celebrate the Charles W. Morgan with Free Admission to the Mystic Seaport! Join the Mystic Seaport as they celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the arrival of the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan to Mystic Seaport with free admission to all Museum visitors on November 9, 2013!

Bellarmine Museum of Art Family Day: Portraiture: Free and open to the public! Children and their families are welcomed to join the Bellarmine Museum community for a fun filled afternoon of creating and learning!

Seasons Greetings From the Oldest House in CT at the Henry Whitfield State Museum: Three locations inside the Whitfield Museum buildings provide backdrops for holiday card photos. Bring your own camera. Regular museum admission plus a $10/group donation toward the preservation of the Whitfield House.

TURKEY SCAVENGER HUNT at Greenburgh Nature Center: Bring your toddlers to our traditional “turkey token” hunt along a woodland trail. After the hunt, all “gobblers” enjoy snacks and nature crafts.

Drop In Art For Families at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum: The Aldrich offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the work and ideas on view in our exhibitions. Just stop by the Education Center to enjoy self-guided, hands-on projects for all age levels. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Breakfast and Live Animal Show at Greenwich Audubon: Bring the family to Greenwich Audubon for a kid-friendly breakfast event & live animal show! Breakfast and fun in the gallery for the first thirty minutes and then the show begins! Space is limited so RSVPs are required. Contact Jef at x239.

To see KidsOutAndAbout's full newsletter for Thursday, November 7, 2013, filled with lots of great stuff to do for families in our area this weekend, click here.

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