Children & Family Programs

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Young Artist Workshop: Kiss the Cook

Saturday, March 3, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MOMMY IN KITCHENChildren, ages 6-12 are invited to join Jan Grace and volunteers from Wood’s Program Committee in a baking workshop. Children will learn to create several chocolaty recipes and treats using Hershey Kisses candies. They will bring their item home to complete the baking process in their own kitchen oven with adult supervision. Samples of each item will be served for refreshments. *Please note that peanut butter may be used in one recipe.

Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Recipes, instructions and baking materials are all included in the fee of $15.00 per child.Children should wear an apron or old shirt *(Snow date is Sunday, March 4th at 2:00 PM if required.)

Museum Mini Golf

Saturday, March 17, 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Save the Date

Mini-Golf inside Wood Memorial Library & Museum!

Saturday
March 17, 2018
(St. Patrick’s Day)
10am – 4pm last entry

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$5 per person, max $20 per family
All golfing materials provided!

Raffle, bake sale, free swag bag and fun!

Young Artist Workshop: Egg Decorating

Saturday, March 24, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Egg Deco WorkshopChildren ages 6-12 are invited to join art instructor, Mary Wilde and Wood volunteers for a fun and seasonal “Hands-On” art workshop. Mary will teach you some unique and wonderful creative ways to transform ordinary hardboiled eggs into beautiful holiday decorations for you table center piece.
*Please note that these eggs will be for decoration only are not edible.
Children should bring a dozen large white hardboiled eggs in an egg carton for transporting their finished egg creations. Children should also wear old clothes or bring an apron.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
The program registration fee for this event is $10 per child.

School’s Out! American Girl Workshop: Games

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

schools out logoPlay and make games for your American Girl Doll (or other doll or action figure or stuffed animal)!

$15 per child + a clean, empty cereal box

Save time! Register for all FIVE spring School’s Out! Programs:

School’s Out! American Girl Workshop: Make a Blanket

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Make a blanket and a fun straw hat for your doll.  All materials will be provided.

$15 per child

Save time! Register for all FIVE spring School’s Out! Programs:

American Girl Doll Tea

Saturday, April 7, 2018

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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American Women in History

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Please join us the always popular annual American Girl Doll Tea!

We are proud to present Bright Star Touring Theatre from North Carolina.  They will be presenting an inspiring exploration of the lives and work of notable American women.  From Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls Wilder to Sacajawea and Susan B. Anthony, this play celebrates the courageous, confident women who have helped shape our country.

Participants will gather in the assembly hall upstairs for the performance and the reception that will follow. Guests may also tour the library and the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame’s traveling Inductee Portrait Exhibit, which features 25 pictures and biographies of famed Connecticut women.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  The program registration fee for this event is $25 per person.  This event sells out every year so please register early!

Young Artist Workshop: Cartooning

Saturday, April 14, 2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am

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Bill Dougal’s Cartooning Workshop

Kids in grades K through 5 will have a fun afternoon learning how to create their own cartoon characters and put them in action or humorous situations!  Bill will also add to the fun by singing a song or two about art!home-music
All materials will be supplied.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
The program registration fee for this event is $10 per person.

School’s Out! Forensic Science: The Glass Slipper

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

schools out logoStudents will work through 9 different forensic science labs to figure out who is the rightful owner of the glass slipper left behind at the prince’s ball!

$15 per child

Save time! Register for all FIVE spring School’s Out! Programs, or all THREE programs in May:

School’s Out! Create Your Own I Spy Collage

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

schools out logoMake your own I Spy collage scene and photograph it using a huge collection of items from nature.

$15 per child

Save time! Register for all FIVE spring School’s Out! Programs, or all THREE programs in May:

School’s Out! Forensic Science: The Missing Teddy Bear

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

schools out logoUse forensic science and your own great detective skills help crack the case of the missing teddy bear!

$15 per child

Save time! Register for all FIVE spring School’s Out! Programs, or all THREE programs in May: