The Wood holds frequent ongoing and one-time events for children and families during our fall to spring program calendar. Some recurring events include:
Preschool Story time
Preschool storybook fun for children ages 3 to 5, with a caregiver. These will be interactive read-alouds interspersed with step by step directions on how to support emergent reading behaviors. Crafts, songs, sensory activities and FUN, FUN, FUN included!
Pre-registration is required as space is limited.Please click here to register.
Our American Girl Spring Mother/Daughter/Son Tea is held each year for girls and boys ages 6-12. These event usually includes performances that focus on significant historical female characters or have an educational theme and dolls often accompany girls/boys to the program. The experience usually includes a themed craft workshop. These are very popular programs and fill up quickly. Registration and a fee to cover expenses are required. Please click here for upcoming events.
Family Fundays focused on activities for the entire family, are appealing to all ages. Children and adults alike participate in programs such as Wreathmaking, Bluebird House and Gingerbread House Workshops , family entertainment and our Historic Main Street Hayrides. Registration and a fee to cover expenses are required. Please click here for our upcoming events.
Children, age 6-12, gain hands on experience, under the instruction of artists, to learn a new art form, including: cartooning, techniques of the masters, or a new cooking skill. Registration and a fee to cover expenses are required. Please click here for upcoming events.
Ann Masi Memorial Children’s Program
A winter school vacation performance, appropriate for all ages is offered each year in memory of Wood Librarian, Ann Masi. This entertaining family event is usually held at South Windsor High School and is co-sponsored by the South Windsor Junior Women’s Club and The South Windsor Recreation Department. Past performances have included professional magicians, Hip-Hop and more. This program is free to the public. Donations to the memorial fund are appreciated. Please click here for upcoming events.
Schools Out Program series
Looking for something fun and educational for your kids to do on their early release day? This series is for students K-5. These hands-on and interactive programs will entertain and educate. Please click here for our upcoming events.