Starting with a puppet show on Friday night and ending with T-Ball registration on Sunday afternoon, there will be lots to do this weekend. Check it all out!
Kid's Black Light Puppets & Pizza!
Start the weekend early by bringing the family over to Bethel's The Toy Room for a black light puppet show. Kids wearing white will see themselves in a new light in this interactive musical event. Be sure to register as The Toy Store has limited space and will fill up quickly. Children ages 3-12 will enjoy participating in this clorful fun event. For more information, click
The black light show takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Tiny Toy Room, 153 Greenwood Ave, Bethel. The website: http://www.thetoyroomonline.com/. Phone: 203-791-0531. Email: email@example.com. Price: $15 for pizza & puppet show.
The 20th Annual Children's Day
The Danbury Hospital presents fun, challenges and entertainment for the kids while parents learn about important ways to keep children healthy and safe.
Besides face painting, the children will be able to inspect ambulances, a police car and a fire truck vehicle, the Wow van, and a Life Star helicopter. An obstacle course will challenge fitness levels and there will be a tour of the Emergency Room and more. These important tours ease the anxiety of children should they ever be faced with emergency situations. For more information, click
Parents will have the opportunity to expand their own horizons as well. There will be free health screenings, Amber Alert Child ID booths, fitness and cooking demonstrations and much more.
The Children's Day runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Danbury Hospital. It is free for children and adults. The website is: http://danburyhospital.org. The phone number is: 1-800-516-3658
Palace Theatre Free Family Film
The Dogfather is a family comedy about a dog who has eaten the ring of the mob's Godfather. Hijinks ensue when the dog finds a new home in the suburbs while he is being tracked by the mob that wants their ring back. This film is free but get there early to be sure you get a seat. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. For more information, click The Dogfather will start at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Theatre, 165 Main St, Danbury. It is free and open to all. The website is: http://tickets.thepalacedanbury.com/. Call: 203-794-9944
Saturday Morning Playgroup & Storytime
Saturday morning is a great time to build literacy skills for the young members of the family as well as the parents. Stories are read and are brought to life while other activities expand on play ideas such as measuring and arts and crafts projects. Professionally trained early education specialists are there to assist families. Parents and children do all of the activities together and families may borrow books. For more information, click
The music program offered by Holly Gundolf includes dance, parachute games and exploring musical instruments. The play group takes place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays at the Family Literacy Center, Educational Services Center. 49 Osborne St, Danbury. Reservations Are Needed. Features: Open to All. Phone: 203-797-4734. Price: FREE
DAYO T-Ball Final Registration
Come down and register your boys and girls, ages 4-7, for T-Ball. Last year more than 450 kids participated in Danbury's T-Ball, which teaches the basics of baseball as well as important lifelong skills such as sportsmanship and team work. The registration fee for the season is $65. Click here for more information. Register from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods, 7 Backus Ave #D, Danbury, CT. The website is: http://www.dayotball.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.