Calendar: Workshops and programs for kids around Fairfield County
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic please contact the venue to ensure the event hasn’t been cancelled.
FrightVision’s Carve-Con 2020, every Friday in October, at 7:30 p.m., will feature a different set of Halloween-related activities. Free. Info: frightvisionbooks.com.
Mother Goose on the Loose, Thursdays, through Nov. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Story time with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes for children ages 6 months to 2-years old. Registration required. Registration/Info: wiltonlibrary.org.
Art for Middle School Students, Fridays, through Nov. 20, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), 145 Rowayton Ave., Norwalk. Cost: $220. Info: rowaytonarts.org.
Draw Some Monsters, Oct. 24, 2-3 p.m. Kids in grades 3-5 participate in drawing some classic monsters. Registration required. Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org to register. Ready Readers Live!, Oct. 26, 4:15-4:45 p.m. Story time for children ages 4-6. Registration required. Info/Registration: wiltonlibrary.org.
Firefighter Story Time Live, Oct. 27, 10-10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Firefighters for an interactive story time on Zoom. Registration required. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.
Virtual Chess Club, Oct. 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Kids in kindergarten through high school learn new strategies and then pair up using Chess.com to practice playing. Registration required. Registration/Info: wiltonlibrary.org.
Zooming Toddler Story Time, Oct. 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Toddlers ages 1-3 years listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, and movement activities, while building literacy skills. Registration required. Info/Registration: wiltonlibrary.org.
Halloween Stroll at The Maritime Aquarium, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29; 5:30-9 p.m., Oct. 30, The Maritime Aquarium, 10 N Water St., Norwalk. Info: https://www.maritimeaquarium.org/.
Phases of the Moon with a Halloween Twist, Oct. 30, 1-2 p.m. Virtual presentation for those in grades 3-8 by Mystic Seaport Planetarium to explore moon science and lore. Registration required. Info: https://coeearegistration.wufoo.com/forms/zhc37vv11qz4ca/ or 203-734-2513.
Wilton Reads: Jazzy Art Contest for Teens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through Oct. 31. Students in grades 7-12 design a mock book jacket or vinyl album cover depicting a jazz scene anywhere from the 1920s to the present or a famous jazz artist. Submissions accepted in Wilton Library’s Lobby, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 28 or 31. Info: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6343.