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Beardsley Zoo presents Chris Rowlands, Entertainer

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The last time I went to the zoo, aside from getting to share in my children’s joy of the prairie dogs, there were a number of amusements they enjoyed. They puttered around the maze set up next to the Peacock Cafe. The nine and three year old spent time in the playground. The 12 year […] [Read More]
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Free, Free, Free! All Free Stuff for This Weekend 7/22/11

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When I was looking through the calendar to see what was happening this weekend, I was struck that there were a lot of fun and free events that families could enjoy. From performances, to parties, to projects these activities won’t even make a dent in your wallet (unless you decide to spend the money you […] [Read More]
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Getting the Kids Out of the Nest–New Experiences Are Great!

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I was crazy busy last week because of the kids. [Read More]
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Beardsley Zoo Family Review

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Beardsley is located in Bridgeport, CT and is Connecticut’s only zoo. It embraces that heritage by featuring animals from a typical New England farm.  Both of the Americas, North and South, are represented. The rainforest house has, as you’d expect, the more exotic animals. The kids loved the variety of animals along with some of the brilliant colors […] [Read More]
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Things to Do with Kids This Weekend July 7th, 2011

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A parade, rockets, music, kids’ theater performances, and nature activities are some of the things to choose to do this weekend. [Read More]
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Enjoy Your Summer with Free Connecticut Museum and State Park Admission

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Free admission to great museums is only a library trip away! [Read More]
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Home Made Ice Cream in Fairfield County, CT

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Homemade ice cream from all over Fairfield County. [Read More]
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A Quick 4th of July Weekend Round Up

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Of Course, the things people are looking forward to most are the fireworks. Here’s a list I compiled of fireworks around Fairfield County. The Barnum Festival in Bridgeport is gearing up for it’s Grand Finale weekend! Check out the parade on Sunday at 11 and then head back to town for the fireworks party ($50 […] [Read More]
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