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Norwalk Children's Museum Offers November Programs

Stepping Stones Museum for Children announces November schedule.
Stepping Stones Museum for Children announces November schedule. Photo Credit: Contributed

NORWALK, Conn. – Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk is offering new exhibits throughout November.

Saturday, Nov. 1 Around the World: Creative Kids at 2 p.m. For children ages 2 and older. Participants will learn the significance of the Native American dream catcher and make their own. Space is limited space, tickets are required. Thursday, Nov. 6 Get Into It!, An Open Arms free program from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8

  • Accessibility Day, An Open Arms program from 9-11 a.m.
  • Around the World: Performance Series at 2 p.m. Through dance and artifacts, Shane Long shares the history and tradition of Native American tribes of the eastern woodlands.

Tuesday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 22 Holiday Cards for Soldiers from 10:15-11:30 a.m. Make a personal card with holiday wishes to send to U.S. troops through Holiday Mail for Heroes, an American Red Cross program. Friday, Nov. 14 Storybook Pajama Party, “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak from 6-8:30 p.m. Registration required. Members are $10 per person, nonmembers are $15 per person. Saturday, Nov. 15 Portrait Workshop from 2:30-4 p.m. Children can create their own portrait in the artist-guided workshop. Part of Childhood Portraits 2015, a collaborative project between Stepping Stones, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists. Wednesday, Nov. 19 Music Time – Suzuki Babies, 12:30-1:15 p.m. For children ages 3 and younger and their adults. There is a 15-student maximum. Space is limited, tickets are required.

Saturday, Nov. 22 (Holiday Happenings) YES2 Holiday Craft Fair from noon-4 p.m. Join the Youth Enrichment at Stepping Stones (YES2) volunteers for their second annual holiday draft fair.

Tuesday, Nov. 25-Saturday, Nov. 29 (Holiday Happenings) Fall Tales and Snowy Stories from 11-11:30 a.m. Settle in for a cozy, warm story time celebrating fall and winter.

Through Dec. 31

  • Conservation Quest is an interactive, hands-on experience for children and adults showing what we all can do to keep the planet healthy now and for future generations. In this interactive exhibit participants will learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children as a part of its Healthy Children, Healthy Communities initiative.

  • Making Space

Children’s ideas are our future. Children have an amazing sense of play, imagination, discovery, creativity and problem-solving. When given simple materials, their ideas can be brought to life in the form of artistic and useful inventions. In the spirit of the mission of lifelong learning, Making Space encourages creative experimentation and play. Events and programs are free with museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

For more information, visit the Stepping Stones’ website here . Stepping Stones Museum for Children is at 303 West Ave.

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