Family Program: Cocoa and Crafts

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Curl up with some hot cocoa at the CHS! Join us for a morning of a morning of hot chocolate, crafts, and readings of Stella Blackstone’s Bear at Work. After the story, make a toy bear of your own and design it a special work uniform! Story times will be at 10:15 am and 11:15 […]

This program is covered by the cost of admission.

Online Short Attention Span Literary Club

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Every other week, we get together to chat about short stories. Anyone can join in, no commitment required! This week’s selection is “Kiddie Pool” by Connecticut author Cindy House. You can find the story through our events page. The club meets online using Zoom. After registering online you’ll receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom […]

Free

Free First Saturday Family Program: Winter Wonderland

522 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Explore Connecticut’s wintry wonders! Kids will look closely at images of the unique holiday-themed window and store displays at G. Fox and Co, a Connecticut department store. Then, using those as inspiration, they will design their own wintry window display! This program is FREE and great for children of all ages. A limited number of […]

Free

Behind the Scenes Tour: From Hoopskirts to Flappers

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

A woman born in 1850 who lived for 80 years would have seen fashion change dramatically in her lifetime. In this special tour of our Costume and Textile Collection, you’ll see how women’s clothing transitioned from the iron reign of the hoopskirt to the relative freedom of the flapper dress. $10 for CHS members, $15 […]

$10 – $15

Behind the Scenes Tour: From Hoopskirts to Flappers

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

A woman born in 1850 who lived for 80 years would have seen fashion change dramatically in her lifetime. In this special tour of our Costume and Textile Collection, you’ll see how women’s clothing transitioned from the iron reign of the hoopskirt to the relative freedom of the flapper dress. $10 for CHS members, $15 […]

$10 – $15

COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park

2677 224 Park Rd, West Hartford

COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park Saturday, January 8th, 2022 8pm $17.50 Doors open 30 minutes prior to show Join us for 90 minutes of laughs with Co-Headliners Brian Scott McFadden and Bob DiBuono! More info & tickets: https://playhouseonpark.org/web2/Season13/comedynite_S13_0108.html Playhouse on Park Box Office: 860-523-5900 x10 BoxOffice@PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org 244 Park Rd. West Hartford, CT 06119

Family Exhibit Tour: Dressing Up the Past

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Visit the CHS for a special tour of Making Connecticut followed by a related craft! Through close-looking and hands-on activities, kids will explore how clothing was made and how fashion has changed throughout history. Families will have the opportunity to card wool, “work” in a textile factory, and more! This program is included with museum […]

This program is included with museum admission.

A Paramedic’s Dispatches From the Front Line of the Opioid Epidemic

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Join us for a book talk with Hartford paramedic Peter Canning, author of Killing Season: A Paramedic’s Dispatches From the Front Line of the Opioid Epidemic. In April 2021, Canning released Killing Season: A Paramedic’s Dispatches From the Front Line of the Opioid Epidemic. A paramedic on the streets of Hartford for over 25 years, […]

$8 – $10

Virtual Homeschool Workshop: Supplies for Soldiers

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Did you know that nearly 55,000 people from Connecticut joined the Union Army during the Civil War? Children will look closely at a variety of images and posters to explore the ways in which people of Connecticut were recruited to be soldiers for the Union Army. Then, using primary sources as inspiration, children can create […]

$10 – $14

Virtual Homeschool Workshop: A Day in the Life

5006 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Explore a day in the life of soldiers, battlefield nurses, and women working on the homefront during the Civil War. Through close-looking at a variety of primary sources, including letters, diary entries, and newspapers, children will explore the variety of roles and responsibilities of women during the Civil War. Then, tune into a live, virtual […]

$10 – $14

Five Guys Named Moe

388 CT

His woman left him, he’s broke, and it’s almost five a.m. But don’t worry about our hero. All he needs is the right music—and the right guys—to get him through. Enter five guys named Moe, stepping out through his radio to cajole, comfort and jazz him with dozens of whimsical hit songs from the extraordinary […]

$20.00 – $50.00