Basket Stamping Workshop

logoChrystal Mars Baker of the Tomaquag Museum will present a program focusing on the tradition of Basket Stamping. Decorating splint baskets with beautiful designs stamped onto the sides of the baskets is a traditional art form indigenous to the tribes of Southern New England.

Preschool Art - FULL

Wednesday, July 24

10:30 AM

Ages 3 - 5

Children are encouraged to join us for a fun preschool art program! Throughout the program they will make a take-home-craft and be able to visit various stations that have been set up to help them explore their senses and creativity. 

Come join us for some fun!

Registration is required and is FULL.  If you would like to be placed on a wait list please email with your child's name and age.


Kids Book Club


Wednesday, July 31

4:00 PM

Ages 8 - 12

Join us for discussion and fun activities in our Kids Book Club!  This summer we will be reading and discussing Odder by Katherine Applegate.  All participants will also be entered to win a plush otter*! 

Registration is required and opens ONLINE June 17th.  Register HERE. 

Recycled Planters - FULL

Monday, July 15

2:00 PM

Ages 5 - 12

Join us for a program that highlights the importance of recycling and make a fun and playful planter by reusing plastic soda bottles!  To finish it off we'll plant your own flower to take home.

Registration is FULL.  If you would like to be placed on our waiting list please email with your child's name and age.



Dancin' with Hoops

Monday, July 22

2:00 PM

All Ages

Join Judi Jones aka ENERGIZER for a musically fueled interactive Hoop Dancing (hula hooping) program. Dancin’ with Hoops blends creative movement, dance, exercise, self expression and cooperative play. All for the FUN of it. Hula hoops will be provided for use. Following, Judi will delight you with a high energy and comedic hula hoop performance.

Dave Marchetti's Animal Experience


Wednesday, August 7

6:00 PM

All Ages

Meet and learn about a variety of animals in this interactive presentation!

This event is held at Academy Field and is weather dependent.  Please check the website regularly in case any changes have been made due to inclement weather.

This event is made possible through the generous donations made by the late Bruce Fogel.


Trash Turtles


Tuesday, July 30

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Ages 5 - 12

Use clean “trash” to repurpose into turtles while learning how trash affects oceans and streams. Get inspired by the shell patterns of local species!