Get Out: Books, Lobster, Tag Sale, Gardens, Horses

Activities for the week of June 9 - 15

Check our picks for family activities as well as new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.

1. - Sandy Hook
Where/When: , Fri, Sat, 5pm - 11pm
Why Go: Enjoy a lobster dinner with all the fixings while supporting to fire house.
Pricing: $23 in advance, $25 at the door

2. - Monroe
Where/When: Beardsley Homestead, Monroe Historical Society, Sat, 1pm - 5pm
Why Go: See five beautiful gardens with light refreshments.
Pricing: $15

3. - Newtown
Where/When: Next to Reed Intermediate School, Sun, 11am - 3pm
Why Go: Enjoy family-friendly activities, including pony rides, games, food and demonstrations.
Pricing: Call for details.

4. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sun, noon - 4pm
Why Go: Alexander Kostuk, of Pisgah Mountain Primitives, will discuss the process of making rope.
Pricing: Free, donations are welcome

5. - Woodbury
Where/When: , Sat, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Why Go: Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition’s annual fundraiser will feature Faith Middleton, wine, hors d'oeuvres, music and an auction.
Pricing: $60

6. Friends of the Library Book Sale - Woodbury
Where/When: Woodbury Library, Sat, 10am - 2pm
Why Go: Books will be sold for $0.25 - $1.
Pricing: Admission is free.

7. - Woodbury
Where/When: , Sat, 10:30am - noon
Why Go: Learn about this alternative treatment.
Pricing: Free, registration required

8. - Oxford
Where/When: , Sat, 9am - 3pm
Why Go: Support the Oxford Animal Shelter at this tag sale.
Pricing: Admission is free.

9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG) - Newtown
Where/When: , Sat - Thu, 7pm, 9pm; Matinees: Sat, Sun, 1pm, 4pm: Tue, 1pm
Why Go: This family-friendly movie is an adaptation of the popular book series.
Pricing: $2

10. Lemonade For A Cure - Newtown
Where/When: At baseball fields Glander, Sandy Hook, Hawley & Watertown (behind RIS), Sat, 10am - 6pm
Why Go: Help raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society while quenching your thirst.
Pricing: See the lemonade stands for details.

11. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sat, 10am - 6pm
Why Go: Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition Winner Yossi Kohrman-Glaser, 16, will be kicking off this coffee house series
Pricing: $8


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