Welcome to Patch’s weekly Grab & Go Kids Planner! This is where you’ll find all you need to know about the five best family activities or events happening this week.
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This week, have some fun playing Bingo with the family, help the kids tap into their creative side with a special crafts session and listen to some important tips and strategies to cope with bullying.
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
Where/When: on Apr. 6 at 5 p.m.
Why Go: This Bingo event takes place every Wednesday and includes 20 games with weekly jackpots as high as $1,600. Families welcome. Kids 12 and up can play.
Price: $2. Bingo card fee is seperate.
Where/When: on April 5
Why Go: Kids in grade K-5 are invited to the library to pick up and decorate apaper cut-out “body” and entry form to show who you are at Children’s Desks or Elementary School offices. Please submit by Apr. 17 for a chance to win prizes. Click here for rules and details.
Where/When: on April 6 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Why Go: This session is for kids age 8-12 and offers a chance to create puppets and perform.
Pricing: Please register online.
Where/When: on April 7 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Why Go: Come to the Trumbull Nature Center for "Eco-Art! Slinky Snake" and use metal bottle caps, corks and a length of yarn to create a fun & flexible pet.
Where/When: on April 7 at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Carl Bosch, educator, essayist, author and Fulbright Scholar will deliver a session on bullying and strategies to help parents.
Pricing: Free. Registration is required as space is limited.