Every Friday in The Feed Kevin talks to Megan from CampByMama.com about all the great things to do in Connecticut with the family. This weekend they cover everything from polo and Strawberry picking to ballet and getting dirty in the mud.
Catherine’s Butterfly Party, a FREE family festival with super pet adoption event on Saturday, June 11th from 12-4pm at Fairfield Hills Campus in Newtown, CT. This incredible community event, hosted by the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary, celebrates the life of sweet Catherine Hubbard, a devoted animal lover who lost her life during the Sandy Hook Tragedy. The annual butterfly party welcomes thousands every year and features hundreds of adoptable animals from 25+ rescues, live wildlife ambassador demonstrations, pet-related vendors, local artisans, food trucks, live music, entertainment and endless activities for kids. We’ll be there and hope you will be too!
1. Strawberry picking at Jones Family Farm in Shelton. 8am-5:30pm Saturday and on Sunday from 8am to 12. Strawberry reservations recommended before arrival to guarantee your spot.
2. Arts and Crafts on Bedford in Stamford Saturday June 11th 10am-6:30 on Bedford Street. 50 exhibitors, outdoor dining, kids activities in Latham Park & more!
3. Greenwich Polo Club, Sunday June 12th Gates open at 1:00 pm, the match begins at 3:00 pm and concludes around 5 pm. All tickets are car passes, each car pass allows entry to all passengers in the same vehicle and includes parking. Every car, including an Uber and drop-off, needs a unique car pass ticket for the gate. One valid entry scan per barcode.
4. A Midsummer Night’s Dream ballet performance, New Canaan June 11th 7pm and 12th 4pm presented by New England Academy of Dance at New Canaan High School. Tickets can be purchased at Neadance.com.
5. Mud Run in Stamford at the Italian Center June 12th, 10am – 2pm. This exciting course is two loops that total two miles and runs mostly on grass. The race will feature approximately 10 – 14 obstacles.
Kids age 13 years old and older are welcome to run solo or with friends/family, while kids ages 5-12 must run with their parents/guardians (18+). Sign up online.
MEGAN’S MOM QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“MOMster what happens to a mom after she counts to 3…”