This week, Frugal Family scoured area places to find you the best family deals:
• Looking for something to do with the kids that may interest you as well? The Florence Griswold Museum, Route 1, Old Lyme, has many kid- friendly programs. For the upcoming week, there is a host of cool programs. Call (860) 434-5542, ext. 111, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Vowels & More: Smart Children’s Music with Steve Elci
Tickets: $5 (reservations required).
Revolutionizing edutainment for all ages with interactive educational and multi-genre music that will get everyone dancing, singing and thinking.
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Father Goose's Tales: A Shadow Puppet Spectacular By Nappy’s Puppets
Tickets $5 (reservations required).
Trouble in the nursery ... Mother Goose has taken the day off and Father Goose must do all her chores, including the storytelling! This shadow puppet show is a modern retelling of nursery rhymes, stories and children's songs that will entertain the whole family.
Winter Wonderment: A Three-Day School Vacation Event for Families
Special adult admission: $5, children are free (does not include special ticketed performances).
Enjoy some hands-on, minds-on creative wintertime fun. There will be fun scavenger hunts in the Griswold House and special “Can You Find Me? Cards” in the Krieble Gallery.
Winter crafts in the Education Center Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hands-On Wintertime Crafts in the Education Center
• The Music Bureau in Salem, at the corner of routes 82 and 85 offers the first music lesson free at 1 New London Road, 4 Corners. Call (860) 886-0203.
• The River Tavern in Chester offers Sunday Family Dinners, where children eat free at 23 Main St. (Route 148). Call (860) 526-9417.
• Looking to get some spring into your life? Click onto the Ballek’s Garden Center website coupons link and print up a coupon for $5 off any purchase of $25 or more. Ballek's Garden Center, 90 Maple Ave., East Haddam. Call (860) 873-8878.