Check our picks for family activities as well as new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.
1. - Newtown
Where/When: , Fri, 7:30pm - 10pm
Why Go: Come for the final show of the Stray Kats season. Talk with the cast and enjoy pastries after the show. This play is not suitable for children.
2. - Danbury
Where/When: Matrix Conference & Banquet Center, Fri, 6pm - 10pm
Why Go: Support the Women's Center, which annually helps more than 19,000 clients who suffer from traumatic events by offering counseling, education and intervention. Music, dinner and an auction will take place.
Pricing: $100 for event; $20 for a raffle ticket
3. - Oxford
Where/When: , Sat, 9am
Why Go: Raise awareness about colon cancer by participating in this event.
Pricing: $25 adult; $15 kids 12 and under
4. - Newtown
Where/When: , May 6 (sold out) - 7, 13 - 14, 21 - 22, 8pm - 10pm
Why Go: Come see this British comedy by Michael Cooney and directed by Brookfield resident Gene Golaszewski.
Pricing: $20 (This show is not appropriate for children.)
5. - Woodbury
Where/When: , Sat, 3:30pm - midnight
Why Go: Travel by bus to the Mohegan Sun casinos, while supporting the Creative Arts Studio.
Pricing: $30/person or $50/couple; includes $15 food voucher and three $5 bets
6. - Milford
Where/When: Milford Green, May 7 - 8, 10am - 5pm
Why Go: 150 Nationally acclaimed exhibitors and artists, a gourmet food court
7. - Southbury
Where/When: Center Firehouse, Sat, 9am - 3pm
Why Go: Buy a gift for mom while supporting the Southbury Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.
Pricing: Free admission
8. - Southbury, Woodbury
Where/When: Platt Farm on Flood Bridge Road, Southbury, Sat, 8:30 - 12:30; , Woodbury, Sat, 9am - 2pm
Why Go: Clean up the rivers, streams and roadsides to keep our communities beautiful. Organized by the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition and the Woodbury Conservation Commission.
9. Gnomeo and Juliet (G) - Newtown
Where/When: , Fri, Sat, 7pm, 9pm; Sun - Thu, 7pm ONLY;
Matinees: Sat, Sun, 1pm, 4pm; Tue, 1pm
Why Go: See this comical take on a Shakespearean classic.