Check our picks for family activities as well as new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.
1. , Newtown
Where/When: , Fri, 8pm
Why Go: Come see the band Craobh Rua (pronounced "Crave Roo-uh"), one of Belfast's top Irish traditional bands, play a variety of music.
Pricing: Adults, $20; children, $5
2. , Newtown
Where/When: , Fri, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Why Go: This comedy will be followed by dessert and question and answer time.
3. , Danbury
Where/When: , Sun, 4pm - 5pm
Why Go: Hear the CT Choral Society at a concert to benefit Jericho Partnership, a group helping the local at-risk community through several ministries.
4. , Southbury
Where/When: , Sun, 11am - 5pm
Why Go: Artists and craft makers show their works at this fair.
5. , Oxford
Where/When: , Mon, 2pm - 6pm
Why Go: Children in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade can drop by the library and make a bunny craft.
6. , Newtown
Where/When: , Sun, 3pm
Why Go: present this ensemble with soprano as part of its concert series.
Pricing: Adults, $20; children, free
7. CT Cactus and Succulent Society Show and Sale, Waterbury
Where/When: Naugatuck Valley Community College, Sat, 10am - 5pm; Sun, 10am - 4pm
Why Go: Come learn from lectures, see a judged show and participate in an auction.
8. , Newtown
Where/When: Z Place for Fitness, Fri, 7:15pm - 9pm
Why Go: Help support the March of Dimes while burning some calories at this event, followed by a raffle with prizes.
Pricing: $10 in advance; $15 at the door; email email@example.com for more information
9. The Fighter, Newtown
Where/When: , April 8 - 14, Fri, Sat, 7pm & 9:10pm;
Sun - Thu, 7pm; Matinees: Sat. 1pm & 4pm, Tue, 1pm
Why Go: For a couple of bucks, you can watch an Academy Award-winning film about boxing stars, which stars Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams
10. , Woodbury
Where/When: 265 Main St., Woodbury, April 10, 8am - 12pm
Why Go: The Woodbury Junior Women's Club is hosting this annual pancake breakfast and bake sale
Pricing: $8, adults; $4, children
11. , Newtown
Where/When: , Newtown, April 8, 5pm - 8pm
Why Go: The Knights of Columbus closes out its Fish Fry season with this last one as it tries to meet its goal of 550 meals.