KIDS

Fun for everyone in the family!

Kids, the town’s gotten together to offer events that are specially for you. You’re invited to touch a truck, create a leaf print, hunt for treasures, pet a goat or join a scout campground. Read on! See the day-by-day listings for details.

For additional events that everyone will enjoy, see Music, Art, Nature and &More; to find a place to stay, see Eat, Sleep, Shop. To see all events in date order, click here.

Friday, August 5

6:30 p.m.
Performance by Efraim Silva and Thelma Ladeira of Ginga Brasileira, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East, reservations encouraged but not required
Free

Saturday, August 6

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Children’s watercolor painting contest; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John J. Curtiss Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leaf and vegetable printmaking with Great Mountain Forest and Husky Meadows Farm, Village Green
Free

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Face painting by the Norfolk Early Learning Center, Village Green
Free

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Kids’ Day at the Norfolk Farmers Market, 19 Maple Avenue, live music, food, special activities
Free

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Scout encampment demonstrating activities for visitors to join, corner of Mountain and Litchfield Roads
Free

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Children’s games on the Village Green; Church of Christ Congregational
Free

12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department housing ceremony for its new Squad 20 fire truck, with hot dogs, cotton candy and other refreshments, 20 Shepard Road
Free

1:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Local landmarks scavenger hunt for families, sponsored by the Norfolk After School Program, prizes, start on Village Green
Free

2:00 p.m.
Watermelon-eating contest with prizes, Village Green; Girl Scouts
$Fee

Sunday, August 7

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Children’s concert, Music ShedYale School of Music and Battell Arts Foundation
Free

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Lost Ruby Farm tour and open house, pet the goats, taste the cheese, 458 Winchester Road
Free

3:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Ice cream social and children’s games, Music ShedYale School of Music and Battell Arts Foundation
Free

4:00 p.m.
Concert by U.S. Coast Guard Band, Music ShedYale School of Music
Free