2021 Fall Activity Guide - Westport Moms

2021 Fall Activity Guide

The 2021 FALL ACTIVITY Guide is HERE!
While back to school means end of summer, It also means FALL is around the corner, and it’s time to think about ways to keep your kids active, stimulated, and creating! We are so lucky there are so many amazing programs (think music, sports, the arts, and more) all available locally! Check some of these out, and get moving!

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

THE BEARDSLEY ZOO
Our newly renovated Farmyard continues to grow with animals that are integral to life on a traditional New England farm! ​Through education, conservation, research and recreation, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for students and families. The Zoo is open from 9am-4pm daily. Come visit!

CONTACT:
Email: info@beardsleyzoo.org | Website | Phone: (203) 394-6565

CRYSTAL THEATRE
Calling all actors! Mother Goose land is in an uproar! After a long and illustrious career Mother Goose decides to retire and informs the inhabitants that they must hold an election to determine her successor. Old King Cole, Mary Contrary, the Queen of Hearts and Humpty Dumpty all vie for the office as their supporters busily campaign for their favorites. The local press follows the proceedings with breathless coverage until the candidates finally learn that they must all work together to insure the continued health and success of Mother Goose Land. All your favorite Mother Goose characters stage a big farewell concert for Mother Goose as she heads off to a beach house in the Bahamas for a well-deserved rest. Learn to sing, dance and act as you have fun putting on this fully-costumed, lively musical. **No experience necessary and everyone gets a part!)

CONTACT:
Email: crysthr@optonline.net | Website | Phone: (203) 838-7150

SARA HOLLAND SPORTS
Sara Holland Sports offers Sports programs for kids 19 months – 5 years, private classes, semi-private programs for kids 5 & up, Bike Lessons, Softball Lessons, and Yoga. Classes offered in Westport, Fairfield, Weston, Wilton, New Canaan, and Darien. 

CONTACT: Email: Sara@SaraHollandSports.com | Website | Phone: (434) 825-4689

SUZUKI MUSIC SCHOOLS
Suzuki Music Schools is Fairfield County’s leading 501(c)3 non-profit music school. We offer music lessons in violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, piano, harp, chamber music, and music theory to over 400 students. SMS also provides free community concerts and events throughout the school year.

Contact:  Email office@suzukischools.org | Website | Phone: (203) 227-9474

Location: 246 Post Road East, Westport, 06880

WESTON RAQUET CLUB
Fall is the perfect time to pick up a racquet and hit the courts. Weston Racquet Club offers junior and adult programs, private lessons, & court rentals for players at all levels. Registration for Fall programs is now open!

Contact: Email: info@westonracquet.com | Website | Phone: (203) 226-3349

Location: 405 Newtown Turnpike, Weston, CT 06883

WESTPORT ACADEMY OF DANCE
Westport’s Academy of Dance has been teaching children and teens in a safe and nurturing environment for over 45 years. Offering classical ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern, and hip hop dance to all ages and levels. Please contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Contact: Email: contact@westportdance.com | Website | Phone: (203)226-9987

Location: 345 Post Road W. Westport, CT 06880

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

THE ACADEMY AT MOCA WESTPORT
Voted Best Art Classes in Westport, The Academy at MoCA Westport offers the best academic and art enrichment classes for all ages, from babies to adults. Check out our Art Crawl for babies, Toddler Thursdays, Mini MoCA Learning Lab & Art Adventure, After School Homework Help & Art Exploration, Math Tutoring, and STEM In The Garden this autumn. 

Contact: Email: Anne Greenberg, Director of Education, anne@mocawestport.org | Website | Phone: (203) 222-7070

Location: 19 Newtown Turnpike, Westport CT (an easy drive from the Merritt and downtown Westport!)

MUSIC TOGETHER 
Come Sing, Dance and Play in a Music Together class with your child this Fall! Our 8 week program features outdoor, backyard, indoor and online options that will keep you and your child safe and happily engaged with joyful music making. Our classes include Babies (8 months & under), Mixed Age (Ages 0-5y), Rhythm Kids (ages 4- 8y) and Canta Y Baila Conmigo (0-5y Spanish Language and music immersion). Everyone is welcome, with all learning styles embraced; we teach children in the way they learn music best, through participatory experiences that involve their parents/ caregivers alongside them. Register today and find out why Music Together is the “MOST LOVED” early childhood music and movement curriculum Worldwide!  FREE demonstration classes available. 

CONTACT: Website | Phone: (203) 256-1656

WESTPORT WESTON YMCA
The Westport Weston Family YMCA is a charitable 501(C)3 community organization that enriches the community by developing and nurturing the potential of its youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Our Y is dedicated to being inclusive, welcoming and open to all while providing opportunities for youth, families, and older adults to learn, grow and become a part of a healthier, happier, and more connected community. Check out their classes for adults and kids, including dance, gymnastics, basketball, and more!

Contact: Email Brian Marazzi bmarazzi@westporty.org | Website | Phone: 203.226.8981 ext. 104   

Location: 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport

WESTPORT CONTINUING ED
This fall Westport Continuing Education returns with after school programs in all five public elementary schools in Westport with a diverse array of after school programs in the arts, creativity, magic, STEM, sports and more! Click here for the interactive flyer by school

WCE also presents additional programs at Staples High School for students in grades 3 and up. See the schedule here. If you have any questions, please reach out!

CONTACT: Emailconted@westportps.org | Website | Phone: (203) 341-1209

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