Public Programs & Event Calendar

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Annual Meeting, Exhibit Opening, and West Hartford History Series
Wednesday, May 27
5:30 p.m.: Museum Annual Meeting
6:15: Reception and refreshments
6:30 p.m.: West Hartford History Series: Susan Regan on the art of her mother, Sylvia Davis

Celebrate! West Hartford
Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8

CT Open House Day– Free admission!
Saturday, June 13, noon-4 p.m.

West Hartford History Series: Dr. Jennifer Cote presents Women of West Hartford
Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m.

Bookworm Adventure Workshop Dates
June 23 & 25- Farm Theme
June 30 & July 02 -Bugs & Insect Theme
July 14 & 16 - Frog Theme
July 28 & 30- Curious George Theme
August 11 & 13 – Dinosaur Theme
August 18 & 20 –Pirates and Princesses Theme

Reading Big with Clifford the Big Red Dog
Saturday, June 27, 1-4 p.m.

Colonial Kid's Adventure Camp
Monday-Friday, July 6-10, July 20-24, & August 3-7,
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Boys and girls age 8-12 explore life in the 1700s by spending a week as a colonial child!

West Hartford History Series: Mary Donohue: Bungalows, Four-squares and Triple-deckers: West Hartford's 20th Century Residential Architecture
Tuesday, July 27, 7 p.m.

Ray Lamoreux Exhibit Opening
Thursday, August 13, 6 p.m.

West Hartford History Series: Ryan Hanrahan: The Flood of 1955
Wednesday, August 19, 7 p.m.

Speak Up!
Saturday, September 12, 7 p.m.

Curious George Day
Saturday, September 19, 1-4 p.m.

Conversations: A Community Forum
September 24, 7 p.m.

West Hartford History Series: Dictionary Exhibit opening
Thursday, October 15, 7 p.m.

West Hartford Hauntings
October 23, 24, 25, 30, 6– 8:45 p.m.

West Hartford History Series
11, 12: Gingerbread Weekend: Friday 6 p.m. parents and teens (drop off your teen(s) or stick around in the parents-only zone); 8 p.m. BYOB

Some programs are subject to change. Please call ahead or make a reservation as required.

West Hartford History Series

A monthly series of lectures and discussions about.. what else? West Hartford's exciting history!

West Hartford Hauntings

West Hartford Hauntings is a theatrical lantern-lit tour of West Hartford's historic North Cemetery.

Tavern Night

Tavern Night is one of the museum's most popular adult programs!

Conversations: A Community Forum

Twice a year, join us to discuss a timely topic.

Gingerbread Day

Kids and adults alike can create their own miniature masterpiece out of fresh-baked gingerbread, icing, and candy.