Stamford Spring Events for the Whole Family

No. 1
Stamford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Downtown Stamford goes green for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 2 at noon. The Irish-American Cultural Society of Stamford named Stamford Health CEO Kathleen A. Silard this year’s grand marshal. She’ll lead the way for steppers, pipers and more. Make these ice cream sandwiches ahead of time for a post-parade playdate. stamfordstpatricksdayparade.com


Ingredients
• Packaged sugar
• cookie dough
• Green food coloring
• Lucky Charms
• Vanilla ice cream

Preparation

  1. Put the pre-made cookie dough in a bowl and add green food coloring. Add as much as you need until the whole batch is green.
  2. Bake the sugar cookies per the instructions on the wrapper.
  3. Let the cookies cool completely.
  4. Take soft vanilla ice cream and scoop it on to the bottom side of one cookie.
  5. Place another cookie on top and place Lucky Charms in the ice cream around the entire edge.


No. 2
Easter Egg Hunts

It’s not hard to find an egg hunt this season. Here are two worth tracking down. The Glow in the Dark Painting and Egg Hunt at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center on Friday, March 29 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., features a craft to kick off a Wheels in the Woods trail search for luminescent treasures. stamfordmuseum.org

Wake up for another round at the Stamford Moms Egg Hunt Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Long Ridge Fire Co. The event features face painting, food, fire truck rides and even a visit from the big guy Bunny himself. stamfordmoms.com


No. 3
Bluey’s Big Play

Head to the Palace for a brand-new live show starring everyone’s favorite Heeler in “Bluey’s Big Play.” Two shows on Tuesday, April 16 at 6 p.m., and Wednesday, April 17 at 2 p.m., feature big, beautiful puppets bringing an original story and score to life. Tickets range from $39 to $114 (for the VIP experience). palacestamford.org


No. 4
Stamford Moms’ Mommy & Me Shopping Day

Join Stamford Moms at Third Place by Half Full Brewery on Sunday, April 28 from 10 p.m. to 2 p.m., for our Mommy & Me Shopping Day presented by SkinLab by NicholsMD. Kids have plenty of fun activities to keep them occupied as you get your spring season’s worth of gift buying done all the while supporting local businesses like Auburn Jewelry and Weekend Glow Candles over great coffee and company. stamfordmoms.com

Photographs: Local Moms Network; Stefanie Horn; Darren Thomas


Stefanie Horn, Stamford mom of three and head of Stamford Moms, shares some of her favorite things to do—from seasonal activities to can’t-miss events. Follow @stamfordmoms on Instagram, sign up for the newsletter and check out the calendar for more family-friendly activities at stamfordmoms.com.

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