Our most recent segment on Better Connecticut is a destination perfect for a summer outing.
If you like scenic views of the city, fenced-in playgrounds (with shade!), an aviary, beautiful gardens, and more than you have to check out our visit to Wickham Park in Manchester, Connecticut.
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Open April through October, 7 days a week from 9:30 a.m. to sunset, this park offers over 250 acres for visitors to enjoy. In December it reopens for a few weeks for its popular holiday event, Santa’s Workshop. The cost for entry is $4 per car Monday through Friday and $5 per car on the weekends and holidays. Season passes are also available. For more information on the park visit www.wickhampark.org or check out our posts here and here.
Out and About Mom is on Better Connecticut on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month sharing some of our favorite family-friendly destinations in and around the state. We would love to have you tune into the show! Better Connecticut airs Monday through Friday at 3:00 pm on WFSB Channel 3.
- Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – The state’s only free-standing hospital that offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children. Based in Hartford, Connecticut Children’s also provides services at several locations throughout the state.
- The Independent Day School – Located on a rural campus in Middlefield, CT, this private pre-school, elementary and middle school serves families from over 20 communities.
- The Little Green Tambourine – Located in Canton, CT, this healthy living creative arts studio offers a variety of opportunities for kids to learn and play.
- Mandell JCC – The Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT, welcomes and serves families and individuals of all ages, stages, backgrounds and faiths. Our fitness, wellness and recreation, arts and culture, camp, early childhood education programs, classes, clubs and services are open to all. You Belong Here!
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