Bridgeport, CT: Monster Jam is back at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport March 7 to 9. The line up of Monster Jam trucks includes Grave Digger driven by Carl Von Horn; Madusa in her first appearance in Bridgeport; Higher Education driven by Jim Tracy; Iron Warrior driven by Trey Meyers; Shockwave driven by Bill Braukman; and Connecticut’s Pat Summa driving Thrasher. For ticket information visit MonsterJam.com.
Ridgefield, CT: The Berenstain Bears Live in the production of “Family Matters” on March 8 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. After the performance, the actors will be on hand to sign the children’s purchased books. Ticket information at the Ridgefield Play House.
Westport: CT: Tractor Mac author, Bill Steers, will be the Westport Farmers Market, an oasis of local food, products, chefs and community on March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 7 Sylvan Lane, Westport (the home of the winter farmers market). Steers, creator of the popular children’s book series Tractor Mac, will be selling and signing his popular children’s book series “Tractor Mac.”
South Windsor, CT: Free movie presentation of Dr. Seuss’ “Horton Hears a Who”. Movie will be shown at 2pm at the South Windsor Public Library. No registration necessary, snacks are provided.
East Windsor, CT: Free Lego Build. See what your child or grandchild can build with 40,000 Lego bricks on a cold Sunday afternoon. A free Lego build will be held on Sunday March 9, at the Scout Hall Youth Center, 28 Abbe Rd., E Windsor, CT. Drop in or leave any time between 2 and 4 pm. All creations must be left behind for the next build and adults must accompany their child. This is open to anyone from any town.
Hamden, CT: Willy Wonka’s Wonkaville. Sat. March 8 at 1pm. Mr. Wonka (played by actor, David Engle) will be on hand at the Thorton Wilder Hall, Miller Cultural Complex to entertain with music, bubble play, puppetry and silly games. More information at Hamden Arts Commission.
Maple Sugar Festivals: This is the time of year that the maple starts to flow. Learn all about this traditional process and taste a variety of maple sugar products. Both events are free. In Hebron on Sat and Sun beginning at 10 a.m. Information at Hebron Maple Fest. In Plymouth on Saturday, only, on the Green and at the Congregation Church of Plymouth.