Stepping Stones Free Day of Play – Oct 1

Stepping Stones Day of Play

Saturday, October 1

FREE – including admission to museum

Building on the theme of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play, a major community-wide healthy lifestyle event held annually, Stepping Stones Museum for Children is encouraging children to turn off the TV, video games, computer and come out and PLAY! The all day event held at the museum and throughout Mathews Park coincides with the Open Arms Cycling Challenge.

The day will be filled with interactive outdoor games including karate, hockey, field games, live performances and much more – all for free, including admission to the museum.

All Day Activities

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Victorian Lawn Games
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Lawn

Tricycle Art

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Jump Rope for Heart

American Heart Association

Celebration Courtyard

Health & Safety Fun

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
Performance Gallery

Morning Activities

10:00 – 11:00 am


Fairfield Fencing Academy
Multimedia Gallery

Exhibition Gymnastics Team
Westport Weston Family YMCA’s 
    Showtime Gymnastics Team
Celebration Courtyard

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cricket Demonstration

Norwalk Cricket Club
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Lawn



noon – 1:00 pm


Fairfield Fencing Academy
Multimedia Gallery


Celebration Courtyard

Meet Storm – Sound Tigers mascot

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Team
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Sports Personalities Clinic & Autographs

Fairfield County Sports Commission
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Lawn

Golf – Hitting Stations

The First Tee of Connecticut
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Lawn

1:30 – 1:45 pm

Yoga for Kids

Didi McKay
Celebration Courtyard

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Interactive Dance Performance

Dance Adventure
Celebration Courtyard

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Martial Arts Demonstration

Kempo Academy of Martial Arts
Multimedia Gallery

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Interactive Performance

Junior Art & Music (JAM)
Celebration Courtyard

4:00 – 5:00 pm



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