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There are fun, free things to do for all ages and interests!

   FUN EVENTS     ON-GOING FUN    

 

  EVENTS  
     
  JUNE 2019
 
     
 

Summer Concerts on the Square
  - Every Thursday in June & July*, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
  - *No concert July 4

 
     
   Family Storytime
  - Saturdays; 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Stories, songs, and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Mansfield Family Fun Night  
  - Saturday, June 1; 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free for MCC members; Non-members pay the daily admission fee

 
     
  Free Mansfield Day  
  - Sunday, June 2; 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free for Mansfield residents
 
     
   Foreign Film Tuesday
  - Tuesday, June 4; 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
   Summer Concerts on the Square: Mariachi Mexico Antiguo
  - Thursday, June 6; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - With special guests Mariachi Nuevo Sol
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

 CT Open House Day at the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry 
  - Saturday, June 8; 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  - Free tours at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
  - Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
   Free Mansfield Day  
  - Sunday, June 9; 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free for Mansfield residents
 
     
  Summer Concerts on the Square: Them Damn Hamiltons
  - Thursday, June 13; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Mansfield Family Fun Night  
  - Friday, June 14; 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free for MCC members; Non-members pay the daily admission fee

 
     
  Trashy Movie Series: Waste Land
  - Saturday, June 15; 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Part of Sustainable Mansfield
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Kidsville Summer Kickoff! presented by Educational Playcare
  - Monday, June 17; 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
   Board Game Night
  - Tuesday, June 18; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  - Mansfield Library Express at the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center, 23 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Teens (accompanied by an adult) and adults welcome
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
  Family Fort Night Kickoff Party
  - Wednesday, June 19; 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Kick off the start of the summer reading programs with crafts, activities, and - of course - reading!
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
  Summer Concerts on the Square: Los Elk
  - Thursday, June 20; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
  Summer Concerts on the Square: Noble Dust
  - Thursday, June 27; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
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  JULY 2019 - MORE INFO COMING SOON!
 
     
   Summer Concerts on the Square: Billy Wylder
  - Thursday, July 11; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
  "Stories in the Stars" by Hampstead Stage Company
  - Friday, July 12; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Moonlight Movies: Maleficent
  - Friday, July 12
  - Activities start at 7:30 PM, Movies start at dusk
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
  Acrobat Li Liu
  - Tuesday, July 16; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
    Board Game Night
  - Tuesday, July 16; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  - Mansfield Library Express at the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center, 23 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Teens (accompanied by an adult) and adults welcome
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Drop-In Knitting Group
  - Thursday, July 18; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Free and open to the public
  - For more information, please call the library (860.423.2501) and ask for Pat or Peggy

 
     
   Summer Concerts on the Square: GreenHouse
  - Thursday, July 18; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
   Summer Concerts on the Square: Funky Dawgz Brass Band
  - Thursday, July 25; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Moonlight Movies: The Little Mermaid
  - Friday, July 26
  - Activities start at 7:30 PM, Movies start at dusk
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
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  AUGUST 2019 - MORE INFO COMING SOON!
 
     
 

Moonlight Movies: Coco
  - Friday, August 2
  - Activities start at 7:30 PM, Movies start at dusk
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
 

Moonlight Movies: Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone
  - Friday, August 9
  - Activities start at 7:30 PM, Movies start at dusk
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
 

Moonlight Movies: Captain America: The Last Avenger
  - Friday, August 16
  - Activities start at 7:30 PM, Movies start at dusk
  - Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Free and open to the public

 
     
   Board Game Night
  - Tuesday, August 20; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  - Mansfield Library Express at the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center, 23 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT 06268
  - Teens (accompanied by an adult) and adults welcome
  - Free and open to the public
 
     
 

Drop-In Knitting Group
  - Thursday, August 22; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  - Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
  - Free and open to the public
  - For more information, please call the library (860.423.2501) and ask for Pat or Peggy

 
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  ON-GOING FUN & ACTIVITIES  
     
     
 

Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation Community Playground
  - Open every day, dawn to dusk
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268

 
     
 

Town of Mansfield Parks & Preserves
  - See trail maps here
  - Open every day, dawn to dusk

 
     
 

Mansfield Hollow State Park
  - Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, and Picnicking
  - Open daily, dawn to dusk
  - 151 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250

 
     
 

Joshua's Trust
  - 25 properties in Mansfield
  - Find property descriptions and trail guides here and here

 
     
 

Mansfield Public Library
  - Open Mon & Wed: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Tues & Thurs: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Fri & Sat: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  - 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250

 
     
 

Matt Barchus Memorial Park
  - BMX/Skate park
  - Open every day, dawn to dusk
  - Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268

 
     
 

Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace
  - Sunday mornings: Eastern Connecticut's largest flea market!
  - 228 Stafford Rd., Mansfield Center, CT 06250

 
     
 

Ballard Institute & Museum of Art
  - World-class puppetry museum in Downtown Storrs
  - Free; Donations gratefully accepted
  - 1 Royce Circle, Storrs CT 06268

 
     
 

William Benton Museum of Art
  - Connecticut's state art museum - Ask us about our "I Spy" and scavenger hunt activities (through July 27)!
  - Free; Donations gratefully accepted
  - 245 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT 06269

 
     
 

Storrs Farmers Market
  - Open every Saturday from May through November, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
  - On the front lawn of the Mansfield Town Hall
  - 4 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268

 
     
 

UConn Animal Barns
- Open every day, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 
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