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Warm Up This Winter At The Weston Historical Society

The Weston Historical Society will host the Mort Schindel Weston Wood exhibit through February.
The Weston Historical Society will host the Mort Schindel Weston Wood exhibit through February. Photo Credit: Weston Historical Society

WESTON, Conn. -- Fun stories for the very young and educational insights for older children and adults await visitors this winter at the Weston Historical Society’s Mort Schindel’s Weston Woods exhibit.

On Sunday, Jan. 10, there will be a special children’s program featuring Katie Gay, an educator and daughter of “Weston Forum” Editor Patricia Gay, who will read funny animal stories to the little ones in the Weston Woods literacy caravan parked on the grounds of the historical society.

Stories, crafts and activities will fill out the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. the exhibition continues with the special storyteller Marcelle Sofiero, editor-in-chief of “Brain, Child Magazine.”

In February, the Historical Society will open on Sunday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Black History Month and Presidents’ Day will be celebrated on Feb. 7 in special readings and Weston Woods videos for children.

On Febr. 14, Cupid will make a special storytelling appearance. Parents and teens are invited to visit the Weston Woods exhibition during the afternoons that the historical society is open.

There is plenty to see while experiencing this unique and imaginative exhibit of Weston’s special filmographer, Mort Schindel. The exhibit will close on Feb. 29.

The exhibit is sponsored through the support of the Connecticut Humanities Council, Scholastic, the Town of Weston, and the Weston Kiwanis.

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