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Family Fun – Rocket

By at August 25, 2016 | 6:45 pm |

Family Fun – Rocket

  The summer is flying by at the speed of a rocket! The count down has begun for the start of school. All the conversations here in the store fly around what team the kids are on and school supply shopping. So let’s have fun today with a little science and math. Rockets! Let’s play with rockets! These are so fun and easy to make. The supplies are few and the fun more...

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Family Fun – Fairies

By at August 18, 2016 | 7:30 pm |

Family Fun – Fairies

In honor of our upcoming event in Volunteer Park on Farmington Ave in Berlin we have created fairies this week! Berlin will be treated to a month of faeries in September. Many of our residents and friends have been working hard to see if we might invite some of these fun and mischievous beings to our little town park. We’ve built little houses and cottages and more...

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Family Fun – Cork

By at August 11, 2016 | 7:30 pm |

Family Fun – Cork

This week here in the shop we have received corks! We have corks of every size and shape here. I’m guessing we could cover a good part of the map with all the Winery’s represented in our boxes and jars and buckets of corks! Now comes the challenge of using all these corks! We can make tissue box covers and cork boards and trivets and animals and Christmas more...

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Boeing Boeing Opens Friday at Connecticut Theatre Company

By at August 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm |

Boeing Boeing Opens Friday at Connecticut Theatre Company

Connecticut Theatre Company is opening their latest production, the comedic farce Boeing Boeing on Friday August 12th. The play, originally written in 1962 by Marc Camoletti and turned into a movie released in 1965, tells the story of Parisian bachelor Bernard and his three flight attendant fiancés. Bernard has a tried and true system for making certain that each of more...

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American-German Comedy Night Aug 19

By at August 11, 2016 | 6:00 pm |

American-German Comedy Night Aug 19

Liz Matthis will bring her German-American comedy show to the Austrian-Hungarian “Donau” Club at 545 Arch Street in New Britain, CT on Friday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m. Liz will have you laughing as you learn about German-American differences. Her unforgettable body language combined with amazing anecdotes has made her “Intercultural Training for Laughs” popular in more...

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Family Fun – Pennies!

By at August 4, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Family Fun – Pennies!

Pennies... Pennies from heaven, pennies found in the parking lot, a penny for your thoughts! This week let’s find a fun way to use those pennies to make a toy. This is a simple old fashioned toy that should keep your kids nice and cool during these hot summer days. Materials needed: Crayons or markers Cardstock or cardboard Pennies Hot glue gun and glue more...

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Family Fun! – Fish at Sea!

By at July 28, 2016 | 7:15 pm |

Family Fun! – Fish at Sea!

Every where I go people are talking about the beach! They come into the store and tell me all about the beautiful shells they found. Everyone loves the beach! Depending on where they went to the beach the water is warm or cold, South Carolina or Maine. The endless waves are a pleasure to watch as you sit and enjoy the time to just be or daydream. The excited shrieking more...

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Family Fun – Jellyfish

By at July 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Family Fun – Jellyfish

Summer is officially here! The sun is hot and we have already taken our annual vacation to the beach. Our choice is Cape Cod. The beaches are great lots to do and the water is wonderful for swimming. Our craft this week is Jellyfish! Lucky for us we did not encounter any at the beach so far this year! We recently took our granddaughter to Mystic Aquarium and we were more...

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Family Fun – Wind Catcher

By at June 30, 2016 | 7:45 pm |

Family Fun – Wind Catcher

I have been watching the wind blowing the flags across the street from the store and the leaves on the trees whipping back and forth. Today’s activity will take advantage of not only a gusting wind but also look beautiful with a gentle breeze. If you add a few jingle bells you will also enjoy a little song! Materials: Embroidery hoop - these can be taken apart more...

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Family Fun – Faeries, Faeries, Faeries

By at June 23, 2016 | 8:15 pm |

Family Fun – Faeries, Faeries, Faeries

It’s no secret that here at Scraptivity we love faeries. Visit our shop and you will find houses, swings, gardens and much more devoted to our faeries. Oh! Did you see that? Over your shoulder just then? It was probably a tiny faerie looking for a little mischief! We find the best way to live with them is to have plenty of things they like around within easy reach. more...

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