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Family Fun – Fall Tree

Spoooky or friendly? You decide! Using a variety of materials we will create a nighttime fall scene. Shiny black contact paper mounted on sturdy cardboard create the base for our beautiful tree. Brown craft paper cut free form into a…

New Britain Reception For Veteran’s Art At City Hall

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and the New Britain Commission on the Arts will host a reception on Wednesday, September 28 from 5-7 p.m. to mark the opening of a new art exhibit at City Hall that features the work of…

Family Fun – Fairies

Here at Scraptivity we love our fairies. Good fairies, bad faeries, fairies full of mischief! Those tiny winged creatures seldom leave our thoughts. Sometimes they get up to fun and games here in the shop after the lights have gone…

Family Fun – Flubber

This week we decided to try a couple of recipes here in the shop. First up was the Monster Slime! Oh. My. Stars! That was an epic fail! We were stained blue almost up to the elbows from the glitter…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…