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Special Events

Special Events - Kaleidoscope Ball

At Stepping Stones, play is for everyone.

Throughout the year, the museum welcomes guests of all ages to enjoy an eclectic offering of special events and other ways to help support the museum – some for children and families and others exclusively for adults. We hope you will join us for these exciting happenings! Please check back regularly as we are always adding new events and dates.

For more information, contact:
203 899 0606, ext. 252

Coming Soon...

Private Event Open House

Venue Rental Showcase
Monday, March 13 • 5:00 – 7:00 pm

We invite you and your friends to grab a glass of wine on us and explore the museum's Spectacular Spaces. Tour our Spectacular Spaces and learn all the possibilities our elegant venue has to offer. Learn More


Storybook Pajama Party
Friday, March 31 • 5:00 – 8:30 pm

The fun doesn't end at 5:00 pm. Storybook Pajama Parties promote literacy and positive family interaction in a fun environment that celebrates learning. Come in your PJs and listen to a favorite story. Learn More

Past Events

Family Disco

Family Disco
Saturday, February 11 • 5:00 – 8:30 pm

“Hustle” over to Stepping Stones for our first Family Disco. “Good Times” await as you “Boogie, Oogie, Oogie” to classic disco tunes and enjoy an out of this world bubble show... then let us take you to FUN-kytown! Learn More

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings
November 22 – December 31, 2016

Six Weeks of Wonder! The museum transforms into a winter wonderland and each day brings a new hands-on activity. Our annual Tree Lighting is on Thursday, December 1, during Get Into It FREE, starting at 5:00 pm. Learn More

FriendsGiving – November 12

Saturday, November 12, 2016 • 6:30 pm Cocktails • 7:30 pm Dinner

View the photos on Facebook

Gather your friends to support the important work of the museum and for a unique culinary experience prepared by one of New England’s most talented and celebrated chefs. Learn More

Swing Into It! Golf Tournament

Swing Into It! Golf Tournament
Thursday, October 6, 2016

The annual Swing Into It! Golf Tournament directly supports the Open Arms initiative created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Sponsors and players enjoy lunch and putting contest followed by a round of golf on the esteemed Stanwich Club course in Greenwich, CT. An awards cocktail and buffet reception follows the tournament, along with a raffle and silent auction. Learn More

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ACM Interactivity 2016 Conference
May 4 – 7, 2016

For the first time at an Association of Children's Museums (ACM) conference, we will be hosting a block party, which will involve our conference attendees and be open to the public. Past ACM conferences have hosted people from more than 200 museums – from almost every state and 20 different countries. Conference attendees will have opportunities to visit areas of interest in Connecticut and beyond.

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Norwalk's Ulitmate Block Party
May 5, 2016 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Presented by Stepping Stones Museum for Children, this FREE evening event in Mathews Park will have animals, food, live music and family fun for all – rain or shine! Learn More

Note: The museum will be closed to the public all day, as we are hosting the Association of Children's Museums Interactivity 2016 conference. The Block Party is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather that evening.

KB2015 Gala

2015 Kaleidoscope Ball
15 Years of Playing it Forward
Was Saturday, March 28, 2015

This spectacular evening lived up to it's hype of delight and surprise. This annual gala brings together hundreds of museum friends, corporate partners and community leaders for a night sprinkled with whimsy and sophistication in support of Open Arms. Click here for more information.

In 2014, Healthy Children, Healthy Communities® – a signature health initiative based on the premise that early intervention and prevention are critical for establishing healthy lifestyles – will undergo a significant expansion to address the growing need to support children’s health and the environment.