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Sparkler: Learn Through Play – Stamford Cradle to Career | United Way of Western CT

Get a FREE Developmental Screening App. Stamford is pleased to provide Sparkler, a free developmental screening application, available in English and Spanish, that promotes healthy early childhood development and helps you advocate for your child. With the help of Sparkler, parents and families have access to the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (a developmental screening), developmentally aligned play activities, parent forums, and early childhood coaches.

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Free Covid Vaccine Clinics

Get ready for back to school with vaccines, boosters and a flu shot! Click here for information on free Stamford Covid-19 vaccine clinics.  Covid-19 vaccines are free, do not require ID or insurance, and no appointment needed! All locations have trained nurses to administer vaccines. 

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Books For Summer Reading at the Friends Book Shop

Stop in and check out the Friends Book Shop, the only independent book store in Stamford, for some great summer reads! All books available are very gently used and at modest prices, with the proceeds going to support the library. There are two convenient locations at the Main Library and Harry Bennett branch, or shop online. Click here for more information.

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National Hop-a-Park Day! First Saturday in July

Did you know July 3, 2021 is National Hop-a-Park Day? Stamford has over 700 acres of parks and beaches around the city. What a perfect opportunity to get outside! Click here for a map of all the parks in the city and here for a list of things to do around Stamford. Tag us in your socials to share your adventures! 

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June is National Zoo & Aquarium Month

June is a month for celebrating our animal friends! Connecticut has many wonderful ways to learn about nature. Get more information on visiting Beardsley Zoo, the Maritime or Mystic Aquariums or Stamford Museum and Nature Center among others, with park passes here, and more places to go and things to do here.

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