Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
HAMDEN'S 2019-2020 SATURDAY PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES INCLUDE SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES, JAPANESE DRUMS, COMEDIC JUGGLING, AN INDOOR SNOWSTORM AND MORE! HAMDEN, CT - The Hamden Arts Commission will present an all-new cavalcade of talent in its 2019-2020 Saturday Afternoon Family Entertainment Series. The series, which offers an exciting array of programs for adults and children to share, will showcase a variety of homegrown CT and visiting artists including a sensory-friendly and interactive musical performance, a visit by Jack Frost himself, comedic juggling, and more! All shows take place at the handicapped accessible Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, 06518. All shows start at 1 pm except on November 16th, in which there will be two performances: the first at 10am and the second at 11:30am. Tickets are $2 for children, $3 for adults, available at the door only and cash only. Doors open at 12:30pm.
Back by popular demand, the season finale on March 7th will feature TWO performances of the highly visual musical art form of the Japanese dance and drum ensemble, Taikoza. Clad in colorful costumes, this group will introduce audience members to music and dance inspired by traditional Japanese festivals. Kids and families will experience the enchanting sounds of bamboo flutes, the plucky notes of the Koto harp, the room filling boom of the big-barrel taiko drums and more! The performances will be at 1pm and 2:30pm.
For details: www.hamdenartscommission.org or call the Department of Arts & Culture at (203) 287-2546. Or visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HamdenArtsCommission