Stepping Stones Museum to host solar eclipse festivities

Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk will be hosting celestially-themed activities in celebration of the Monday, Aug. 21 solar eclipse, the first to sweep the United States in 100 years.  These include:

Here in Connecticut, we will experience 68% coverage of the sun from 1:25 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children is an award-winning, private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) children’s museum committed to broadening and enriching the lives of children and families. Stepping Stones is located at 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT, exit 14 North and 15 South off I-95. Museum hours are: Labor Day through Memorial Day, Tuesday through Sunday and holiday Mondays from 10 a.m.-5p.m.; and Memorial Day through Labor Day, Monday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $15 for adults and children and $10 for seniors. Children under one are free. For more information about Stepping Stones, to book a field trip or schedule a class, workshop, or facility rental call 203-899-0606 or visit