Free Tour at the Ballard Institute before ET on the Town Square on 8/19

As part of its Moonlight Movies series, the Mansfield Downtown Partnership will offer a free screening of E. T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL on Friday, August 19. Activities begin at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk on the Mansfield Town Square.
Before the movie starts, come to Storrs Center for family-friendly activities starting at 7 p.m., including a themed dinner at Dog Lane Cafe, the UConn Dairy Bar Ice Cream Truck, and hands-on fun for kids in the Town Square.

The Ballard Institute will join in the fun with extended museum hours and a free guided tour at 7:30 p.m. of our current exhibits, The Bureau of Small Requests: Puppetry and Animation of Laura Heit and The World of Puppetry: From the Collections of the Ballard Institute.

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