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From family-friendly crafts and holiday activities to cornhole league nights and craft beer festivals, there’s always something going on.

We sometimes cancel public programming for inclement weather, including high heat index, poor air quality, thunderstorms, high winds, heavy snow and ice, and extreme windchill.

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For general park inquiries, please email info@millriverpark.org.

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Whittingham Discovery Center
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2025

Whittingham Discovery Center, our newest addition to the park, is NOW OPEN! This state-of-the-art visitor and environmental center has FREE educational exhibits and activities for all ages. Visit today!

Silent Disco 18+
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 per person Must be 21+ to purchase alcohol.  Register Here Crush your finals and celebrate with us! Ditch the textbooks and come blow off some steam with us after your finals week! We’re hosting a NEW Silent Disco for ages 18+ inside the big tent on the Karp Family Great Lawn, next to the […]

The Nissen Carousel at Mill River Park
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Brownstein | Selkowitz Carousel will be open from 9 - 5pm.  Carousel rides are $2 or a multi ride 6 rides for $10 pass is available.  The Rich Pantry will be open for refreshments.  

Watershed Table Demonstration
10:30 am - 11:00 am

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2024

One event on May 26, 2024 at 10:30 am

Join us at 10:45 am for an engaging table activity led by our Whittingham Discovery Center docents, where we'll simulate how watersheds function! Explore the interconnectedness of land and water as you observe the flow of "rainwater" through miniature landscapes, gaining a hands-on understanding of watershed dynamics.

Cork & Canvas
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2024

Join us at the Whittingham Discovery Center from 6 - 8 PM to enjoy wine and create art with acrylics alongside Jean Benoit, a talented painter from the Stamford Art Association. Must be 21+ to register. Admission includes supplies and one drink; extra drinks available for purchase. Let's paint the town! REGISTER NOW

Art in the Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on May 11  for a day of creativity at Art in the Park, presented by the Stamford Art Association in scenic Mill River Park! Immerse yourself in artistry at the Whittingham Discovery Center from 10 AM – 12 PM with complimentary workshops guided by experienced art instructors.

Rhythmic Yoga w/ Live drumming (Pilin)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 5, 2024

Join in for a breath-centered, rhythmic yoga practice that flows with sequences to stretch and strengthen the body, activate the core, and ignite your inner radiance. This moving meditation encourages body awareness, mindfulness, and relieves stress. Class is for all levels.

Papermaking Craft
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2024

Join us as we turn old paper scraps into something beautiful through eco-conscious paper-making. Let’s make weekends creative and sustainable! sign up for the date and time slot you will like to attend. Suggested Donation of $5 per person – DONATE HERE Whittingham Discovery Center, 1040 Washington Blvd.

Tai Chi with Ken
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2024

Tai Chi is a mind, body spirit exercise using slowing flowing movements. It emphasizes deep breathing, balance and focused attention. We will be doing a series of gentle physical movements and stretches ensuring that your body is inconstant motion...”moving meditation”. These postures will help promote the body’s natural healing ability and overall feeling of increased […]

Boys & Girls Club 5K
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Run with your co-workers to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford! The 2024 event will feature a virtual and in-person race. The flat 5K course will run through Mill River Park and Downtown Stamford. After the race, enjoy a post-race celebration at Mill River Park’s Whittingham Discovery Center.   Learn more and register: https://www.stamfordboysandgirls5k.com/about

Canceled: Cork & Canvas
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Whittingham Discovery Center from 6 - 8 PM to enjoy wine and create art with acrylics alongside Jean Benoit, a talented painter from the Stamford Art Association. Must be 21+ to register. Admission includes supplies and one drink; extra drinks available for purchase. Let's paint the town!