ALL MANSFIELD CHILDREN, ages birth to eight, are HEALTHY,

and their families are CONNECTED to the community

upcoming events

Family Fun at Cedar Ledge Tree Farm @ Cedar Ledge Tree Farm
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm

Your family will love the train playscape, mulch mountain slides, tractor rides, and all that Cedar Ledge Tree Farm has to offer!

Wolf Rock and the Meaning of Deep Time @ Wolf Rock
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Take a leisurely walk in this scenic preserve with a geologist

Family Paint Night @ Mansfield Community Center
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Channel your inner Picasso at this paint night dedicated to the famous artist!

Climbtober @ Adventure Park
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Enjoy ropes courses and ziplines at The Adventure Park at Storrs

Brunch & Silent Auction @ Chaplin Fire House
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Mt. Hope Montessori School’s annual silent auction and brunch!  Find some great deals in advance of the holidays and support this lovely community school.  Mimosas, delicious brunch, and live music!

Email Avery Lenhart at for tickets.

Between a Rock and a Marshy Place @ Wolf Rock
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Explore Wolf Rock and Sawmill Brook Preserves

Quiet Revolutionary: The Mansfield Center Cemetery @ Mansfield Center Cemetery
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ever wonder about the history of Old Mansfield Cemetery? Join guides to uncover the stories behind those who were laid to rest on this historical site!

Halloween All Day @ Mansfield Public Library
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Drop in throughout the day end enjoy an array of Halloween crafts and activities inside and outside the Library. Visit the spooky garden, wander through the maze to the Mystery Graveyard, make your own trick-or-treat bag, listen to Halloween stories and more. Wear your costume for extra fun, and be sure to grab a surprise treat bag before you go. Activities run from 9-3; come any time and have some fun!

Little International Livestock, Horse, and Poultry Show @ Horsebarn Hill Arena
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Little International Livestock Show, or Little “I”, is UConn’s version of the International Livestock show. As a project for the Introduction to Animal Science class, students are assigned an animal from the species of their choice and then learn how to show it.

Coney Rock – What a Rock! @ Coney Rock
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join a geologist and an enthusiast on this scenic 2 mile hike!


All parents have lots of questions and lots of answers about a wide variety of issues. Below are some frequently asked question and answers generated by Mansfield parents.

As our name implies, Mansfield Advocates for Children (MAC) is strongly involved in advocating for common sense policies that stand to benefit children and their families.

MAC works to implement the Mansfield’s Plan for Young Children, which addresses coordinated strategies to ensure that all Mansfield children birth through eight years old are healthy, successful learners, and their families are connected to the community.




Issues of Importance to MAC and Our Families


MAC: A collaborative of parents, educators, and interested citizens