July 27 Fish Tales, Tugs & Sails Children's Festival, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday at Historic Waterfront Park, New London, Conn. Experience touch tanks of sea creatures, view tugboats and tall ships, take a tour on the waters of New London Harbor. See interactive performers and meet children's book authors. www.newlondonmainstreet.org/fishtales
(860) 444-2489. Donate gently-used children's books to the Whale's Tales Book Bank.