Thursday, May 4 - 6p-7p
Wilton Library - Brubeck Room
Join State Representative Keith Denning, Representative Lucy Dathan and Senator Ceci Maher for our Citizen’s Budget Game at Wilton Library! This is where YOU will be able to play the role of a Connecticut lawmaker and decide where money should be spent and budgeted. You will be split into groups of 5-6 people and handed a tally chart along with 18 cards of historically funded programs. Discuss among your groups about which programs YOU want to fund and which programs you would discontinue. Tally up the numbers at the end. Did you balance your budget? See how difficult it is to make decisions like a state lawmaker!
This event is appropriate for adults and older teens in high school with an interest in how government works.