Stamford Museum & Nature Center - A BILLION BRICKS 2: LEGO® Trains, Planes and Rocket Ships!

11/22/2014 to 01/25/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

LEGO® returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center with its grand opening on Saturday, November 22. Trains, planes, and rocket ships will speed through the Stamford Museum galleries throughout the holiday season. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Festival of Lights

12/01/2014 to 01/19/2015

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.852.0700 .

This year's exhibit will showcase 24 large model lighthouses, built by local artists, families, individuals and students, from Nov. 22 through Jan. 19. Enjoy these creative, imaginative works of art and then vote for your favorite. The lighthouse with the most visitor votes will win the $1,500 first-place prize. There are other cash prizes for second- through sixth-places. Come and place your vote!

Cash and Carry Holiday Show 2014

12/16/2014 to 01/04/2015

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

CCP's 2014 Cash and Carry Holiday Show, gives members the opportunity to offer their works for purchase just when people are looking to find original works of art at reasonable prices. Unframed works must be 22" x 30" or smaller, and will be hung using clips provided by the Center.

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium - Join & explore the secrets of snowflakes, discover the world of micro-photography

12/22/2014 to 01/04/2015

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Join us and explore the secrets of snowflakes, discover the world of micro-photography in our special Nikon exhibit, and celebrate the season! Take-home activities for children, Planetarium shows, and family fun! HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: Now open daily through December 23, 10am-5pm Closed December 24 and 25 Open December 26 through 30, 10am-5pm Open until 2pm December 31
Closed January 1 Open January 2 through 4, 10am-5pm
 


Stamford JCC Vacation Day Programs For Grades K-6

12/24/2014 to 01/02/2015

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974 .

Chanukah Madness-Wednesday, December 24 Mad Science- Friday, December 26 Sportime U.S.A.- Monday, December 29 The J’s Top Chef- Tuesday, December 30 New Year’s Party- Wednesday, December 31 A Day at the J- Friday, January 2 Grades K – 6. 8am – 6pm. All vacation days include arts and crafts, nut-free/kosher snacks, free swim and various games and activities. Participants supply their own lunches. Drop-ins are welcome if space allows and require an additional $10 fee. Price for each session: Member $65 / Community $80. For more information visit www.stamfordjcc.org or contact Galit Roloff at 203-487-0974 or groloff@stamfordjcc.org

 

LEGO® Workshop - Bendel Speedway

01/03/2015 to 01/03/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Saturday, January 3, 10 am - noon & 2 - 4 pm Build and race a LEGO® brick car. Recommended for ages 6 and up, limited to 40 participants per session. Space is limited. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Members: $40 adult/child, $25 for each additional adult/child. Non-Members: $55 adult/child, $25 for each additional adult/child. Please call 203.977.6521 to register or for more information

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Sunday Explorers

01/04/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, January 4 - February 22, 1 - 4 pm. Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week. Museum & Nature Center. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Bruce Museum First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center. Watersheds: Working to Restore Them

01/04/2015

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. Jeff Yates, author, fly-fishing guide, director of Trout Unlimited, and manager of the environmental program for the Fairfield County Community Foundation, will talk about the efforts being taken to improve the Sound by improving the water quality in the many rivers flowing into it. Find out how you can help. All ages welcome. The marine touch tank will be open for young explorers.

LEGO® Workshop: Flying Machines

01/04/2015 to 01/04/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Build and fly a LEGO® brick helicopter or spaceship. Recommended for ages 6 and up, limited to 40 participants per session. Members: $40 adult/child, $25 for each additional adult/child. Non-Members: $55 adult/child, $25 for each additional adult/child. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Westport Historical Society Martin Luther King Day

01/05/2015

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. WHS will celebrate Peace, Love & Understanding on Martin Luther King Day with a program on Jan. 19 for children in grades K – 5.  To register for the Martin Luther King Day program at the Westport Historical Society call (203) 222-1424. Cost: $45 for members, $55 for non-members. Additional siblings are $10 off. Pizza lunch will be served