Audubon Greenwich Offers Spring Birding Walk

05/24/0031 to 05/31/2014

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

SPRING BIRDING WITH AUDUBON IN GREENWICH--Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Get out & enjoy two local 'birding' hot spots when wood thrush, orioles, tanagers, and other Neotropical migratory birds return to the US for the nesting season. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. No charge or RSVP required. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at 203-869-5272 x230. THIS & NEXT Saturday (7:00-8:45 am): May 24, 31.2014.  Call to register.

DrawOn at Beardsley Zoo

04/01/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

Do you love nature, animals, and drawing? Then join the Zoo for an afternoon filled with fun to celebrate DrawOn!, a program designed to encourage the entire community to celebrate drawing and learning. On Sunday, April 1, from Noon - 3:00 pm, the Zoo will provide opportunities to explore your creativity. All supplies will be provided. All ages welcome. FREE with paid admission.

Weir Was Gallery Talks

04/01/2012

735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1896.

2:00 - 3:00 PM. Please register.  Join talks to discuss visiting artist, Xiomaro's experience photographing at Weir Farm.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Nearly Lear by Susanna Hamnett

04/01/2012

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-5137.

On Sunday, Apr. 1,2012 at 1 and 4 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse presents "Nearly Lear" by Susanna Hamnett. Shakespeare's story of "King Lear" is presented through the eyes of a clown in a way that is musical, mischievous, tender
and very funny. Recommended for grades 4 and up.  $18. Check the website for further information.

“Mother Nature’s Child” - Growing Outdoors in the Media Age at Greenwich Audubon

04/01/2012

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 x239.

6:00-9:00 pm Mother Nature's Child explores nature's powerful role in children's health and development through the experience of toddlers, children in middle childhood and adolescents. With interviews with experts like Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, the film asks: Why do children need unstructured time outside? What is the place of risk-taking in healthy child development? How is play a form of learning? How can city kids connect with nature? Following the film, there will be a short discussion with a guest speaker from the Connecticut Outdoor & Environmental Education Association (www.coeea.org). For a trailer and more details, visit: www.mothernaturesmovie.com. $15/adult or $5 under 21. RSVP required to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239. Pre-film Reception at 6:00 pm & Film at 7:15 pm. Snow Date: Jan. 27.

Westport Country Playhouse presents “Nearly Lear” by Susanna Hamnett. Shakespeare’s story of “King Lear”

04/01/2012

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: (203) 227-4177 or (888) 927-7529.

1 and 4 PM. Presented through the eyes of a clown in a way that is musical, mischievous, tender and very funny. Recommended for grades 4 and up.  $18. For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at 888-927-7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information and tickets also available at www.westportplayhouse.org.

Housatonic Community College Theater Arts Program Presents This World, The Next, and Then The Peach Orchard

04/03/2012

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-332-5270.

On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 6:30PM at Lafayette Hall the Housatonic Community College's Theater Arts Program's Outside/In Performance Series presents This World, The Next, and then The Peach Orchard.  A Theatrical Variety Show by Larry Hunt performed by Masque.  The event is free and open to all.

Play With Your Food at the Fairfield Theatre Company

04/03/2012

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203.293.8831.

Buffet Lunch, Readings of Short Plays*, Discussion with Actors. 12noon - 1:30pm. Tickets $43. Plays will include works by David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Jacquelyn Reingold and a scene from George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.

Housatonic Community College Presents Civil War Re-enactor Jay Hull--27th CT Volunteer Infantry--Bridgeport

04/04/2012

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-332-5170.

On April 4, 2012 from 11AM to 2PM (rain date April 5) at the Housatonic Community College a program: Life of Civil War Soldier will be presented.  Civil War re-enactor Jay Hull, representing the 27th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, will demonstrate the daily routine, clothing , equipment, and weapons of soldiers in the nation's biggest single crisis.  The event is arranged by HCC History professor David Koch.

Get Into It! FREE Family Literacy Night at Stepping Stones

04/05/2012

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

5–8 p.m.Stepping Stones is open late with free admission 5–8 p.m. Presented by Pitney Bowes Foundation and Reading is Fundamental.