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.

Beardsley Zoo -Zoo Tots

03/11/2014 to 04/12/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563..

10:30 am This program, which is for children 18 months to three years who are accompanied by an adult, may include activities, crafts, and live animals. This session, entitled "Animal March," will explore how animals move. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child; $15 for non-members and one child. Participants may sign up for either day. To reserve a space in the program, pre-register by calling the Zoo's Education Department at 203-394-6563.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Workshop: Grafting Tomatoes


130 Bible Street, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Grafting Tomatoes--Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Members: $25, Non-Members $35. Grafting plants is another form of propagating herbaceous, fast growing plants such as annual vegetables. Local Horticulturist, Alan Gorkin will discuss the relatively "new" process of grafting tomatoes, and why we do it. Students will practice the technique in class and take materials home to grow in their own garden. Materials Fee of $7.50 payable the day of the program. Registration Required. Check the website for further information.

Books & Beasts

04/02/2014 to 04/02/2014

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

Wednesdays, April 2 - May 7, 3:30 - 4:15 pm Enjoy an afternoon story in the Heckscher Barn! Then, make the pages from the book come alive with a themed craft and "meet and greet" with one of our Nature Center or farm animals. Animals will vary each week. Meet at the Heckscher Barn. No registration needed. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521.



61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT

8 p.m. Hosted by CTNOW's Chip McCabe, this event will kick off the voting for CT1 Media's CT Music Awards where readers from across the state vote on their favorite local bands and then attend concerts where the nominated bands perform. With its "indie rock, folk, even tiny bits of country, blues and plain old rock n' roll" flavor, the "Best Band in CT" (recently crowned by the New England Music Awards), Little Ugly will rock the Showcase stage and get Connecticut pumped about its local music scene. *Discount parking for only $3 is available across the street from the Palace Theatre at Landmark Square Garage. See SCALIVE.ORG for details.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Outdoor Adventures: Amphibian Amble


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

On Friday 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Grab your flashlights, hiking boots, and discover some of the unique creatures that visit our vernal pools once a year to lay their eggs like wood frogs, American toads, and spotted salamanders. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8. Space is limited. Register early, this sells out every year! Call 203.977.6521, e-mail or visit

Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University Concert: A Tribute to Bill Evans


1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-254-4010.

From the Spring of Song * - A Tribute to Bill EvansFriday, April 4, 2014 at 8 p.m.$35, 30.  American jazz pianist and composer Bill Evans is considered one of the most influential pianists in modern jazz. Despite personal struggles and tragedy, Evans broke new ground with his trios, expanding the roles for the bass and drums, creating a sublime, unforgettable sound. The Quick Center for the Arts pays tribute to his remarkable legacy with a program featuring Nick Sanders (piano), Fairfield music professor and composer Brian Torff (bass), and Kurt Leon (drums). Check the website for further information.

Le Rouge Cakes by Aarti - Lauch Party


Steam Coffee Bar, 1 Ferry Ln., Westport, CT Phone: 203-293-6106.

On Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. please join us as we launch "Le Rouge - Cakes by Aarti". A new offering of handmade and hand decorated cakes from Le Rouge .  All cakes are made to order using the freshest local ingredients are are gluten free.  Most of the flavors can also be made dairy free and nut free.  Call or visit the website for more information.

Fairfield Museum Workshop: Harmony and Emotion in Beatles Songwriting


370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Saturday, April 5, 1:30 - 3pm Adults and Youth 10 - 16 years Members of FMHC and School of Rock: $10 each session; Non-Members $15; call 203 259-1598 for reservations   School of Rock instructor Tim Palmieri, will conduct a special workshop on "Harmony and Emotion in Beatles Songwriting." The workshop will give participants a view of the foundations of music with an industry professional.

Discovery Museum and Plantetarium - Free Space Day - Meteorites, Solarscopes, Rocket Launches, Hot Air Balloon Rides and More!


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

Meteorites, Solarscopes, Rocket Launches, Hot Air Balloon Rides and More! Join us for our FREE Space Day this Saturday, April 5
Come watch new Planetarium Shows, use Solarscopes to check out the Sun, join our Girl Scout Astronomy Club and STEM Ambassadors for Rocket Launches, and observe a Challenger Mission!  Children can create Super Space make-and-takes, explore the newest interactive exhibit "It's A Nano World!", and the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Team will provide tethered rides at 5PM ($10 donation/ride, weather permitting).