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.

Educators Open House at The Discovery Museum & Planetarium - Bridgeport

05/01/2011

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-372-3521.

Please join us for Open House on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Discovery Museum and Planetarium is excited to offer educators a free day of exploration, classes, and demonstratons, along with the opportunity for NASA certification. Together with programs geared towards educators, free admission to the Discovery Museum for you and up to four family members on the day is included.  Visit the website for more information.

Requiem Presented by The Connecticut Chamber Choir

05/01/2011

5301 Main Street, Trumbull, CT Phone: 203-459-1496.

7:00 pm at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church. The program includes two beloved French works, the requiem masses of Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Duruflé. The settings are separated by sixty years, crossing from the 19th into the mid-20th century, the latter influenced by the first. Each displays its own dramatic and ethereal beauty. Guest artists are Margaret Astrup, soprano and Thomas Woodman, baritone; with Jeffrey Wood, organ. Tickets are available at the door - adults $15, seniors/students $12, and children under 12 free. Regular patrons of the CCC should take note of the early evening concert time.

Annual Victorian Tea at the Lockwood Mathews Mansion

05/01/2011

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: (203) 838-9799.

2 p.m. The Duchess of Bedford's teatime tradition continues at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum where guests will enjoy a quintessentially English tea fare featuring three types of sandwiches and delectable desserts including chocolate toffee trifle, as featured in Bon Appetit Magazine, assorted cookies, carrot and coconut tea cakes, and more. Music, a raffle, a hat contest, and additional entertainment will be part of this festive fundraiser catered by tea ceremony expert to the stars, Carol Timpanelli.

Duck for President, Fancy Nancy & Other Story Books at Fairfield University

05/01/2011

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

Performances at 1 at 1 & 3 p.m., at Quick Center for the Arts.Duck for President, Fancy Nancy & Other Story Books produced by Theatreworks/USA production (Grades K-4) is a new revue featuring mini-musicals based on best-selling children's books. $15 adults, $12 children. ArtsBound Schoolday Series, Monday, May 2 at 10 a.m. $7

Cozy Sundays presents Boomerang at Stamford Historical Society

05/01/2011

1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: (203) 329-1183.

2 pm.  Filmed in Stamford in 1947.  Program with senior attorneys from Cummings & Lockwood LLC to share a legal perspective on the film; the hero of the film is based on the firm’s founding partner Homer Cummings.

Artist Reception of IMAGES 2011 3rd Annual Photography Exhibit at Fairfled Museum

05/01/2011

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: (203) 259-1598.

Artist's reception on Sunday, May 1st from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m  This Juried Photography Exhibition is the Cornerstone Exhibit of award winning Photojournalist Bill Eppridge's Work.Eppridge’s iconic collection of work for magazines, in addition to Life and including National Geographic and Sports Illustrated, captures many of the most defining political and cultural moments in the last half of the 20th century, from Robert Kennedy’s campaign and assassination and the Civil Rights movement, to the Beatles and Woodstock among others.  The exhibition celebrates the exceptional work of talented, serious amateur, professional and student photographers from New York, Conn., Rhode Island and Mass.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Annual Victorian Tea

05/01/2011

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06852. Phone: 203-838-9799 X 18.


On Sunday at 2 p.m. The Duchess of Bedford's teatime tradition continues at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum where guests will enjoy a quintessentially English tea fare of scones, Devonshire cream, lemon curd, tea sandwiches, tea cakes, tartlets, and more. Music, raffle and other entertainment will be part of this festive fundraiser.

5K Race / Walk and Kids’ Fun Run at Woodcock Nature Center

05/01/2011

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

This May 1, come to Woodcock Nature Center for the third annual "Where the Wild Things Run" 5K and Kids Fun Run. The trail is partially on groomed trails through our property and offers a challenging and beautiful course for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages.  Registration is from 7:30-8:30 am.  Kids run is at 8:30 am, 5K Race/Walk is at 9 am. 5k Race/Walk Fee: $20. pre registered;$25 race day.  (pre-registration must be received by April 30) T-shirts to the first 200 participants.  Kids Fun Run Fee: $10. Download Registration Form on the Website.

Sunday Explorers at The Stamford Museum

05/01/2011 to 05/01/2011

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

11 am – 3 pm, each Sunday (with exception of special event days) – Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features!  Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org