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.

Audubon Greenwich ~ Bird Walk

05/01/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

7:00-8:30 am ~ Bird Walk (Fairchild) Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Meet in Fairchild Wildflower Garden parking area on North Porchuck Road. No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at 203-869-5272 x230.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Women Presents “Magic and Laughter”

05/02/2013

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0941.

Thursday, May 2 • 6:30 p.m. Food and Shopping. Show begins 8 pm. Join us for an electrifying evening filled with magical wonder as Ken Salaz delivers the finest world-class entertainment, blending expert sleight-of-hand with formidable mind-reading abilities. The evening will begin with some light fare, wine and boutique shopping. Just in time to get those last minute Mother’s Day, teacher gifts or something special for yourself!. Member/Community $36. For more information, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941 or nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

 

A Taste of Westport

05/02/2013

1595 Post Rd. East, Westport, CT

6:00-9:00pm at The Westport Inn Tickets are $75 pre-paid $80 at the door. Guests can bid on silent auction items while sampling some of Westport's and Fairfield Counties finest dining establishments and enjoying fun cocktails and wine. Hosted for CLASP Homes a local not-for-profit organization serving people with autism and related developmental disabilities .

Audubon Greenwich ~ Hummingbirds @Home – a lecture & film with Geoff LeBaron

05/03/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

6:00-8:30 pm. Hummingbirds are the only birds able to hover, fly backwards, and upside down. To fuel their acrobatics, they are constantly in search of nectar-rich flowers. To promote hummingbird-friendly native plant gardening, Geoff LeBaron, Director of the Christmas Bird Count, will introduce Audubon's new Hummingbirds @Home initiative and screen the NATURE documentary film, 'Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air'. $10 adults; $5 youth. Nature Store Sale & Reception from 6:00-7:00 pm. RSVP requested to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203-869-5272 x239.

Audubon Greenwich Program: Hummingbirds @Home - a lecture & film with Geoff LeBaron

05/03/2013

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

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at Audubon Greenwich Hummingbirds @Home – a lecture & film with Geoff LeBaron from 6:00-8:30 pm.
Hummingbirds are the only birds able to hover, fly backwards, and upside down. To fuel their acrobatics, they are constantly in search of nectar-rich flowers. To promote hummingbird-friendly native plant gardening, Geoff LeBaron, Director of the Christmas Bird Count, will introduce Audubon's new Hummingbirds @Home initiative  and screen the NATURE documentary film, 'Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air'. $10 adults; $5 youth. Nature Store Sale & Reception from 6:00-7:00 pm. Call to register.

2013 Designer House Tour--Southport, Greenfield Hill and Westport

05/03/2013

Southport, CT 06890. Phone: 203-259-1710.

The 2013 Designer House Tour sponsored by NearAndFarAid organization will take place on Friday, May 3, 2013 featuring five exceptional designer homes in the exclusive enclaves of Southport, Greenfield Hill and Westport.  Tour hours:  Friday, May 3rd 10AM to 4PM.  Tickets $60 in advance, $75 day of tour.  Designer Breakfast:  A Pre-tour breakfast at the Patterson Club, featuring a presentation by renowned designer, will inspire the designer in everyone.  Hours:  Friday, May 3rd 9:15AM to 10:45AM.  Tickets $65.  Near & Far Aid will host its signature Toast the Tour celebratory cocktail reception at an elegant estate.  Hours:  Friday, May 3rd 6:30PM to 8:30PM.  Tickets: $125.  Check the website for further information.

Jones Family Winery Spring Sip & Savor Series: It's Nice in Nice (France)

05/03/2013

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Spring Sip & Savor Series offer guests a light-hearted yet knowledgeable education on pairing foods and wine. Our chef prepares a farm-style family supper, which we enjoy with four wine tastings. We discuss the culture and flavor basics of what we are eating and drinking with our wine educator and a Jones farmer. Limited to 16 students. Highlighting: Salade Nicoise, Tarte aux Pommes Cost: $65/student.

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Spring Constellations

05/03/2013 to 05/03/2013

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

Join us for a new exciting series of astronomy programs! Head to the Observatory on selected Friday nights for a real treat as we explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the Spring Constellations, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $3, Children (5-17) $2. This program is not suitable for children ages 5 and under. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Annual Model Ts to Mustangs Antique & Classic Car Show

05/04/2013

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

Saturday, May 4, 11 am - 3 pm, Rain date: Sunday, May 5. Join us for the 10th anniversary of the SM&NC's annual Antique and Classic Car Show. To celebrate both the Model T and the Mustang; Ford has been chosen as this year's "Focus Group" section. The show will feature all makes and models of U.S.-made as well as imports manufactured between 1900 and 1988. The show will be judged and awards will be presented in several categories. Survivor cars will be judged separately. Participants may decline to have their cars judged, if they so wish. A People's Choice Award will also be presented. The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 2:45 p.m. Proceeds from the Model Ts to Mustangs show benefit the Museum's arts education and gallery initiatives. 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