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.

1st annual Wacky Nest Quest Photo Contest! -CT Audubon Society -Fairfield

06/01/2012

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-6305.

Have you ever seen a bird build a nest in the most bizarre spot that defies all reason? Do you ever wonder why that bird chose YOUR drain pipe to raise their young? Can you identify bits of your “trash” that are now key architectural elements in the nest in your yard? If you have answered “YES!” to any of our questions, then YOU will want to enter our 1st annual Wacky Nest Quest Photo Contest! All you have to do is take a photo of your exquisite nest and submit it to the Connecticut Audubon Society by June 1, 2012.  Please take care not to disturb any birds, their eggs, or nests in the process – we do not want to negatively impact birds during their sensitive breeding season. Winners will be selected in 2 main categories, children (up to age 12) and adults. Winning entries will receive special prizes at a reception this summer and be featured on our website. Please email your entry to cnoyes@ctaudubon.org and type WNQ in the subject line or mail it to WNQ c/o Connecticut Audubon Society, 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. All photos submitted must include your name, telephone number, address, the city and state location of the nest, and the date the photo was taken. Only 1 entry per person, please. $5 entry fee required; payable by cash, check or credit card. Please submit payment with mailed entries. CAS staff will call emailed entries to obtain payment.

15th Annual Wine Tasting at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center

06/01/2012 to 06/01/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6511.

The SM&NC will celebrate its 15th Annual Wine Tasting with a night of fine wine,   enticing silent auction items, and delicious bites from local caterers and restaurants. This year’s event will honor June Rosenthal who has been a distinguished champion and generous supporter of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for the past 25 years. The Museum will also recognize Aquarion Water Company an environmental steward and prominent Premier Partner.   All proceeds from the event support SM&NC’s educational mission. Tickets are M:$125/NM $150. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 203.977.6511 or email dschlegel@stamfordmuseum.org.


Around the World Creative Kids Slovak Republic

06/02/2012

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

2 p.m.Discover the culture and history of the Slovak Republic and make a toy parachute in honor of Slovak Stefan Banic, inventor of the first popular parachute. Free with museum admission.

2nd Annual Art in the Alley - Stratford

06/02/2012

Stratford Center , Stratford, CT 06075. Phone: 203-375-1258.

On Sat. 10-4p.m. at Stratford Center next to the theater at 2422 Main St. Open to all artists who want to sell/show their work after adjudication.  Exhibition fees: $20/memberss, $30 non-members. Registration must be done in advance. Call for more information.  Exhibitor requiremens and the Exhibitor Release Form required.

Jay and The Americans - Downtown Cabaret Theatre - Bridgeport

06/02/2012

263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-576-1636.

On Sat. 5 p.m & 8 p.m. $39. - $59.  Very few bands have ever reached the musical heights of Jay and The Americans from 1962 - 1971. With 3 original band members, puls the addition of "Jay" Reincke they have recreated the auathentic sound of all their greatest hits.

Westport Youth Film Festival at Bridgeport Bijou Theatre

06/02/2012

275 Fairfield Ave. , Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-332-3228.

One the country's premier venues, for young filmakers to show their work in a professional environment amonth both peers and film professionals. One of the few such festivals run by youth as well as for youth. Call for schedule of events. All-day pass $25.

Beardsley Zoo Hosts Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari

06/02/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

June 2: Wild Wine, Beer & Food Safari, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm--Join us for a fantastic, adults-only fundraiser at the Zoo featuring food from local restaurants plus the latest in wine and beer selections. Tickets are $55 per person; groups of four or more are $50 each. Tickets are $60 at the door. Enjoy a VIP experience that includes a behind-the-scenes tour from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm for $100 per person. VIP tickets must be purchased in advance. The evening includes entertainment, an amazing silent auction, and much more. Don't miss this expedition of taste while supporting Connecticut's only Zoo! For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, to become a volunteer, food or wine vendor or to donate an auction item, contact the development office at 203-394-6569

Beardsley Zoo Hosts Milford Day at the Zoo

06/02/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

June 2: Milford Day at the Zoo, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm--Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is proud to invite ALL Milford residents to come to the Zoo for a reduced admission fee of just $5 with proper I.D. Meet and greet with town officials, business and civic leaders, friends, and neighbors during a fun filled day for the whole family. Spend the day visiting new animals at the Zoo and enjoying the great outdoors. This event is presented in partnership with the Town of Milford.

An American Hiking Society Trails Day Event at CT Audubon in Fairfield

06/02/2012

2325, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305 ext.109.

On Saturday, June 2, 2012, Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield will host a nature walk in celebration of American Hiking Society’s 19th annual National Trails Day.®  This leisurely guided 1.5 mile hike through the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Larsen Sanctuary will pass through the sanctuary’s temperate deciduous forest as well as ponds, a garden marsh, meadow and swamp.  There will be time to explore an old foundation and visit Deer Meadow Hawk Observation Platform. The varied terrain is of easy-to-moderate difficulty.  Meet in the Nature Store and end with a complementary cup of Birds & Beans Shade Grown Organic Certified coffee.