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.

Summer Sunday Evening Concerts-- Richard “Cookie” Thomas at The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Stamford

07/01/2012

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

On Sunday, 5 to 7 pm. Bring a chair or blanket, your favorite beverage and a light snack (no cooking allowed) and enjoy a relaxing night of great music on the lawn. A versatile vocalist, and an undiscovered treasure, Richard Thomas’ career began in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity, at fourteen, to open for B.B. King. Richard draws his inspiration from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman. Members free, non- members free with garden admission ( $6 per adult and free to children under age 12.) For more information, call , visit the website or email.

Summer Sunday Morning Concerts-- Alexandra Lambertson, Oboe

07/01/2012 to 07/01/2012

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Treat yourself to a beautiful morning of music to recharge your batteries for the week ahead! Bring a chair, your coffee and paper and sit among our gardens and plantings as a mix of talented student musicians from the Yale School of Music and other musicians perform for you. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. Members Free, Non members free with $6 garden admission. Children under 12 are free. All concerts are generously sponsored by First County Bank. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail operations@bartlettarboretum.org

* * * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.

Summer Sunday Morning Concerts-- Alexandra Lambertson, Oboe

07/01/2012 to 07/01/2012

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Treat yourself to a beautiful morning of music to recharge your batteries for the week ahead! Bring a chair, your coffee and paper and sit among our gardens and plantings as a mix of talented student musicians from the Yale School of Music and other musicians perform for you. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. Members Free, Non members free with $6 garden admission. Children under 12 are free. All concerts are generously sponsored by First County Bank. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail operations@bartlettarboretum.org

Norwalk Independence Day Celebration

07/03/2012

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT 06855. Phone: 203-854-7807.


Entertainment for Norwalk Independence Day Celebration First County Bank also sponsors entertainment before and after the annual Norwalk Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 3, (rain date July 5). Dance to the Music with DJ Nuzzo opens Shady Beach entertainment at 6:00 p.m. and family fun at Calf Pasture Beach starts at 5:30 p.m. with The Amazing Andy Show, which includes magic, juggling, comedy, audience participation and the production of a live rabbit. Bill Genuario, one of the most popular vocalists in the tri-state area, headlines at 8:00 p.m. at Shady Beach. He will be joined by his band, Destiny, which includes Tommy Hartlett (keyboard and vocals), Linda Fakundiny (guitar/vocals), Johnny Mennonna (bass guitar) and Ron Nihoff (drums). Parking will be available at Calf Pasture Beach (06855) only.  A $20.00 parking fee is charged for cars without a Norwalk beach sticker. For cancellation information call 203-854-7938.

Red, White, & Blue Animal Scavenger Hunt

07/04/2012

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

9 a.m.  to 4 p.m. This self-guided hunt will challenge visitors to find all of the animals sporting patriotic colors. (Ex. red wolf, white swans, (blue) poison dart frog) - and many more! Enjoy a special "Animal Bytes" presentation about the American Bald Eagle.

Barnum Birthday Bash at the Zoo at CT Beardsley Park Zoo - Bridgeport

07/05/2012

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

Don’t miss the 202nd Barnum's Birthday Bash in celebration of P.T. Barnum, famed showman, philanthropist, and one of Bridgeport's best-known citizens at Connecticut’s only zoo. The party will feature a hilarious stage show, “Barnum's World of Wonder and Magic,” which will educate and entertain. Learn how Barnum changed the face of entertainment, not only in America, but internationally. Show and clown noses free with zoo admission. Rain or shine.

Alive @ Five Concert Series Features Creedence Clearwater Revisited--Stamford

07/05/2012

West Park Place, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-348-5285.

Alive@Five is a concert series with live music from national headliners which attracts after work crowds to Columbus Park.  Starting at 5PM Stamford Downtown produces great music, great dancing and great times.  Check the website for information re entering the park.  $10 adults.

Transformation with Encaustic at Center for Contemporary Printmaking

07/05/2012 to 07/06/2012

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

2 day workshop. $225 members, $250 non-members plus $35 studio fee, limited to 7 all levels. No previous experience with encaustic is required. Encaustic paint is a versatile medium. It acts as a colored paint, an adhesive, and a preservative. Participants learn the basics of working with encaustic paint. Transform prints, drawings, fabrics, and other colalge materials into complex, layered pieces of art-work. Materials provided.

Fireflies – Nature’s Mini-Fireworks at Greenwich Audubon

07/05/2012

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

8:30-9:30 pm. An ideal time of the year to learn about this special insect. Learn about how and why the firefly flashes and then try your skills at telling the species apart by looking at the different patterns made by the different firefly species. All ages. Space limited. RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.