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.

Norwalk Concert Series and Shows

08/03/2011

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7806.

With Long Island Sound as a backdrop, area residents can enjoy free musical entertainment for all ages throughout the summer. Just pack a picnic and comfortable seating then head for Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk for the First County Bank Summer Concert Series. This year, tribute bands will be featured during the weekly concerts on Wednesday evenings (rain date is the following night). A $5.00 parking fee is charged for cars without a Norwalk beach sticker.  A classic car show begins at 6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.   Magic of Christopher – Since 1985 Christopher Hurlbert has entertained audiences around the world with his brand of comedy and magic. www.magicofchristopher.com 7:30 p.m. Gunsmoke – This award-winning band has been entertaining Country & Western music fans in the Northeast for more than 20 years. www.gunsmokeband.com.

 

B-52s at Alive @ Five Concert Series - Downtown Stamford

08/04/2011

Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

On Thursday, 5 p.m. B-52s will performat at Alive @ Five Concert Series  - Downtown Stamford.  Visit the website or call for more information.

Night Hike: In Search of Local Bats Audubon Greenwich

08/05/2011

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

7:30-9:00 pm. Join us for an indoor discussion about bats and the devastating white-nose syndrome (WNS) disease destroying thousands of these important members of the ecosystem. Learn what scientists are doing to find a cure and then hike outside to look and listen for local bats in the sanctuary. Ages 5 & up. RSVP required to Ted at 203-869-5272  x230.

Family Woodland and River Hike at Audubon Greenwich

08/06/2011

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

3:00-4:30 pm. Hit the trails with an Audubon naturalist for a fun exploration of shady woodlands in mid-summer. All ages. Space limited. RSVP to Store at 203-869-5272  x221.

Nature Photography for All Audubon Greenwich

08/07/2011

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

10:00-11:30 am. Hike with Jeff Cordulack in search of great nature photos at Audubon Greenwich. The focus will be on flowers, insects and scenic photos. Ideal for learning basic composition and close-up (macro) photo techniques. All ages. $5/person. RSVP required to Jeff at 203-869-5272  x239.

Summer Music Sundays Morning The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Stamford

08/07/2011 to 08/07/2011

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 students from the Yale Graduate School of Music perform for you. In case of inclement weather the performances will take place in the Visitor Center. Members Free, Non members free with $6 garden admission. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org


Sunday Explorers at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

08/07/2011 to 08/07/2011

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,  e-mail or visit website.


Summer Music Sundays Evening- Katie Wilson - The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Stamford

08/07/2011 to 08/07/2011

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

Bring a chair or blanket, your favorite beverage and a light snack (no cooking allowed) and enjoy a night of great music. Enjoy the mix of perennial favorites, as well as new artists who will be performing among the magnificent trees and gardens. Member $5 per person, Non member $10 per person. Katie Wilson was born in Mesa, Arizona where she has lived for most of her life, except for a few years in Seattle, WA and San Ramon, CA. She started singing and dancing at a young age, always knowing she would one day be a performer. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org


Photography Camp for Older Kids! at Westport Arts Center

08/08/2011 to 08/12/2011

51 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203- 222-7070.

9:30 - 12:30. Ages – 8-12. Instructor - Michael Elsden. Cost – $295/275 (WAC members). Join photographer Michael Elsden during this exciting camp geared toward young photographers. All materials will be presented in an age appropriate and FUN environment. This camp will focus on darkroom and digital photography with a strong emphasis on process and experimentation. Students will take and develop photograph, create photograms, usable pin-hole cameras and more! Cost includes all supplies and printing fees.