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.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Summer Sundays on the Farm

07/21/2013 to 08/11/2013

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

Sundays, July 21 - August 11, Noon - 4 pm. Join an SM&NC educator or farmer for an up close look at our Heckscher Farm. Visit our vegetable garden for some self-guided reading, planting or crafting, watch our otters have their lunch, meet one of our farm animals up close, help with a farm chore, explore a barn, join in a cooking project to take home or more. Activities and animals will change each week. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information cal, email, or website.


Westport Historical Society -Farm ‘n Fun

07/29/2013 to 08/02/2013

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

Ages 5-11. Members: $250, Non- Members: $275 In collaboration with Carrie Aikenhead from Wakeman Farm, we will explore Westport's rich farming history and learn about the earth beneath our feet and how to plant and grow your own veggies.

Darien Nature Center - Summer Fireflies

08/01/2013

120 Brookside Rd. , Darien, CT Phone: (203) 655-7459 .

For ages 5-9. Drop off at 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Night hike, nocturnal animals, crafts, pizza making and a movie, weather permitting. $50 first child; $10 each additional child.

Jones Family Winery -Kids Summer Series: Courageous Carrots

08/01/2013

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

Cooking class. 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm. 9-12 year olds are invited to become Jones farmers for the day! Led by a Jones Farm Educator, together we will explore our farm gardens while learning what it takes to grow and harvest some of our favorite vegetables. $60

Bruce Museum - Flags Across America

08/01/2013

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6740 or 203-413-6741.

1 p.m. - 2 :30 p.m. A program created for senior citizens with memory loss and their caregivers, who will explore the Museum's natural history exhibition with Museum educators to provide meaningful cultural experiences and personal enrichment. A voluntary craft project and refreshments are included. Program is free, but advance reservations are required. For information and reservations, call the Museum at 203-413-6740 or 203-413-6741.

Stamford Alive@5

08/01/2013

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

5 p.m. August 1 - Sponsored by Skytop Lodge, Matt Nathanson, Graham Alexander, sponsored by Chelsea Piers Connecticut - Mike Cusato Band.  Alive@Five, Rules for 2013 NEW THIS YEAR: Backpacks or large bags will not be permitted. No entry through restaurant/bar/office back doors. Everyone must enter through single main entrance located on Main Street just east of Clark and Lower Summer Streets with multiple entry portals. You must be 21 and older to get into the concert area after 7 pm. Hands will be marked for under 21. Under 21 cannot leave and re-enter. If you are under 21 and arrive before 7pm, you are welcome to stay for the entire concert, but you cannot leave and re-enter. Photo I.D. is required. Passports and Out of State IDs require a Second Form of Photo I.D. with Date of Birth. NEW THIS YEAR: Those aged 25 and under will be required to fill out a CT Department of Consumer Protection Liquor Control Division Age Statement Form, certifying that you are 21 years of age or older. $15 fee to attend the Alive @ Five Festival. Children aged 12 and under are free, but must enter before 7pm and cannot leave and re-enter. Metro North will be vigilant in enforcing underage drinking laws. Alive@Five will take place, rain or shine. Restricted Items Attendees cannot enter with backpacks or large bags, coolers, chairs, bicycles, skateboards, weapons,containers of any kind, liquids, alcohol, illegal substances of any kind, pets, video cameras or tape recorders. Security professionals at all entry portals will ensure that all attendees are free of any of these items.

Norwalk - Dinoman and Diamond One Hot Night

08/01/2013

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

6:30 p.m. Dinoman – With the help of life-size inflatable dinosaurs, Dinoman (a.k.a. Bob Lisaius) and his raccoon Reflex (a.k.a. Paul Lavarek) combine audience participation, magic and mayhem to explore how fossils are made and what the earth was like when dinosaurs roamed the area. 7:30 p.m. Diamond - One Hot Night – Featuring vocalist Tommy Lynn and a ten piece band from New York this show replicates Neil Diamond's career from start to today. Musicians in the band have played and collaborated with performers like Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada, Michael Jackson, Enrique and Julio Iglesias, Bruce Springsteen,Tommy James, and Gary U.S. Bonds. Each Wednesday night throughout the summer, area residents look forward to packing a picnic and a blanket and heading to the beach to enjoy a relaxing evening of music beside Long Island Sound. A $5.00 parking fee is charged for cars without a Norwalk beach sticker. For updates and additional information call the Norwalk Recreation and Parks Office at 203-854-7807. All concerts (except Gunsmoke and Beginnings) have a rain date of the following day. For cancellation information call 203-854-7938. A $20.00 parking fee is charged for cars without a Norwalk beach sticker.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking - Photo Lithography – An Introductionn

08/02/2013 to 08/04/2013

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

This 3-day workshop, with Carolyn Muskat, takes place from Friday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm each day and is open to 6 participants. All levels welcome. Participants explore the possibilities of photo litho, using computer-based positive films and hand-drawn images on mylar. Basic exposure and development of photo litho plates and printing are covered. This workshop includes registration, paper preparation and printing methods, and the many possible ways of mixing hand-drawn mylars with computer images, multi-plate printing, and mixed media.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - NATURE AT NIGHT: Annual Summer Family CampOut

08/03/2013 to 08/04/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Saturday, August 3, 5:30 pm - Sunday, August 4, 9 am. Discover the wonders of the nighttime world from bats to owls at our annual family campout! Pitch a tent under the stars, peer through the telescope in our Observatory into the night sky, meet live nocturnal animals and get a special tour of our Bats: Masters of the Night exhibition. Put your night vision to work as we take a nocturnal creatures hike and even build your own bat box to take home. Start your evening with a great dinner on the meadow, roast marshmallows for a sweet treat over the campfire and awake to a pancake breakfast featuring our own maple syrup. A great experience for first timers or seasoned campers. All meals are included. Enrollment is limited. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. To register, please call 203.977.6521. Members: $110 for 1 parent/child; $35 for each addl. family member. Non-Members: $150 for 1 parent/child; $35 for each addl. family member.