Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farm Market

06/22/2014 to 10/05/2014

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

Sundays, June 22 – October 5, 10am – 2pm. We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!. The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call,  email,  or visit the website.

7th Annual 5K/10K Run/Walk Family Fun Day

09/01/2014 to 09/01/2014

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

Labor Day • Monday, September 1• 9 am Sign-In • 9:30 am Start

To benefit JumpStart at the JCC, a comprehensive preschool program for children with special needs. Rain or Shine • USATF certified course! Professionally timed race!

Enjoy lots of family fun after the walk, including classic field races. For the safety of all participants and to satisfy insurance requirements, no bikes, skates, scooters or animals are permitted. Open to the community. For prices and information call Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941, e-mail nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org or visit www.Stamfordjcc.org

* * * Welcoming * Respect * Community * The Stamford Jewish Community Center boasts a wide variety of social, educational and recreational programs. JCC membership, events and programs are open to everyone, regardless of race or religion.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Let’s Talk

09/04/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0983.

Thursdays, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, 1 – 2 p.m.Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people or deepen your friendship with those you already know, as we engage in meaningful conversation about a wide variety of topics that are important in our lives. Topics may range from how to live a fulfilling life, creating healthy relationships, savoring our cherished memories, to embracing changing life circumstances. All will be encouraged to express their feelings and experiences related to the themes that emerge in a safe and supportive environment. Led by a facilitator from Jewish Family Service. Limited capacity. Free and open to the community. Contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org.

The Monroe Historical Society Annual Textile and Tag Sale at Eliot Beardsley House

09/05/2014 to 09/07/2014

31 Great Ring Road, Monroe, CT Phone: 203-261-1383 .

Textile and Tag Sale. It will be held on Fri. & Sat. Sept. 5 and 6 from 9 am to 3 pm and Sun. Sept. 7th from noon to 3pm at Eliot Beardsley House at 31 Great Ring Road in Monroe. Quilters- we have loads of cotton this year! Costume designers- we have incredible silk and brocade drapes.  Fabric -$1 per yard. Donations: If you have fabric, buttons, sewing notions, trims, yarn, crafts or tag sale items to donate, drop off Thursdays, from 9 to 11:00 am at the barn on 31 Great Ring Road. Or contact nancyzorena@sbcglobal.net to arrange for pickup or drop off.  Receipts are available for your donations.

Stamford Center for the Arts Chicago City Limits

09/05/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

Direct from New York, world class improv group Chicago City Limits is the city's longest-running show with over 10,000 performances over 30 years! The New York Post characterized it as the "Funniest show in town... Not to be missed!!" And the New York Times called the cast "the perfect masters of improvisation."

St. Peter's Episcopal Church Annual Apple Festival - Monore

09/06/2014 to 09/07/2014

On the Green, Monroe, CT Phone: 203-268-4265 .

On Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m  to 4 p.m. Over 85  crafters on the historic green.   Art and crafts from local and out of state artisans, baked goods, locally grown apples and cider and pies, plus children's games, raffle prizes and more.  Mum for sale. Free admission and parking.

Bruce Museum Science Center - Centennial of an Extinction: Remembering the Passenger Pigeon"

09/07/2014

Seaside Park, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

1:30 pm - 4 pm. Free. Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Bruce Museum Curator of Science, with talk about the passenger pigeon and other recently extinct bird species.The program for all ages is held at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich. Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon.Additional activities include making an origami passenger pigeon and scanning the skies to learn about the wild birds at Greenwich Point.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Market Madness Sundays

09/07/2014

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

Sundays, September 7 – October 5, 10 am – 3:30 pmSupport local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities and crafts. Our Sunday Farm Market runs through October 5 and will be the center of our Sunday programs. Participate in a self-guided craft on the Meadow, see oxen and goat demonstrations, and watch our North American River Otters — Bert and Edie — receive their lunch. At 1:30 pm, join us for a chance to “Follow Your Food” as we learn where some of our favorite foods come from through live animal visits and cooking experiences. Get an SM&NC Farm Journal and solve the Mystery Food of the Week, where we’ll learn about an ingredient featured at the market. All programs will meet on the Meadow. Craft, goat and oxen demos are weather permitting; Follow your Food will meet in the Overbrook Nature Center in case of inclement weather; Otter Feeding is rain or shine. 10 am – 2 pm Self-guided craft (weather permitting) 10:30 am Oxen Demonstration 11:30 am Get your Goat. 1 pm River Otter Feeding Demonstration. 1:30 pm Follow your Food. 3:30 pm Animal Meet & Greet (outdoor classroom). Members: FREE | Non-Members: FREE with gate admission. For more information call, or visit the website.

Westport Kiwanis Triathalon

09/07/2014

Compo Beach, 60 Compo Beach Rd. , Westport, CT

On Sunday, this is a fun family friendly event open to all ability levels. The race is a beautiful and scenic flat course and awards to all age groups in 1st to 3rd place. Race course is 1/2 mile swim, 5.5 mile bike, 2.2 mile run. Registration will be available through website:  www.westportkiwanis.org and as space available. Parking is available at Comp Beach. For more information visit the website.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center Membership & Fitness Open House

09/07/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0945.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try a group exercise class, use our fitness center and pool with your family and friends. Hear about the wonderful programs the JCC offers, and meet some of our program staff. Special membership discounts will be offered if you join at the open house. Visit www.Stamfordjcc.orgor contact Ilene Kirschner Madwed at 203.487.0945 or imadwed@stamfordjcc.org.