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.

The Great Stratford Bird Festival

09/30/2011 to 10/02/2011

Stratford Point, Stratford, CT

A major festival in Stratford - CT's Birding Hot Spot!

Family Hike at Aspetuck Land Trust Westport Historical Society


307 and 313 Bayberry Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424 .

For reservation, e-mail David Brant at: 1:30- 3:00 pm. A special walk by the Aspetuck Land Trust especially for WHS members and friends, This guided tour includes hands-on activitites and light refreshments.Aspetuck Land Trust has helped preserve 39 acres of land in Westport which will be known as the Newman Poses Nature Preserve.  This nature preserve is the only public memorial approved by the family of the late Paul Newman as a way to honor the actor and philanthropist.

HawkWatch Weekend & Green Bazaar at Audubon Greenwich

10/01/2011 to 10/02/2011

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

11:00 am-5:00 pm. A family-friendly, green-themed celebration of the amazing raptor migration occurring above the Audubon Greenwich center each Fall. This special event will feature kids activities, great food, eco-friendly businesses, and of course, the famous live birds of prey shows presented by "Talons: A Bird of Prey Experience". Save the dates and please pass the word to friends in the region. Festival Admission: $7 for youth/$10 for adults (Current or new Audubon members pay only: $5 for youth / $7 for adults). National Audubon Society family memberships (just $35) will be available at the Festival Gate. To get involved as a festival volunteer, corporate sponsor, or as an eco-friendly vendor on-site, contact Jeff Cordulack at 203-869-5272 x239.

NHL Pre-Season Game Booking Notice - 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins vs. The New York Islanders - Webster Bank Arena - Bridgeport


600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-345-4825. Fax: 203-335-1719 .

On Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Webster Bank Arena (Managed by Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment LLC).  Event Time:  7 p.m. Ticket Information $59., $49, $39, $29, $19.  For more information visit the website.  Tickets Booking starts on Monday, July 11 at 10 a.m. at Webster Bank Arena Click it or Ticket Box Office,; phone charge and outlets including Stamford Town Center. Ticket prices are subject to service.

First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point at The Bruce Museum


1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

Bring binoculars. Meet at 2nd concession stand in Greenwich Point Park. Held in collaboration with Wild Wings and Audubon Greenwich. Walk is free, but access to the Park requires Town of Greenwich beach card or pass and cars require parking pass. Call Cynthia Ehlinger for bird walk information at 203-413-6756

Opus Revs Up for the 9th Annual Big Rig Gig! - Darien


2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT

On Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Darien Town Hall, lower parking lot.  Held Rain or Shine (In inclement weather, the event will be held inside Darien Town Hall). The 9th annual Big Rig Gig! This fun-filled day allows kids of all ages to experience their favorite BIG trucks like never before.  In addition to climbing on these larger-than-life trucks, children will have the opportunity to go on rides, play exciting games, enjoy musical entertainment and much, much more.  Ticket cost is $30 in advance and $40 at the door per family. Tickets may be purchased at  Those who purchase prior to the event will be entered into an exclusive raffle with the opportunity to win an exciting prize.  Lunch, snacks, and exclusive Big Rig Gig merchandise will also be available for purchase.  Proceeds from the day's events go directly to Opus for Person-to-Person.  For more information, please visit the website.

Pruning Young Trees with Bruce Spaman at GEC


130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-9242.

12 Noon

Proper pruning is essential in developing a tree with a strong structure and desirable form. Trees that receive the appropriate pruning measures while they are young will require little corrective pruning at maturity. Join Town of Greenwich Tree Warden, Bruce Spaman, as he discusses and demonstrates the proper techniques for pruning young trees.Bring a lunch. $25 Members. $35 non-members.

Fairfield Museum Hosts Bravo--Storytelling--Great for Families


370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 7PM to 9:30PM  Fairfield Museum will host Bravo--Storytelling: Stories on the Green: My Little Town.  MouseMuse will present a hilarious and spellbinding evening of true 10 minute tales told by six storytellers, friends and neighbors.  No scripts.  Universal themes strengthen your sense of community connection.  Audience participation is encouraged.  Come and meet your neighbors and find out what their stories are, and share your own.  $20, Member $15--Light Fare and Cash Bar. Call to reserve your seat.

Astronomy Nights: The Next Generation of Space Flight Stamford Museum and Nature Center


39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.977.6538.

7 PM. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more!  Start by enjoying a presentation on the future of space flight, followed by a visit to view the night sky through a 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: FREE/Non-Members: adults $3, children (5–17) $2. This program is suitable for ages 5 & older.