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.

Market Madness Sundays

09/14/2014 to 10/05/2014

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

Sundays, September 14 – October 5, 10 am – 3:30 pm Support 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 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Redding Garden Club Hosts Art & Flowers Show

09/28/2014 to 10/01/2014

37 Lonetown Rd., Redding, CT 06875.

The Redding Garden Club and Heritge Center present Art & Flowers--September 28 – October 1, 2014.An exhibit of art created by those taking art classes at the Heritage Center and floral arrangements inspired by the art and created by members of the Redding Garden Club. Opening reception at the Heritage Center--Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served and most art is available for purchase. Come see the talent of local friends and neighbors and enjoy the fellowship.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Women in Leadership, The Glass Ceiling: A Community Conversation.

10/01/2014

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

On Wednesday 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. How can we create more leadership opportunities for women on the job and in the community? This illuminating conversation with local experts discusses issues such as representation of women in government, business, and non-profit organizations, challenges and opportunities for women in the workplace, factors that influence leadership prospects, and increasing opportunities for women to lead. Join Moderator Trevor Crow, Author and Talk Show Host along with our panelists: Christine Bradley, Director of Norwalk Public Library, Elizabeth Torres, Ex. Director of Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, Ruth Frantz, Sr. Partner of Wiser Partners, and Meghan Lowney, The Zoom Foundation. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. To register or for more information call 203.977.6543.

Bruce Museum Reflections on Highlights of the Hohenbuchau Collection

10/02/2014

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

7:30 p.m. Dessert reception and open galleries from 6:30 to 7:30 pm Members $5, non-members $10 per lecture. Known today as the "Golden Age" of Netherlandish art, the seventeenth century witnessed the birth of new genres of painting, from still life and landscape to scenes of everyday life. Indeed, by merging drama and dynamism with exacting naturalism and human sympathy, Northern Baroque artists created a new, enduringly compelling kind of painting. In conjunction with the exhibition Northern Baroque Splendor. The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna, this series of lectures will explore the variety and splendor of Northern Baroque Art across the seventeenth century.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Lunch and Learn

10/02/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.487.0961.

Thursdays, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, 12 – 1 p.m. Join Or Berger, the JCC’s Israeli shaliach, for a lunch and learn series focusing on interesting topics and current events related to Israel. Sessions will often include short videos and there will always be time for questions and answers. Bring your lunch and we’ll provide dessert (dairy). Free of charge. All are welcome. To register or for more information, contact Or Berger at 203.487.0961.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Let’s Talk

10/02/2014

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

Thursdays, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, 1 – 2 pm. 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 Stamford Jewish Community Center - Neshama Yoga

10/02/2014

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

Fridays October 2 – Dec. 19 (No class Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Nov. 28), 9 – 10:30 am. Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality. These two systems of ancient wisdom share much in common. At their core, they provide the practitioner access to the pathways to connect with G-d on a deep, spiritual level. No prior experience needed. Suitable for all fitness levels. Led by Jackie Tepper. For more information and prices visit www.stamfordjcc.org, contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941 or nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

Haunted Trail!!! Melonhead Revenge Walking Trail

10/03/2014 to 10/26/2014

484 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: 203-944-9090 .

Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights in October Approximately 1/2 Mile Haunted Trail No one under 12 admitted. Oct. 3rd & 4th, 10th, 11th &12th,  17th,18th, & 19th,  24th, 25th & 26th 7 - 10 pm. Over Half a mile walking trail deep into the Forest of Fear! This is a Bone Chillingly Scary Trail with over 30 Live Creatures waiting just for you! Do you have the guts to take the walk of Doom? No one under 12 admitted.  Approximately 1/2 Mile Hunted Trail. We offer a full concession with hot dogs, hot popcorn, candy, soda, 
hot chocolate and more.

Fairview Tree Farm - 18th Annual Haunted Hayrides - Shelton

10/03/2014 to 10/25/2014

486 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: 203-944-9090.

Farm opening for pumpkins and hayrides  Open later on weekends for Haunted activities.  October 1-31 · 9 am - 5 pm daily. A festive fall hayride sound nice unless it is more than one-and-a-half miles through haunted nightime, landscape, crawling with 50 creepy creatures and other walking horrors.  No reservations necessary Friday and Saturday nights in October Oct. 3rd & 4th, 10th, 11th & bonus charity night Sun. Oct 12tOct. 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th 7 - 10 pm Parking lot entrance closes at 
10 pm sharp. Tickets $16 each. Visit the website for more information