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.

Lantern Light Tours at Keeler Tavern Museum--Ridgefield

11/05/2010 to 11/07/2010

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

History Comes Alive on Historic November Weekend--November 5th, 6th and 7th--Locations: Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT (Nov. 5th & 6th)--Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT (Nov. 7th)
Keeler Tavern and Wilton Historical Society Team Together--Patriots, tavern keepers, architects and traitors will come to life on November 5th, 6th and 7th as the Keeler Tavern Museum and the Wilton Historical Society present a series of vignettes featuring notable individuals who lived or passed through our communities long ago. At the Keeler Tavern Museum "Lantern Light Tours" will offer a lantern-lit walk through period rooms, where costumed actors will portray some of the property's notable residents. The series finale of the weekend will take place at the Wilton Historical Society where two historical re-enactors will present "Rendezvous with Treason." a compelling portrayal of America's most notorious traitor, Benedict Arnold, and his accomplice, British Major John Andre.

Lantern Light Tours--
Mulled cider and cookies will be waiting as part of the Keeler Tavern Museum's welcome to visitors on November 5th and 6th. Tours originate in the Garden House every ten minutes from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Tickets are $12.00 for members, $15.00 for non-members, and $5.00 for children 12 and under. Reservations are suggested. Call 203-438-5485 Mon.-Fri. 9AM to 3 PM for information.

Dinner Theater--
Was Benedict Arnold really a hero as well as a villain? You can be the judge as you enjoy the performance and a Sunday supper of soup, salad, bread and dessert at the Wilton Historical Society on Sunday November 7th at 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Reservations are required: tickets are $30 for members and $35.00 for non-members. Please call 203-762-7257 for reservations and information. Members of the Wilton Historical Society or the Keeler Tavern Museum will qualify for the discount member rate at either program.

Chefs' Night Out at The Discovery Museum and Planetarium

11/05/2010

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-372-3521.

On Friday, November 5, 2010 join the Discovery Museum for a grand evening celebrating good food, good friends, and introducing Cook and Grow.  Cook and Grow is dedicated to educating youth and their families about healthy food and good nutrition.  Five outstanding chefs will prepare a variety of delicious food for your dining pleasure.  Enjoy wine, music and a fabulous silent auction.  $50 per person. $175 for 4 and $300 for 8.  Your entire ticket price is deductible.  Call for further information.

Rob Mathes Performs Encore Concert at Christ Church in Greenwich

11/06/2010

254 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06851. Phone: 203-698-04444.

On Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 8PM at Christ Church Greenwich Rob Mathes performs an encore concert of original song cycle--At Night A Song is With Me.  Back by popular demand the talented and world-renowned musician and Greenwich resident will perform a one night only concert--A Cycle of Ballads and Psalms for Singers, Rhythm Section and Orchestra, with lyrics by internationally acclaimed Irish poet Michael O'Siadhail.  Tickets are $40 and available online at www.courageandfaith.org or at The Music Source in Old Greenwich.

Appraisal Clinic at The New Canaan Historical Society

11/06/2010

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-1776.

On Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 11AM to 3PM at The New Canaan Historical Society Bonhams, a privately owned British auction house and one of the world's oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques, will hold an Appraisal Clinic.  Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Furniture and Decorative Arts (no large items please), Jewelry, Watches, 20th Ceentury design, Paintings will be appraised.  Bonhams specialists will offer auction appraisals of up to three items with your donation of $20 to The New Canaan Historical Society.

Critters & Crafts

11/06/2010 to 11/06/2010

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-7253.

Family program with a live animal, story & project.  Enjoy a different theme each week!  Child must be accompanied by an adult.  Ages: 3-10.  Included with regular admission.

American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR Course

11/07/2010

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0990.

Recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children. Certification will be issued upon completion of course. For more information, call Ellen pradella at 203-487-0990, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail epradella@stamfordjcc.org.

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.

Ann Y. Smith, Historian/Curator Presents Lecture on Whittemore Collection at Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum-Norwalk

11/10/2010

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838-9799.

On Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Ann Y. Smith will present a lecture on the legendary Whittemore collection at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk.  Renowned scholar and curator Ann Smith will present a lavishly illustrated account of the legendary Whittemore Collection at the lecture and book signing titled--Hidden in Plain Sight: The Whittemore Collection and the French Impressionists.  The author will discuss the family's contributions to commuity-shaping parks and architecture in Connecticut and their inspired collection of Frech Impressionism now in museums thoughout the world. For lecture information and reservations contact: info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com 203-838-9799 ext. 17 Admission: $25 non-members $20 members. The admission includes the lecture, a light lunch and a tour of the first floor of the mansion. Lunch: Courtesy of Bull’s Head Market.

Wednesday Science Fun - Hot Air

11/10/2010 to 11/10/2010

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-7253.

Hot air rises while cold air sinks. Hot air molecules are further apart than cold air molecules. We will watch the affects of hot and cold air on a balloon. When this is finished we will make our own hot air balloon that will be launched with a hair dryer.

Wednesday Science activities are available once a month. Sign up in advance is required. The drop-off program for children in grades K-5 runs from 4:00 to 5:15 PM.  $8 members, $18 non-members.

The Black & White Ball - Greenwich Historical Society

11/12/2010

39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899..

On Friday, November 12th, 2010 from 7 pm. till midnight at the Loading Dock, Stamford, CT.  Come help us as we make history with our vey own Black & White Ball, celebrating the Greenwich Historical Society and its unique connecticuton to the legacy of Truman Capote. Proceeds will help to fund Historical Society initiatives across the board, including the maintenance of the Bush-Holley House, preservation activities and ward-winning educational programs, lectures and exhibitions. Truman Capote's genius was first recongnized in Greenwich and represents yet another compelling reason to support the Greenwich Historical Society in exploring our colorful past. Reserve tickets  by calling 203-869-6899 X 15.