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 Avon LOU REED, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND, NICO, ANDY WARHOL AND THE SOUNDS OF DISSENT RARE FILMS (1966 – 1985)

11/01/2012

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-967-3660, x2 .

On Thursday, November 1st at 7:30 p.m. Bill Shelley will host a Legends of Rock Live presentation of LOU REED, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND, NICO, ANDY WARHOL AND THE SOUNDS OF DISSENT. There will be a pre-film reception in the lower lobby hosted by the The Twifties at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are as follows: Carte Blanche Members: FREE, Members: $6, Students & Seniors: $8, Nonmembers: $11. Call the Avon business office at 203-661-0321 or the box office at 203-967-3660, x2 for tickets.

Hascoe Lecture Series: Love in 2-D: Letters of Gaston Lachaise to his muse, model and wife, Isabel Bruce Museum

11/01/2012

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

Paula Hornbostel, Curator and Trustee for the Lachaise Foundation. The Hascoe Lecture Series for fall 2012 will explore the art of early twentieth-century French sculptor Gaston Lachaise in context: his sources, esthetic strategies, and innovations, as well as the impact of his extraordinary work on his contemporaries and followers. Due to the overwhelming popularity of these lectures advance reservations are by e-mail only, and are necessary to hold a reserved seat.  No phone calls.
Please note: Member reservations can be made for one person (senior, student and individual members) or two persons (all other members) for any one lecture. Non-members one reservation per e-mail. For the November 1 lecture e-mail reservations accepted beginning on October 18. E-mail to: Hascoe@brucemuseum.org

Westport Arts Center Big Night Out

11/02/2012

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

2, 6pm$100/person. Celebrate the finale of the "Foodies" exhibition with a festive film screening of Stanley Tucci's "Big Night" while dining on a delicious Italian feast presented by Mario Batali's Tarry Lodge of Westport.

Book Signing with Silvermine Guild Artist Karin Hillmer

11/03/2012

Silvermine Arts Center - 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: (203) 966-9700 ext. 20.

On Saturday, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Artist Karin Hillmer will sign her recently published book “Infinity & Dreams,” a collection of photographs inspired by the short stories of Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges. Hillmer’s works has been shown internationally in museums and galleries, with solo exhibitions in Germany, France and the U.S. A selection of limited edition prints will be included and available for purchase. Free and Open to the Public

Fairchild Garden Wilderness Trail Hike - Audubon Greenwich - Nature Programs

11/03/2012

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

Saturday,  1:00-2:30 pm. Come explore the varied terrain, plant and animal life of this lovely natural preserve and investigate the natural happenings in Field, Forest, Pond, and River habitats. Hike is approximately 1.5 miles on both level and rolling terrain. Ages 7 & up. RSVP to Ted: x230.

Westport Arts Center Foundations of Drawing

11/03/2012

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

Ages 5 – 8: 9:00 - 10:15am, Ages 9 – 12: 10:30am – 12pm $35 / $30 for WAC Members. Explore materials like charcoal and graphite and draw from direct observation. All technical elements will be explored as well as tools that facilitate experimentation

Sunday Explorers - Stamford Museum & Nature Center

11/04/2012

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

Our popular Sunday programs return for the fall! Join us for self-guided crafts, trail walks, live animal visits, garden experience and more. Each week will have a special theme to help explore all SM&NC has to offer. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Touch A Truck at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

11/04/2012

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

On Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get up close and personal with some cool larger-than-life vehicles during Touch A Truck at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Find out how these trucks work, what purposes they serve and climb inside a few. Members: Free Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Lecture Series with Tom Brenner: “Illumination – The Role of Light in Two-Dimensional Art: as Tool, as Subject, as Symbol & Significance”- At Silvermine Fund

11/04/2012

Sara Victoria Hall Auditorium 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9668 ext. 2.

On Sunday 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In exploring this fascinating subject, Tom will survey scores of images from a wide range of times, places and artistic perspectives. Among the questions that will be considered: How best can an artist perceive and understand the workings of light in the physical world? By what means can he or she most effectively translate these observations into an artistic image? How does the artists’ treatment of light affect the viewer’s response? Woven throughout this visual journey, the words of artists, scientists, poets and philosophers, will further illuminate the aesthetic, emotional, and spiritual significance of light in our lives and our creativity. $10 per person member, $12 per person non-member. For tickets call (203) 966-6668, ext. 2 or order online.