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.

Discovery Museum and Planetarum - First Friday Nights Free

02/01/2013

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

Friday, February 1 First Friday Nights Free! 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm - both museums open. Join us with free admission and explore the museums at night on the first Friday of every month! We will gratefully accept donations for the Acton Food Pantry. Sponsored in part by Emerson Hospital with additional support from Alexander, Aronson, Finning and Company, P.C.

Greenwich Historical Society - Story Barn Performance: Mixed Bag

02/01/2013

39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

Doors open at 7:00 pm. Performance begins at 7:30. Vanderbilt Education Center Members $15; nonmembers $20. Beer wine, and light snacks will be served. Sign up for Mixed Bag below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10. Space is limited and advance reservations are suggested. The performance will be the culmination of Levison’s workshop in which would-be raconteurs studied how to craft and deliver a compelling yarn based on personal experience.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Nature's Most Extreme

02/01/2013 to 02/01/2013

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

Friday, February 1, 6 - 6:45 pm (Ages 3 - 6); 7 - 8 pm (Ages 6 & older).

All animals have special adaptations enabling them to survive in their particular habitats. Meet king snakes capable of eating rattlesnakes, a hedgehog that sees deadly scorpions as a possible snack, a non-toxic poison dart frog, an African bullfrog that can sleep for more than a year and Taiga, the Eurasian Eagle Owl with a potential wingspan of up to six feet. Discover the amazing adaptations that make these Animal Embassy's "Most Extreme." Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To register, please call 203.977.6521. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS-Orion Nebula: How Stars are Born.

02/01/2013 to 02/01/2013

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

Join us for a new exciting series of astronomy programs! Head to the Observatory on selected Friday nights for a real treat as we explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on A Tour of the Orion Nebula: How Stars are Born, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch 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. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Earthplace- The Nature Discovery Center - Groundhog Day

02/02/2013

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

Groundhog Day February 2nd, 2:30 PM. Join us for a special Groundhog Day presentation. What do they eat, where do they live, what's the deal with the shadow? Included with the price of admission, free to members. Visit the website for more information,.

Audubon Greenwich Hosts Insects in Winter Walk

02/02/2013

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Insects in Winter Walk--Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 1:00-2:30 pm. Learn how insects survive winter's cold and help us search out some of the hardy insects which are active on the snow and along our winter-chilled Byram river, as well as those hidden away under logs, tree bark, and other retreats. Ages 5 & up.

Stepping Stone Museum for Children Around the World Creative Kids

02/02/2013

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

2:00 pmBuild a pyramid replica, one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt. Free with museum admission, but tickets required. Limited space. For ages 2 and older.

Chowdafest at Webster Bank Arena--Bridgeport

02/03/2013

600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-345-2400.

Chowdafest has grown so popular that we're holding this year's competition at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport.  We expect upwards of 10,000 chowder and soup lov'n fans to come out and help us set a record donation to Connecticut Food Bank!  Our uniquely football-themed chowder and soup competition will take place on "SOUP"er Bowl Sunday Feb. 3rd from 11:00-4:00.  No one is sitting home to watch 8+ hours of pre-game TV because they'll be kicking off your Super Sunday with us.  Kick-off isn't until 6:30. Circle your calendar and plan on being a judge once again, sampling decadent chowder, soup and bisque from award winning restaurants from all over CT.  Get into your football gear and be part of this "soupah" time before the Super Bowl starts.

Discovery Museum and Planetarum - Magic Show with Rupayan Neogy

02/03/2013

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

On Sunday, February 3 Magic Show with Rupayan Neogy 12:00 pm at Science Discovery Museum. Join us as local young magician Rupayan Neogy shares his talents with us! Showcasing a variety of tricks, he will confound and amaze in an interactive performance geared toward family audiences. For more information about Rupayan's magic, visit his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rneogymagic.