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.

Bartlett Aboretum - Science Session

03/01/2013

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971.

4:30 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. the children’s classroom will take on the look and feel of a science lab. Families are encouraged to stop by and take part in some fun and education science experiments and become familiar with a variety of tools that scientists use on a daily basis. Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.

Audubon Greenwich: Hike with Ted Gilman

03/02/2013

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

On  Saturday, March 2, 2013 -- Early Signs of Spring Hike at1:30-3:00 pm. In March, spring starts to show itself in many ways. Join Ted Gilman for fun and early spring natural history during a hike down the Discovery Trail, up to Mead Lake and back to the Center. Ages 5 & up. Easy to moderate terrain. RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.

Stamford Symphony Orchestra - Harman Signature Recitals- Vadim Gluzman, Violin

03/02/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Harman Signature Recitals- Vadim Gluzman, Violin. Palace Theatre, Stamford: Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 8:00 pm. MOZART Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major, K. 377 (K. 374e) PROKOFIEV Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 80 STRAVINSKYSuite Italienne (after Pulcinella) BLOCH Baal Shem Suite (Three Pictures of Chassidic Life) RAVEL Tzigane. Vadim Gluzman, Israeli violinist appears regularly around the world: with major orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony, London Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, London Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. Tickets $26-53. For more information visit the website or  call Gina Ely at 203-325-1407 x14 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org.

 


Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program: Introduction to Pruning

03/02/2013

130 Bible Street, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Introduction to Pruning March 2nd, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.This program familiarizes the homeowner with pruning trees & shrubs. A brief introduction to types of pruning, tools and how to maintain them will be done indoors, followed by a walk around the grounds to discuss pruning of various species. There will be a short Question & Answer session as well as a discussion about what homeowners should look for when  hiring someone to do their pruning for them. Reservations Required. (Snow Date March 9th).

New Canaan Nature Center - Summer Camp Jamboree Registration Kick-off

03/02/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

Saturday, March 2 10:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. Take a break from winter's cold & come get in the summer spirit! Kids will warm up with a sampler of fun, summer activities with camp directors and counselors, and parents can find our more about Summer Camp 2013! Register at the jamboree and receive a 10% discount on July & August sessions. Members: FREE / Non-Members: FREE. Visit the website for more information.

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society - Hosting a new volunteer orientation

03/02/2013

225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT

On Saturday March 2nd from 9:30am-11:30am at the Stratford Animal Control Facility, 225 Beacon Point Road. STARS works in collaboration with the Stratford Police Department, Animal Control Division. This joint force has established a program vital to the operation of the Animal Control Facility and our volunteers make a great impact, in many areas. Today, volunteers assist in the care, exercise and socialization of the animals housed in the Animal Control Facility, help place them in loving homes and provide support for various fundraising and humane education programs. To register for the orientation or for more information please visit our website at http://www.stratfordanimalrescue.com/ and click on volunteering.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Maple Sugar Festival Weekend!

03/02/2013 to 03/03/2013

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

Maple Sugar Festival Weekend! Saturday March 2 and Sunday March 3, 11am- 3pm Rain or Shine. Join us as this family favorite returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Visit the little red sugarhouse on Heckscher Farm and see firsthand how sap is turned into sweet maple syrup. Witness how trees are tapped and sap is collected, make a maple-themed craft, go on a scavenger hunt, have your face painted and more. On Saturday, watch local chefs create delicious dishes using SM&NC maple syrup and vote for your favorite in a winner-takes-all 4th Annual First County Bank Maple Sugar Cook-Off. On Sunday, enjoy our popular pancake brunch. Don't forget to purchase a pint of your very own fresh maple syrup, made from our very own trees at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Daily Admission Fees: Members: $5 per person | Non-Members: $10 per person. Family Plus Members: and above levels and all children 3 & under: FREEPancake Brunch (SUNDAY only, 11am - 2pm) Additional $5 fee. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.


New Canaan Nature Center - The World Of Bees Exhibit Opens

03/02/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

Saturday, March 2 - What's buzzing at the Nature Center? We are preparing for the opening of our new Honey Bee Exhibit in the Discovery Room! By spring you and your family will be able to join our Naturalists as we explore this fun, interactive exhibit, learning about the art of beekeeping and the importance of bees to our ecosystems. Enjoy making "bee-autiful" arts & crafts, such as honey wax candles and build-your-own antennae, before buzzing to the "bee-at" of the Waggle Dance! Members: Free / Non-Members: Free

Earthplace- The Nature Discovery Center - Sap to Sugar

03/02/2013

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

Sap to Sugar March 2nd, 2:30 PM. Learn how to tap maple trees and have a campfire to warm up by.
$25 member family; $30 non-member family. Visit the website to learn more.