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.

Franklin Street Works An Evening with Juliana Huxtable: Reading/Performance

03/01/2014

41 Franklin Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (860) 585-5411 .

5:30 - 7:30 Please join us for a performative reading by Juliana Huxtable, one of the exhibiting artists in "Neuromast: Certain Uncertainty and Contemporary Art". Juliana Huxtable and a number of her NYC contemporaries will be reading and performing a diverse body of work that highlight new voices in New York's growing underground. Themes of the body, technology and identity will be explored. Juliana Huxtable is a writer, artist and DJ based in New York City.

Stamford Symphony- Scheherazade

03/01/2014 to 03/02/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-325-4466.

Hear the story of a King who would spare the life of a beautiful woman for 1,000 nights. The Stamford Symphony will perform the symphonic poem of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade based on The Tales of the Arabian Nights on Saturday March 1st, 8pm and Saturday March 2nd, 3pm at Stamford's Palace Theatre. Tickets to Sunday's concert are free for anyone under the age of 18, with an accompanying adult. Young concertgoers (ages 7-12) are invited to arrive early on Sunday at 2 pm for a fun and free program called MusiKids that will feature our soloist, Jeffrey Kahane and prepare the kids for what they can expect and experience at the concert. Concertgoers are invited to Behind the Baton, pre-concert at the Palace Theatre to hear Music Director Eckart Preu speak about musical highlights of the pieces, stories about the composers and interesting historical facts. Jeffrey Kahane will also be making an appearance. Behind the Baton is open to all ticketholders and begins one hour pre-concert (7pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday)

Fairfield Museum and History Center - School of Rock Music

03/01/2014

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598 .

School of Rock Music Education Series March 1, 2014 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Program.  Music Education Workshops for Adults and Youth 10 – 16 years. Members of FMHC and School of Rock: $10 each session; Non-Members $15 each session. This “Professional Minds of Music” series leads participants in workshops on the foundations of music with an industry professional. This event is accessible to people with disabilities. Please register with the contact person for this event.

Woodcock Nature Center "Hooray for Herps"

03/01/2014

56 Deer Run Rd, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

Meet our reptiles and amphibians, hike the blue trail and conclude with a slithery snake craft! 10 - 10:30. $5 per child, $11 non-members.

Center for Contemporary Print Making MONOPRINTS: EXPLORATIONS IN SCALE - MINI, MEDIUM, MAXI

03/01/2014

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

March 1, Foam And Stencil - Maxi Plate - 22 X 30, 10 X 20 Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm Roxanne Faber Savage 1-day weekend workshop. Limited to 8. Intermediate and advanced $150 members, $165 non-members

Stamford’s Palace Theatre - Ravel &Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade with the Stamford Symphony

03/01/2014 to 03/02/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407 X14.

Saturday,  8 pm and Sunday  3 pm. FEATURING: Jeffrey Kahane, Pianist PROGRAM:  BORODIN  Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances RAVEL   Piano Concerto in G Major featuring Jeffrey Kahane RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Scheherazade TICKETS: $22 - $73. All ticket holders are invited to arrive one hour early to hear Maestro Eckart Preu share secrets and stories behind the music. SPECIAL SUNDAY PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN:  Kids Come Free on Sundays (with accompanying adult) MusiKids: free interactive education experience for children 7-12 at 2 pm.  FOR MORE INFORMATION:   Karine Jeanneret, Marketing Director 203-325-1407 marketing@stamfordsymphony.org

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Maple Sugar Festval Weekend

03/01/2014 to 03/02/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-977-6521.

Saturday, March 1 & Sunday, March 2, 11 am to 3 pm – Maple Sugar Festival Weekend. Join us as this family favorite returns to the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. There is plenty to do for the whole family. 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 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; Non-Members: $10; Family Plus Members and Director’s Circle Members and all children 3 & under: FREE; Pancake Brunch (SUNDAY only, 11am – 2pm) Additional $5 fee.
 
 

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Lecture Series: Women’s Activism in the 1960s

03/02/2014

370 Beach Road , Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

The Personal is Political: Women’s Activism in the 1960s  with Elizabeth Hohl of Fairfield University Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 2:30pm – 4pm Members: free; Non-Members $5.  Co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters.  Discover the depth and range of women's grass roots activism as well as the features of a social movement; from differing ideologies to creating a focused message. Sponsored by Fairfield University. View Map Fairfield MuseumFairfield, CT 06824This event is accessible to people with disabilities. Visitor Service 

Rowayton Historical Society - "Life in the Carnegie Museum"

03/02/2014

33 Highland Avenue, Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-831-0136.

2 p.m. Presented by Heather Ewing, author of The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian and Carrere & Hastings: The Masterworks A look at the house that Andrew Carnegie built in 1902 on "the Highlands of Fifth Avenue" -- far north of where fashionable society then lived. It boasted sixty-four rooms, five elevators, telephones, and an incredible early air conditioning and humidifying system, which today is home to the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. $5 general admission, free for RHS members