Fairfield Museum and History Center Lecture: Marriage Equality--What's Next?

04/02/2015

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Marriage Equality - What's Next? --Thursday, April 2,2015  from  6-8 pm. Join us for wine and cheese and enjoy a fascinating panel discussion led by Anne Stanback, founder of Connecticut's marriage equality organization, Love Makes a Family; Janson Wu, Executive Director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD); and author/advocate Marc Solomon, who will be signing his book Winning Marriage after the talk.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Museum After Dark: Marriage Equality--What's Next?

04/02/2015

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Marriage Equality - What's Next?--Thursday, April 2, 6-8 pm. Join us for wine and cheese and enjoy a fascinating panel discussion led by Anne Stanback, founder of Connecticut's marriage equality organization, Love Makes a Family; Janson Wu, Executive Director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD); and author/advocate Marc Solomon, who will be signing his book Winning Marriage after the talk.

New Canaan Nature Center The Great Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration

04/02/2015

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

Join us for The Great Egg Hunt 2015 & Spring Celebration. Our Egg Hunt programs are for smaller groups (approx. 25 per hunt) and will explore the miracle of SPRINGTIME. Meet warm and fuzzy spring animals (baby chicks and rabbits, plus our friends from Hop Along Hollow – a Rabbit Rescue group) & enjoy the spring weather with a self-guided scavenger hunt on our wooded trails. Up for more of a challenge? Try your hand at our Spoon/Egg Obstacle Course. Eggs will contain nature-themed prizes and nut-free sweets. Rain or shine.

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society will be hosting a pet adoption event and Easter candy/chocolate sale

04/04/2015

225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society will be hosting a pet adoption event and Easter candy/chocolate sale to benefit animals on Saturday, April 4th from 11:00am-3:00pm at the Stratford Animal Control. Selling Chocolates and Easter candy from Munson's Chocolates. Stop by to pick up some for yourself, to give as gifts or use in Easter Baskets.  Also have handicrafts, pet supplies, t-shirts, magnets, candles and more available for purchase in our boutique.  Those who placed pre-sale candy orders please pick up your orders during this time. Please visit our website at www.stratfordanimalrescue.org

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza--Norwalk

04/04/2015

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

Saturday, April 4, 2015 -- Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Join Benedict the Egg for loads of egg-citing activities and enjoy an egg-cellent musical performance. FREE with Admission! No registration required!

New Canaan Historical Society Spring Break Workshop: Colonial Gardens and Herb Lore

04/07/2015

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

 
On April 7th: 9 to 12PM New Canaan Historical Society Spring Break Workshop for ages 8-11:  Colonial Gardens and Herb Lore
Create and bring home your own mini  herb garden and scarecrow! Call to register.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program:The Art of Growing Food-CosCob

04/08/2015

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

The Art of Growing Food with Ellen Ecker Ogden on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10:00 am. Ellen is the co-founder of the Cook's Garden seed catalog and author of the new book, The Complete Kitchen Garden shares her journey from basic backyard to elegant European inspited kitchen garden designs using stunning photographs and color illustrations. You will be inspired to re-think your vegetable patch! Cost: Members $35, Non-Members $45.

New Canaan Historical Society Spring Break Workshop: Colonial Food Ways, Pickling and Preserving

04/08/2015

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

On April 8th: 9AM to 12PM the New Canaan Historical Society Spring Break Workshop:   Colonial Food ways, Pickling and Preserving will be held for children Ages 8-11. Make your own pickled vegetables, applesauce and butter. Call to register.

PT Barnum Museum Hosts Sneak Peek: Elephants in the Museum--Bridgeport

04/08/2015

820 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-331-1104.

April programs focus on elephants in the 19th century, beginning with a museum "Sneak Peek" titled Elephants in the Museum! on Wednesday, April 8 at 12:15 p.m. The informal lunchtime program, presented by Curator Adrienne Saint-Pierre, will feature rare artifacts in the collection that pertain to famous elephants.

Barnum Museum Program: Elephants in he Room: Stories of Elephant Artifacts and Images in The Barnum Museum's Collection

04/08/2015

820 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-331-1104.

Wednesday, April 8 at 12:15 p.m. Elephants in the Room: Stories of Elephant Artifacts and Images in The Barnum Museum's Collection a Sneak Peek presented by Adrienne Saint-Pierre, Barnum Museum Curator. April's Sneak Peek program focuses on the large variety of elephant artifacts in The Barnum Museum collection in celebration of the past event of Jumbo, the famous African Elephant, arriving in America after being purchased from London Zoo by P.T. Barnum on April 9, 1882. Some artifacts include the largest taxidermy baby elephant, "Baby Bridgeport," the second elephant to ever be born in America was in Bridgeport, CT many years ago. A piece of famous white elephant tusk in the museum collection and a number of photographs featuring Victorian era elephants in photographs, post cards and advertising will be on display at the event. "Baby Bridgeport" was recently x-rayed by medical imaging faculty from Quinnipiac University. In the 1880s a color lithograph and handkerchief were created to celebrate the elephant's birth, Barnum's pride and joy. No registration required. $3 Suggested Donation. Free for museum members and kids under 12. Patrons are encouraged to bring their lunch.