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.

Tricks and Treats at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

08/01/2012

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

Wednesdays Through August 29, 2:30 pm. What makes SM&NC’s animals so happy? Learning and playing of course! Help us train Moose and Monty, see Henrietta do some tricks, and socialize our new farm babies. Along with training, we will be making summertime enrichment for our animals. Members: Free/Non-Members: Free with gate admission. Weather permitting event. For more information call, e-mail, visit website.


Romeo and Juliet The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre

08/01/2012 to 08/05/2012

1850 Elm Street, Stratford, CT

8:00pm – Romeo and Juliet, performed by CT Free Shakespeare. Free Parking. Accessible by the MTA Metro-North Railroad. Light concessions and beer will be available on-site. Festival guests are welcome to bring their own non-alcoholic drinks, food, and lawn chairs. Festival! Stratford takes place on the beautiful grounds of American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, CT, overlooking the Housatonic River.  This year's mainstage features CT Free Shakespeare's production of Romeo & Juliet nightly. Live music on Saturday includes the crowd-pleasers Dave Hogan and Friends, Cosmic Jibaros and Greg Sherrod Blues Band. Free Admission!  Free Parking!  BYO Picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. Presented by the Stratford Arts Commission and Stratford Center for the Arts at the American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford CT

Norwalk Summer Concert Series Features Dinoman--Plus 70s Music Concert

08/01/2012

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT 06855. Phone: 203-854-7807.

On August 1, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.--Norwalk Summer Concert Series continues with  Dinoman – With the help of life-size inflatable dinosaurs, Dinoman (a.k.a. Bob Lisaius) and his raccoon Reflex (a.k.a. Paul Lavarek) combine audience participation, magic and mayhem to explore how fossils are made and what the earth was like when dinosaurs roamed the area. 7:30 p.m.    45RPM – Instantly recognizable radio hits from the 70s are performed by six singers and musicians from the New York scene. The band consists of Danny Calvagna (lead vocals/percussion), Bobby Simons (keyboards/vocals), Linda Mackley (drums/vocals), Michael Barberich (guitar/vocals), Michael Hack (keyboards/guitars/vocals) and Simon Michael Walsh (bass/vocals).

Tarantula Tales at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

08/02/2012

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

Thursdays Through August 16, 4 – 5 pm. Jon SM&NC staff for a weekly exploration of the lives of our featured exhibit animals – the spiders! We’ll share one of our favorite stories about our arachnid friends, then complete a take home craft worthy of these eight-legged critters. Members: Free│Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, e-mail  or visit website.

“InteraCT Playhouse Young Professionals,” Westport Country Playhouse

08/02/2012

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT

"InteraCT Playhouse Young Professionals," a social and networking event, including pre-show cocktail party at 6:30 p.m., specifically designed for patrons under 40 working in Fairfield County to meet, mingle and enjoy a night of theater, followed by a performance at 8 p.m. of Molière's comedy, "Tartuffe." $35.  For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at 888-927-7529,

Alive @ Five Concert Series Features Foreigner--Stamford

08/02/2012

West Park Place, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-348-5285.

Alive@Five is a concert series with live music from national headliners, which attracts after work crowds to Columbus Park starting at 5PM.  Stamford Downtown produces great music, great dancing and great times.  Check the website for details re entering the park.  $10 adults.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Things with Wings Hike at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

08/03/2012

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

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.From bats to lightning bugs, there are many creatures of the night that do their job on the wing! We'll search the skies at dusk for our resident bats, look for moths and other nocturnal insects and try to call for our oft-illusive barred owls. We'll bait some trees on our trails with a special "Moth Mush" and see what we can find. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Pre-registration is required for these events. Please call 203.977.6521 to register. Space is limited. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8. For more information call, e-mail,  or visit website.

 

Nature-Palooza Family Concert at New Canaan Nature Center

08/04/2012

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9577.

On  Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 3:00pm - 6:00pm--Families, kids up to age 10--$5/members, $8/non-members.  Ages 2 & under FREE. Come groove at the Nature Center's Annual Nature-Palooza family concert.  Grab a picnic dinner and spread your blanket on the green and enjoy family friendly music in a relaxed, outdoor environment.  This year's line up will include a rousing round of summer camp favorites led by our camp director, followed by sets by John Moses and The Mudpuppies. The Mudpuppies have been preforming for audiences of all ages in a variety of venues including zoos, libraries, and private facilities.  The Mudpuppies members use their unique backgrounds in therapeutic recreation, zoology and nature education to create a fun educational experience for all! After working in the New Canaan school system for 26 years, John Moses is ready to tour the world!  Back for the fourth year, he'll bring his folksy classroom humor and laid back vibe to this year's Palooza. Featured will be Mr. M. on instruments collected from his travels: Madagascar to China and beyond! Kids can participate in summer games, boogie down with our hula hoops, cool off in the sprinklers and explore the property.  Ice cream, popsicles and other summer treats will be available.

1st Cajun Food Festival - Captain's Cove - Bridgeport

08/04/2012

1 Bostwick Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 203-335-1433 or 203-335-7104.

Saturday, August 4th 3pm We'll have lots of great food and drink specials!! And of course....great music!! 3pm - 7pm  River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs 7pm - 10pm  Otis and the Hurricanes 10pm - 1am  Old School Review.