New Canaan Nature Center Designing Winning Plant Combinations

03/18/2017 to 03/25/2017

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

2 Saturdays, March 18 & 25 · 10:30A.M. - 1:00P.M. Contemporary designers combine plants in naturalistic patterns to create gardens with yearround interest. Consider how color, form, texture and bloom time should inform your plant choices. Join us here at NCNC to learn how to combine trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, and annuals into gorgeous seasonal displays. Tours of the Seasonal Walk and Perennial Garden are included. Dress for the weather. Cost: $139 (includes materials)

Greater Bridgeport Symphony BERNSTEIN AT 99!

03/18/2017

910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263.

Leonard Bernstein would be 99 years old in 2017, and GBS celebrates his music with Bernstein at 99! on Saturday, March 18. The Connecticut Chamber Choir and the Fairfield County Children's Choir will join GBS in presenting the Dance Suite from West Side Story and Chichester Psalms. The second half of the concert brings French romance, with Ravel's Tzigane (Deborah Wong, GBS concertmaster, soloist) and Debussy's Nocturnes. The Klein Memorial Auditorium.

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03/18/2017

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-257-4400.

 Birds of Prey Feeding 3:00 PM Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post - 3:30 PM. Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children YES2 Gaming Unplugged

03/18/2017

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

12 pm - 3 pm. Participants in the YES2 program will create a special "game room," where children can learn and play non-electronic games. Several of the games are available in the Age of Reason museum gift shop.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony BERNSTEIN AT 99!

03/18/2017

910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203)576-0263 .

8 p.m. Leonard Bernstein would be 99 years old in 2017, and GBS celebrates his music with Bernstein at 99! on Saturday, March 18. The Connecticut Chamber Choir and the Fairfield County Children's Choir will join GBS in presenting the Dance Suite from West Side Story and Chichester Psalms. The second half of the concert brings French romance, with Ravel's Tzigane (Deborah Wong, GBS concertmaster, soloist) and Debussy's Nocturnes.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center March WILDness at Heckscher WILD!

03/19/2017 to 04/02/2017

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Vote in our 2nd annual bracket challenge at Heckscher WILD! All of our animals are awesome, but everyone has a favorite! Is yours Hot Dog the Tree Frog? Wallace the Red-Footed Tortoise? Thor the Savannah Monitor, or another? Each week will feature a group of animals that will compete for votes to move on in the challenge. The top two vote getters will battle it out to be the March WILDness winner. Cast your vote in person at Heckscher WILD! or on the SM&NC Facebook page (1 vote per person per day). Stop by weekday afternoons (Tues-Fri) in March at 3 pm to meet one of the animals from our weekly group. 3rd Round (March 19 - 25): Turtles & Snakes 4th Round (March 26 - April 1): Lizards The Terrific Two (April 2 - 7): 2 Highest Vote Getters Heckscher WILD! Hours: Tues. - Fri., 12 - 4 pm, Sat. & Sun., 10 am - 4 pm School Vacation Days, 10 am - 4 pm

Audubon Greenwich Printmaking Workshop

03/19/2017

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-930-1349 .

1-3 pm. Join us to create beautiful landscape and still life monoprints with Silvermine art teacher, C.J. Guerin. In this hands-on workshop, using simple materials, participants will have the opportunity to create several one-of-kind prints to take home. Everyone is successful in printmaking! This is a great opportunity to try an etching press and create treasured works of art. Ages 6 & up $15 per person, one child free.

Fairfield Museum and History Center A Tribute to Richard Rodgers

03/19/2017

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

4-6 pm. Famed composer Richard Rodgers created some of his most beloved works right from his homes in Fairfield, including the music for several Broadway hits such as The King and I and The Sound of Music. Join us for a celebration of Rodgers extraordinary career, life in Fairfield and legacy as one of the most influential artists in musical theater of all time. Enjoy favorites from Richard Rodgers collaborations with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart, with performances from Orin Grossman, Alan Neigher, Kenneth Gartman and Christina Connors. The program will feature remarks by special guest Ted Chapin, President and Chief Creative Officer of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation in New York.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour

03/19/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required.

Fairfield Easter Egg Hunt

03/19/2017

Old Dam Rd, Fairfield, CT

1 pm. South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road. Pre-school children to 3rd graders should bring their Easter Baskets to the South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road. The Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 PM sharp, but all are encouraged to come down early and meet the Easter Bunny. A $1.00 per person donation is requested.