Workshop: Birds in their Habitats and Turtle Time Audubon Greenwich

05/28/2011

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

Workshop: Birds in their Habitats: 9:30 am-12:00 pm. Learn how particular bird species depend on specific habitats and how this relates to the 'Audubon at Home' and 'Important Bird Area' programs. Ideal for adults & interested youth. $12/adult. No charge for youth. RSVP required. Call Ted:  203-869-5272 x230. Turtle Time: 2:30-4:00 pm Meet local turtle species, learn about their nests, and how to help protect them. Then hike to the lake in search of nesting turtles. All ages. RSVP to Store:  203-869-5272 x221.

Farming Fever at Beardsley Zoo

05/28/2011 to 05/29/2011

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563.

11:00 am - 3 pm. Join us for an afternoon of learning about farm animals and farming with former Connecticut resident Chris Rowlands, an entertainer who's famous for getting everyone involved.  Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along with Rowlands on stage as he shares his self- penned songs such as "Cud Chewing," a tribute to cows. Presented in partnership the Fairfield County Farm Bureau.

18th Annual Weston Memorial Day Road Race/Town Festivities

05/28/2011

115 School Road, Weston, CT 06883.

On Saturday, May 28, 2011 starting at 8:30AM the 18th Annual Weston Memorial Day Road Race will take place starting at the Weston High School.  Online registration is $20 and is strongly encouraged.  Day of race registration available for $25 beginning at 7AM. T-shirts and goody bags for the first 500 registered racers.  Cash prizes for top Male and Female finishers.  This USATF-certified course winds through a scenic residential and historic district in Weston and marks the beginning of the town's annual Memorial Day weekend festivities that include an old fashioned fair on Saturday and Sunday and end with a parade and ceremony honoring our veterans on Monday.

Family Programs-Garden Exploration at Bartlett Arboretum - Stamford

05/28/2011 to 05/28/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Take a tour of our garden collections to see a variety of plants in bloom, smell fresh herbs from our herb garden, and learn about honeybees and butterflies. Instructor: Todd DuPon. Members $12 Non Members $18. Free to children under 12. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org


Annual Art Show Rowayton Art Center's

05/29/2011

Pnkey Park , Rowayton, CT 06853.

This event is a kick-off event after the Memorial Day Parade to start summer.  Be sure to check the website for more happenings for that day.

Rowayton's Annual Memorial Day Parade

05/29/2011

Rowayton Avenue , Rowayton, CT 06853.

On Sunday at noon come  and Celebrate our town spirit at the annual Memorial Day Parade! Pick your favorite spot along Rowayton Avenue or McKinley Street and cheer for our veterans, Brien McMahon and Roton School marching bands, our commissioners, volunteer firefighters, Little Leaguers, Scouts and all the many other enthusiastic marchers (even four-footed ones!). After the parade, join fellow residents at Veteran's Cannon to honor those who died in their service to our country. Then, head on over to the Fire House for hot dogs and soda, hosted by our local firefighters and their families. visit the website for more information.

Sunday Explorers at Stamford Museum and Nature Center

05/29/2011 to 05/29/2011

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

11 am – 3 pm, each Sunday (with exception of special event days) – Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features! Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, email or visit the website.

Memorial Day Open House at Mill Hill Historic Park – Town House

05/30/2011

2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 846-0525.

Noon-2:00pm. Explore this interesting historic point of interest!

Stratford Memorial Day Parade and Service

05/30/2011

Academy Street, Stratford, CT 06615. Phone: 203-385-4052.

On Monday, Memorial Services will begin at 1 p.m. on Academy Hill and at 2:15 p.m. the Parade steps off heading north on Main Street to the reviewing stand at Main Street and Hurd Avenue and ending at Paradise Green. The Stratford VFW organizes the Parade. Watch the Mayor's Float.  Visit the website for more information.

Norwalk Memorial Day Parade

05/30/2011

Seaview Ave. and Fort Point, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-854-7806.

On Monday, 9 a.m. A traditional Memorial Day parade featuring 11 marching bands, floats, boy and girl scouts, youth teams, youth groups, civic organization, classic vehicles and about 1500 marchers. Also entertainment for Children's, music.