Beardsley Zoo Vote for your Favorite Scarecrow

10/17/2016 to 10/31/2016

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

Dozens of schools, art classes, and scout troops have built incredibly detailed and fun scarecrows that will be on display on Zoo grounds from Oct. 17 - 31. Come enjoy this annual seasonal exhibit. And -- Zoo guests can judge and select their favorites during Boo at the Zoo on Sunday, Oct. 30. Make your voice count.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Harvest Festival Weekend

10/17/2016 to 10/18/2016

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

11 am - 3 pm Rain or Shine. Enjoy apple cider demonstrations, a scarecrow contest, pumpkin carving, and fun activities for the whole family! Wear a costume and participate in the daily costume parade. Other activities include an apple slingshot, farm animal demonstrations, live music with Jay and Ray, face-painting, storytelling with Ms. Karen, and children's crafts. Hayride tickets will be available for purchase, and the Museum Galleries will be open with the Redress: Upcycled with Nancy Judd exhibition. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $10. Family Plus Members and above levels, and all children 3 & under: FREE.

Pequot Library -Artists and Collectors Party


720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-259-0346.

5:00pm - 7:00pm Artists, collectors, and potential collectors mingle and mix during this informal "ending reception" to the 19th Annual Art Show.

Greenwich Historical Society -East Meets West: Duo Yumeno in Concert at The Historical Society


39 Strickland Rd., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203‑869‑6899.

Performances at 4:00 and 7:00 pm Vanderbilt Education Center Members: $10; nonmembers $15 - 4:00 pm Performance - Members: $10.  Musicologist Ralph Samuelson has described Duo Yumeno as "superb musicians moving along the same path, one which does not distinguish East or West but simply brings two beautiful string instruments of the world together seamlessly.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Tips & Tricks to Make the Most of your Camera Phone


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

7:00 p.m. It's not just for selfies! Prize winning photographer, Anne Friday will show you how to get amazing photographs using your phone and explain all the features and techniques available.

Wilton Historical Carve and Decorate a Grinning Halloween Pumpkin


224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Join Kiwanis volunteers and Museum Educator Lola Chen in the 1860 Abbott Barn at the Wilton Historical Society for a fun Halloween pumpkin carving and decorating session for children and their adults. Pumpkins available for purchase on-site from the Kiwanis Club or participants can bring their own pumpkin. The Wilton Historical Society will supply carving tools, craft materials, cider and cookies! Suggested for ages 8 and up. Not a drop off program. $5.00 for members, $10 non-members. Please register by email or call.

Rowayton Arts Center I Artists Talk


145 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

6:30 - 8 pm. Expressions: Artists' Talk on show that is hanging.

Family Sukkot Celebration

10/19/2016 to 10/19/2016

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 2034870994.

Bring your friends and your own dinner to celebrate the harvest season as we enjoy a meal in the JCC Sukkah — dessert is on us! A fun–filled evening for all. Free to the community. For more information contact Emily Eisen at 203.487-0994,                    or visit

Avon Theatre APRIL FOOL’S DAY (1986).


272 Bedford St., Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 967-3660.

7:30pm - A special 30th Anniversary Screening of APRIL FOOL'S DAY (1986). There will be a post-film Q&A with the stars: Deborah Foreman, Leah Pinsent, Deborah Royce Goodrich and Amy Steel. (Deborah Royce Goodrich is currently the president of The Avon Theatre Film Center.) Ticket prices are as follows: Carte Blanche Members: FREE, Members: $7, Students & Seniors: $9, Nonmembers: $12. Any slasher movie with a title like APRIL FOOL'S DAY would have to be a spoof, and this one fits that niche perfectly.

Earthplace ELS: The Battle Against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing


10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

6:30 pm. Maggie Carey, Regulatory and Government Affairs Director at the North American Marine Environment Protection Association, discusses how illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing threatens the sustainability of our oceans, and what's being done to stop it. Light refreshments served.Co-presented with the Westport Green Task Force.