Westport Playhouse Family Festivities -Dr. Seuss' The Cat in The Hat

03/19/2017

25 Powers Ct, Westport, CT Phone: 203.227.4177 | 888.927.7529.

1 pm and 4 pm. All tickets $20. Recommended for ages 3 and up. From the moment his tall, red-and-white striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in The Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet. Suddenly a rainy afternoon is transformed by the Cat and his antics. Will their house ever be the same? Can the kids clean up before mom comes home? With some tricks (and a fish) and Thing Two and Thing One, with The Cat in The Hat the fun's never done!

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Landscaping 101: Bring New Life to Your Yard

03/21/2017

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971 ex. 17 .

6:30 pm - 8 pm. $20 member, $30 non-member Instructor: Jane von Trapp Landscape Designer and Author The builders have left your dream home sitting on a bare lot. Your older house has landscape flaws or lacks creative planting beds. You'd like to improve the look of the entrance, hide the air conditioning unit, or install a brick walkway. With the expert advice of Jane von Trapp, professional landscape designer and CEO of the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, you can increase the value of your home and turn your yard into an attractive outdoor living room. You'll also learn about when it's time to call in a professional.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING

03/21/2017 to 04/11/2017

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

This workshop is designed to introduce monotype, linoleum block printing, drypoint and collagraph. Each week for 30 minutes, the focus will be on the history of each medium along with demonstration. Thereafter, each participant will have the opportunity to work in the new technique and print their work. This workshop is for novice and experienced printmakers who wish to hone their techniques. Nancy will work one-on-one with each participant to accomplish personal goals.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Equinox Balance Game

03/21/2017

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

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm. Visitors will play a balance game to help learn about the Equinox.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking -INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING with Nancy McTague-Stock

03/21/2017 to 04/11/2017

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

Tuesday evenings, 6pm – 9pm. 4-week workshop, limited to 6; All Levels Includes 4 hours of studio time each week. $275 members, $300 non-members. This workshop is designed to introduce monotype, linoleum block printing, drypoint and collagraph. Each week for 30 minutes, the focus will be on the history of each medium along with demonstration. Thereafter, each participant will have the opportunity to work in the new technique and print their work. This workshop is for novice and experienced printmakers who wish to hone their techniques. Nancy will work one-on-one with each participant to accomplish personal goals.

Norwalk Historical Society - Wine Glass Painting!

03/22/2017

144 East Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 846-0525 |.

6:45 p.m. An adult workshop with local artist Florence Pindrys of Butterfly Rouge. In this two-hour workshop, learn how to paint a full size wine glass using fine-point painting, brush painting and sponging-on will be some of the techniques taught. Bring a friend and a bottle of wine! Cost: $38/person, includes all materials (snow date: Wednesday, March 29. 2017).

Garden Education Center of Greenwich -Trish O'Sullivan's Tropical Flowers in Bronze Pedestal Vase

03/22/2017

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

6 pm to 8 pm. Orchids, Ginger, Mini-Pineapples and Parakeet Heliconia are among the exotic tropical flowers and leaves that will make a dazzling modern floral centerpiece for you to enjoy year round. Learn how to select and care for tropical flowers along with all the design techniques for creating amazing floral displays with these stunning flowers of the jungle.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich -TRENDS IN HORTICULTURE

03/23/2017

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

David Culp has his finger on the pulse of the nursery and horticulture industry, particularly perennial plants. Hear what he has to say about trends in planting styles, container gardening, green and other trending garden colors, native plants, naturalistic plantings and more. $35 for members of the GEC/$45 for non-members of the GEC For more information regarding David Culp, please click on the following link: www.davidlculp.com/bio.htm

Audubon Greenwich Woodcock Watch & Owl Prowl

03/24/2017

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT Phone: 202-930-1353 .

6:45-8:45 pm. Join Ted for an evening walk to listen and watch for the calls and aerial performances of these woodland sandpiper relatives. The American Woodcock is one of the Audubon Greenwich rites of spring, so don't miss out on spotting these crepuscular treasures. We will also listen for any newly emerged Spring Peeper tree frogs. Stick around or drop in late for a short walk to search for some of our resident Owls. Ages 6 & up $5 members, $8 non-members

Wilton HIstorical Society Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids at the Wilton Historical Society This Month: Irish Soda Bread

03/25/2017

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

11 am - 12:30 pm. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, the Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids program at the Wilton Historical Society on Saturday, March 25 from 11:00 – 12:30 will be making Irish Soda Bread. Soda bread was introduced in the early 1800's in England, rapidly became popular in Ireland, and then in America.