New Canaan Nature Center Spring Peepers Hike

04/22/2017

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

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Come explore the magic of spring and Earth Day with us! We'll visit the Nature Center's vernal pools and ponds to listen for the peeps and croaks of frogs and other amphibians that let us know spring is in full swing. We'll also journey through the woods and into the meadows in search of some awesome invertebrates, birds, and bats. If we're super lucky, we might even get a chance to spot a critter or two! Join our Naturalists for this fun, interactive and earth aware hike to learn why these species are so important to our local ecosystem. Program will include an interactive hike and hands-on exploration of the nature center's ponds and vernal pools. Come dressed for the evening weather. We will be outdoors for over one hour.

Darien Nature Center Earth Day Celebration

04/22/2017

Cherry Lawn Park, Darien, CT Phone: 203.655.7459.

2:00 to 2:00 pm. Come on down for an afternoon of fun and activities to celebrate being outside, the joy of nature play, and our beautiful surroundings! Animal Encounters, Games, Hot Dogs, Scavenger Hunt, Dog Talk with Boo Millet, lots of outdoor fun. At 12:30 join us for a ribbon cutting to open to refurbished Cherry Lawn Forest Trails! We will gather at the trail head behind the Nature Center. This celebration is open to the public and free of charge.

Norwalk 5K Walk and Fun Run

04/22/2017

80 E. Main St., Norwalk, CT Phone: 419-663-6775 ext. 26.

Race Day Registration 7:30 a.m. at Main St. School. Race starts 9 am. $15 day of registration $12 registration by April 14. $10 fun run. Awards. Fun run begins at 8:30 am.

Audubon GreenwichSpring Wildflower Ecology & Photo Walk

04/22/2017

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT

2 pm - 3:30 pm. Learn the natural history of early spring wildflowers and discover the ecological niches and pollinators of these fragile woodland treasures. Bring a camera or cell phone to snap some pictures as we walk. Ages 5 & up $5 member, $8 non-member. RSVP to Ted at 203-930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Arbor Earth Day

04/22/2017

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

10 am - 3 pm. Rain Date April 23. Music, plant talks, food, storytelling, face painting, touch a truck, demonstrations, trail tours. Learn how to prune, plant a tree and identify native plants. No admission charge.

Wilton HIstorical Society Ticking Stripe Potholder Workshop for Kids

04/22/2017

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

11 am - 12:30 pm. Museum Educator Lola Chen will be discussing textiles, and will talk about the long history of ticking, which was woven with natural cotton thread and thread dyed with indigo blue. Suggested for ages 6 – 12. Wilton Historical Society members $10 per child, maximum $25 per family; Non-members $15 per child, maximum $35 per family. Please register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Weston Historical Society 3rd Annual Scotch and Tapas Tasting

04/22/2017

104 Weston Road P.O. Box 1092, Weston, CT Phone: (203) 226-1804.

Featuring Diageo brands and Marcia Selden Catering. Event begins at 7:30pm and concludes at 11:00 pm. Cost is $70 per person.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Tharanginee! and Earth Day Art

04/22/2017

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

12pm - 1 pm Tharanginee! Creative Connection Performance: With their colorful costumes, beautiful music, and vibrant dancing, Tharanginee! transports school and family audiences to the traditional homelands of India, a land rich in culture and traditions. These talented teenage students blend dance, drama, yoga and martial arts in a mesmerizing program of classic Bharatanatyam and colorful folk dances. Audiences will also enjoy seeing ancient Hindu tales brought to life. During the show, attendees will view an introductory video filmed in Tharanginee's own city of Chennai and later dance (on stage and off) with the troupe members. 2:15 pm. Earth Day Art - Celebrate Earth Day by learning about reusing everyday items in unique ways!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Tharanginee!

04/22/2017

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

Creative Connection Performance: With their colorful costumes, beautiful music, and vibrant dancing, Tharanginee! transports school and family audiences to the traditional homelands of India, a land rich in culture and traditions. These talented teenage students blend dance, drama, yoga and martial arts in a mesmerizing program of classic Bharatanatyam and colorful folk dances. Audiences will also enjoy seeing ancient Hindu tales brought to life. During the show, attendees will view an introductory video filmed in Tharanginee's own city of Chennai and later dance (on stage and off) with the troupe members.

Woodcock Nature Center Earth Day

04/22/2017

56 Deer Run Rd, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Come celebrate Earth Day at Woodcock with activities for all ages...take an exploratory hike, hear a reading of "The Lorax", meet some of our native animals!