Stamford Museum and Nature Center Spring on the Farm

05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

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

11 am - 3 pm. Watch as our flock of sheep gets its annual shearing and learn about what happens with their woolly coats. See firsthand how to turn wool into felt or yarn, among a variety of other hands-on demonstrations. There will be activities for all ages including face painting, crafts, live music with Jay and Ray, and a plant and herb sale. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $10

Earth Place Birds of Prey Feeding and Trading Post


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.

Earthplace Group Canoe Paddle


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

2 pm. Spend an afternoon on the water with family or friends! An Earthplace naturalist will lead participants along the Saugatuck River in search of egrets, osprey, ducks and much more. Canoes and personal flotation devices (required by all participants) are included. Members: $24 per person, $12 for children 12 and under Non-members: $30 per person, $15 for children 12 and under.

Norwalk Symphony 77th Season Finale


125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-956-6771.

The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra plays all of its concerts (unless specifically noted otherwise) at the Norwalk Concert Hall and Norwalk City Hall. 8:00pm 10:00pm, Mahler - Symphony No. 2.

Audubon Greenwich Alien Invaders: Scavenger Hunt


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

1 pm - 3 pm. After learning what an invasive species is and how they can impact our local environment, set out to see how many you can find. You may not realize it, but there are invaders all around you! Non-native species are those that were brought into our area and therefore did not evolve here. When a non-native plant or animal outcompetes its native rivals, it is labeled as invasive. It is important to know how to spot invasive species so that you can help protect the local plants and wildlife we love! This family-fun program is a great way to have an adventure outdoors, while helping to save the native environment. Ages 5 and up. $5 members, $8 non-members. RSVP to Eli at or 203-930-1349.

Shelton History Center Reopens Brownson House


70 Ripton Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: 203-925-1803.

1-4 pm. Tours of the newly repaired and reinterpreted house will be offered and refreshments will be available. Free and open to the public. In addition to the Brownson House, the Shelton History Center consists of the Wilson Barn, the one-room Trap Fall School, a carriage barn, a corncrib and an outhouse.

Canciones del Pueblo


884 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT

The Stamford Chorale presents choral music of Latin America, featuring works of Piazzolla, Estevez and Gutierrez.. David Gomez directs the 68-year-old community chorus., ac.companied by Eric Trudel. St. John's Lutheran Church

Norwalk Historical Society The Role Connecticut Played During World War I


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

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. In honor of this event, the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting a lecture by Christine Pittsley entitled: The Role Connecticut Played During World War I on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum. From the trenches to the home front, learn how not only Connecticut but Norwalk contributed to the war effort. Ms. Pittsley is from the Connecticut State Library where she is Chair for the Connecticut World War One Centennial Committee. Tickets are $5.00

The Klein Memorial Auditorium Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras SPRING CONCERT


910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (800) 424-0160.

3 pm. Tickets: $10 Students/Seniors $15 Regular Admission. GBYO is excited to return to The Klein for their Spring Concert! All six ensembles will perform. Hear Principal Orchestra accompany the 2017 GBYO Concerto Competition Winner!

Avon Theatre New York Dog Film Festival II


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

The New York Dog Film Festival is a program of entertaining and inspiring short films that celebrate the remarkable bond between people and dogs. A portion of each ticket sold will support the Connecticut Humane Society.The festival is comprised of two separate programs which are each a medley of animated, documentary and narrative short films from around the world. (Please note that each program requires a separate admission ticket.) ABOUT THE FILMS: Program II, enitled Love Changes Everything, at 1:00pm is made up of thirteen films including THE LEWIS LECTURES, a hilarious animated depiction of what dogs are actually thinking when their owners leave the house; THE POODLE TRAINER, a poignant character study of a circus trainer whose performing poodles are the center of her universe; and SECOND CHANCES, an uplifting documentary about dogs who are paired with imprisoned women, who train them to become service dogs, changing lives on both ends of the leash.