New Canaan Nature Center Friday Family Fun Night: Movie on the Green!

07/29/2016

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 966-9577 x10.

8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Grab your family! Grab your friends! And come on down to the Green at the New Canaan Nature Center for a nature movie night under the stars! Pack up your favorite blanket or lawn chair and some tasty snacks to share. You won't want to miss the fun. FREE popcorn & lemonade will be provided. *Rain or shine* (This event will be indoors if it rains.) Spaces are limited & advanced registration is highly recommended. Please call (203) 966-9577 x10 to reserve your spot today! Members: $10/family / Non-Members: $15/family

2nd Annual Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point

07/30/2016 to 07/31/2016

Harbor Point , Stamford, CT

Get inspired and celebrate the arts at the 2nd Annual Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point, taking place on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. A juried event featuring more than 100 artists selected locally and from across the country, Canada and Israel, the Stamford Art Festival offers a selection of paintings, photography, drawings, prints, sculptures, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal and glass pieces that are original works and available for collecting in every price range.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Animation Station

07/30/2016

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

12:30 pm - 2 p.m. Children will learn the basics of stop animation. They will make their own setting and background. They will use the iPad to make a short video (about 15 sec), including sound. Adults can work on a project with the children - OR - they can drop-off children ages 5 and up, and play onsite with their younger children. Adults MUST remain on-site and inside the museum. $3.00 program fee required.

Norwalk- Saturday Family Movie Night

07/30/2016

Shady Beach, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 854-7938.

Movie: The Good Dinosaur.  Bring a lawn chair and blanket. Movie begins at Dusk. Face painting and games start at 6:00pm. Ice Cream and refreshments will be available.

Greenwich Arts Council Hosts Sand Blast at Tod's Point Beach

07/30/2016

299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830. Phone: 203-862-6750.

SAND BLAST 2016 at Tod's Point Beach--SATURDAY, JULY 30 AT 1:30PM--(Raindate, Sunday, July 31 at 2PM). Participants will receive a gift certificate to Meli-Melo of Greenwich! Sponsored by the Greenwich Arts Council and the Town of Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation, Sand Blast is a fun family event for all. There is no specific theme for sand sculpures, and participants are encouraged to indulge their imaginations enjoying the experience of creating art in the sand.

Greenwich Arts Council - Sand Blast at Tod's Point Beach

07/30/2016

Tod's Point Beach, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.862.6750.

1:30 pm. Sponsored by the Greenwich Arts Council and the Town of Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation, Sand Blast is a fun family event for all. There is no specific theme for sand sculpures, and participants are encouraged to indulge their imaginations enjoying the experience of creating art in the sand.  Raindate: July 31 at 2 p.m. 

Bugs & Beasts! Annual Summer Family Campout

07/30/2016 to 07/31/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776521. Fax: 2039776521.

Saturday, July 30, 5:30 pm - Sunday, July 31, 9 am Join us for our annual campout! This year we will focus on the amazing animals that call SM&NC home. We'll celebrate the smallest residents of SM&NC from those found in our forests to those highlighted in this year's summer exhibition — FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS: The Hidden Life of Ants. Explore the world of the invertebrates by meeting some live specimens and have a chance to eat some insects too! View constellations and happenings in the summer sky in our observatory (weather dependent) and roast S'mores over the campfire. Get a behind-the-scenes look at our summer exhibition, meet live animals from around the world, see our farm animals get breakfast, and try your hand at Bug Bingo.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - India - Show me a tale

07/31/2016

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

2 pm - 3 pm. India — Kings for Breakfast – King Vikram must rescue a magic goose from King Karan and discover the secret of his wealth. After the story, children will create story illustrations in the rangoli style using colored sand or rice. Limited space – get tickets at the Welcome Desk. For children ages 5 and older.

Bruce Museum Science on the Silver Screen. The Martian

07/31/2016

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Join us for an afternoon at the movies with the experts. Screening will be followed by Q&A session with a scientist to explain what was right, what was wrong, and what was just confusing. Free with Museum admission. RSVP to Kate at kdzikiewicz@brucemuseum.org.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour & Science Sunday: Electricity

07/31/2016

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

Family Gallery Tour - 11:30 am - 12:15 -Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitons. Free with admission; no registration required. Science Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm. A drop-in program designed for children ages 4 and up and their families. Participants will explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments, projects and crafts inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Free with Museum admission and no advance registration required.