Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Lecture -Legendary Textile Conservator and FIT Professor June Burns Bové

07/16/2017

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799, .

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, legendary Textile Conservator and FIT Professor June Burns Bové will present, What to wear? How the Bride Decides, a talk on the fashion and social history of the wedding dress.

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Summer Sunday Evening Concert Series

07/16/2017

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

5-7 pm. July 16 - Cookie Thomas (Jazz/Blues). The concerts take place on the Great Lawn or in the Silver Educational Center if there's rain. Bring chairs, a blanket or a picnic dinner. $5 members, $10 non-members, free for children 12 & under.

Bruce Museum Warhol Summer Bash Family Day

07/16/2017

One Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

1-4. Join us for a groovy, good time! Fun, hands-on activities from inspired by the exhibition Spring into Summer with Warhol and Friends! A rockin', sixties and seventies-inspired music performance by Little Rockers at 2:00 pm, This 45-minute experience will include musical activities with instruments and movement for a totally unique rock show. Performance is recommended for ages 2 - 8. Seating limited. Generously sponsored by Whole Foods.

Westport Playhouse Sunday Symposium Grounded

07/16/2017

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-4177.

Following the first Sunday matinee performance of each production, special guests take the stage to help place the production in context with illuminating insights about the world of the play. The Playhouse hosts a wide range of guests, from noted playwrights to academic scholars, for discussions that provide an excellent opportunity to delve into the world of the play. Each discussion is followed by an interactive dialogue with the audience. All Symposium events are free and open to the public and will begin immediately following the 3pm performance.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

07/16/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

National Hot Dog Day

07/16/2017 to 07/16/2017

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776538.

Join staff from Fleishers Craft Butchery in Greenwich to celebrate another great food holiday - National Hot Dog Day. Fleishers meats come from local farms, are pasture-raised, hormone and antibiotic-free, and all around tasty! Join us for a sampling of some amazing hot dogs. Discover how much better tasting locally farmed meats are and learn about Fleishers' nose-to-tail approach to butchery. Fleishers hot dogs will be available for sale, as well as a variety of local meats from Truelove Farms, our weekly local meat vendor. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.

For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521.

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Patrol Week

07/17/2017 to 07/21/2017

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563.

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 6 - 8 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for non-members.Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 203-394-6563.

Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/17/2017 to 07/21/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Senior Space Academy $350.00 – $375.00 July 17 – July 21, 9AM-3:30PM Grades 6-9 Blast off for an adventure that's out-of-this-world! Design rockets, learn how to use a telescope, go on a mission to the Moon, and much, much more!

Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/17/2017 to 07/21/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Space Explorers $335.00 – $360.00 July 17 – July 21 Grades 5-7 Build model rockets, design a spacesuit for an egg, and conduct hands-on experiments. Finish the week with astronaut training and a mission to the Moon in our Challenger Center!

Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/17/2017 to 07/21/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Chef School $325.00 – $350.00 July 17 -July 21, 9AM-3:30PM Grades 4-6 Serve up some tasty science all week as we explore the science of food. Test your taste-buds, learn why we prepare certain foods the way we do, and of course, try the food you prepare!