Stepping Stones Museum for Children

09/24/2017

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

10:30-11;15 am - Mutt-i-grees. Enjoy a special canine storytime and discussion. Visit with a shelter dog as you learn about social and emotional skills. Shelter dogs courtesy of P.A.W.S. 2:15-2:45 - Weekend Wonder- Join our Play Explorers for engaging experiences that delve deeper into exhibit themes, holidays and more! 2-3 pm Show me a Tale. Show Me a Tale: The Exquisite Quetzal – National Bird of Guatemala – A legend of Guatemala – how the beautiful Quetzal bird came to be. After the story, children will create colorful quetzal bird kites. For children ages 5 and older. Limited space – get tickets at the Welcome Desk.

Stamford History Center CT Exhibit Opening: “Stamford on Fire”

09/24/2017

1508 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT

1-4 pm. Join us to celebrate Stamford Firefighters. Our new exhibit will tell the story of the origins and development of the Stamford Fire Department and the Volunteer Fire Stations. Stamford on Fire will contain a multitude of photographs in addition to significant equipment, relics of the past and articles from the Stamford Advocate. This will be a family-friendly event, with fire trucks to climb, face painting, a bake sale and the exciting exhibit itself! Tickets are $10 per person. Members, seniors, and 11-18 years are $5 per person. Children under 11 may attend free of charge.

Fairfield Museum Honey Day at the Ogden House

09/24/2017

1520 Bronson Road,, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Celebrate the colonial legacy of the honey bee and learn about beekeeping, enjoy sun tea and refreshments. Make family-friendly crafts and learn about the Colonial Kitchen Garden with volunteers from the Fairfield Garden Club. Inside the Ogden House, enjoy tours of this historic saltbox led by Museum Docents.  Sunday, September 24, 1pm – 3:30pm. Members; Free: Non-Members; $5 Adults, $3 Children, free for children 5 and under.

Westport Play House A Taste of TuesdaySex With Strangers

09/26/2017

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

Our popular Taste of Tuesday is a season ticket-holder-only event complete with wine tastings, live music, and a sampling* of delicious appetizers from one of our incredible local restaurants. Be one of the very first to see the show with this unique season ticket package. *All Taste of Tuesday events will begin at 6:00 pm and will be followed by a 7:00 pm curtain. Please note Taste of Tuesday is designed to be a tasting. We strongly encourage eating dinner before attending the event.

Westport Country Play House - Sex with Strangers

09/26/2017 to 10/14/2017

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 888-927-7529.

Is the person you're lying with in bed lying to you online? Lust turns to sex, and dating turns to something more complicated when Ethan, a young sex blogger-turned-New York Times bestselling author, meets Olivia, an obscure thirty-something novelist. This important and exhilarating new play follows the unexpected twists and turns of modern relationships as ambitions turn dark and self-reinvention is just a click away.

Fall Home School Day: Animal Classification (ages 5-10)

09/26/2017 to 09/26/2017

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

Discover how scientists group animals as we explore the world of our five vertebrate classes: fish, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and birds. Meet some live animals, explore artifacts, discover how to identify common local reptiles and amphibians, and create your own animal to place in one of these classes. Limited enrollment to ensure a quality small-group experience. No charge for teachers/ chaperones and non-participating siblings. A group lunch will allow for home schoolers to meet each other and exchange ideas. For information or to register, please contact Devan Shulby at dshulby@stamfordmuseum.org. Members: $15/child | Non-Members: $15/child.

Rowayton Historical Society Book Club - Longitude:

09/27/2017

33 Highland Avenue, Rowayton, CT

7 pm @ Rowayton Library.  Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel.  The group is open to everyone. Refreshments will be served. Copies of the book will be available at Rowayton Library. Stop by and pick up your copy.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Reception: Eco Visions

09/28/2017

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

5:30 - 7:30 pm. Join us for the reception of Eco Visions with twenty new paintings by Connecticut artist Jan Dilenschneider will be featured in an exhibition entitled, Eco Visions. The exhibition will be curated by Gail Ingis. The prestigious French newspaper Le Figaro reviewed the 2015 exhibition, Nature at its Most Melodically Colorful and said, "Dilenschneider expresses her artistic sensibility unhampered by the trends and tyrannies of the art market. She wields her brush with wild passion and tremulous elation, bringing trees, flowers, grass, and reeds to calm majestic life."

Westport Play House LGBT Night OUT Performances Sex With Strangers

09/28/2017

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

Geared specifically for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and allies. Enjoy mingling with friends, meeting up with colleagues and family, or chatting with someone new. Pre-Show cocktail party: 6:30pm Performance: 8pm

Art in the Park - Impressions of Weir Farm Exhibit Reception at G&B Cultural Center

09/29/2017

49 New Street,, Wilton, CT

5:00 to 7:00 pm Location: G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street, Wilton, CT Exhibit Reception Details: The G&B Cultural Center of Wilton and Weir Farm National Historic Site will be hosting a reception to celebrate the Art In the Park; Impressions of Weir Farm exhibit. The reception will take place at the G&B Cultural Center on Friday September 29, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The event will be supported by park partners, The Weir Farm Art Center and The Friends of Weir Farm National Historic Site. The Art in the Park; Impressions of Weir Farm exhibit, on view at the G&B Cultural Center now through September 29, features artwork submitted and displayed during the first ever Art in the Park Festival which took place on August 25, 2017. The event brought in artists from near and far and included the art contest, to which 88 works were submitted in various categories from Junior Artist to Professional Artist.