Bruce Museum Afternoons at the Bruce: Painting En Plein Air.

02/20/2017

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

1-3 pm. Spend the afternoon off from school discovering, learning and creating! Workshops are designed for grades K-5 and explore the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Bundle up, we will be venturing outside! Members $15; non-members $25. Advanced registration is required at eventbrite.com, space limited. Please register by Thursday, February 16.

Discovery Museum and Planetarium STEM Days @ Discovery: Engineering Day

02/20/2017

4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 372-3521.

10 am - 4 pm.  Can you think like an engineer? Local engineers, scientists, and Discovery Museum's expert staff will lead engaging, hands-on engineering-themed activities throughout the day. Enjoy a cool live science demonstration on simple machines, a special planetarium show schedule, and live Science on a Sphere demonstrations.

Westport Historical Society February Vacation Program

02/21/2017 to 02/23/2017

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424 .

10 am - 2pm. The Westport Historical Society will present three fun-filled days during vacation week relating to Presidents' Day for children ages 6-11. The Westport Historical Society will present three fun-filled days during vacation week relating to Presidents' Day for children ages 6-11. 3 days: $120 members/$150 non-members, Per day fees are: $45 members/$55 non-members,$10 sibling discount

Maritime Aquarium Frog Watch Training – Citizen Scientist

02/22/2017

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

7 pm - 9 pm. For ages 8+. Free to Aquarium members. $10 for non-members Help us monitor local frog populations! The Maritime Aquarium, Yale's Peabody Museum and Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo need volunteers to help monitor frog populations in area wetlands this spring & summer. Participants must be willing to commit to going out for 15 minutes beginning at a half-hour after sunset once or twice per week this spring and summer. (Older children are recommended as this can mean going out after 9 p.m. in summer.)

New Canaan Nature Center Wednesday Crafternoons

02/22/2017

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

10:00A.M. - 3:00P.M. Join us for a FREE nature-inspired craft in the Visitor Center. The crafts we'll be making for this month include: Paint Chip Snowmen, Pinecone Owlettes, Ice Cube Paintings, and Q-tip Painted Snowmen!

Garden Education Center of Greenwich-Trish O'Sullivan's Modern Floral Design with Store-Bought Bouquet

02/22/2017

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-9242.

10 am -12:30 pm. Have fun learning basic floral techniques in creating beautiful and professional looking floral designs with fresh flowers from grocery or box stores. This simple and contemporary floral design in a pedestal vase is perfect for today's lifestyle and first time floral designers.

Fairfield Museum and History Center History Bites Lunchtime Chats

02/22/2017

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

 12:30pm – 1:30pm. Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation. Please bring a bag lunch, ice tea and dessert will be provided. February 22: Politics, Presidents & Power Enjoy small bites of Fairfield history while enjoying lunch and engaging in lively conversations. Learn about the best-known stories about Fairfield’s past as well as the lesser-known people, places and events that create our community.

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Know Your Weeds and How to Deal with Them!

02/23/2017

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

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Silver Educational Instructor: Peter Russell UConn certified Advanced Master Gardener and Bartlett Arboretum Board Member. Peter will discuss the undesirable qualities of weeds, their characteristics, life cycles and reproductive strategies. He will show you how to identify the weeds typically found in the Connecticut landscape. Peter will conclude his presentation with a discussion of the four keys to weed control and some weed composting considerations.

Audubon Center at Fairfield Winter Walk

02/25/2017

2325 Burr Street. , Fairfield, CT Phone: Call 203-259-6305 ext. 109 to register.

10:30 am - noon. Hike the trails with us and discover the beauty of winter in the Sanctuary. All ages welcome, no strollers please. Donation suggested. Pre-registration required. 

Stamford Museum and Nature Center An Evening Farm to Table Supper

02/25/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6536.

6 pm - 10 pm. A sumptuous farm to table dining experience in the elegant setting of the Bendel Mansion, featuring the cuisine of Executive Chef Carlos Baez of The Spread. The evening will begin with cocktails and a tour of the Stamford Museum's latest exhibition, POWERFUL yet FRAGILE: Connecticut's Waterways, featuring images by the Women Photographers of Connecticut group. OPEN BAR | WINTER CHIC ATTIRE | LIMITED SEATING Single tickets: $125/person | Table sponsor: $1,500 (table for 10)