Trumbull Historical Society Lecture History of Pez

04/23/2017

1856 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, CT Phone: (203) 377-6620.

2-4 pm. Come learn all about the history of Pez, the classic childhood candy/toy that is made in Orange, CT. Join author Shawn Peterson as he shares the story of this unique icon.  Please register, send your name and number of attendees. trumbullhistory@gmail.com

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Story Dice and W.O.T.Y.C.

04/23/2017

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

Story Dice 11:15 - 11:45 - Create a story with your imagination and a roll of the dice! Ages 3 and older. W.O.T.Y.C. 1:30- 2 pm. Week of the Young Child Music Sunday – Sing, dance, celebrate and learn Once Upon an Author - "Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay" by local author Susan Hood Activity: Make Your Own Shaker Instrument

Bruce Museum Earth Day Family Day

04/23/2017

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

Fun family activities from 1:00-4:00 pm. Special musical performance of Sounds of the Earth featuring traditional music from varied world cultures as it relates to the earth, nature and the environment by Journeys with Sound at 2:00 pm.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Sunday Explorers March

04/23/2017

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

12-4 pm. Our popular Sunday drop-in programs return for the Spring season. Join us for a weekly hike on our nature trails or to meet and feed some of our Heckscher WILD! animals. Explore Heckscher Farm as we greet goats, plant in our organic vegetable garden, peak into our historic barns, and more! We will have some great self-guided crafts and additional animals and exhibits, too, in Overbrook Nature Center. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Maritime Aquarium "Deep Sea Adventure" program

04/23/2017

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

9 a.m.-noon Ages: for ages 8-12 Cost: $40 ($25 for members) After a special screening of the IMAX® movie "Deep Sea," participants will tour the Aquarium with a special focus on the animals from the film, including sea turtles and octopuses. There also will be opportunities to help aquarists build enrichments for these deep-sea creatures! Advance registration required.

Stratford Restaurant Week

04/23/2017 to 04/29/2017

Stratford, CT

Over 20 of Stratford's best restaurants are offering specially priced menus for restaurant week. check website for locations and pricing.

Stamford History Center Annual Founders Day Lecture

04/23/2017

1508 High Ridge Road , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-329-1183.

2 pm - 3:30 pm. his year's lecture will whet your appetite for our new exhibit on the local Fire Department, opening in September of 2017. Captain Philip Hayes will be speaking about the origins and founding of the Stamford Fire Department. He will present a chronology of its development and introduce the public to the new Stamford Fire Department History Website. Light refreshments will be served. The lecture is free of charge to members, $5 for non-members.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour

04/23/2017

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

11:30 am - 12:15 pm. 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 exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required.

Earthplace Group Canoe Paddle

04/23/2017

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.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program at Wilton Library

04/24/2017

137 Old Ridgefield Rd,, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1896.

Free. April brings Meg Pierce to the Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence program. Pattern, symmetrical design, and grids are the organizing principles in Meg's work. Through working in painting, drawing, and collage, she has been drawn to fine variations color and line, especially found in textiles. Lace, handkerchiefs, thread, and women's stories are her inspirations. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library.