Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

07/19/2017 to 07/20/2017

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.

Wilton HIstorical Society Micro Greens and Super Greens

07/20/2017

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

4:00 - 6:00, Sal Gilbertie, herb expert and gardening guru, to speak on Micro Greens and Super Greens in the Colonial Herb Garden, followed by a book signing! The fragrant Colonial Herb garden at the Wilton Historical Society is a fitting location for a gardening talk. Local herb expert and gardening guru Sal Gilbertie will give a talk there titled "Micro Greens and Super Greens" followed by a book signing, conversation, wine and cheese. Sal Gilbertie has appeared on numerous national radio and television programs, including "Martha Stewart Living," "Home Matters" on the Discovery Channel, the "Home Show" on the Lifetime Channel and "Sara's Secrets" on the Food Network. In 2011, NOFA named him Connecticut Organic Farmer of the year. He is a frequent lecturer on herb gardening and hosts year-round workshops held at Gilbertie's retail shop in Westport. All are welcome, suggested donation $10.

Alive at Five Outdoor Concert Series

07/20/2017

Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

Sugar Ray. 5pm, Columbus Park 21 and Over Only Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times!

Jones Family Farm Cooking Classes Summer Garden Greek Inspired Idyll

07/20/2017

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-929-8425.

6:30 - 8:30 pm. Featuring chickpea patties with tzaziki sauce, sautéed zucchini, Greek salad, yogurt parfait with honey strawberry sauce

Norwalk Seaport Association Clambake

07/20/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

Every summer, the Seaport Ferry in South Norwalk carries hundreds of hungry passengers to the historic 1868 Sheffield Island Lighthouse for the Norwalk Seaport Association's famous Thursday Clambakes. A true New England dining experience, the evening allows participants to dine in the festive tented pavilion on the lighthouse lawn, with tours of the lighthouse itself included in the cost. Roundtrip cruise and dinner is either $65 or $79 per person, depending on entree. Vegetarian options available. Advance registration only. Includes: Round trip boat ride to Sheffield Island Panoramic views of Long Island Sound Tour of historic Sheffield Island Lighthouse Dinner on the Island provided by Chef Clyde Ripka of Ripka's Beach Cafe

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk TGIF Cruises

07/21/2017 to 07/28/2017

10 North Water Street , Norwalk, CT

Every Friday at 6:30 p.m. Start your weekend off with a fun relaxing boat ride out to the Norwalk islands. 90 minutes. Aquarium educators will point out sights and wildlife. Get back in time to enjoy a late dinner or evening out with friends ... all just steps away ... in SoNo! Food & drink is not available for purchase on the boat. You may bring food and beverages in a small bag or soft-sided cooler. Glass bottles are prohibited. Reminder that all passengers must be over 42 inches tall. Cost: $29.95 ($19.95 for members). Space is limited. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Reserve your tickets by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button or call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Things with Wings Night Hike

07/21/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

7-8:30 pm. Join us for a chance to explore the crepuscular and nocturnal creatures that call the SM&NC home. We'll take a sunset hike to look for our resident bats and birds, search for signs of our local owls, and see what insects are out and about. We'll discover the difference between flying and gliding and meet some animals that can move on the wing. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 203.977.6521 to register. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8.

Friday Concerts at Calf Pasture Beach

07/21/2017

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

CAFÉ MU TIKI LOUNGE CABERET- 7:00pm The best of Jazz, Cabaret & show Tunes with "SUSAN KING"

Pequot Library 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER BOOK SALE

07/21/2017 to 07/25/2017

720 Pequot Ave, Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15.

OVER 140,000 BOOKS, plus CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc., plus unique Specials Admission is FREE and open to the public. Proceeds directly fund Pequot Library's over 750 annual programs and events. Friday, July 21 9am to 7pm DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 22 9am to 6pm Priced as marked, Sunday, July 23 9am to 6pm Priced as marked, Monday, July 24 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price, Tuesday, July 25 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

Norwalk Seaport Association Sunset Cruises

07/21/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006 203-838-2898 (Day of the event ONLY).

Boat departs at 6:30pm and returns to the dock at 8:30pm Boarding begins at 6:15pm. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED Capacity is limited. Cruises do sell out. We recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. (Walk-up tickets are sold, space permitting. Ask the cashier when you arrive.) The U.S. Coast Guard sets limit of 49 passengers on board.Visitors can board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a relaxing two (2) hour cruise through Norwalk Harbor and Long Island Sound. Bring your friends, snacks and favorite beverage and join us for one of the most exciting tours that the Norwalk Harbor Islands area has to offer! During this unforgettable adventure tour of outer reaches of Norwalk Harbor providing unique views of the city, surrounding waterways and picturesque Islands. We are also offering a package that includes dinner after the cruise for an additional $35.00. Dinner will be served at: Sono Seaport Seafood, 100 Water Street, Norwalk - 203-854-9483 - www.sonoseaportseafood.com. Parking available at Maritime Garage (www.norwalkpark.org) Dinner purchasers will receive a $35.00 credit towards dinner.