Silvermine Arts Center Hosts Children's Halloween Art Party--New Canaan

10/26/2014

1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-6668 Ext. 2.

On Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 2Pm to 4PM at the Silvermine Art Center a Children's Halloween Art Party will be held.  Activities will include funky mask making, clay pumpkin painting , costume parade, spooky punch and gooey treats, a movie, goodie bags and lots of ghoulish fun.  Children of all ages welcome.  Call to register.

New Canaan Annual Halloween Parade

10/26/2014

Elm Street, New Canaan, CT

This year's parade will take place on Sunday October 26th. The parade kicks off with a family party in the Park Street Parking lot at Noon. Come get your Free goody bag show off your costume and enjoy a performance by the School of Rock. The Parade starts promptly at One O'Clock and marches down Elm Street where many merchants will be out in front of their stores offering sweet treats to the Trick or Treaters! Ghosts, goblins, fairy princesses and superheroes of all ages are invited to participate. Grandparents and residents are invited to cheer on the marchers and take lots of pictures of the various, sometimes wholly original, characters.

Trick or Treat on Heckscher Farm

10/26/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Don your Halloween costume and head up to Heckscher Farm to trick or treat with your favorite farm friends! Make your first stop at the otter pond to collect a bag and get your first Clue! Follow the clues to find the five "trick or treat" stations. Then, stop by Overbrook for "Ick-Fest" to get slimy with our slime table, visit live reptiles and bugs, and create crafts around some of our favorite Halloween critters. Don't forget your treat bag! Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Legends & Hauntings Walking Tour

10/26/2014

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

Sunday, October 26 at 6pm. Get chilled to the bone on this walking tour that explores haunting legends and folklore as night descends. Hear about body snatching in the cemetery, ghost legends at the Tavern and stand on the site where wary townsfolk tested alleged witches in the 17th century. $10 Adults, $5 students. Pre-registration strongly suggested. Call to pre-register or register online at Fairfieldhistory.org

 

33rdAnnual Halloween Parade--New Canaan

10/26/2014

Elm Street , New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-2004.

This year’s parade will take place on Sunday October 26th. The parade kicks off with a family party in the Park Street Parking lot at Noon. Come get your Free goody bag show off your costume and enjoy a performance by the School of Rock. The Parade starts promptly at One O’Clock and marches down elm street where many merchants will be out in front of their stores offering sweet treats to the Trick or Treaters! Ghosts, goblins, fairy princesses and superheroes of all ages are invited to participate. Grandparents and residents are invited to cheer on the marchers and take lots of pictures of the various, sometimes wholly original, characters.

 

Bruce Museum Research Scientist Explores Change at Poles

10/28/2014

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

7 p.m. Dr. Robin E. Bell, Research Professor at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will talk about "A New Exploration Era of Our Changing Poles" on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm at the Bruce Museum.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - #raisingtodayskids-An Evening With Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D

10/28/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.322.6541.

7:30 p.m.  - 9 p.m. For Parents and Educators of Children Birth – 10 Years. Steiner-Adair will discuss the many ways our families have been transformed by the pervasive presence of technology and how to set reasonable limits for technology use. #raisingtodayskids was created by the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School to assist parents and educators in handling issues encountered while raising children in today’s world. Steiner-Adair is an internationally recognized consulting psychologist, school consultant and author. Tickets are $12 each, $10 for JCC members. For more information contact Sandi Waldstreicher at 203.322.6541 or swaldstreicher@stamfordjcc.org.

Bruce Museum Science Lecture: A New Exploration Era of our Changing Poles

10/28/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

7 pm - 8 pm. Robin Bell, Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.. One hundred years ago, the goal of polar exploration on our planet was planting flags. Less known than the surface of the moon and Mars, the ice sheets cover hidden mountains, lakes and active volcanos. Now we are in a new era of exploration of building knowledge. Refreshments at 6:30 pm. Lecture at 7:00 pm. Members free, non-members $15. Reservations: 203-413-6757.