Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Summer Sunday Evening Concert Series

06/25/2017

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

5-7 pm. June 25 - Kerry Boys (Irish Folk). The concerts take place on the Great Lawn or in the Silver Educational Center if there's rain. Bring chairs, a blanket or a picnic dinner. $5 members, $10 non-members, free for children 12 & under.

Lecture Series at the 1750 Ogden House: What’s Best for Bees?

06/25/2017

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

1 pm. Join the Backyard Beekeepers Association for a discussion on the various aspects of beekeeping. Please bring a lawn chair and umbrella.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Edible Science

06/25/2017 to 08/13/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Sundays, June 25 - August 13 | 12:30 pm. Why do marshmallows turn brown in the campfire? Why is pizza dough stretchy? How do we make maple syrup? As part of our Market Madness programs, discover the answers to these yummy questions in our new Edible Science series as we create, cook, concoct, and eat! We'll have a new topic each week (available on website closer to the event).

Barnum Festival Great Street Parade!

06/25/2017

North Ave., Bridgeport, CT

12 noon. Our 2017 Barnum Festival comes to an end with the annual Great Street Parade! Starting at 12pm, firetrucks, bands, floats, clowns, and more will travel from the corner of Brooklawn and North Ave all the way to the corner of Lincoln Blvd and Capitol St. Come with the family to celebrate and support the city of Bridgeport and its surrounding communities. Admission is Free.

Experience the Sound: From Streams Through Soil to Sea

06/25/2017

Old Greenwich, CT

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Greenwich Point Park. This free event is a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about all the park has to offer. For this event, you do not need a beach pass or car sticker to enter Greenwich Point. Whether you are interested in history, ecology, environmental stewardship, or outdoor sports, this event has something for you! Activities will take place around the Innis Arden Cottage and the Old Greenwich Yacht Club and it's docks at Greenwich Point. A free shuttle bus will be available to take participants back and forth between the two areas. No reservations required and participation is free. No park pass needed– just tell the guard at the gatehouse that you are here for "Experience the Sound." Climb aboard the Schooner SoundWaters, an 80 foot, three-masted representation of a 19th Century Sharpie Schooner used for teaching science to students of all ages with a mission of protecting the Long Island Sound. Tour the eco-friendly Atlantic Clam Farms barge with cutting edge technology that improves the water quality and biodiversity of the Sound while collecting clams. Climb on board the Copps Island Oyster Boat, a traditional shellfishing boat operated by the third generation of shell-fishermen in the Bloom family. Visit the Town of Greenwich Shellfish Commission water sampling boat and find out how the Commission ensures that our local clams and oysters are completely safe to harvest. Tour the Town of Greenwich Police Boat, used by the Greenwich Police Marine section to provide law enforcement and emergency services on Greenwich's 31 miles of coastline.

Greenwich Historical Society History on Wheels

06/25/2017

Greenwich Point, Tod’s Driftway, Old Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10..

1-2:15 pm. As a partner in the annual Experience the Sound event, the Greenwich Historical Society will once again team up with Greenwich Point Conservancy to provide a historical bike tour of Greenwich Point. The tour will stop at four locations with historical significance to the town and the park. Participants will meet at the first parking lot on the right after entering the park. As the group loops around the Point they will stop to hear stories, take a closer look at some of the ruins of Tod's mansion and see vintage photos from the Historical Society's collection. Participants must bring their own bike and helmet; a water bottle is recommended. Participants must be age eight and up, and all children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No reservations required.

Weston Historical Society Music at the Barn

06/25/2017

104 Weston Road , Weston, CT Phone: 203 226-1804 .

5:30 - 7 pm. Otis and the Hurricanes play the roots of American Rock 'n Roll influenced by the likes of Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Little Feat, The Funky Meters, Alan Toussaint, Delbert McClinton, and the legendary Chuck Berry. The Hurricanes are a group of veteran musicians who will rock the barn! Chris "Otis" Cross is the voice of the Hurricanes. His friends named him "Otis" at the age of 12 when he picked up a Fender Telecaster and bent his first blues note. He has opened for and played with musical icons like James Montgomery, Mark Naftalin, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter and Buckwheat Zydeco. No reservations are required for this delightful family entertainment series. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, favorite food and beverage, and enjoy show. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved indoors and chairs will be set up. Admission is $10 per member, $15 per non-member, and kids are free.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens - Summer Sunday Evening Concert Series

06/25/2017 to 08/27/2017

151 Brookdale Rd, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971.

Every Sunday, June 25 - Aug. 27 from 5 pm - 7 pm. Our evening concerts showcase talented musicians and bands that will be playing a wide variety of music including rock, bluegrass, country, motown, jazz, Celtic, and R & B.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Musical Jamboree and Show Me a Tale

06/25/2017

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

Musical Jamboree 10:30 - 11 am. Explore music and movement through song, dance and the playing of instruments. Show Me a Tale 2 pm. "The Rainbow Bird" – This classic folk tale from South America explains why some birds are colorful but some are not. Children will decorate balsa wood parrots. Ages 5 and older. Limit 20 children.

Bruce Museum Seaside Center Grand Opening at Greenwich Point Park

06/25/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

Bruce Museum Seaside Center will be open Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm from June 25 through September 4. 1 pm - 4 pm