Audubon Greenwich Offers Old Pasture Trail Hike

01/12/2013

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Old Pasture Trail Hike--Saturday, January 12 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Come out and help us explore our eastern woods and fields as well as the shores of Mead Lake on this 1.5 mile hike to seek out winter birds, animal tracks and other evidence of wildlife activity. Ages 6 & up.

The Block Party at The Discover Museum - Bridgeport

01/12/2013 to 01/13/2013

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.* Discover the science of LEGO® blocks through hands-on activities and workshops and explore the gallery featuring Expert Model Builder Bill Probert's impressive LEGO® block creations, Julia Lawlor’s intricate block mosaics and the work of dozens of builders. *Adults - $9.50, Children, seniors and college students with valid I.D - $8.00, Children 2 and under are free. The Discovery Museum is a  501(c)3 nonprofit organization and b-Cause Foundation is a pending 501(c)3.  For more information
about the b-Cause Foundation and The Block Party, please visit www.CTblockparty.com.

Discovery Museum - The Block Party

01/12/2013 to 01/13/2013

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discover the science of LEGO® bricks through hands-on activities and workshops and explore the gallery featuring Expert Model Builder Bill Probert's impressive LEGO® block creations, Julia Lawlor's intricate block mosaics and the work of dozens of builders. Admission: Adults $9.50 Children, Seniors and College Students $8.00 Children 2 and under are FREE

Introduction to Backyard Birding with Dick Worth Connecticut Audubon Society, Center at Fairfield

01/12/2013

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

10-11 a.m. Join long-time birder and naturalist Richard Worth who will teach you how to identify Connecticut’s birds by sight and sound. Backyard birding begins at the feeder, so you’ll also learn who is at the feeder at this time of year, their feeding habits, and their characteristics. Worth will discuss ways to attract birds to your feeder, what birdseed (or nectar) to use, and where to place feeders. The program will end with a delightful, short walk in our Larsen Sanctuary (weather permitting). The program is on Saturday, January 12 from 10-11 a.m. Program is for adults and children ages 10 and up. This program is free but donations are appreciated. Register in advance by calling 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

Atka the Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood at New Canaan Historical Society

01/12/2013

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 966-1776.

3 p.m. Atka’s visit will be indoors and is appropriate for all ages Atka: $10perperson Seeing Red exhibit:$5 per person Atka + Exhibit: $13 per person Reservations are not necessary. There's a wolf in our neck of the woods! As part of our current exhibit, Seeing Red: Little Red Riding Hood Visits the Historical Society, Atka, a wolf ambassador from the Wolf Conservation Center, will be at the Society!

Stepping Stone Museum for Children Accessibility Day

01/12/2013

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

9:00 – 11:00 am In its first year, our quarterly Accessibility Day program proved to be so popular that we are now offering it on a monthly basis.   Accessibility Day offers free admission for families of children with special needs. Enjoy the museum's engaging exhibits, mingle with other families and learn with your child in a safe, welcoming, ADA-compliant environment. An Open Arms program.

Westport Arts Center Extreme Gizmos

01/12/2013

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

Ages 5 – 8: 9:00 - 10:15am, Ages 9 – 12: 10:30am – 12pm $35 / $30 for WAC Members. Get inspired by video games, illustrations, and science-fiction imagery and then build robots, 3D contraptions, mechanical animals, or your most extreme dream!

Greenwich Historical Society - The Art of Origami

01/13/2013

39 Strickland Street, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

Take a 20-minute, family-friendly tour of Bush-Holley House, learn about Japanese artist and illustrator Genjiro Yeto (who was often in residence at Bush-Holley House) and find out how Japanese art influenced Cos Cob art colony artists in many ways. To continue learning about Japanese art, families may drop in at the Vanderbilt Education Center any time before or after their tours and choose from three origami projects: a jumping frog, a colorful box or an origami tower. Drop into family programs any time from noon to 4:00 pm. First tour begins at 12:30 pm, and last tour takes place at 3:30 pm. Bush-Holley House and Vanderbilt Education Center 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807 Members: $5.00; nonmembers: $10.00. All project supplies will be provided.

35th Season Connecticut Chamber Choir Proudly Announces "Shining in The Nights" - Trumbull

01/13/2013

Main Street, Trumbull, CT Phone: (203) 459-1496.

4pm, Sunday January 13th, 2013, "Shining in the Night," works by Holst, Brahms, Barber, Craig Hella Johnson, Andrew Gordon, and Jeffrey Douma. St. Theresa’s Church, Trumbull, CT

Exploring the Orchestra

01/13/2013 to 01/13/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Sunday, January 13 @ 1:00 and 2:30 pm, Sunday, February 10 @ 1:00 and 2:30 pm, Sunday, March 10 @ 1:00 and 2:30 pm. Stamford Symphony's 45-minute interactive programs are geared for children aged 4 to 8, and encourage all to get up-close-and-personal with the musicians. Children will discover which instruments honk, whistle, pluck or bang! For more information visit www.Stamfordsymphony.org, call Patron Services at 203-325-1407 x10 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org. Tickets: $8- $15, includes admission & parking for the day. Spend a day exploring the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. * * * * * The Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Stamford and its neighboring communities.