A Billion Bricks Interactive Family Workshops- Space Race

01/09/2016 to 01/09/2016

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Saturday, January 9: Two sessions: 10 am - noon & 2 - 4 pm Build and race a LEGO brick spaceship or car. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Members: $40 (one adult/one child), $25 for each additional adult/child Non-Members: $55 (one adult/one child), $25 for each additional adult/child, (includes Museum admission). Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for all workshops. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. For more information and to register call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visitwww.stamfordmuseum.org

Pequot Library Program: Meet the Author: Susan Brinchman--Southport

01/10/2016

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT 06890. Phone: 203-259-0346.

Meet the Author: Susan Brinchman--Sunday, January 10, 2016, 04:00pm - 06:00pm--Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight by Susan Brinchman.  Book purchasing and refreshments. Learn about Fairfield's Gustave Whitehead's connection, the first man who accomplished the "first in powered flight" and the inventor of the airplane. Join us as Susan Brinchman presents (via Skype) new evidence to credit Gustave Whitehead who was successful in powered flights two years before the Wrights' brothers. Join us to learn more about this hidden history in early aviation that took place in our own back yard. Guest speaker Andy Kosch, CT teacher, will be bringing a replica of the Whitehead #21 model.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - “Salam Neighbor” Film Screening & Panel

01/10/2016

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

12:30pm - 3:00pm & 4:00pm – 6:30pm even miles from war, 85,000 Syrians struggle to restart their lives inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp. Two American filmmakers, Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci, fully embed themselves in a camp, providing an intimate look at the world's most dire refugee crisis. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up a tent inside a refugee camp, Chris and Zach plunge into the heart of the world's most pressing humanitarian crisis since World War II.Beverages and a selection of Middle Eastern and traditional hors d'oeuvres will be served before the film screening and following the panel.  The film is 72 minutes long and will be followed by a panel discussion led by Jack Leslie, Chairman of U.S. African Development Foundation and former Chairman of USA for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency). Also joining the panel will be Chris Temple, the filmmaker of Salam Neighbor.

Weston Historical Society - Funny Animal Stories

01/10/2016

104 Weston Rd, Weston, CT Phone: (203) 226-1804.

1 PM -4 PM, Funny Animal Stories, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type; Harry the Dirty Dog;, Officer Buckle and Gloria, Storytelling and Crafts with the Children.

Bruce Museum Science Sunday

01/10/2016

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

1pm - 3 pm. A drop-in program designed for children aged 3 and up and their families. Participants will explore simple science theories and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly science experiments, projects and crafts inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advance registration is required. Topic:  January 10, Crystals

Connecticut Chamber Choir 2016 Season Presents LaGuitarra--Trumbull

01/10/2016

5301 Main St., Trumbull, CT 06611.

Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm.--La Guitarra FEATURING GUEST ARTIST DANIEL CORR,CLASSICAL GUITARIST. Romancero Gitano, Op. 152; Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco; Seven Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca. God is our Righteousness, Chris DeBlasio
Daniel Corr, classical guitar, Galen Tate, organ. A Procession Winding Around Me, Jeffrey Van--Four Civil War poems of Walt Whitman. Performances are held at St. Theresa Church.

Shelton Reading Circle

01/12/2016

41 Church Street, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-926-0111.

6:30pm - 8:00pm The book will be: Bold Spirit, Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America By Linda Lawrence Hunt at the Untington Branch Library. This program is free and open to the public. In general books tend to have an historical theme and can be obtained at the Huntington Branch Library.

Bruce Museum How Lizards turned into snakes

01/12/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6757 .

7 p.m. - Dr. Jack Conrad will tackle questions about how lizards turned into snakes and discuss recent paleontological discoveries during a lecture at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich on January 12 at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Conrad is Assistant Professor at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. The lecture, which complements the exhibition Secrets of Fossil Lake, is free to Bruce Museum members, $15 for non-members. Reservations are required by contacting 203-413-6757 or info@brucemuseum.org. Doors open at 6:30 pm with light refreshments available.

“CELEBRATE WHALES” JAN. 16-24 THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK

01/16/2016 to 01/24/2016

10 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700.

See what it's like to stand beside – and inside – a life-sized humpback whale in "Walk Through A Whale! Guests can even play Jonah and go inside the whale to see the scale of its internal organs, including its lungs, heart and stomachs. 

Magnificently Mozart with Benjamin Beilman

01/16/2016 to 01/16/2016

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.


Saturday January 16th at 8pm & Sunday January 17th at 3pm

You will find music you love at the All-Mozart program featuring the unbelievable violin virtuoso, Ben Beilman! Do not miss this twenty five year old rising star violinist who will be joining Stamford Symphony performing a Mozart violin concerto.

 “Mr. Beilman’s handsome technique, burnished sound and quiet confidence showed why he has come so far so fast." – The New York Times 

 Mozart Symphony No. 37 in G Major

 Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major

    Benjamin Beilman, violin 

 Ciupinski Street Prayer

 Mozart Symphony No. 34 in C Major Mozart 

Tickets start at $22. Kids under 18 FREE on Sunday!

Stamford’s Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford Ct. 06901 

Learn More: FREE Behind the Baton lecture one hour pre-concert with our conductor Eckart Preu 

Just For Kids: FREE Interactive MusiKids program on Sundays at 2pm 

Call now for best seats!  203.325.4466 or go to www.stamfordsymphony.org 

Led by music director Eckart Preu, Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Fairfield County. Made up of professional musicians from the tri-state area, The New York Times has called the Stamford Symphony "a major cultural force" and Moffly Media awarded Stamford Symphony “Best of the Gold Coast.” Come experience the best of NYC right in your backyard!