Bruce Museum Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center.

01/07/2018

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

1:30-4:40 Cooking with Oysters. Learn how to harvest and prepare shellfish from Greenwich waters. A local guest chef will provide a cooking demonstration, and Greenwich Shellfish Commission will provide updates about recent projects related to the Sound. Free; no advanced registration required. Co-sponsors Greenwich Shellfish Commission and Bruce Museum.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tours

01/07/2018 to 01/28/2018

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

Sundays, January 7, 21, 28, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Family Gallery Tours. Designed for children ages
6 – 10 and their families, participants engage in an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no advanced registration required.

Bruce Museum First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point.

01/07/2018

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

9-11 am. Bring binoculars and meet near southern concession stand. Information: cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or 203-413-6756.

Maritime Aquarium Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruises

01/07/2018 to 01/28/2018

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

• Sun., Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. • Sat., Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. • Sun., Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. • Sat., Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. • Sun., Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. The cruises take place aboard The Maritime Aquarium's R/V Spirit of the Sound™, the country's first research vessel with quiet hybrid-electric propulsion. R/V Spirit of the Sound has a climate-controlled cabin but, because the best viewing is outside on the deck, participants should dress for the weather. Binoculars will be provided. Reserve your spot by calling (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206, or by going online.

Wilton Historical Society’s Colonial Kitchen Hands on History Demonstrations

01/07/2018 to 01/14/2018

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT

Adding another layer of experience to a visit to the Great Trains Holiday Exhibit at the Wilton Historical Society, Sunday afternoon visitors can immerse themselves in a typical Colonial task in the 1740 Betts Kitchen. Sisters Kate Gluckin and Sarah McCullough, both experts in Colonial domestic arts, will be demonstrating cutting, peeling and drying apples for a Marlborough Pie; grinding spices; sewing and embroidery; butter churning and dough kneading; wool carding and spinning and more from 1:00 – 3:00 on Sundays, December 3, 10, 17 and January 7 and 14. Kids can try their hand at these tasks, too! Please check website for details. No charge. All ages. The Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897 www.wiltonhistorical.org

Monroe through Time II & luncheon

01/07/2018

733 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT

A luncheon Jan. 7 at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library introduces a new illustrated paperback called Monroe Through Time II that chronicles: · A Ku Klux Klan rally in 1924 that drew 1,100 America-Firsters to a site where a Goodwill Store stands today · A neighborhood popularly called Punkups that disappeared when Lake Zoar was created in 1919 · And the unsolved mystery of Capt. Nathan Seeley who was found dead in his barn in 1890 with a noose around his neck. Tickets for the launch at the library (733 Monroe Turnpike, Route 111) are $35 and cover a copy of the book and lunch. The tickets are available at the library and at the office of the town clerk at Town Hall. They are also available through Marven Moss at mmoss36@yahoo.com and 203.268.2961.

Bruce Museum Science Lecture. Look, But Don’t Touch! Using Close-range Remote-sensing to Study Lava

01/09/2018

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

6:30 – 8:00 pm. Science Lecture. Look, But Don't Touch! Using Close-range Remote-sensing to Study Lava by Dr. Einat Lev, Assistant Research Professor at the Seismology, Geodynamics and Tectonics (SGT) group at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. Reception at 6:30 pm; talk at 7:00 pm. Admission: Free for Bruce members and students (with valid ID), $10 for nonmembers. Reservations at brucemuseum.org/site/events.

The Palace James Judd

01/11/2018

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 12033251407.

7:30 pm. Comedian, Author and Radio Personality from NPR's Snap Judgment, James Judd is a former member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles and the New Faces at the Hollywood Improv. As a comedian & comedy writer, James worked on many projects, including a critically acclaimed solo show and TV appearances on Star Search & Evening at the Improv. Join us for an evening of hilarious, dramatic and true stories.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking- Old Prints, New Life!

01/12/2018 to 01/13/2018

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-7999.

10-4 pm. Nancy McTague-Stock invites all of her previous introductory participants to join her for this two day revisit. Brush up on old techniques, learn new techniques, expand on old images or master your craft with Nancy's guidance. Those who haven't taken her class before are welcome to expand on their work or hone in on printing techniques. This open syllabus class is your opportunity to solve problems you may have while printing alone.

The Palace The Underwater Bubble Show

01/13/2018

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 12033251407.

7 pm. This is a story about each and everyone's life.We all know life can be gray or colorful. Don't worry this time it is going to be very colorful! After another long day, as always filled with things to do, meetings, deadlines to be met, Mr. B finds himself transported as if by magic in a special, colorful, happy place called Bubblelandia. Bubblelandia is a place in which to linger, to dream, to listen, to watch, to savor, and to marvel but, above all a place to daydream. And it is here, on this planet, it is inside us, it is the ocean of our soul. For to find it you just need to wake up! The "inhabitants" of Bubblelandia – seahorses, dragon fish, starfish, mermaids, clown fish and others – will carry Mr. B along his imaginary journey in this beautiful underwater world where fantasy becomes reality and you are invited to follow him. But be careful!