Audubon Greenwich Hosts Family Day

02/03/2013

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

Audubon Greenwich: FAMILY DAY--Sunday, February 3, 2013. Family Fun & Store Sale: 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Live Animal Show & Family Breakfast: 9:30-11:00 am. Come early when guests enjoy a family-friendly breakfast followed by a fun animal-themed program in Audubon's Education Center or come in throughout the day for hikes, crafts and games. All ages. Check website for times. Breakfast RSVP required: $25/family. Space limited.

Songs of the Civil War

02/03/2013

101 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

Program begins at 4:00 pm Greenwich LIbrary, Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT Admission is free but reservations are strongly suggested. Call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10 to reserve. The Bonnie Blue Flag, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Dixie, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Goober Peas…these songs from the Civil War era are truly a part of the American musical lexicon. During an afternoon of song and readings, a complement of local musicians will explore the lyrical history of the Civil War on authentic period instruments--drums, banjo, fiddle, harmonica, concertina, bugle and guitar.

Audubon Greenwich Hosts Audubon Family Day

02/03/2013

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

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 the Audubon Greenwich will hold its annual Family Day.  Family Fun and Store Sales from 9AM to 5PM.  Live animal show and family breakfast 9:30AM-11AM.  Come early when guests enjoy a family friendly breakfast followed by a fun animal themed program in Audubon's Education Center or come in throughout the day for hikes, crafts and games.

Silvermine Arts Center - Artist Talk – Exhibiting Artist Donald Axleroad & Gallery Director Jeffrey Mueller

02/05/2013

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: (203) 966-9700 ext. 20.

Join exhibiting artist Donald Axleroad and Gallery Director, Jeffrey Mueller for an informal art discussion at the Silvermine Galleries. Artist talks are opportunities to get guided tours of the exhibitions and meet and interact with the artists. Don’t miss this informative talk. Free and open to the public.

New Canaan Nature Center Hosts Gordon Hayward--Gardening on Granite

02/07/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9577.

On Thursday, February  7, 2013 at 10AM the New Canaan Nature Center hosts Gordon Hayward.  His lecture Gardening on Granite--making a New Hampshire Mountaintop Garden Over Twenty Years.   Exploring the gardens of Teddy and Peter Berg.  Tea, tea sandwiches and book signing folowing the lecture.  Tickets: $10 per person.  Call to register.

New Canaan Nature Center - Gardening on Granite - Gordon Hayward, Lecture

02/07/2013

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 966-9577 .

Gardening on Granite Exploring the Gardens of Teddy & Peter Berg. Thursday, February 7, 2013. 10:00 A.M. Tea, tea sandwiches and book signing following the lecture. Tickets: $10 per person R.s.v.p. by February 5. ORDER LECTURE TICKETS ONLINE For more information or to register by phone, call (203) 966-9577 x50.

Bartlett Aboretum - Homeschool Series - The Science of Snow

02/07/2013

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

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. The Science of Snow: Why does the outside world become silent during a snow storm? What causes each snowflake to have its own unique pattern and shape? What kind of plants grow in places where it is winter all year round? We may not have a lot of snow on the ground here in Connecticut this winter but that won’t stop us from learning everything we can about winter’s greatest treasure. The winter homeschool series will be a six week series that will meet on Thursdays in January, February and March from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Ages 5-11 are welcome to attend. Parents can stay for the program or drop off their children for the hour. Each class will consist of indoor and outdoor time; parents should plan for their children to spend some time outside in winter weather and should dress appropriately.

Bruce Museum - School Daze

02/08/2013

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

6:30 pm School Daze Written and directed by Spike Lee, this musical/drama stars Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito and Tisha Campbell-Martin. It is a story about fraternity and sorority members clashing with other students at a Historically Black College during homecoming weekend. It also touches upon issues of real and perceived racism related to skin-tone bias and hair quality within the African-American community. $20.

Stamford Historical Society, Inc. - Genology Lecture

02/09/2013

713 Bedford St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-329-1183.

On Saturday at 10 a.m.  sponsored jointly with CT Ancestry Society at the  Stamford Historical Society. snowdate: Feb 16th). Call or visit the website for more information.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo - Wild at Heart Event

02/09/2013

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6569.

On Saturday 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo invites you to add a little Wild to your Valentine’s Day at our Wild at Heart Event 2013. Indulge yourself with food, drink, animal encounters, entertainment, and a fabulous silent auction with lots of love! Dress up in your finest cocktail attire and treat yourself to tantalizing appetizers served alongside a tasty food station. For a sweet ending to the night, enjoy chocolate fondue courtesy of The Melting Pot in Darien. NOTE: This is an adults only event. $75 per person. Tickets are limited. To purchase, please contact Emily Bobowick at (203) 394-6569 or ebobowick@beardsleyzoo.org.