Bruce Museum - Bruce Beginnings

02/08/2018

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

9:45 – 10:45 am. Bruce Beginnings Jr. This hour-long program provides a welcoming and engaging museum experience for toddlers ages 10 – 24 months and their caregivers through hands-on play and exploration. Sessions are inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibits. Free with admission, but space is limited. See the Visitor Service desk upon arrival.

Ambler Farm - Middlebrook Maple Syrup Program

02/08/2018 to 03/15/2018

257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1143.

Students in grades 6-8 will meet in the Middlebrook cafeteria after school to tap trees on school grounds and to collect the sap. Students and families will be invited to Ambler Farm to see how the sap is made into syrup. As a thank you for participating, each student will receive a bottle of maple syrup made from the sap that they helped harvest. Dress warm as we will be outside. Pick-up is at 4:10 pm in the MB pick-up line. To register your child, please email Kevin Meehan at kevin@amblerfarm.org.

The Palace Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!

02/09/2018

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

8 pm. The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids!

Center for Contemporary PrintMaking Planographic Printing: A Crash Course in Aluminum-Plate Lithography

02/09/2018 to 02/11/2018

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

10-4. Aluminum-Plate lithography is a variation on traditional stone lithography. Some advantages of the aluminum plate are the expedience of image processing, the lighter weight of the matrix, and the ability to print on either an etching press or a lithography press. Participants will produce 1-3 images over the three-day workshop, able to be pulled in small editions. In this workshop, a variety of drawing methods and materials will be covered.

The Palace Close to You The Music of The Carpenter

02/10/2018

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

8 pm. Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her unabashedly catchy pop music. The Carpenters' beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits. Now singer Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band are bringing the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with their spot-on renditions of Carpenters classics with Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters.

Maritime Aquarium Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruises

02/10/2018 to 02/25/2018

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

• Sat., Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. • Sun., Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. • Sun., Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. • Sat., Feb. 25 at noon. 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.

Audubon Center at Fairfield Backyard Birding

02/10/2018

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305, x109.

10-11 am. Winter is a perfect time for birding. Join our naturalist and learn to identify Connecticut's birds by sight and sound. Discover bird feeding habits, ways to attract birds to your feeder and what seed to use. Learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. For ages 12 and up.

Ambler Farm - Valentine’s Tea

02/10/2018

257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1143.

2-4 pm. Spend a cozy afternoon with your little Valentine at our annual Tea! Enjoy platters of delicious sandwiches and sweets galore, and have fun making a craft to take home. The Tea is a popular event and sells out quickly, so reserve your spot soon! $20 per adult and $10 per child. Registration opens to members and non-members on January 3, 2017.

Norwalk Symphony A NIGHT OF ROMANCE

02/10/2018

125 East Ave, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-956-6771.

8:00 pm. Love songs from Broadway and beyond

Bruce Museum - Science Sundays

02/11/2018 to 02/25/2018

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

February 11, 25, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Science Sundays. A drop-in program designed for children ages 4 and up and their families. Participants will explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments, projects and crafts inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Free with admission and no advance registration is required.
February 11: Space Race Rocket Building; February 25: Patriotic Plane Design.