Bruce Museum First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point and First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Saltwater Fly Fishing in Fairfield County

03/02/2014

Greenwich Point, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756..

9 a.m.  Bring binoculars. Meet at main concession stand in Greenwich Point Park. This is a leisurely walk of about 2 miles to view birds in their habitats. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings and Audubon Greenwich. Free. For information, call weekdays 203-413-6756. 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Saltwater Fly Fishing in Fairfield County ORVIS and Trout Unlimited will present both the theoretical and practical aspects of saltwater fly fishing including fly casting demonstrations and instruction. Co-sponsored by Greenwich Shellfish Commission and Bruce Museum. Free. For information, call weekdays 203-413-6756.

Westport Art Center -New Duke - Fairfield University Jazz Professors

03/02/2014

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

3 pm Pequot Library. $25, $22.50 MembersBrian Torff leads an eight-piece band comprised of Fairfield University jazz faculty that will feature his updated arrangements of Duke Ellington’s music. Ellington’s music will be heard in connection with modern styles such as funk, hip-hop, reggae, and world music styles

Greenwich Antiques Society Lecture at the Bruce Museum

03/03/2014

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT

1:00 p.m. Architecture, Beauty and the Beast: Three Centuries of American Architecture William Hosley, Principal, Terra Firma Northeast and former Director of New Haven Museum and Connecticut Landmarks, will lecture. Tea reception to follow. Greenwich Antiques Society members free, guests $20. For reservations and information, email: Greenwich.antiques.soc@gmail.com.

Center for Contemporary Print Making -COMBO WORKSHOP - SOLAR PLATE/CARBORUNDUM AQUATINT

03/04/2014 to 03/25/2014

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

Tuesdays, 10 am - 4 pm Lisa Mackie 4-week workshop. Limited to 8. All levels $500 members, $550 non-members
Includes 4 hours of studio time each week. Solarplate printmaking utilizes UV light and water instead of traditional grounds and acids. Participants begin by selecting from their images and learn how to create at least two 7.5 x 10 in. Solarplate etchings that register to be one image. Using computer photos and/or hand painted mylar to create different exposure effects, we work with a la poupee inking, tinted papers and chine colle materials (collage through the press) to create a varied and exciting color suite.

Barnum Museum - Sneak Peek Portraits of the Past: Identifying and Dating Photographs of Ancestors

03/05/2014

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

Wednesday, March 5 at 12:15 p.m. – Sneak Peek Portraits of the Past: Identifying and Dating Photographs of Ancestors, presented by the Museum's curator, Adrienne Saint-Pierre. This continuing series offers opportunities to see rarely-exhibited items from the Museum's collection. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch. $2 Donation.

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium - Inventions & Innovations Ribbion Cutting & Opening Reception

03/06/2014

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

What do a high-wheel bicycle, letters from Samuel Clemens, and photographs of Connecticut factory workers from the early 1900s have in common? All are featured in the second installment of the exhibition series Connecticut Inventions and Innovations, presented by Pitney Bowes. Join local elected officials and special guests for a free ribbon cutting ceremony and opening reception this Thursday, March 6th, from 5 to 7pm.

Celebrating Connecticut's rich industrial history, this exhibit showcases the creativity, ingenuity and perseverance of those who achieved greatness for themselves and their businesses by being first in a variety of fields.  Come see and celebrate how Connecticut companies and individuals changed the world with transformational items such as ­­­­postage meters, typewriters, bicycles, fountain pens, skates, and much more.

Garden Education Center Hosts Girls Nigh Out with Rachel Khanna

03/06/2014

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Girls Night Out with Rachel Khanna Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 7:00 pm  - 9:30 pm. Rachel Khanna is a holistic health counselor, chef and author of the Live, Eat, Cook Healthy:Simple, Fresh, and Delicious Recipes for Balanced Living. A great opportunity to catch up with friends & learn new recipe ideas. Light dinner & dessert provided. Bring your own beverage of choice. Registration Required. Members: $30. Non-Members: $40.

Westport Historical Society - Women Who Make A Difference Program Series

03/06/2014

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424 .

On Thursday, March 6, from Noon-1:30 p.m., Katherine Wiltshire, executive director of the Hall will present "Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut's Remarkable Women." An interactive multi-media program, the Hall's "Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut's Remarkable Women" is designed to inspire as it explores the stories of well-known figures such as Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn, and Marian Anderson as well as lesser known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock, and Hannah Watson. Cost to attend the luncheon is $15, WHS members are $12, Reservations required, please call 203-222-1424.

Palace Theater - Women of Ireland

03/06/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-325-4466.

For the first time, a stage show brings together all the most adorned elements associated with Irish & Celtic music, song and dance in one brand new super stage spectacle. Women of Ireland features an all-female lineup of Irish step dancers comprising three long-term dancers from Riverdance, the lead dancer with Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance and a number of other tantalizing female dancers who excel in other dance disciplines. The show also features a very special guest male dancer, the 4-time world champion and former lead dancer with Riverdance - Anthony Fallon. Tickets: $60, $45, $35, $25 (per-ticket fees apply)

Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield Adirondack Night

03/06/2014

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

6:30- 9:30p.m. The evening features a silent auction, music by the ever popular Matt Miklus' string band, open bar and cuisine like Audubon's special recipe chilies, smoked game and Wild Alaskan Salmon. Tickets for this exciting evening are $45 per person. For tickets to this event or further information call 203-259-6305 ext. 109.