New Canaan Nature Center Family Nature Adventures: Mianus River Gorge Hike!

04/01/2017

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

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This April, meet our Naturalists at the first Nature Conservancy land project for a healthy & invigorating spring hike. This two-mile loop will take us through old farmland and along the forested banks of the Mianus River. Please bring comfortable shoes, layers and a water bottle. More details will be provided upon registration. (Rain or shine)

Jones Family Farms The New Peruvian Kitchen

04/01/2017

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: 203-929-8425.

The New Peruvian Kitchen menu will feature: Mushroom & Sweet Potato Ceviche, Seco de Cabrito (Lamb), Asparagus a la Parilla, Ensalada Miraflores, Frejol Colando Pudding. Classes are held on Saturday afternoon, from 12pm to 3pm. We limit each class to 12 students and the cost is $95 per person. Also, at all our classes, students take home their Harvest Kitchen apron and receive a copy of recipes and related educational material.

Westport HIstorical Society The British are Coming

04/01/2017 to 04/29/2017

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

The main exhibit, in the Sheffer Gallery, will feature maps of the British troop movements, accounts of skirmishes between Red Coats and Patriots at Ridgefield and Compo Hill, portraits of the principal commanders, and displays of uniforms and weaponry. The smaller Mollie Donovan Room will have an exhibit about life in Westport during the Revolution. Open Mon.-Fri. 10-4 and Sat. 12-4.

Earth Place Birds of Prey Feeding and Trading Post

04/01/2017

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-257-4400.

Birds of Prey Feeding 3:00 PM Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post - 3:30 PM. Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.

Audubon Greenwich Animal Tale on a Trail: An Outdoor Storytelling Adventure

04/02/2017

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-930-1349.

1-2:30 pm. Bring your family to discover an exciting animal adventure story as we walk through the woods. Following a short introduction to the history and power of storytelling, venture outside along our stroller-friendly trail and keep your eyes peeled to find elements of the story as you move along. Eli Schaffer will help your imaginations transform the trail into an entertaining story experience great for the whole family. All ages welcome. $5 members, $8 non-members

Stepping Stones Museum for Children WEBE108 KidsFest!

04/02/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Western Connecticut Health Network WEBE108 KidsFest at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Regular admission. FREE for members!

Wilton HIstorical Society Lecture

04/02/2017

137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257.

4 pm -5:30 pm. Professor Matthew Warshauer will summarize the series, focusing specifically on two themes: who are we now and who can we expect to be? In his lecture, Dr. Warshauer will reflect on America's response to the 9/11 attacks. He will also examine our memory of the tragedy as well as where the nation is today more than 15 years later.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour Sunday Afternoon Lecture Series: Peppermints and Whiskey

04/02/2017

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

3:30 pm -4:30 pm.Peppermints and Whiskey: Edward Fuller Bigelow, Paul Griswold Howes and the Formation of the Bruce Museum by Tim Walsh, Manager of Natural History Collection and Citizen Science, Bruce Museum. Walsh will discuss the 1908 bequeath of a Victorian stone mansion to the Town of Greenwich for the purpose of a museum for natural history, history, and art, and chart the historical progression of transforming a house into a museum. Guests will learn about the two men who compiled the collections and introduced our unique institution the Greenwich community. Free and open to the public. Reservations suggested on Bruce Museum Eventbrite.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour

04/02/2017

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

11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required.

First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

04/02/2017

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

9 am - 11:15 am. Join us for a leisurely walk to view birds in their habitats. Bring binoculars. Meet near southern concession stand. Contactcynthiae@brucemuseum.org for information and Park admission. Contact cynthiae@brucemuseum.org for Park admission. Free. No registration required