Jones Farm Hosts Farm-To-Table Cooking Class--The Great Gatsby


606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT 06484. Phone: 203-929-8425.

On May 2, 2015 from 1-3PM at Jones Family Farm a Farm-To-Table cooking class with the parities inspired by Books Series:  The Great Gatsby will be held in the Harvest Kitchen.  Season foods are the focus showing how fresh ingredients make for  healthier and more delicious meals.  Classes are limited to 12 participants.  The sessions are relaxes and informal, a mix of demonstrations and hands-on activities suitable for beginners as well as experienced cooks.  They conclude with everyone gathering around the big kitchen table to enjoy the meal they have prepared along with a glass of the farm's own Jones wine.  Students take home their aprons and copies of nourishing recipes.  Classes tend to fill up.  Check the website for further information.

Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut Presents Carmina Burana by Carl Orff


1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 800-663-9018.

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 8PM at Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut will perform Carmina Burana by Carl Orff.  Carmina explodes with sensual delights and a choir and percussion ensemble gone wild.  Check the website for further information.

Jay Leno – The Palace Theatre’s Annual Gala


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

8p.m.; tickets: $165, $125, $75, $65; Gala tickets: TBD On sale to members Jan. 15, 2015; to the General Public Jan. 22, 2015 After a triumphant run on The Tonight Show, where do you go? The Palace! Master comedian Jay Leno will make history on our stage at our annual Gala!

Greenwich Historical Society Hosts Colonial Music Program


39 Strickland Rd., Greenwich, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.

We are pleased to announce that a very generous group of local high school musicians will stage a tea and Colonial musicale focusing on pieces dating from 1600 to 1800 to benefit the Greenwich Historical Society. The program will feature a string group (two violins and a cello), a pianist and a mezzo-soprano. Two of the performers are members of the prestigious Tri-M Music Honors Society at Greenwich High School. Sunday, May 3, 2015. Tea and refreshments: 2:30 to 3:00 pm; performance: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Vanderbilt Education Center. Members: $10; nonmembers: $15; Angel Level: $50.

CFPA Ramble: Spring Wildflowers and Ants


344 West River Road, Barkhamsted, CT

1 pm - 3 pm. Are you a fan of spring wildflowers like Trillium, Trout Lily and Dutchman's Breeches? Join Rob Clark for a CFPA Ramble about spring wildflowers and their odd interactions with ants. Registration Fee: FREE RSVP Requirement: RSVP recommended. For Questions, Contact: Robert Clark

Maritime Aquarium Kidologie Children’s Fair


10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700.

Kids can get in free, and parents will find an ocean of helpful family resources, on Sun., May 3 when Kidologie Children’s Fair takes over The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Each paying adult on May 3 is good for one free child’s admission (ages 3-12) to the Aquarium and Kidologie, which features dozens of exhibitors, plus special giveaways and entertainment throughout the Aquarium galleries. (That’s a $12.95 savings per child. Adult admission is $19.95.). Kidologie will bring to the Aquarium live stage performances and strolling entertainment for kids and families to enjoy.

Bruce Museum The Seven Deadly Sins: PrideFamily Studio Workshop: Colored Pencil


One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

1 pm - 3 pm. All ages. Families explore the process of making fine art while using quality art-making supplies and discussing current exhibitions. No reservations. Fee per person: $7 members, $15 non-members

Bruce Museum Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point


Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

9 am - 11:30 am. Held at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, CT. Free program, but beach card is required for Park entry, May 1st to November 30th. Meet near the main concession stand by the flagpole for a leisurely walk around the Point to view birds in their habitats. Information: 203-413-6756. See Town of Greenwich website for Beach Pass information.

Stamford Symphony for Kids Program at Stepping Stones Museum!


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

2 pm.For the first time, Stamford Symphony will host kid-friendly programs at  Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Free with admission. Also March to the Beat of America Sunday, May 3, 2015 – 2PM March to the beat of Stamford Symphony's brass quintet! Listen to patriotic songs of America, and uncover the melodies.

Stratford Arts Guild - Spring Arts & Craft Market


Baldwin Center, 1000 West Broad St., Stratford, CT

Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information visit the website.