National Trails Day Icky Hike

06/02/2013 to 06/02/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Celebrate National Trails Day and explore the world of living things usually considered icky and yucky and discover how amazing they really are! Visit the "Rotten Log Hotel" to discover the worms, fungi, and other decomposers that help to make soil, search for snakes and salamanders in our stream beds and vernal pools, and learn how icky signs like scat can tell us who has been on the trails. Rain cancels. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - For the Kids: 20th Annual Julius B. and Edward Kuriansky Memorial Golf & Tennis

06/03/2013

2949 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.487.0965 .

Outing at Rockrimmon Country Club. Now in its 20th year, proceeds from the outing go to support the JumpStart program at the JCC, a unique and progressive early childhoodprogram for two- and three-year-olds with a full range of special needs. A fantastic day of golf and tennis. includes lunch, cocktail hour and an awards party. For more information, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or contact Shannon Jacobs at 203.487.0965 or sjacobs@stamfordjcc.org.

 

The Barnum Museum -Sneak Peek Series

06/05/2013

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104 ext.100.

12:15 p.m., The Barnum Museum's Sneak Peek series continues with a program focusing on fascinating items associated with the Swedish Nightingale's American tour, including a look a the original concert programs, tickets and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches to the Museum. $2 suggested donation, free for Museum members, doors open at noon.

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Cocktails in the Garden

06/06/2013

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

5:30 to 8 p.m. Please join us as we honor the garden owners who have offered their hidden gardens for the June 9 and 10 Garden Tours. There will be an Epicurean Tour of Herbal Delights and music courtesy of the Roger Davidson Trio. A silent auction preview will be available online June 1. Members $100, non-members $125. Friends of the Bartlett $500. For more information call 203-322-6971 visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or email info@bartlettarboretum.org.

Philip Johnson Glass House Conversations in Context

06/06/2013

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 866.811.4111.

Elizabeth Diller, Founding Principal, Diller Scofidio + Renfro; Professor of Architecture, Princeton University. Events take place from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on select Thursdays throughout the tour season, which runs from May 2 through November 30, 2013. Conversations in Context tickets ($150 per person) may be purchased online at philipjohnsonglasshouse.org or via phone at 866-811-4111. Space is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended.

Bruce Museum - Lecture Series: Revised and Restored: The Art of Kathleen Gilje

06/06/2013

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

7:30 pm A Conversation with the Artist. Kathleen Gilje with Mr. Francis Naumann. Dessert reception and open galleries 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Generously underwritten by the Wrightson-Ramsing Foundation. Members $5, non-members $10. Reservations with advance payment are required. Registration opens on May 6 at 9:00 am. Sorry, no refunds and no wait list.

Jones Family Winery Spring Sip & Savor Series: Strawberries & Cheese [*V]

06/06/2013

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

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Spring Sip & Savor Series offer guests a light-hearted yet knowledgeable education on pairing foods and wine. Our chef prepares a farm-style family supper, which we enjoy with four wine tastings. We discuss the culture and flavor basics of what we are eating and drinking with our wine educator and a Jones farmer. Limited to 16 students. Highlighting: Pasta w/ Spring Veggies, Fresh Strawberry & Cheese Platter [*V] - Denotes Vegetarian Friendly Menu Cost: $65/student.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich - Garden Tours

06/06/2013

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

GEC garden tours are renowned for inspiring views into some of the most spectacular private gardens in Greenwich. Save the date: June 6th, 2013 - Visit the website for information.

PEQUOT LIBRARY’S LAST “MEET THE AUTHOR

06/07/2013

720 Pequot Rd., Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346 .

6:00pm - 8:00pm at Pequot Library. LOOPERS: A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey by longtime caddie John Dunn is a stirring, candid and often laugh-out-loud funny narrative.

16th Annual Wine Tasting Honoring Purdue Pharm L.P.

06/07/2013 to 06/07/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6536 .

Enjoy a festive and fun evening celebrating the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Show your support for this educational and cultural treasure for Stamford and the surrounding communities.

  • Fine Wines
  • Delectable Fare From Top Caterers & Restaurants
  • Tempting Auction Items

For more information, call 203.977.6536 or email smccall@stamfordmuseum.org.