Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Market Madness Sundays

07/06/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, July 6  - 2 pm,  Come for a self-guided craft on the Meadow, oxen demonstrations, and lunch with Bert & Edie, North American River Otters, each week. At 11:30 am, "Follow Your Food" by learning where some of your favorite foods come from through live animal visits, cooking experiences, and take-home plantings. Get an SM&NC Farm Journal and discover the "Mystery Food of the Week" by learning each week about an ingredient featured at the market. Get a stamp in your journal and use multi-stamped journals to win a prize. All activities are weather related except for otter feeding. 10 am - 2 pm  Self-guided craft, 10:30 am Oxen Demonstration, 11:30 am Follow Your Food, 1 pm Otter Feeding Demonstration. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call, email or visit the website.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Animal Meet and Greet

07/06/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, July 6 - August 31, 3:30 - 4:00pm Stop by for a chance to meet one of our Overbrook Nature Center or Heckscher Farm animals up close! From goats to guinea pigs and lambs to leopard geckos, see which animals call the SM&NC home. Great for all ages! Program is approximately 15-20 minutes and will meet at the Outdoor Classroom by the Otter Pond. In inclement weather, meet at Overbrook Nature Center. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information cal, email or visit the website. 

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Burning of Fairfield Walking Tour

07/06/2014

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Sunday, the Fairfield Museum will host an Walking Tour to Commemorate the 1779 Burning of Fairfleld.  This animated tour, which brings to life an exciting piece of Fairfield's history will include stops at various homes on or adjacent to the town green with actors portraying prominent citizens. $10. Adults; Students $5.  Tour Times:  12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00

Bartlett Arboretum Summer Concerts

07/06/2014

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

July 6th 
@ 10:00 a.m. Yale student, Trevor Babb performs classical and flamenco guitar. July 6th @ 5:00 p.m. Annie Nirschell returns for this pop concert.

Rowayton Community Center - WoSA – From BBQ to Braai in Rowayton

07/06/2014

33 Highland Avenue, Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-853-8470 .

3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Learn about South African culture through wine, food and music. The BBQ to Braai series, ending its tour here in Rowayton, has collaborated with a local partner at each venue and is delighted to support Shakespeare on the Sound as it prepares for it’s production of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona”. Sample the flavors of South Africa with wine tastings by iconic South African winemakers, enjoy the divine cuisine of acclaimed Chef Hugo Uys as you listen to the sounds of South Africa. Tickets are $20 per person. Tickets are ONLY available via advance purchase. Tickets are limited!

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Patrol

07/07/2014 to 07/11/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am - 12:30 pm. This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 6 - 8 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for non-members.Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 203-394-6563.

Sheffield Island - Bird Cruises

07/08/2014 to 08/10/2014

10 North Water St. , Norwalk, CT

Join Larry Flynn, Master Wildlife Conservationist, CT DEEP, Division of Wildlfe, to explore and understand the importance of the Norwalk Islands, and it's many migratorial bird species. Set to depart from the Seaport Dock adjacent to the Stroffolino Bridge at the corner of Washington and Water streets in South Norwalk, the 45-foot C. J. Toth Quest catamaran will take participants on a up close, two and a half hour cruise of the Norwalk Islands.

Bruce Museum Lecture Series Below the Surface: Fish of the Deep Sea

07/08/2014

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

7:30 p.m. The Museum presents a three-part series of programs exploring the underworld of the deep sea! Lectures are free to members, $5 for non-members, advance reservations suggested by calling the Museum at 203-869-0376.

A Day in a Farmer's Life

07/08/2014 to 07/08/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Tuesdays, July 8 - August 19, 2:30 – 3:15pm

Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Each week farm staff will pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how we care for our animals and the environment. We will be conducting hands-on programs for all ages. Programs will include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program is weather permitting and will last 30-45 minutes. Meet at the Chicken Coop. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

2014 First County Bank Summer Concert Series--Norwalk

07/09/2014

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-854-7938.

July 9. 2014 at 7:00PM.   The "Cast" of Beatlemania – Return to the exciting era when the Fab Four ruled the world of rock 'n' roll through the artistry and talents of Carlo Cantamessa (John), Lenie Colacino (Paul), John Delgado (Ringo) and James Filgate (George) and musical director Mark Templeton. The concert is at Calf Pasture Beach.  Free and open to the public.  $5 parking fee for cars without Norwalk beach sticker.  Rain Date:  Call or check the website.