Open Mic/Jam Night at Freese Park Norwalk

06/27/2017 to 08/29/2017

22 Main St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7938.

7-10 pm. House band will provide back-up, amps, keyboard and percussion instruments if needed. Bring a blanket and a chair. Located on the corner of Wall and Main Streets. Features musicians from a 50-mile radius that come to showcase their talent. Sign up sheet at 6:30 pm. Weather dependent. Not being held on July 4.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Summer Stars Planetarium Shows- Sundays

07/09/2017 to 08/20/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Sundays, July 9 - August 20, 2 - 3 pm. Join us to search the summer night sky ... during the day! Discover some of the common constellations of the summer and the stories behind them. Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Doors will open 15 minutes before scheduled program. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No strollers, please. Shows start promptly; no late admission. Parents must accompany children. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.

Stamford Museum and A Day in a Farmer's Life - Tuesdays

07/10/2017 to 08/15/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Tuesdays, July 11 - August 15, 10 - 10:30 am. Learn about the day-to-day life on Heckscher Farm by taking a peek at some of the different chores that have to be done throughout the year. We might milk goats, wash and card wool, create enrichment items for one of our Farm animals, or walk a donkey. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Heckscher Farm Animal Meet & Greet

07/10/2017 to 08/14/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

2:30 - 3 pm. Mon., Wed.-Sat. Do you know the difference between a llama and an alpaca? Have you ever given a pig a belly rub? Join us each week for an up-close look at one of our farm animal groups. Discover how we care for and enrich our animals' lives, and have a chance to touch them, too! One animal/animal group per week. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Summer Corn-ucopia! Wednesdays

07/12/2017 to 08/16/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Wednesdays, July 12 - August 16, 3:30 - 4 pm. Celebrate our a-maize-ing new exhibit, MAIZE: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain, by exploring the curious case of corn. Each week we'll discover the importance of corn, how it has been used, who likes to eat it, how to cook it, and why this ancient grain continues to surprise us. We might cook corn muffins over the campfire, learn how to grind corn, meet some animals that eat corn, create a corn craft, or plant some corn relatives to take home. Meet in the Stamford Museum galleries.. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission

The Glass House Julian Schnabel

07/13/2017 to 08/14/2017

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.594.9884 .

The Glass House proudly presents Julian Schnabel: "Paintings that I hope Philip and David would like," an intimate survey showcasing Julian Schnabel's prolific painting career. Over the course of the exhibition period, the Painting Gallery panels will rotate three times to present paintings selected by the artist. Each rotation will feature six works from different periods of the artist's career. The third and last rotation, Paintings from the 1980s and 1990s, feature works from the Glass House's Permanent Collection. Collected by both Philip Johnson and David Whitney, these works are on view from July 13th to August 14th.

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk Marine Life Encounter Cruises

07/19/2017 to 08/31/2017

10 North Water Street , Norwalk, CT

Nearly daily at 1 p.m. in July & August. No cruises on Tuesdays. Our signature cruise! Dioscover marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. We utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, trawl net and biodredge that generally bring up a variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and more right out of Long Island Sound right before your eyes! A videomicroscope tied to a giant-screen monitor and a large touch tank on board enhance observations. 2.5 hours. Tickets are $29.95 ($24.95 for Aquarium members). Advance purchase is strongly recommended. Capacity is limited. "Walk-up" tickets will be sold, space permitting. Reserve your tickets by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button or call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

Beardsley Zoo - Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE

07/29/2017 to 08/06/2017

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563.

Performances at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Chris is famous for getting everyone involved through singing and dancing even bringing kids up on stage with him. Rowland brings animals to life through kid friendly songs, dance, puppets and stage props. Free with paid admission. Each performance is 30-35 minutes long.

Greenwich Historical Society History and Art Camp

07/31/2017 to 08/04/2017

39 Strickland Rd, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

Campers entering grades 2-7 in the fall will enjoy a week of art immersion and a week of learning about colonial life. Each week children take a field trip and stage a performance. Find out more at http://www.greenwichhistory.org/camp.

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Patrol Week

07/31/2017 to 08/04/2017

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6563.

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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.