The Palace Theatre - Judy Carmichael and Steve Ross

09/07/2013

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

8 p.m. Grammy nominated pianist Judy Carmichael, one of the world's leading interpreters of stride piano and swing, and Steve Ross, who the New York Times calls "Crown Prince of New York Cabaret," team up for an unforgettable evening. Tickets for the Broadway/Cabaret/Jazz Series go on sale to Members as a subscription series starting July 16 at 11:00am; tickets go on sale to the general public as a series on July 23 at 11:00am; and single tickets and partial subscriptions can be purchased starting July 30 at 11:00am at www.SCAlive.org or charged by phone with major credit cards by calling the Palace Box Office at 203-325-4466. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Palace Theatre box office in downtown Stamford, CT. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The 2013-2014 season is made possible by Palace Theatre's Season Sponsors Seaboard Properties, Inc. and the Whittingham Family.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - FRANCE

09/07/2013

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

2:00 pm. Creative Kids – Visit France with us! Become an architect by designing an Eiffel Tower, the icon of both Paris and France, then building it with wooden blocks.

Silvermine School of Art - Open House

09/08/2013

1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-6668 .

Open House 2 -4 p.m on Sunday. Join us for a relaxing afternoon enjoying the arts. Meet the instructors, receive information on upcoming courses tour the campus and studios, see demonstrations by the instructors in various mediums, register and view the Faculty Exhibition. Children can participate in a hands-on activity or you can view the current exhibition in the galleries.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - JCC Membership Open House

09/08/2013

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0945.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested in JCC membership? Meet our fabulous fitness, aquatics, early childhood and youth staff and have a chance to experience all the JCC has to offer. For more information contact IIlene Kirschner Madwed at 203.487.0945, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail imadwed@stamfordjcc.org.

Bruce Museum - Traditional Christian Egg Art

09/08/2013

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

2 p.m. Yvonne Shia Klancko and Robert J. Klancko, historians and authors, will speak on the formal and folk art traditions of the Eastern Christian Church that incorporate eggs including the iconography and the array of materials utilized. Lecture is free with Museum admission. Reservations are recommended; call the Museum at 203-869-0376 or email name, number of guests and dates to info@brucemuseum.org.

Beardsley Zoo Create a Creature' Workshops

09/08/2013

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

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. If you love our Howl-O-Ween event, why not join us for our "Create a Creature" Workshops? Help us create ghastly ghouls, magnificent monsters and putrid plants! This interactive and fun family event offers 3 hours of creepy creativity to parents/guardians and up to 2 children ages 10 and older. Includes an educational encounter and a snack. NOTE: You will get messy, but smocks and gloves will be provided. Sessions limited to 10 participants. Cost is $50 for a family of up to 5 ($10 for each additional person) and includes admission to the Zoo, a snack and discount tickets for the Zoo's Howl-O-Ween event.

Norfield Grange Agricultural Fair

09/08/2013

12 Good Hill Rd., Weston, CT Phone: 203-226-8233.

On Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Old fashioned Agricultural Fair. Prizes awarded for flowers, canned goods, art (youth and adult), baked goods, sewing and needlework, fruits and vegetables, collections, crafts, and rug making, and photography. Prize Winning Vegetable. 2:30 p.m. Auction.  Snack bar and Homemade and Market items for sale.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking - Open Studio

09/09/2013 to 09/12/2013

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

CCP members are invited to spend 1-to-4-days in the studio working on independent projects, 10 am to 4 pm each day, with Nomi Silverman, monitor. Open to 8 participants*. *Participants must be current members of CCP to attend for this workshop. September 9th, 2013 10:00 AM through September 12th, 2013 4:00 PM

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum - Lecture Explores ‘Modern’ Medicine of the Victorian Era.

09/10/2013

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838-9799 ext 4.

In this age of “Obamacare” and changing medical care, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will take a look back at the history of medicine and the medical breakthroughs of the Victorian era in a lecture on September 10th, 2013. “Technology and Invention: Medical Tales of the 19th Century” will be presented by Dr. Gavin X. McLeod, Associate Clinical Professor at Columbia University and attending physician at Greenwich Hospital. The lecture begins at 11:00am at the Museum, located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk. To reserve a seat, please contact the Mansion at 203-838-9799. The lecture is part of a series of lectures at the Museum on “Technologies and Discoveries of the Victorian Era.” The lectures are $25 for members, $30 for non-members. The price includes lecture, lunch and choice of a mansion or exhibit tour. Lunch is courtesy of Michael Gilmartin's Outdoor Cookers. The chair of the Lecture Committee is Mimi Findlay of New Canaan.           

           

Lockwood Mathews Mansion Presents   "Technology and Invention:Medical Tales of the 19th Century"

09/10/2013

295 West Ave., Winsted, CT Phone: 203-838-9799 ext. 4.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Presents  "Technology and Invention:Medical Tales of the 19th Century" September 10th, 11 a.m.  The lecture is part of a series of lectures at the Museum on "Technologies and Discoveries of the Victorian Era."  The lectures are $25 for members, $30 for non-members. The price includes the lecture, lunch and choice of a Mansion or exhibit tour. Lunch is courtesy of Michael Gilmartin's Outdoor Cookers.  The chair of the Lecture Committee is Mimi Findlay of New Canaan. RSVP by September 9, 2013. Call 203-838-9799 ext 117 or email info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com to make a reservation.  The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum's 2013 cultural and educational programs are made possible by generous funding from the Museum's Distinguished Benefactors: The Xerox Foundation, Klaff's, Mrs. Cynthia C. Brown and The Maurice Goodman Foundation.