Bruce Museum - First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

09/02/2016

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

9 am - 11:15 am. Join us for a leisurely walk to view birds in their habitats. Bring binoculars. Meet near southern concession stand. Contactcynthiae@brucemuseum.org for information and Park admission. Contact cynthiae@brucemuseum.org for Park admission. Free. No registration required

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk - Central Long Island Sound Lighthouse Cruises

09/03/2016

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

Venture out for a rare close-up look at five historic lighthouses on Long Island Sound! Participants aboard R/V Spirit of the Sound will make passes by five century-old beacons: Peck Ledge, Greens Ledge and Sheffield Island lighthouses in Norwalk, Penfield Reef Lighthouse in Fairfield and Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground) Light. All the lighthouses are on the National Register of Historic Places. The 5-hour cruises depart at 10 a.m.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Creative Kids

09/03/2016

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

2 pm - 3 pm. Eggshell Art – Explore the Indonesian craft of mosaics made from eggshells.

RCA Ladrigan Swim Races & Family Fun Day

09/03/2016

Bayley Beach, Rowayton, CT

Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Monday, September 3rd. We'll start with the Lighthouse Race (a one-mile swim from Green's Ledge Lighthouse to shore). Following the Lighthouse Race is the Buoy Race (a swim from the buoy to the shore). Last are the Children's Swim Races, which are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. After the awards ceremony, all are invited to join in the traditional beach games, which include a tug-of-war, a pie-eating contest and an egg toss.

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center.

09/04/2016

Greenwich Point, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

1:30 pm - 4 pm. View a new documentary film, Nanoporous Graphene: A Filter for the Future, by three Greenwich High School Innovation Lab students who investigate Dr. David Cohen-Tanugi's new approach to water desalination. The scientist's cutting-edge research could help solve a global water crisis as he discovers how the material graphene can be used to purify water at the molecular level. The students will be on hand with their teacher for a Q& A following the movie. Contact cynthiae@brucemuseum.org for Park admission. Free. No registration required.

Bartlett Arboretum Summer Concerts

09/04/2016

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

5-7 pm. Jennifer Harper/Rachel Sage (Folk / Pop). Non Members $10, Members $5, Children Free.

Calf Pasture Beach Car Shows and Concert Series

09/06/2016 to 09/07/2016

Calf Pasture Beach , Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 854-7938..

Sept. 6 @ 6 p.m. - The Final Car Show Beach Cruise Presented by "The Coachmen". Sept. 7 @ 7:30 pm. - Summertime. All rain dates will be on the following day. All concerts are free and open to the public. Concerts may be added and/or dates changed throughout the year, call the office (203) 854-7806 for updates; cancellation number (203) 854-7938. Vehicle Sticker Information
For Wednesday night concerts, a parking fee of $10 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass. For the July 3rd Fireworks and Concert, a parking fee of $30 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass. 

Fairfield Museum and History Center Read to Me! Storytime

09/07/2016

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203‑259‑1598.

10:30 am - 11 am. In celebration of reading and the Fabulous Animals exhibition, join Museum Docent Barbara Lucia for storytime. Explore the animal kingdom, nature and fables with stories illustrated and inspired by Robert Lawson, including The Story of Ferdinand, of course!

Fairfield Museum -Read to Me! Storytime

09/07/2016

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

10:30am – 11am. Free. In celebration of reading and the Fabulous Animals exhibition, join Museum Docent Barbara Lucia for storytime. Explore the animal kingdom, nature and fables with stories illustrated and inspired by Robert Lawson, including The Story of Ferdinand, of course!

Earthplace 7th Annual Sunset Paddle & Social

09/08/2016

575 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

5:00 pm — 7:00 pm. Thursday, September 8, 5 - 7 pm, $50 per person. Space is limited, pre-registration required. Departs from Downunder, Westport. Proceeds to benefit Harbor Watch An evening of kayaking and stand up paddle boarding on the Saugatuck River. Paddlers will be accompanied by an Earthplace Naturalist to discuss the ecology of the river. Gather for light refreshments at the Black Duck Café immediately following. Hosted by Kim Hawkins of Downunder.