Things You Hit and Things You Spit!

01/15/2012 to 01/15/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-325-1407 x10.

1pm and 2:30pm Stamford Symphony delivers Serious Fun! These 45-minute interactive programs are child-focused, and strive to capture young imaginations in many special ways. Concerts are geared for children aged 4 to 8, and encourage all to get up-close-and-personal with the musicians. Members: $12 Adults, $8 Children | Non-Members: $15 Adults, $8 Children. Parking and Museum admission included! Spend a day exploring the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

 

Sunday Explorers Drop-In Programming

01/15/2012 to 01/15/2012

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

Animal Meet & Greet and Winter Activity Trail

January 15 – February 26, 1 - 4 pm

We love winter at SM&NC! Join us on Sundays for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the museum's favorite features. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Westport Arts Center presents Stir It Up!

01/16/2012

51 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

10 a.m. to noon (Martin Luther King Day), WAC GalleryAges 6 - 10. $45/$40 for WAC members Use paint, magazines, newspapers and photographs to make art. Gallery hours are Monday- Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

01/16/2012 to 01/16/2012

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

The Zoo is honoring the civil rights leader’s life and achievements by offering $5.00 admission today.

Winter Break Out Day: Summer in Winter

01/16/2012 to 01/16/2012

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

Tired of the cold? Join us for a day of summer in the middle of January! Plant a desert garden, help make ice cream and learn about the summer stars. Join us at 2:30 for a tropical fruit drink. Get a sneak peak at our Summer Camp offerings for 2012 before our upcoming registration too! Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

BRAVO! Theatre Partner Performance: “The Land of Many Colors”

01/16/2012 to 01/16/2012

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

Ages Pre-K – 2nd Grade. $7 Adults, $5 Children, free for children 3 and under. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr, Day, Ultraviolet Productions will present a puppet show for children about building character and promoting diversity.

Play With Your Food at the Fairfield Theatre Company

01/17/2012

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203.293.8831.

Buffet Lunch, Readings of Short Plays*, Discussion with Actors. 12noon - 1:30pm. Tickets $43. Plays will include works by David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Jacquelyn Reingold and a scene from George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.

Audubon Greenwich Film Screening: Mother Nature's Child--Growing Outdoors in the Media Age

01/20/2012

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Audubon Greenwick offers a film screening: "Mother Nature's Child" - Growing Outdoors in the Media Age--Friday, January 20 from
6:00-9:00 pm. Mother Nature's Child explores nature's powerful role in children's health and development through the experience of toddlers, children in middle childhood and adolescents. With interviews with experts like Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, the film asks: Why do children need unstructured time outside? What is the place of risk-taking in healthy child development? How is play a form of learning? How can city kids connect with nature? Following the film, there will be a short discussion with a guest speaker from the Connecticut Outdoor & Environmental Education Association. $15/adult or
$5 under 21. RSVP required to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239. Pre-film Reception at 6:00 pm & Film at 7:15 pm. Snow Date: Jan. 27.

Family Night Hike

01/20/2012 to 01/20/2012

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

Join us for an adventure in the night woods! We'll listen for winter owls, explore our night vision, make a spark in the dark and learn the trick of the disappearing head. We'll warm up after the hike with some hot chocolate! Recommended for ages 6 and up. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Members: FREE | Non-Members: $5 per person. To register, please call 203.977.6515 or email lmonachelli@stamfordmuseum.org. * * * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

The Kepler Space Telescope: Seeking New Planets Around Other Stars

01/20/2012 to 01/20/2012

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

Join us for a new exciting series of astronomy programs! Head to the Observatory on selected Friday nights for a real treat as we explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the Kepler Space Telescope: Seeking New Planets Around Other Stars, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $3, Children (5-17) $2. This program is not suitable for children ages 5 and under. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.