Stamford Center for the Arts Presents Chef Anthony Bourdain

02/12/2011

61 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-4466.

On Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 8PM the Stamford Center for the Arts will host Anthony Bourdain, the internationally acclaimed chef, authur and host of Travel Channel's --No Reservations--has traveled to the farthest reaches of the globe and now Tony's coming to Stamford.  Tony will share the fascinating, hysterical, and sometimes shocking stories behind his life, books, travels, and his hit show.  And he even takes questions from the audience.  He's controversial, opinionated and always entertaining.  Tickets: $85/$49.50/$39.50 plus SCA Fees.  Runtime: 75-90 minutes--no intermission.

Edgerton Center at Sacred Heart University presents an Evening of Love and Romance--Fairfield

02/12/2011

5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825. Phone: 203-371-7908.

On Saturday evening, February 12, 2011 at 8PM the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University features an evening of love and romance with two of Broadway's brightest stars--Rebecca Luker and Howard McGillin.  The show is titled: Let's Fall in Love.  From Richard Rodgers to Stephen Sondheim, an unforgetable evening of romance.  Tickets: $20. SHU Students/Faculty/Staff $15, Seniors $15.  Check the website for tickets and further information.

Westport Historical Society -- Valentine's Day Workshop for Kids

02/12/2011

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-222-1424.

On Saturday, February 12, 2011 from Noon to 2PM a Valentine's Day Workshop for Kids ages 5-10 years will be held at the Westport Historical Society.  Cost: $25 includes all supplies.  A creative and fun filled afternoon for children.  Come join artist Elizabeeth DeVoll and create unique Valentines for your family and friends.  Bring your creativity and any extra photos, poems or embellishment to personalize your valentines.  Call to register.

Teddy Bear Tea Party

02/12/2011

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: (203) 322-1646.

2 pm. Bendel Mansion's (main building) Dress up your Teddy Bears in their party best and bring them to a special tea for Valentine's Day! Enjoy a variety of tea time treats and sweets, delight in an enchanting tale from Acting Out with Ms. Karen, and bring home your own teddy bear surprise! Space is limited to 30 adults and 30 children, so be sure to book your spot today! To register, call 203.977.6521. Members: $45/per 1 adult & 1 child; $25 for each additional family member Non-Members: $55/per 1 adult & 1 child; $25 for each additional family member.

Matzah Ball: Annual Father-Daughter Dance at The Stamford Community Jewish Center

02/12/2011 to 02/12/2011

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0973.

Saturday, February 12 • 7 – 8:30 p.m. (Grades K - 5) and Fathers and daughters, this is your chance to shine!  Fathers, have fun dancing the night away with your little girl.  There will be gre at music, special prizes, sweets and treats, and of course, a raffle to win “king” and “queen” of the night!  Grandfathers, stepfathers, and uncles welcome, too! M $25 per “couple” ($10 per additional child) NM $35 per “couple” ($10 per additional child). For more information, call Sarah Evans at 203-487-0973, visit website or email.

 

Norwalk Youth Symphony Presents -- Winter Concert

02/13/2011

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-866-4100.

On Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3pm the Norwalk Youth Symphony will present their Winter Concert at the Norwalk Concert Hall.  Featured at the concert:  Concert Orchestra--Mussorgsky/Walter-Promenade and Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition; Bernstein/Mason-Selections from West Side Story; Prelude Orchestra:  Bach/Isaac-Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 (First Movement); Mussorgsky/Isaac-Hopak from The Fair at Sorochinsk; Philharmonia Orchestral Winds: Bach/Lake-Chorale No. 16: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Melanie Donahue-Celtic Voyage-Soloists: Alexis Colins and Julia Yingling; Philharmonia String Orchestra: Sibelius-Andante Festivo; Principal Orcchestra: Mendelssohn-Fingal's Cave Overture, The Hebrides, Op. 26. Tickets:  Adults $15, Seniors/students $10 and Season Pass $37.50.   Also, the NYS is pleased to announce the return of the popular Silent Auction and Reception.  The event will be held in the Communiy Room following the Winter Concert.  Light refreshments will be served.  Come and bid on one or more of the items.  All proceeds benefit the Norwalk Youth Symphony.

Documents of Freedom: Lecture and Exhibit by Seth Kaller at Fairfield Museum and History Center

02/13/2011

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

2pm. Admission $5.  Please pre-register. Mr. Kaller, of Seth Kaller Inc. Historic Documents & Legacy Collections, will discuss three unique historic documents of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass that signal some of the most important political debates in American history.

Matzah Ball: Annual Father-Daughter Dance at The Stamford Community Jewish Center

02/13/2011

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0973.

Sunday, February 13 • 3 – 4:30 p.m. (Ages 3 - 5) Fathers and daughters, this is your chance to shine!  Fathers, have fun dancing the night away with your little girl.  There will be gre at music, special prizes, sweets and treats, and of course, a raffle to win “king” and “queen” of the night!  Grandfathers, stepfathers, and uncles welcome, too! M $25 per “couple” ($10 per additional child) NM $35 per “couple” ($10 per additional child). For more information, call Sarah Evans at 203-487-0973, visit website or e-mail.

 

Jazz Brunch, featuring music by Rob Silvan

02/13/2011

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 966-9700, ext. 20.

Join us on Valentine's Day weekend for great food, company and music. Reservations encouraged. TICKETS:  $20 for members; $25 for non-members.  11:30  am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday Explorers at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center

02/13/2011 to 02/13/2011

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

11 am – 3 pm, each Sunday (with exception of special event days) Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features!  Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and 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  or visit website.