Teddy Bear Tea Party at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

02/11/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.977.652.

2 to 4 pm. 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, so book your spot early.

Valentine Workshop-Open Studio

02/11/2012

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

$10 per person, $20 per family. Drop in Anytime between 2-4:30 pm. Come make all your loved ones special handmade one of a kind, heirloom quality valentines. Old time, vintage and retro graphics and a huge selection of wonderful supplies to choose from!
Families, Seniors, Kids, Adults and children ages 4-104 are welcome. Instruction & hands on help available.

Stepping Stones Museum Hosts Around the World Performance: Maori Stories and Songs-New Zealand--Norwalk

02/11/2012

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

On February 11, 2012 at 2PM the Stepping Stones Museum will host renowned Maori singer-storyteller Ataahua Papa brings Polynesian culture to life through music and storytelling. Papa has toured extensively in New Zealand, the U.S. and Canada. She is part of MATOU, a New York-based music collective that combines Maori music with Native American instruments, and performs regularly with First Nation's Women's a capella group, Ulali. Cheeck the website for further information.

Emerson String Quartet The Stamford Symphony Palace Theatre

02/11/2012

61 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203.325.4466.

For a one night only special event, The Stamford Symphony will present one of the world's best string quartets: the Emerson String Quartet. The list of achievements by this extraordinary quartet is endless and you just have to see them perform to believe it! This is an special opportunity to hear this world-renowned quartet right here in Stamford. Don't miss it!

Teddy Bear Tea Party at The Stamford Museum

02/11/2012 to 02/11/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

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: $25 per person | Non-Members: $35 per person.


Wild at Heart Event 2012 Beardsley Zoo

02/11/2012 to 02/11/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6569.

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo invites you to add a little Wild to your Valentine’s Day at our Wild at Heart Event 2012. Indulge yourself with food, drink, animal encounters, entertainment, and a fabulous silent auction with lots of love!  Dress up in your finest cocktail attire and treat yourself to tantalizing appetizers served alongside a pasta station.  For a sweet ending to the night, enjoy chocolate fondue courtesy of The Melting Pot in Darien.  NOTE: This is an adults only event.  $75 per person / $125 per couple.  Tickets are limited.  To purchase, please contact Emily Bobowick at (203) 394-6569 or ebobowick@beardsleyzoo.org.

The Emerson String Quartete

02/11/2012 to 02/11/2012

91 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

The Emerson String Quartet stands alone in the history of string quartets with an incomparable list of achievements over three decades: nine Grammy® Awards, three Gramophone Awards, the coveted Avery Fisher Prize and an international reputation for groundbreaking chamber music projects. $22 - $73. For more information visit www.Stamfordsymphony.org, call Gina Ely at 203-325-1407 x14 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org

Bruce Museum Hosts Astronomy Family Day--Greenwich

02/12/2012

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830. Phone: 203-869-6786.

Astronomy Family Day--Sunday, February 12, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm--Co-sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Greenwich. Activities and crafts for everyone focusing on the stars and planets! STARLAB Planetarium will run continuous shows throughout the day featuring our local night skies. Members of the Astronomical Society will be on hand to show off telescopes and share information about the Bowman Observatory. All activities are inclusive, suitable for children five years and up, and free with Museum admission.

Stamford Symphony Offers Mini-Concert at Stamford Museum and Nature Center

02/12/2012

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-325-1407 Ext. 10.

On February 12, 2012 the Stamford Symphony will offer Play Me A Story Concert from 1PM to 2:30PM at the Stamsford Museum and Nature  Center.   Enjoy some favorite well known stories as you listen and interact with a lively string quartet playing music that brings these stories to life.  The concert for kids offers up some Serious Fun on a Sunday afternoon and encourages all to get up close and personal with the musicians.   Children will have a blast dicovering which instruments honk, whistle, pluck or bang.  SM&NC Center Members $12, Non-members $15, Kids $8. Call to reserve your spot.

Astronomy Family Day At Bruce Museum

02/12/2012

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

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Co-sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Greenwich. Activities and crafts for everyone focusing on the stars and planets! STARLAB Planetarium will run continuous shows throughout the day featuring our local night skies. Members of the Astronomical Society will be on hand to show off telescopes and share information about the Bowman Observatory. All activities are inclusive, suitable for children five years and up, and free with Museum admission.