Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo - Asian New Year Celebration

02/09/2013

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

On Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. Join your Zoo friends in celebrating the Year of the Snake with special stories, crafts, a children’s parade, and many more fun activities. Snow date is February 16.

Audubon Greenwich Hosts EagleFest on the Hudson River

02/09/2013

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

'EagleFest' on the Hudson River--Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Visit the Hudson River to search for the magnificent bald eagles that spend winter fishing along these icy waters. Guests enjoy warming tents, exhibits, and eagle fun. Register for live eagle programs and bus tours leaving from Croton Point Park. For details, call 914-762-2912.

Beardsley Zoo Wild at Heart

02/09/2013

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

6:30pm - 10:00pm Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo invites you to add a little Wild to your Valentine's Day at our Wild at Heart Event 2013. 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 tasty food 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. Tickets are limited. To purchase, please contact Emily Bobowick at (203) 394-6569 or ebobowick@beardsleyzoo.org.

Beardsley Zoo - Wild at Heart Event 2013

02/09/2013

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 394-6569.

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo invites you to add a little Wild to your Valentine's Day at our Wild at Heart Event 2013. 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 tasty food 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. Tickets are limited. To purchase, please contact Emily Bobowick at (203) 394-6569 or ebobowick@beardsleyzoo.org.

Beardsley Zoo - Asian New Year Celebration

02/09/2013

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203) 394-6569 .

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Join your Zoo friends in celebrating the Year of the Snake with special stories, crafts, a children's parade, and many more fun activities. Snow date is February 16.

Stepping Stone Museum for Children Accessibility Day

02/09/2013

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

9:00 – 11:00 amFree admission for families with children who have special needs.  An Open Arms program.

Westport Arts Center Drawing Fun-damentals

02/09/2013

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

Ages 5 – 8: 9:00 - 10:15am, Ages 9 – 12: 10:30am – 12pm, $35 / $30 for WAC Members. Through imagination and observation, explore and experiment with line, texture, scale, color, and contrast. with watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, pencil, and pastel.

Stratford Arts Guild Hosts “Art in the Studio”

02/10/2013

80 Ferry Blvd #106, Stratford, CT Phone: 203-375-1258.

The Stratford Arts Guild will host “Art in the Studio,” an art show and sale featuring Guild members and regional exhibitors on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Guild’s “Art in the Studio” events are held in Roger Salls Photography Studio, an intimate indoor venue with plenty of parking which encourage artists and visitors to engage in conversation about media, concept, and process in creating the works.

Bartlett Aboretum - Bird Hike

02/10/2013

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

1:00 p.m. Stop by the Silver Educational Center at 1:00 p.m. to grab a pair of binoculars and head out into the forest with Todd DuPont to look for winter bird species and to check for early returning birds from their migration south. Our Red Maple Wetland will be a great place to check for our feathery friends. Reservations suggested, members $5 and non-members $10.

A Valentine to Westport’s Literary Heritage

02/10/2013

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

Betty and Ralph Sheffer Gallery, Limited Seating Sunday, Feb 10, 3-5 pm, Tickets: $20, Members: $18 Join us for a panel discussion with some of Westport’s notable artists and writers as we talk about the life of the artist here past and present. Novelist Jane Green began writing as a journalist in the UK and is the author of 12 bestselling books exploring the lives of real women, real life, and all the things life throws at them.