Audubon Greenwich Program: Family Nature Play Series--Camfire and Survivial Shelter Building

03/06/2016

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

Sunday, March 6, 2016 Audubon Greenwich Program:  Family Nature Play Series-Campfire and Survival Shelter Building 1-2:30pm
Cost: $10 per family. Join our experienced naturalist for this exciting hands on nature exploration series. Families will have the chance to work together in team building exercises, and outdoor learning activities. Session topics include: Campfire & Survival Shelter Building, Tracks & Traces (wildlife tracking), and a hands on Sensory Nature Hike. This class will be offered the first Sunday of every month in (March, April, and May). All ages. RSVP to Susan at sematthews@audubon.org.

Bartlett Arboretum Art Reception

03/06/2016

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

3-5 pm. Join us in the gallery of the Silver Educational Center for a wine and cheese reception for our next art installation. Christa is a Stamford artist specializing in pastel, oil, acrylic and mixed media. Her work is a mixture of realism, exploration, experimentation and pure fun. Christa is a member of Stamford's Loft Artists Association and exhibits throughout Fairfield County and New York.

Westport Arts Center La Voz de Tres

03/06/2016

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

Chilean vocalist Natalia Bernal, keyboardist Mike Eckroth and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis blend the infectious rhythms and nuanced songwriting traditions of Latin America, original compositions and picks from the great American songbook into a surprising improvisational texture. A singer whose entrancing voice evokes the dramatic landscape of her homeland; a formidable pianist who knows the Jazz and Cuban music idioms intimately. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Hosts Theatrical Staged Readings from the Edge--Norwalk

03/06/2016

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-7999.

On Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 4 to 6PM at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking Political Meets Theatrical Staged Readings from the Edge:  Play With Your Food.  All are welcome.

Diane Darst Learning to Look® Family Art Appreciation Day

03/06/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

2-3:30 pm. This program is designed especially for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art related to current Museum exhibitions and based on the Learning to Look® curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson. The lessons will be led by a Learning to Look Instructor beginning at 2:00 pm. There will be a related activity in the Education Workshop following the lesson. All activities are free with Museum admission and are suitable for children aged 5-10.

Bruce Museum Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center. Connecticut Coastal Resilience

03/06/2016

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

1:30 - 4:30 pm. Lecture at 2:00 pm. Adam Whelchel, The Nature Conservancy, will discuss strategies for sea level rise and storm surge in coastal communities. Family activities and marine tank all afternoon. Information 203-413-6756. Free and no registration required.  Held at Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point Park.

Westport Arts Center -La Voz de Tres

03/06/2016

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT

3-5 pm. Chilean vocalist Natalia Bernal, keyboardist Mike Eckroth and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis blend the infectious rhythms and nuanced songwriting traditions of Latin America, original compositions and picks from the great American songbook into a surprising improvisational texture.

Norwalk Symphony Family Concert

03/06/2016

83 Wall Street , Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-956-6771.

3 p.m. Side-by-Side with the Norwalk Youth Symphony Maurice Ravel's Bolero NSO's 4th Young Artists Competition Winner Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra James Naughton, Narrator

Rowayton Arts Center Drawing, Painting, Color, and Composition

03/07/2016 to 04/25/2016

145 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

9:30am – 12:30pm. Mondays.  This class focuses on strengthening the skills of all level of artists while helping them broaden their personal vision and encourage their artistic expression. The fundamentals of drawing and painting of landscapes, portraits, still lifes and, occasionally, live models will be addressed and reinforced. Individual projects are enhanced with a thorough and constant emphasis in concepts of form, line, paint quality, drawing, color, and composition. Students will constantly be exposed to both modern and past ideas that will help inspire them and constantly think outside the box while using their medium of choice. Group and individual critiques are included during each class.

Bruce Museum Lecture Craft and Social Change in America

03/07/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

10 am - 11:15. Lecture by Dr. Myrah Brown Green, art historian and quilt artist. Admission: free for members, $7 non-members.
No advance registration required.