Tree ID & Natural History at Audubon Greenwich

05/07/2011

613 Riversville Rd. , Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272 x239.

On Saturday, 2 - 3:30 p.m. Would you like to be able to identify tree and shrubs and beter understand their integral role in local ecology? Join Ted Gilman or an insightful session about identification and how wildlife depend on woody plants. Ages 8 & up. RSVP to Store:  203-869-5272 X221.

Fishing Derby at Brewster Pond Sponsored by Stratford Recretion Department

05/07/2011

1 Dome Drive, Stratford, CT 06615. Phone: 203-385-4052.

On Saturday, Sponsored by The Stratford Recreation Department will host a fishing debry  at Brewster Pond, located at Longbrook Park. Fee is $5 and Registration is required to participate.  Registration will be April 11 - May 4th.  Visit the website for more information

Spring Fling and Dinosaur Day at Beardsley Zoo

05/07/2011

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563.

Visit the Zoo for a day filled with fun, hands-on programming for the entire family in the Barnyard.  There also will be crafts and exciting animal encounters. Dinosaur Day, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Enjoy a day of dinosaurs at the Zoo.  Staff from Dinosaur State Park, The Dinosaur Place and Peabody Museum will bring information and artifacts on these pre historic creatures. Meet Dilly the Dinosaur and make a craft!

8th Annual Model Ts to Mustangs at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

05/07/2011

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6538.

11 am – 3 pm. (rain date: May 8) For the 8th consecutive year, the Museum will celebrate another of its spring rituals by holding its antique and classic car show, Model Ts to Mustangs.  On display will be American and imported cars manufactured from 1900 through 1979. This year's special section is dedicated to the Cadillac. The Cadillac was designed to blend unsurpassed engineering with luxury. Members: Adults $5; Children FREE/Non-Members: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Students (18 +) $6; Children (4–17) $5; Children 3 and under: FREE.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens Holding Semi-Annual Plant Sale

05/07/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

On Saturday, May 7, 2011 Barlett Arboretum and Gardens will be holding its semi-annual plant sale, with expert advice available to customers from Barlett staff and Master Gardeners from the University of Connecticut.  Proceeds help support the Arboretum.  The property features the best of CT's native landscapes, with award-winning Champion trees, charming gardens, wildflower meadows, red maple wetlands and boardwalks, woodland walking trails, varied wildlife and prize plantings displayed in natural habitats.  Hours:  Daily 9-5PM.  Check the website for further information.

Annual Hoedown to Benefit Kids in Crisis--Stamford

05/07/2011

375 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-327-5437.

On Saturday, May 7, 2011 Kids in Crisis will sponsor an event--Hoedown Heads to the Shore--the annual fundraiser and one of the most popular Fairfield County social events of the year.  Hoedown will return to The Loading Dock, one of the area's most sought after and glamorous event spaces.  Guests can look forward to all the sips and savories expected at a good old fashioned New England clambake and are encouraged to don casual resort attire in the spirit of the evening.  Cost:  Starting at $500 Per person.  Call for reservations and further information.

Stamford Symphony Concert--The 5 Browns

05/07/2011

263 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

On Saturday, May 7, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. the Stamford Symphony features The 5 Browns.  Sibling synergy plus world-class tanet. 
Catch the dynamic quintet of pianos that's waking up the classics.  Now that's Serious Fun! Call for tickets and check the website for further information.

Golden Jubilee of the May Gardeners' Market Greenwich Education Center

05/07/2011 to 05/07/2011

130 Bible St, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-9242.

Join us in the celebrating our 50th Annual May Gardener's Market! The entire week of May 2nd we will be hosting landscape designers, garden planners, noted horticulturists, garden sculpture and furniture purveyors, floral designers and beautiful "Golden Jubilee" plants — all culminating in our wonderful Gardener's Market on Saturday, May 7th. Don't miss a moment of the celebration!

Spring Plant Sale at Bartlett A rboretum - Stamford

05/07/2011 to 05/07/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

On Saturday, May 7, Member Preview 8:30-10am General Public 10am-3pm. Choose from a wide variety of unusual annuals and perennials, vegetables, trees and shrubs. Bartlett staff and UConn Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions and help with your selections. Specialty Herb Baskets will be available and make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Member discounts apply. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail admin@bartlettarboretum.org.

8th Annual Model Ts to Mustangs - Stamford Museum

05/07/2011 to 05/07/2011

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

Model Ts to Mustangs, the Museum’s antique and classic car show, returns with a focus on Cadillacs. Now in its 8th year, the show has grown from a modest 30 cars in its first year to over 100 cars in 2010. David Greenberg, a member of the Museum’s Advisory Board, and Rosa Portell, the Museum’s Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, are its co-curators. The show will include cars of all makes and models, domestic and imports, manufactured between 1900 and 1979. Rain date is May 8. Members: Adults, $5, Children, Free; Non-Members: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Children (4-17). Children 3 and under and Family Plus Members: Free.  For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org