Woodcock Nature Center Hosts 5K and Kids Fun Run--Where The Wild Things Run--Wilton

05/06/2012

Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-0062.

Our 4th Annual Race is coming up on Sunday, May 6, 2012.   Register on line and view the course map.  Sponsored by the Woodcock Nature Center.  Check the website for further information.

Connecticut Chamber Choir A Bernstein Celebration

05/06/2012

5301 Main Street, Trumbull, CT Phone: 203-459-1496.

4:00 PM. St. Theresa Catholic Church, Trumbull, CT. Tickets are available at the door - adults $15, seniors/students $12, and children under 12 free. Using the Roman Catholic Mass as his vehicle in Mass, Bernstein blends his own passion for peace along with a particularly Jewish practice of occasionally addressing God in confrontational terms, into a musical odyssey that expresses the crisis of faith of the 1960s. We have also included Make Our Garden Grow, the finale of Bernstein’s hugely popular operetta from the 1950’s.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Hosts Fourth Annual Victorian Tea--Norwalk

05/06/2012

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838-9799.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum at 295 West Avenue will host its fourth Annual Victorian Tea, May 6, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Rotunda of the Mansion. The event will feature English tea ceremony expert and celebrity caterer Carol Timpanelli, owner of the Royal Tea Company of Trumbull, CT. She has catered for Martha Stewart and Tommy Hilfiger among others. Ms. Timpanelli's English tea will include a wide selection of desserts, sandwiches, traditional scones and cream and her signature chocolate toffee trifle. "The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is one of the most significant Gilded Age mansions in the U.S. and a very elegant venue for a formal tea," said Publisher of Cottages & Gardens Publications, Marianne Howatson, event chair. "LMMM's annual Victorian tea is also a delightful event where families and friends get together to enjoy a cherished tradition while supporting a National Historic Landmark." The event will also feature harpist Katie Critelli. Katie has received two prestigious Gold Cup awards for excellence from the American Harp Society at Fairfield University's Young Musicians Festival. Before leaving Darien to attend University of Pennsylvania, she was a harpist with the Norwalk Youth Symphony Concert Orchestra for three and a half years, played in the Western Regional Orchestra in 2009 and was a member of the Darien High School Orchestra. The event is sponsored by Cottages & Gardens Publications, AT&T, The Bank of New Canaan, and LMMM's 2012 Season's Distinguished Benefactors, Xerox, Klaff's, The Maurice Goodman Foundation and Mrs. Cynthia C. Brown. For reservations contact:   info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com-- 203-838-9799 ext. 4--Admission: $45 non-members $35 members During the season, full tours at the mansion are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for children and young adults ages 8-18. Children under 8 are admitted free. Tour hours are 12- 4 p.m., Wed.-Sun. Tours are on the hour, and the last tour starts at 3 pm.

Connecticut Chamber Choir in Concert-Trumbull

05/06/2012

19 Rosemon Terrace, Trumbull, CT 06611.

The Connecticut Chamber Choir is getting ready for our May 6, 2012 concert, A Bernstein Celebration -  we'd love to be included in your publication and on your online events calendar to help get people there! And thank you for your previous publicity help - we had a great crowd this past January. Sunday, May 6, 2012, 4:00pm--St. Theresa Catholic Church, Trumbull, CT--Tickets are available at the door - adults $15, seniors/students $12, and children under 12 free. Using the Roman Catholic Mass as his vehicle in Mass, Bernstein blends his own passion for peace along with a particularly Jewish practice of occasionally addressing God in confrontational terms, into a musical odyssey that expresses the crisis of faith of the 1960s. We have also included Make Our Garden Grow, the finale of Bernstein's hugely popular operetta from the 1950's.The Connecticut Chamber Choir is getting ready for our May 6, 2012 concert, A Bernstein Celebration -  we'd love to be included in your publication and on your online events calendar to help get people there! And thank you for your previous publicity help - we had a great crowd this past January.

Stepping Stones Museum Hosts BooZoo, Bugs and Butterflies Garden Party--Norwalk

05/06/2012

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

Sunday, May 6 – BooZoo, Bugs and Butterflies Garden Party, 2 p.m.
You're cordially invited to high tea with BooZoo. Don your tea time best, enjoy tasty treats and explore the wonders of nature at our outdoor garden party. Register online or call (203) 899-0606; $5 per child fee plus museum admission.

Greenwich Point – an International Crossroads of Bird Migration at Greenwich Audubon

05/06/2012

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

1:30-4:00 pm As part of the "First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center", join Audubon at the newly renovated Innis Arden Cottage, located on Greenwich Point when we discover how many different types of songbirds, hawks, and waterbirds that use the habitats of Greenwich Point for nesting, wintering, or a migration rest and refueling stop. Check website for RSVP details.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children--Garden Party: BooZoo, Bugs and Butterflies Program--Norwalk

05/06/2012

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

On Sunday, May 6 – Garden Party: BooZoo, Bugs and Butterflies, 2 p.m.  You're cordially invited to high tea with BooZoo. Don your tea time best, enjoy tasty treats and explore the wonders of nature at our outdoor garden party. Register online or call (203) 899-0606; $5 per child fee plus museum admission.

Weir Was Gallery Talks

05/06/2012

735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1896.

2:00 - 3:00 PM. Please register.  Join talks to discuss visiting artist, Xiomaro's experience photographing at Weir Farm.

From Couch to Creativity: Unleashing our Creative Spirit as we Age - The Stamford Jewish Community Center

05/06/2012 to 05/06/2012

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0983.

A person does not have to be an artist to be creative; creativity is the expression of each individual spirit to be nourished and cultivated. Older Adults who pursue creative activities enjoy better physical and mental health in later life than those who do not. Join Susan L. Sandel, Ph.D., Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, writer and sculptor, in an interactive workshop in which we will explore and experience our own creativity and learn ways to develop our creative spirit as we age. M $10 / NM $12. For more information, call Amy Hollander at 203.487.0983, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail ahollander@stamfordjcc.org.


Till Boots Hit the Ground” at the Brookfield Museum

05/07/2012

165 Whisconier Road , Brookfield, CT Phone: 203 775-3934.

7:30 P.M. the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society will sponsor a multi-media presentation entitled "Till Boots Hit the Ground" The program will be presented by former Society, board of director's member Peter Cronin.   Cronin will provide an overview of the world in 1939, two years prior to America's entry into the Second World War. Major focus will be on the arduous path that led our nation from its isolationist thinking to eventually becoming a belligerent. It will climax on the shores of Guadal Canal and North Africa. Cronin, a Brookfield Resident, is a long time student of American Military History and has often lectured on the War Between the States as well as other historical subject matter arising from America's military conflicts. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission to the program will be free.