Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Summer Sundays on the Farm

08/04/2013

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

Sundays, August 4 - August 11, Noon - 4 pm. Join an SM&NC educator or farmer for an up close look at our Heckscher Farm. Visit our vegetable garden for some self-guided reading, planting or crafting, watch our otters have their lunch, meet one of our farm animals up close, help with a farm chore, explore a barn, join in a cooking project to take home or more. Activities and animals will change each week. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Summer Sundays on the Farm

08/04/2013

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

Sundays, August 4 - August 11, Noon - 4 pm. Join an SM&NC educator or farmer for an up close look at our Heckscher Farm. Visit our vegetable garden for some self-guided reading, planting or crafting, watch our otters have their lunch, meet one of our farm animals up close, help with a farm chore, explore a barn, join in a cooking project to take home or more. Activities and animals will change each week. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Summer Sundays on the Farm

08/04/2013

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

Sundays, August 4 - August 11, Noon - 4 pm. Join an SM&NC educator or farmer for an up close look at our Heckscher Farm. Visit our vegetable garden for some self-guided reading, planting or crafting, watch our otters have their lunch, meet one of our farm animals up close, help with a farm chore, explore a barn, join in a cooking project to take home or more. Activities and animals will change each week. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens - Summer Sunday Evening Concerts—The Away Team

08/04/2013

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

Bring a chair or blanket, your favorite beverage and a light snack (no cooking allowed) and enjoy a relaxing night of great music on the lawn. The Away Team consists of Mick Leonard, guitar and vocals, Barry Urich, drums and Rafael Montalvo Carruthers, bass. The team has performed and recorded with an impressive array of artists both in the United States and abroad with many of the world's top performers. Members $5 non -members $10. Children under 12 are free. In case of inclement weather the performance will take place inside the new Silver Educational Center on the same grounds. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail info@bartlettarboretum.org. 

Dora the Explorer Visits The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

08/04/2013

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.852.0700 .

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. ONE DAY ONLY! Nickelodeon star Dora the Explorer appears at The Maritime Aquarium live and in person to explore the brand new Lorikeets exhibit. Dora is waiting to see you, take a picture with you and give you a hug! Dora is only able to visit on Sunday, so pack your backpack explorers and be sure to come to The Maritime Aquarium. Vamanos! Free with Aquarium admission.

Jones Family Winery -Cooking around the Campfire

08/04/2013

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Learn how to prepare a meal from start to finish using seasonal produce from our kitchen garden. We work together in small groups to learn new cooking techniques and then we enjoy a meal together with a glass of Jones wine. Take home Harvest Kitchen apron and recipes. Cooking around the Campfire Featuring Cast-Iron Grilled Steak, Fresh Corn on the Cob, Vegetables from our Garden, Chocolate Hazelnut S'mores with Caramel

Bruce Museum - First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point and First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center

08/04/2013

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

9:00 am - First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Bring binoculars. Meet at second concession stand in Greenwich Point Park. Park Pass required for entry to Greenwich Point. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings and Audubon Greenwich. Free. For information, call weekdays 203-413-6756. 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center Join us for this family-friendly event held on the first Sunday of every month. Programs in the series focus on an array of topics including the animals and plants observed in Long Island Sound, current environmental concerns and issues facing our local estuary, the history of Greenwich Point, and much more! Bruce Museum is spearheading these collaboratively organized programs with regional organizations that work towards a sustainable future for Long Island Sound and surrounding watershed. The Bruce Museum Seaside Center, located in the Innis Arden Cottage. Participation in programs is free but a Town of Greenwich beach pass is required for entry to Greenwich Point during the summer season. Please contact Peter Linderoth, plinderoth@brucemuseum.org for details.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children -Youth Talent Showcase Theater Showcase

08/04/2013

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

5:30 - 6:30PM. Theater Showcase – Embracing the arts for our youth. Join our museum in recognizing the importance of arts for children and promote youth talent in the area.. Unlimited participation – all ages.. Purchase Tickets $10 for members and $12 for non-members

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - A Day in a Farmer's Life

08/05/2013

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

Mondays & Wednesdays, August 5 - August 14, 2:30 pm (weather permitting) Do you ever wonder what it takes to be a farmer? Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Farm staff each week will pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how we care for our animals and the environment. We will be conducting hands-on programs for all ages. Programs will include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program will last 30-45 minutes. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Picnic Perfect Nights

08/07/2013

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

Wednesdays, August 7 - August 28, 5 - 8 pm (weather permitting). Grab your picnic dinner and blanket and join us on Wednesday nights for some "after-hours" outdoor fun at the SM&NC. We'll be open late each Wednesday to allow visitors to enjoy a beautiful summer evening on our grounds. Heckscher Farm, Nature's Playground, the Meadow, the Gift Shop, and our nature trails will be available to enjoy. Members: Free | Non-Members: $20 per vehicle. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org