Audubon Greenwich - Bird-Banding Breakfast for Audubon Greenwich Families

08/03/2014

613 Riversville Rd. , Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 ext 239.

9-11 a.m. A very special Bird-Banding Breakfast event created for Audubon Greenwich members and guests. Enjoy a kid-friendly breakfast on a Sunday morning and learn how scientists study bird migration, healthy and ecology using 'bird id bands' that are placed on birds, large and small, as they pass through the Audubon's 285-acre santuary in Greenwich, CT. $15 per member or $20 for non-members (ages 4 & up)

Barnum Museum - The Show Must Go On! Presented by Kathy Maher, Executive Director of The Barnum Museum

08/03/2014

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104 ext.100,.

The Barnum Museum has become a national model for disaster recovery, and Kathy Maher has traveled from California to South Carolina speaking at national conferences on the importance of readiness and response to many natural disasters. Maher will also explain how the museum has been working to restore the historic building and is currently planning the re-envision for the future of this iconic and historic landmark with a 21st Century P.T. Barnum flair. Join us for this fascinating talk on resilience and perseverance! No registration required. $5 suggested donation and kids under 12 are free. Call for more information      203-331-1104 ext.100, M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Westport Historical Society Junior Detectives

08/04/2014 to 08/07/2014

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

10-2. Boys and girls can improve their reasoning and creativity skills this summer during tthree fun filled four-day workshops at the Westport Historical Society centering on detective work and the circus. Think Sherlock Holmes and Calder's Circus, the famed kinetic art installation by American sculptor Alexander Calder.

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Patrol

08/04/2014 to 08/08/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am - 12:30 pm This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 9 - 11 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for non-members.Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 203-394-6563.

Westport Historical Society Junior Detectives

08/04/2014 to 08/07/2014

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

10 am - 2 pm. . The programs are appropriate for ages 5 through 12. Kids attending the Junior Detective Workshop will be given notebooks and magnifying glasses – elementary, my dear Watson – and set to work interviewing people and taking notes. The interview subjects will be older Westport residents with stories to tell, so the children will also learn about the town's history. Next they'll examine old photos of Westport, then set out around town in search of the old buildings they saw in the photos. Each day will feature a walking tour, plenty of treasure hunts, tracking games, dramatic play and detective art. And as always, pizza and ice cream Thursday! The cost is $200 for members and $235 for non-members. The workshop is limited to 15 children, so parents should register early at The cost is $200 for members and $235 for non-members. The workshop is limited to 15 children, so parents should register early at 203-222-1424.

American Shakespeare Festival Theater (Outdoors ) performance is a DOWNTOWN Thursdays event - Bridgeport - Free Shakespeare presents As You Like It set in 1969

08/06/2014 to 08/10/2014

McLevy Green – Downtown Bridgeport, 999 Broad St., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203) 232-8805.

August 6 – 10 at 800 p.m. McLevy Green – Downtown Bridgeport, Bounded by Broad, Bank, Main and State Streets, Bridgeport.
The August 7 performance is a DOWNTOWN Thursdays event. 1969.  Protests. Love-ins. Woodstock. The height of a counter-culture movement—and the perfect time in which to set a 400 year old play according to Ellen Lieberman, Artistic Director of CT Free Shakespeare.  For its 15th season, the company will present As You Like It, one of William Shakespeare’s greatest comedies--and some say his silliest.  It is also Shakespeare’s most musical play, and this adaptation features soul-stirring songs from the 60’s. Actors courtesy of Actor’s Equity. Bring a blanket or chair for seating.  Cancelled if raining.   Free. (203) 232-8805. www.ctfreeshakespeare.org  info@ctfreeshakespeare.org
 
 
 

Bruce Museum - Family Fun Art Activities

08/06/2014

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

August 6: Tales of Two Cities: Paper in 3-D. 10-3 pm. This is a free, drop-in program for families. Pick up a self-guided gallery hunt for the featured exhibition -- Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing, Greenwich Collects, Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker -- and after exploring the art on view, children can participate in a related art-making activity in the Education Workshop.

Curtain Call Theatre Presents The Music Man--Stamford

08/06/2014 to 08/16/2014

1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-329-8207.

Curtain Call Theatre presents The Music Man--Kweskin Theatre--August 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16--Order Tickets Online! THE MUSIC MAN--Summer Youth Theatre production. Directed by Meredith Walker. Music Direction by Eric Johnston. Choreography by Donna Fox. Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson. Book by Franklin Lacey and Meredith Willson. Traveling salesman Harold Hill arrives at staid River City, Iowa intending to cheat the community with his standard scam of offering to equip and train a boy's marching band, then skip town with the money. The local librarian is suspicious, and Harold must divert her from exposing him, but things go awry when he falls for her and inadvertently enriches the town with a love for music.  Check the website for performance times and to order tickets.

2014 First County Bank Summer Concert Series--Cash is King--Norwalk

08/06/2014

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-854-7938.

August 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Calf Pasture Beach Cash Is King – Fans of the Man in Black will enjoy this recreation of
performances by Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Three with June Carter Cash.  Free and open to the public.  $5 parking fee for cars without Norwalk beach sticker.  Rain Date:  Call or check website.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Tree-Mendous Treks

08/07/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Thursdays, August 7 - August 21, 3:30 - 4:30 pm. After visiting our new exhibit, TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees, join one of our education staff for a trek on our trails to discover the trees in our forest! Each week we'll have new activities, such as scavenger hunts, live animal visits, field studies and even a chance to walk our slackline in the forest. No registration needed. Rain will cancel. Meet at the Bendel Mansion. Members: Free | Non-Members: FREE with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.