Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/31/2017 to 08/04/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Just Like Magic $335.00 – $360.00 July 31 – August 4, 9AM-3:30PM Grades 5-7 Ever wondered how certain magic tricks are done? Or maybe how special effects work? Join us for a week of stage and screen "magic" and find out. We'll learn about chemistry, illusions, and all the science behind movie magic.

Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/31/2017 to 08/04/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Spy Lab $325.00 – $350.00 July 31 – August 4, 9AM-3:30PM Grades 4-6 Your mission, should you choose to accept it: master the skills essential to being a spy. Learn fingerprinting techniques, send coded messages, solve mysteries, and more!

Discovery Museum Summer Programs

07/31/2017 to 08/04/2017

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Mad Science Laboratory $250.00 – $275.00 July 31 – August 4, 9AM-3:30PM Grades 2-4 WANTED: Mad Scientists ready to get up to their elbows in all sort of possibly yucky experiments. Must be willing to risk learning something. Explosions are possible.

Bruce Beginnings Tuesdays

08/01/2017 to 08/29/2017

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

Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 11:00 - 11:45 am and 1:00 - 1:45 pm. Changing topics weekly: Exploring Color, Sunny Days, Making Prints, A Closer Look, People in Portraits. Children, ages 2½ - 5, and their caregivers are encourages to explore the museum's collections and exhibitions through picture books and hands-on activities. Free with admission, no advanced registration required.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center WILD! Feeding

08/01/2017 to 08/19/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Saturdays, July 8 - August 19, 11 am - 11:30 am Ever wonder how we feed our exhibit animals in Heckscher WILD!? Help make salads for our tortoises, lizards, and other fruit- and veggie-loving friends. Spaces for this program are limited and are first-come, first-served. Ages 5 and up. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission

Stepping Stones Museum For Children Under the Sea - Touch Tank

08/01/2017

303 West Ave., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

12-3 pm. A summer theme drop-in activity in partnership with Maritime. Marine animals in display tanks where visitors can come up and touch them.

Norwalk Seaport Association Cruise to Sheffield Island August

08/01/2017 to 08/31/2017

4 North Water St., South Norwalk, CT Phone: 1-800-838-3006.

In August visitors can board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a cruise to the island then tour the lighthouse, observe wildlife in their natural habitat in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for shells along the beach, dine on a picnic lunch, play on the lawns around the lighthouse and just have a good time. The lighthouse is open to visitors for daily tours, however, the tower section of the lighthouse is closed for renovations. Your boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse dock located at the corner of North Water Street and Washington Street in Historic South Norwalk. Parking is available adjacent to the dock and the Norwalk Maritime Center Garage. Reservations are not required but are strongly recommended. Round-trip ferry tickets are $25.00 adults ... $15.00 children ages 4-12 ... FREE children ages 3 and younger. Check website for dates and times. Most days the vessel goes out at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm. Tickets online or by phone. Reservations suggested.

Greenwich Wednesday Concerts

08/02/2017

100 Arch St., Greenwich, CT

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Bearcats - Jazz

Greenwich Historical Society Gallery Tour - Sundays and Wednesdays

08/02/2017 to 08/30/2017

39 Strickland Rd, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

Aug. 2,6,9,13,16,20,23,27,30. Gallery Tour Every Wed. and Sun. at 12:15pm join us in the Storehouse Gallery for a docent-led tour of our current exhibition. These informal, 20- to 30-minute docent-led gallery tours will focus on exhibition highlights, themes, and background stories that provide a framework for better understanding the art and objects on display. Docents will also answer questions and help you zero in on particular points of interest. These value-added tours are included in the price of admission.

Bruce Museum Summer Night with Friends.

08/02/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6741..

6:00 – 8:00 pm. Summer Night with Friends. Toast summer at the Bruce! Stroll the galleries, enjoy live music, and view the exhibition Spring into Summer with Andy Warhol and Friends! Bubbly and lite bites will be served. Bring a friend. Members $20, non-members $25. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-night-with-friends-tickets-35569014881