The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Let’s Talk

09/11/2014

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

Thursdays, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, 1 – 2 p.m.Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people or deepen your friendship with those you already know, as we engage in meaningful conversation about a wide variety of topics that are important in our lives. Topics may range from how to live a fulfilling life, creating healthy relationships, savoring our cherished memories, to embracing changing life circumstances. All will be encouraged to express their feelings and experiences related to the themes that emerge in a safe and supportive environment. Led by a facilitator from Jewish Family Service. Limited capacity. Free and open to the community. Contact Connie Cirillo Freeman at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.org

Stamford Center for the Arts 2014 athome Magazine A-List Awards

09/11/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

6-9pm Tickets on sale starting July 1. The Premiere Home Design Competition athome Magazine's annual A-List Awards honor the top projects in design, landscape and architure by firms across Fairfield County.

21st Annual Septemberfest at Our Lady of the Assumption Church--Fairfield

09/12/2014 to 09/14/2014

545 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-452-5251.

A three day carnival and fair with rides, great food, games, bingo, huge white elephant sale and more.  The 21st Annual SeptemberFest at Our Lady of the Assumption Church grounds in Fairfield. 

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Neshama Yoga

09/12/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0941.

Fridays Sept. 12 – Dec. 19 (No class Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Nov. 28), 9 – 10:30 am. Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality. These two systems of ancient wisdom share much in common. At their core, they provide the practitioner access to the pathways to connect with G-d on a deep, spiritual level. No prior experience needed. Suitable for all fitness levels. Led by Jackie Tepper. Member $198 / Community $231 (11 sessions). For more information, visit www.stamfordjcc.org, contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941 or nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

Stamford Center for the Arts An Evening with Amy Grant

09/12/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

8:00pm Amy Grant, winner of 6 Grammy Awards and the best-selling Contemporary Christian artist of all time, has built a long, successful career on music that matters.

The Jazz Run & Family Fun Walk 5K

09/13/2014

291 Beach Street, Goshen, CT Phone: (860) 361-6285.

10 am - 1 pm. The Jazz Run & Family Fun Walk is a 5K followed by an awards ceremony (cash prizes for top runners), picnic (pre-order tasty boxed lunches by Bantam Market or bring your own), and live jazz by Litchfield Jazz Camp faculty and students. The 5K starts promptly at 10 AM at Camp Cochipianee, 291 Beach Street in Goshen, CT with registration from 8:30 – 9:30 am. The course is USATF Certified, involves no exposure to traffic and has pretty views. Strollers are welcome and there will be activities for kids, so bring the whole family! To benefit need-based scholarships to its Jazz Camp

Bridgeport Symphony - WALT WHITMAN AND STORIES FROM THE SEA

09/13/2014

910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263 .

8 p.m. Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave); Walt Whitman - Poems & Songs - original music by Kyle Sanna, Alex Sopp, Colin Jacobsen & Eric Jacobsen; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherezade, Opus 35 at the Klein Auditorium

Kayak Tour to Historic Cockenoe Island with Westport Historical Society

09/13/2014

Longshore Park, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

0:30 am. The tour will be led by David Park, board member of the Norwalk River Watershed Association and author of the guidebook "Kayaking in and around the Norwalk Islands." Please meet at Longshore Sailing School, Longshore Park, Westport . Kayak rentals are paid directly to Longshore and may be reserved by calling 203-226-4646. The guided tour fee is $15 for non-members, $13 for members, and runs from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Reservations for the tour should be made through WHS at 203-222-1424. More information is at: westporthistory.org. Rain date is Sunday, September 14 at 10:30 am. Intermediate level kayak ability is required. Copies of "Kayaking in and around the Norwalk Islands" are available for $10 at WHS.

Stamford Center for the Arts LADIES OF LAUGHTER

09/13/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

Ladies of Laughter is the biggest platform for women in comedy. Before 1992, Mary Jo Wobker was instrumental in giving countless women their start in stand-up comedy. The Funny & Fabulous Show includes the national professional winners from the 2004 and 2014 women's stand-up competition. Featuring Greenwich's own Jane Condon!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farmers Market

09/14/2014

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

Sundays, September 14 – October 5, 10am – 2pm.We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays! The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org