Greenwich Historical Society Gallery Tour - Sundays and Wednesdays

09/03/2017 to 09/27/2017

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

Sept. 3, 6,10,13,17,20,24,27. 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 Family Gallery Tours - Sundays

09/03/2017 to 09/24/2017

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

Sundays - Sept. 3,10,17,24. 11:30 am -12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitons. Free with admission; no registration required.

Bruce Museum First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

09/03/2017

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272.

9-11:15 am. Join us for a leisurely walk to view birds in their habitats. Bring binoculars. Meet near southern concession stand. Contactcynthiae@brucemuseum.org for information and Park admission. Contact cynthiae@brucemuseum.org for Park admission. Free. No registration required

Rowayton Ladrigan Swim Races & Family Fun Day

09/03/2017

Bayley Beach, Rowayton, CT

10:30 am. Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Saturday, September 3rd of Labor Day weekend. We'll start with the Lighthouse Race at 10:30am sharp (a one-mile swim from Green's Ledge Lighthouse to shore). Check-in for Lighthouse Race swimmers and their kayak escorts will start at 9:30am. Following the Lighthouse Race is the Buoy Race (a swim from the buoy to the shore). Last are the children's swim races, which are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. After the awards ceremony, all are invited to join in the traditional beach games which include a tug-of-war, a pie-eating contest and an egg toss.

Rowayton Arts Center Portside Show

09/03/2017 to 09/24/2017

145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

Opening Reception Sun. Sept. 10, 4-6. Gallery Hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 4pm (Closed Jan-Mar) Monday Closed

10th Annual 5K/10K Run or Walk

09/04/2017 to 09/04/2017

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0941.

September 4, Rain or Shine • 8:30 am Sign-In • 9 am Start

Benefits JumpStart at the JCC, a comprehensive preschool program for children with special needs and other inclusion programs at The J. Open to the community. USATF certified course! Professionally timed race!

Pre-Register by August 18: $30 adults, $15 students and children (age 6 to 18)
Register after August 18: $36 adults, $18 students and children (age 6 to 18)
Children 5 and under free.  For more information visit www.stamfordjcc.org or contact Nancy Schiffman 203-487-0941, email: nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org

* * * * The Stamford Jewish Community Center boasts a wide variety of social, educational and recreational programs. JCC membership, events and programs are open to everyone, regardless of race or religion. 

Bruce Beginnings Tuesdays

09/05/2017 to 09/26/2017

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

Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26. For ages 2.5-5 with adult - Tuesday mornings @11:00 am & afternoons @1:00 pm. Explore the museum collections and exhibitons through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics change weekly:

WESTPORT ARTISTS COLLECTIVE POP UP SHOW

09/06/2017 to 09/09/2017

51 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

Join us on Wednesday, September 6 from 6-8pm for the Westport Artists Collective Pop Up Exhibition! The Pop Up will be on view through Saturday, September 9.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens Perennial Tour

09/07/2017

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.322.6971.

FREE! Stop by the perennial gardens surrounding the Great Lawn.
On the first Thursday of each month from May to October, a team of certified UConn Extension Master Gardeners, who tend the three perennial gardens, will be present to share their extensive knowledge related to successfully growing the flowers in these gardens. The public is invited to stop by, view the gardens, and ask questions.

Housatonic Museum of Art - Scrolls: Joe Zucker Opening Reception

09/07/2017

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT

Please Join us on Thursday, September 7 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM in the Burt Chernow Galleries for our opening reception for the artist. This event is free and all are cordially invited to attend. The exhibit features unique, double-sided paintings exploring the legends and lore of privateers and buccaneers. Images of cannon balls, sailing frigates, oceans, islands and the iconic Jolly Roger flag with skull and crossbones share the spotlight only with the materials themselves. Scrolls of varying sizes, evoke impressions of commerce raiders, seaborne warriors, and adventurers in search of booty.