Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Winter Break Out Day: How's It Move?

01/19/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. From trains to tarantulas and rockets to rabbits, explore how different things move from point A to point B. Explore animal motion from galloping horses to slithering snakes, try to stay dry in a centripetal force challenge, launch some rockets, and get moving with hikes on the winter trails. Discover how the constellations 'move' in the winter sky in the planetarium. The new LEGO® exhibition, A Billion Bricks: Trucks, Trains & Spaceships, will also have plenty of great action. At the end of the day, make a move to join us at 2:30 pm for S'mores on the Meadow. 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.

Bruce Museum Science lecture: March of the Fossil Penguins

01/20/2015

1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

6:30 pm. Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Bruce Museum Curator of Science, presents an overview of the remarkable 60-million-year evolutionary history of "our fine flippered friends," the penguins, to celebrate Penguin Awareness Day.

Pequot Library Program: Light Up Winter: Candlemaking 101--Southport

01/21/2015

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT 06890. Phone: 203-259-0346.

Pequot Library offers a program:  Light Up Winter: Candlemaking 101--Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm.Grades 1 - 5 Registration required. $5 materials fee.  Call to register.

Avon Theatre Film Center Hosts French Cinematheque: The Blue Room

01/22/2015

272 Bedford St., Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-967-3660.

Avon Theatre Film Center hosts French Cinematheque:  The Blue Room on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:30PM.  Directed by Mathieu Amalric.   Two adulterous lovers go from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy, brain-teasing thriller. Mathieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Grand Budapest Hotel) directs and stars as Julien, a middle-aged salesman embroiled in a steamy love affair with a married woman who, after a round of kinky sex, makes a startling suggestion. Suddenly Julien is caught up in a police investigation-but just what exactly happened? Based on a novel by celebrated crime writer Georges Simenon, this beguiling cinematic puzzle unfolds in an elliptical style that keeps the audience guessing every step of the way.French Cinematheque: THE BLUE ROOM--Thursday January 22, 2015 -7:30PM. Directed By: Mathieu Amalric. Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau.

Audubon Greenwich Hosts Movie: Happy Feet

01/23/2015

613 Riverville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Saturday, January 23, 2016--Movie: Happy Feet at 3:30 – 5 p.m. All Ages Welcome - $3/person. Wear your comfy clothes, bring your blankets and pillows, and get cozy for a showing of Happy Feet on our movie screen in Kiernan Hall. Popcorn, water, and juice will be provided.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Winter Constellations

01/23/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on winter constellations, followed by a visit to view the night sky through a 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Stamford Center for the Arts David Pendelton

01/23/2015

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

David Pendleton's flawless technique as a ventriloquist sets him apart from just about any other ventriloquist you have ever seen. He will not only amaze you with his ability to make you believe that anything can talk, but his comedy act will also keep you laughing from start to finish!

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

01/24/2015 to 01/25/2015

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

Saturday, January 24 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, January 25 at 11 am and 3 pm. An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us aswe entertain you with a song and dance spectacular,perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservationsrequired. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets ($5 suggested donation) and playbill ads. For more information contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941, nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org or visit www.stamfordjcc.org.

Easton Historical Society World War I Origins and Events

01/25/2015

Easton Public Library, Easton, CT

2 pm. Please join the Historical Society of Easton at the first lecture of the winter season focusing on the origins and events of World War I on Sunday, January 25th at 2 PM in the Easton Public Library's Community Room. Dr. Julie Mujic, Assistant Professor of History at Sacred Heart University will be the speaker. The lecture will explore how the United States was mobilized to support the war and the propaganda that was employed toward that end. In addition, Ms. Mujic will discuss how the home front reacted to the news from abroard as well as the impact that the Great Pandemic influenza epidemic of 1918 – 1919 had on the post war world and generations to come.

Carriage Barn Workshops Photo Explorations

01/25/2015

681 South Ave, New Canaan, CT

In this workshop, we will explore a variety of photographic techniques, with an emphasis on becoming comfortable experimenting with the camera and "seeing" like a photographer. We will go on a photographic treasure hunt, experiment with reflections and motion, and celebrate different perspectives. You are welcome to bring your own camera or may use one of ours. No prior photography experience is necessary, yet even experienced photographers will come away with new ideas.