Mozart & Friends Recitals

03/11/2012 to 03/11/2012

501 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Mozart & Friends Recitals Featuring Caroline Stinson, cello & Molly Morkoki, piano Steinway Piano Gallery in Westport, 501 Post Road E. Westport An intimate setting with unsurpassed music is a perfect way to spend a winter afternoon. Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm Single tickets: $28 For more information visit www.Stamfordsymphony.org, call Patron Services at 203-325-1407 x10 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org The Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Stamford and its neighboring communities.

America, Europe and the War of 1812 at New Canaan Historical Society

03/12/2012

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-1776.

7:30 p.m.America, Europe and the War of 1812 will be presented by Mark Albertson.  Mr. Albertson teaches history at Norwalk Community College and is a historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine.Free to Members of the Historical Society, Staying Put in New Canaan and Students, all others $10 per lecture or $25 for series

SM&NC Science Spot

03/12/2012 to 03/12/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

3:30 – 4:15 pm. Stop by the Overbrook Nature Center on Monday afternoons to learn the science behind some of our favorite natural wonders. We’ll study amphibians and make slime, discover color science through making our own watercolors, build with magnets and more. Each week will be a different theme and feature a take home project. Recommended for 5 and up. Members: Free/Non-Members: Free with admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Zoo Tots

03/13/2012 to 03/14/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 345-3430.

10:30 am This program, which is for children 18 months to three years who are accompanied by an adult, may include stories, activities, crafts, and live animals. This session, entitled "Animal Moves," will explore the way different animals get around. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child. To reserve a space in the program, pre-register by calling the Zoo's Education Department at 203-394-6563.

Play With Your Food at the Fairfield Theatre Company

03/13/2012

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203.293.8831.

Buffet Lunch, Readings of Short Plays*, Discussion with Actors. 12noon - 1:30pm. Tickets $43. Plays will include works by David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Jacquelyn Reingold and a scene from George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.

Play With Your Food at the Greenwich Arts Council

03/14/2012 to 03/15/2012

299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.293.8831.

Buffet Lunch, Readings of Short Plays*, Discussion with Actors. 12noon - 1:30pm. Tickets $43/$40 GAC members. Plays will include works by David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Jane Anderson and Mark Twain's The Diaries of Adam and Eve.

Supper and Song

03/14/2012 to 03/14/2012

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974.

A JCC FamilyPlace “sing along, sup along” evening featuresa guest entertainer in a concert tailored to young children 1 - 8 years. Pizza served to children and adults. M $7, $9 after March 12 / NM $9, $11 after March 12. For more information, call Galit Roloff at 203-487-0974, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail groloff@stamfordjcc.org.

Women Behind Broadway Women’s History Month Lecture & Lunch at Fairfield History Museum

03/15/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

12pm with Alexis Greene, author of Lucille Lortel: The Queen of Off Broadway and Helen Sheehy, author of Eva Le Gallienne. A Biography $8; $5, Members. Please bring lunch, lemonade and dessert will be provided. Friends Lucille Lortel and Eva Le Gallienne forged exceptional careers in the world of theatre. Both women played challenging roles on stage and both kept a commitment to theatre education and avant garde theatre. Galienne (1899 – 1991) became an accomplished performer, educator and a master at building nonprofit repertory theater companies. Lortel (1900 – 1999) began her theatre career as an actress, appearing on Broadway in 1925 and later played roles on the stage and screen. She settled into married life and began producing theatre in 1947 with the creation of the White Barn Theatre in Westport. She was a stalwart promoter and producer of new and original plays and was pivotal in establishing Off-Broadway as an alternative to the commercial theatres in New York.

Know the Law: What do the Federal and State Laws Mandate?

03/15/2012 to 03/15/2012

Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD), 25 Van Zant Street 2nd Floor, Norwalk, CT 06855. Phone: 203-838-5010.

The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD) is hosting a series of lectures for parents called Let’s Talk: My Child Has a Learning Disability. What Should I Do? Parents will discover all the opportunities their child has as Rena Schine, Ph. D., School Psychologist/Advocate, shares her knowledge about what the law and school system have to offer to help maximize each child’s potential. The first lecture will be held on March 8, second March 15, and the third March 22.This series is intended for beginning parents looking for answers. The fee for the 3-lecture series is $45 for CACLD members, $50 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Call 203-838-5010 to register with a credit card.

Astronomy Nights: Mars Geology

03/16/2012 to 03/16/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Why is Mars called the “Red Planet”? Recent studies of Mars have given us new insight to this geological wonder. Head to the Observatory and learn recent findings about our celestial neighbor and how these findings relate to developments in our understanding of Earth. After the presentation, 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. Members: Free/Non Members: adults $3, children (5–17) $2. This program is suitable for children ages 5 & older. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org