The 5 Browns

05/07/2011 to 05/07/2011

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203 325 4466.

ONE NIGHT ONLY-Saturday, May 7, at  8:00 p.m. THE DYNAMIC QUINTET OF PIANOS TAKING THE NATION BY STORM! Sibling synergy and world-class talent. Catch the dynamic quintet of pianos that's waking up the classics.  Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford 06901 Now that's Serious Fun! Tickets $29 - $79. For tickets, contact the Palace Theatre Box Office at 203 325 4466 or visit www.stamfordsymphony.org.

Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic Concert Celebrates--51st Concert Season

05/08/2011

61 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-4466.

On Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 7PM at the Palace Theatre in Stamford the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic, a regional youth symphony founded by Salvatore Princiotti will hold its final performance of the 51st Concert Season.  Christine Xu, a sophomore at Weston High School, will be the piano soloist for the evening.  Call for further information or check the website.

Sing Alongs and Favorite Songs - Peter Yarrow at The Discovery Museum - Bridgeport

05/08/2011

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-372-3521.

On Sunday, 4 p.m. Peter Yarrow, formerly of Peter, Paul & Mary, will be performing at The Discovery Museum.  This is an event for all ages, to help us celebrate the Guitar.  Tickets online or at the door:  $15 adults, $12 Children (3 - 17), $10 Discovery members regardless of age (w/member i.d.)  Visit the website for more informtion.

Mother's Day at Beardsley Zoo

05/08/2011

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563.

Show Mom just how much you care by taking her to the Zoo this Mother's Day.  To show our appreciation for all that she does, moms will be admitted free!

Sunday Explorers - Stamford Museum

05/08/2011 to 05/08/2011

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

11 am – 3 pm, each Sunday (with exception of special event days) – Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features!  Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

New Canaan Historical Society Book Signing with Photographer Geoffrey Gross

05/10/2011

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-1776.

On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 the New Canaan Historical Society will host a book signing with Photographer Geoffrey Gross featuring his new book--Tomorrow's Houses: New England Modernism-- which was recently pulished by Rizzoli with text written by Alexander Gorlin.  Tomorrow's Houses is a richly phtographed presentaiton of modernist houses in New England built during the early twentieth century through the 1960s.  Presentation at 6PM followed by reception and signing at 7PM.

Zoo Tots at Beardsley Zoo

05/10/2011 to 05/11/2011

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563.

10:30 a.m. This monthly 45-minute program for children 18 months to three years, who are accompanied by an adult, may include stories, games, crafts, and a live animal presentation.  This session, "Garden Critters," will focus on animals and plants. 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.

Yom Ha’Atzmaut: Two Countries, One Heart

05/10/2011 to 05/10/2011

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0961.

The entire community is invited to join us and the JCC Tzahal Shalom soldiers in celebrating Israel’s Independence Day and 63rd birthday with: A candlelight vigil for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. Children’s crafts, face painting, Israeli Twister, Wheel of Fortune, Price is Right, Bounce House and many more! Live dance performances by local day schools. M/NM $5. For more information contact Adam Weiss at 203.487.0961, visit www.stamfordjcc.org or e-mail aweiss@stamfordjcc.org.


Pre-K Storytime at Fairfield Museum and History Center

05/11/2011

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Wednesday, Pre-K Storytime 10:00 am at Fairfield Museum and History Center. Celebrate the season with fun stories that spring to life! Free for members, free with admission. Fee: Free with admission. For more information contact info@fairfieldhs.org.

William Hosley to Lecture on Connecticut's Visionary Art Collectors, Elizabeth Colt and Robbins Battell, at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum - Norwalk

05/11/2011

295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06852. Phone: 203-838-9799 X17.

On Wednesday, 11 a.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion learn about  Two of the most important art collections built in Connecticut during the industrial age.  William Hosley, a well known scholar and cuator, will talk about the Colt and the Batell collections and draw similarities between the two Connecticut collectors.  For lecture information and reservations call or email.  Adm: $25 non-members, $20 members. The admission includes the lecture, a light lunch and a tour of the first floor of the mansion. RSVP by May 8.  Lunch: Courtesy of Bull's Head Market.  Lecture is co-sponsored by the New Canaan Preservation Alliance, Inc.