Captain's Cove Seaport - Openning Day

05/08/2015

1 Bostwick Ave, Black Rock, CT

Opening for the season on Friday, May 8th at 11am!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Program: Astronomy Nights: Galaxies and Dark Matter

05/08/2015

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

Astronomy Nights: Galaxies and Dark Matter Friday, May 8, 7:30 pm. Join us for our exciting spring series of astronomy programs! Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more through our 22-inch telescope. Start by enjoying a presentation on Galaxies and Dark Matter followed by a visit to view the night sky. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Please note viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Location: Behind the Heckscher Farm, enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter – 151 Scofieldtown Road. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts Storybook Pajama Party--If You Give a Pig a PancakeNorwalk

05/08/2015

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

Friday, May 8, 2015 --Storybook Pajama Party – If You Give a Pig a Pancake 6:00 – 8:30 pm. What happens when you give a pig a pancake? Find out! Listen to this bedtime story in your PJs, meet Pig and enjoy the activities throughout the museum. Registration required. Early-bird registration (through May 6): Members $10/person. Non-members $15/person. Regular registration: Members $12/person. Non-members $17/person.

Fairfield Theatre Company - NRBQ

05/08/2015

70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1036.

7:45 pm. Often called "the world's greatest bar band," NRBQ is that rare group that's eclectic, stylistically innovative, and creatively ambitious while sounding thoroughly humble and accessible.

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Galaxies and Dark Matter

05/08/2015 to 05/08/2015

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

Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the Galaxies and Dark Matter, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 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 $5, Children (5-17) $3. No children under 5 please. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Circles on Sounds at Seaside Park, Bridgeport

05/09/2015

1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 203-209-4896.

On Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport Circles on the Sound will be held.  Treat your dogs and yourself with a trip to the upcoming Circles on Sounds Frisbee Festival.  Music Festival, local artisans,

Treat the whole family to fun all day at Seaside Park with Frisbee Festival , amazing hoola hoop extravaganza and many more fun activities.  Music all day by local bands. 

CFPA Ramble: Limestone Kilns, Marble Caves and Old Mining Roads

05/09/2015

Tibbetts Road, Seymour, CT

9 am - 11:30 am. Join us for a geological and nature adventure as we hike through a unique ridge-top ecosystem dominated by chestnut oak, pitch pine and mountain laurel. Follow along old mining roads that lead to the ruins of an early 1800's colonial limestone kiln. Investigate the marble caves and quarries as well as large rock ledges (most likely used by Native Americans for shelter). Enjoy dramatic overlooks of the Housatonic River while enjoying snacks. Observe evidence of primary succession where reindeer lichens, mosses, grasses, lowbush blueberry, and oaks all grow. This free 2.5-mile hike is geared for families with school-age children (age six and older), as well as singles. The trails are easy to moderate with some steeper hills. Children and adults should be of sufficient fitness to hike the planned distance. No dogs, please.

Bird Banding Demonstration At Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary

05/09/2015

314 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-0416.

7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Come celebrate the return of our migratory birds during International Migratory Bird Day 2015, on Saturday May 9 from 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Master bander Judy Richardson and her team will demonstrate all aspects of the bird banding process. Join us for bagels and watch the team at work! You'll get an up close, bird's-eye view of every aspect of bird banding. The fee is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Call for reservations at 203-259-6305 ext. 109. Visit Connecticut Audubon Society's website at www.ctaudubon.org. for a complete list of our many spring programs and special events.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra Presents Just for Kids Program Featuring Damon Grant, Percussions

05/09/2015

Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-956-6771.

On Saturday, May 9, the (Not) Just for Kids program will bring local percussion star Damon Grant to feature the percussion instruments of the orchestra. This program is designed to introduce children 3-10 years old to what the instruments of the orchestra can do and give them an opportunity to try them out! This 1-hour free program will be presented at the Wilton, New Canaan and Norwalk Libraries as follows 11:00 am Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT 06897 - 203.762.3950;
1:30 pm New Canaan Library, Lamb Room, 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 - 203.594.5000; 3:00 pm Norwalk Public Library Auditorium, 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850 - 203.899.2780.

14th Annual Sandcastle for a Cause

05/09/2015

Compo Beach, Westport, CT Phone: 203-226-3426.

Saturday, May 9th, 2015, Noon - 4:00pm. Get your family, friends, office mates, school mates, team mates or you-name-it to build a sandcastle worthy of a “Golden Shovel” award presented by event judges. Sand architects of all ages are welcome. Register now and receive 2 free T-shirts with a Big Lot (10’x10’ for $100) and 4 free T-shirts with a Really Big Lot (20’x20’ for $300.00). Free Beach Parking for all participants the day of the event. To register, please visit www.hwhct.org or call 203-226-3426.   Homes with Hope and Builders Beyond Borders . Help support the missions of Homes with Hope and B3 as they make a difference in the lives of individuals and families both locally and globally. Participants are encouraged to sign up now at Hwhct.org.