Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Animal Meet and Greet

07/13/2014

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

Sundays, July 13 - August 31, 3:30 - 4:00pm. Stop by for a chance to meet one of our Overbrook Nature Center or Heckscher Farm animals up close! From goats to guinea pigs and lambs to leopard geckos, see which animals call the SM&NC home. Great for all ages! Program is approximately 15-20 minutes and will meet at the Outdoor Classroom by the Otter Pond. In inclement weather, meet at Overbrook Nature Center. 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

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Farm Market

07/13/2014

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

Sundays, July 13 – October 5, 10am – 2pm. We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays! The Farm Market will be located conveniently on the Meadow. New and additional vendors will offer a wider variety of fresh, local items. The Market will also feature a different food truck each week so you can enjoy lunch at one of our picnic tables by the Bendel Pond. We'll be selling our very own products from Heckscher Farm — fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of our environmental educators. SM&NC Sunday Market Admission: FREE. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - 2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck

07/13/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0974.

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ages Birth – 8. Put your imagination in gear and go! Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard and get behind the wheel of their favorite vehicles, including: ambulance-*police-construction-fire truck-ice cream truck. The day includes a bounce house, bubbles, face painting and lots of excitement! Bring a picnic dinner. Guaranteed fun for all! Admission per family: $9 if registered by July 5 / $11 beginning July 6. For more information, contact Galit Roloff at 203.487.0974 or groloff@stamfordjcc.org.

Greenwich Point Concerts Al DiMarco Swing Band

07/13/2014

Greenwich, CT

5:30 - 7 p.m. Jazz interpretations of classics from American Song Book. Be sure to bring your chairs or blanket, refreshments, and your vehicle permit and beach passes. The shows go on rain or shine, in the event of rain, the concerts are held inside at the Old Greenwich-Riverside Civic Center on Harding Road in Old Greenwich. For more information about
Town of Greenwich Park Passes, call 203-861-3169

The Klein Neutral Presents Steele Pulse

07/13/2014

910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 800-424-0160.

8 p.m. Reggae musicians have always used their talents to call for harmony, and Steel Pulse are proud bearers of the torch; helping to bring us together and bring us a little closer to Jah Kingdom. Tickets are $30, $35 day of. Members save $5 per ticket.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking - SPOTLIGHT ON: JONATHAN WEINBERG

07/14/2014

229 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

1 evening workshop, Monday 5 - 9pm.  Advanced Project Critique  - Push your artwork to the next level with an evening discussion that moves beyond the technical, and challenges the ideas and meaning behind your images. Join us for an evening of conceptual and formal critique with esteemed artist historian, artist and critic Jonathan Weinberg. Participants need to submit a short artist's statement before the critique and bring a selection of 5-10 works (either individual prints or a series) for the discussion.

Beardsley Zoo - Zoo Patrol

07/14/2014 to 07/18/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am - 12:30 pm. This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 9 - 11 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for non-members.Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 203-394-6563.

Bruce Museum Summer Painting Workshop. Palettes, Brushes and Paint!

07/14/2014 to 07/18/2014

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

Designed for students ages 10 – 14 (child must have completed fourth grade). In this workshop, students will study the basics of painting and create their own works of art. Themes of landscape, portraiture and mural painting will be explored. Full Session: Members $100, Non-members $170. Scholarships are available. Call 203-413-6744 for information and reservations.

Bruce Museum 2014 Summer Painting Workshop!

07/14/2014 to 07/18/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

10:00 am – 12:00 noon Palettes, Brushes and Paint! Designed for students ages 10 – 14 (child must have completed fourth grade). In this workshop students will study the basics of painting and create their own works of art. Themes of landscape, portraiture and mural painting will be explored. Each session: Members $100, Non-members $170. Scholarships are available. Call (203) 413-6744 for information and reservations.

Darien Library - Short Stories for Long Days with Carroll Stenson

07/15/2014

1441 Post Rd., Darien, CT Phone: 203- 655-1234 .

On Tuesday 3 p.m. Our popular discussion series, Short Stories for Long Days with Carroll Stenson offer insight into the human condition and provoke thoughtful conversation. Please join us and share with other short story enthusiasts. For more information email: askus@darienlibrary.org.