Friday Night Movies” Series Returns to Stratford Library

11/11/2011

2203 Main Street, Stratford, CT Phone: 203-385-4162.

The series will offer free showings of recent, popular films. Movies are shown uncut on widescreen in the Stratford Library Lovell Room each month beginning at 7 pm. Complimentary snacks will be served. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - Before the new Hollywood version opens next month, check out the original Swedish hit about a journalist and a rebellious computer hacker who team to investigate the unsolved disappearance of a wealthy man's niece. Film is based on Stieg Larsson's phenomenally successful international bestseller.   R, 152 minutes 2010

Owl Prowl

11/11/2011 to 11/11/2011

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

Join SM&NC education staff for an evening searching for these creatures of the night. Learn about the types of owls that call Connecticut home and about some of the great adaptations that let them be such great nocturnal hunters. We'll head out into the woods and discover the ecology of these beautiful birds. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Limited enrollment, so register early. Pre-registration is required for these events. Please call 203.977.6521 to register. Space is limited. Rain or shine. Members: $5 | Non-members: $8. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org


Greater Bridgeport Symphony Concert Features Elena Urioste, Violin

11/12/2011 to 11/13/2011

446 University Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-576-0263.

On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 8PM and Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 3PM the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Concert features Gustav and Mozart.  A program of music by Gustav's favorite: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.   Featured artist: Elena Urioste, violin.  Music:  Symphonies #23, #1 and #41 Jupiter; Violin Concerto #5.  Location:  The Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport.  Check the website for further information.

Family Bird Watch at Audubon Center Greenwich

11/12/2011

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272 Ext. 221.

On Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 2PM to 3:30PM the Audubon Center Greenwich will offer a Family Bird Watch and Project Feederwatch.  Get to know backyard winter birds, how to feed them, and learn how your family can be "citizen scientists" to help count winter birds at bird feeders in our own backyard.  All ages are welcome.  For further information check the website.

Music of the Masters-Brahms

11/12/2011 to 11/13/2011

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407 x14.

Stamford Palace Theater: November 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.& November 13 at 3:00 p.m.The Stamford Symphony with Eckart Preu, conductor and Phillippe Quint on violin. RESPIGHI - Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No.3 BRUCH - Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, op.26, featuring Phillippe Quint on violin BRAHMS - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op.68 Maestro Preu will share secrets and stories behind the music on stage one hour before the concert. Kids Come Free on Sunday. MusiKids, an interactive education experience for children ages 6 – 12, takes place before the Sunday concert. For more information visit www.stamfordsymphony.org, call Gina Ely at 203-325-1407 x14 or e-mail Gely@stamfordsymphony.org


Family Bird Watch & Project Feederwatch at Audubon Greenwich

11/12/2011

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272.

2:00-3:30 pm Get to know backyard winter birds, how to feed them, and learn how your family can be "citizen scientists" to help count winter birds at bird feeders in your own backyard. All ages. RSVP to Nature Store at 203-869-5272 x221.

The Gilded Age Ball at the Greenwich Historical Society

11/12/2011

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

Return to a time when Greenwich's great estates were raised in quick and competitive succession, when ladies and gentlemen followed elaborate dress codes, when every conservatory abounded with orchids and potted palms and no respectable table setting was complete without an elaborate silver service. Join us as we make a bow to this formative time in Greenwich history. Dinner and Dancing 7:00 pm to midnight. Black Tie, White Tie Optional. Call or go online to reserve tickets.

Brahms The Stamford Symphony Palace Theatre

11/12/2011 to 11/13/2011

61 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203.325.4466.

November 12th and 13th features one of the great Romantic symphonies -- Symphony No. 1 in C minor -- a beautiful and emotional piece by Johannes Brahms. Also on the program is Respighi (Ancient Airs and Dance Suite No. 3) and Bruch (Violin Concerto No. 1).

Kids Fun Night: Sports Extravaganza

11/12/2011 to 11/12/2011

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203- 487-0971.

Grades K – 2 . Join us for a fun night of sports and games in our gymnasium and J•Gaming studio, plus much more. M $20 / NM $25. For more information, call Mo Concepcion at 203-487-0971, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail mconcepcion@stamfordjcc.org.

Joshua Nelson - The Prince of Kosher Gospel

11/12/2011 to 11/12/2011

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0941.

Kosher gospel is the marriage of Jewish religious lyrics and meanings with the soulful sounds of American gospel music. For Joshua Nelson, kosher gospel is a way to claim both parts of his identity as a gospel singer and as a Black Jew. For his audiences, whatever their faith or heritage, kosher gospel has been a revelation. Now in his early thirties, Nelson has performed around the world, for Presidents, congregations, major music festivals—and for Oprah, who named him a “Next Big Thing.” Single tickets: $20. For more information, call Nancy Schiffman at 203-487-0941, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.