Audubon Greenwich Hosts I Love Audubon' Day

02/14/2016

613 Riverville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Sunday, February 14, 2016--'I Love Audubon' Day--11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. All Ages Welcome - $20/family. Join us for a tasty tribute to the National Audubon Society. Enjoy taste-testing stations of chocolates, assorted coffees, and homemade Valentine-themed baked goods. Participants receive 10% off on our special earth-friendly chocolates and coffees in the nature store. Other activi-
ties will include: a short Audubon film, family nature hikes, and Valentine's Day crafts. Pre-registration is required with Susan at sematthews@audubon.org.

Weston Historical Society - Love stories

02/14/2016

104 Weston Rd, Weston, CT Phone: (203) 226-1804.

1 PM -4 PM. Love stories and beloved videos! And a reading by Cupid!

Bruce Museum Science Sunday

02/14/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

1pm - 3 pm. For ages 4 -10 with family. Participants will explore simple science concepts while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments and activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Free and no registration required.

Stamford Nature Center and Museum Winter Breakout Day: Big & Little Monday

02/15/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd,, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.322.1646.

11 am - 3 pm Take a look at things BIG and little in nature. Learn how to turn large amounts of maple sap into a smaller amount of maple syrup, taste the "liquid gold" made by the smallest residents of the farm in a honey tasting, and meet the largest and smallest lizards in a "Leapin' Lizards" class. Plant some tiny seeds and see how the spring farm babies have grown up. Enjoy self-guided crafts and a big/little scavenger hunt. End the day with a BIG treat of S'mores on the Meadow! Come for a few activities or stay for the day!

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Family Focus: Paint a Portrait

02/15/2016

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

11 am - 2 pm. Ages 5 +. Free. Can you create a painting based on a selfie or school picture? Bring your own photos or a smartphone to create your own self-portraits in our galleries. Explore portrait paintings from presidents to Eunice Dennie Burr and create your own selfie painting!

Bruce Museum Marjorie Sims Lawrence Lecture. The Evolution of Beauty

02/16/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

6:30 - 8 p.m. An evolutionary ornithologist, Dr. Prum leads a new initiative at Yale that aims to foster communication, mutual understanding, collaborative research and teaching among diverse scientific and humanistic disciplines. He has studied many facets of avian biology including sexual selection and mate choice, aesthetic evolution, avian color vision, and structural color in feathers and skin. Doors open with light refreshments at 6:30 pm, the lecture begins promptly at 7:00 pm. The event is free to Bruce Museum members, $15 for non-members. Reservations are required; contact 203-413-6757 or info@brucemuseum.org.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center - Adult Program: The Honey Bee

02/17/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd,, Stamford, CT Phone: 203.322.1646.

The Honey Bee and an Introduction to Beekeeping Wednesday, February 17 | 6 - 9 pm Are you thinking about keeping bees, and want to understand what it takes and how to get started? Are you not ready to keep your own bees, but you're curious and want to be part of the solution? Are you afraid of bees? Think you're allergic? Beekeeper Tim Cerniglia of Beekind Farms will introduce you to these friendly and productive pollinators. Presentation will cover and discuss: Honey bee biology and sociology Pollination value in food system Modern day honey bee challenges What it takes to keep a colony of bees A season of beekeeping Bee products from the hive.

New Canaan Nature Center Winter Break Program Ages 3-8

02/17/2016 to 02/19/2016

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

9:00 A.M. - Noon. Noon - 1:00 P.M. Lunch Bunch. Out of school and looking for some wintry fun and adventure in the great outdoors? Come on down the hill and join other enthusiastic kids as our expert staff lead a variety of Winter themed adventures throughout the 40-acre expanse of NCNC. Each day campers will discover different wonders of the winter season while they traverse the property and let nature surround them. Daily activities are subject to change based on daily weather forecasts. Program emphasizes hands-on outdoor activities and educational nature games and art experiences that engage the mind and body.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Hosts Herbert Lust: Remembering Artists Alberto Giancometti, Sol Lewitt and others..Norwalk

02/18/2016

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-7999.

February 18, 2016 --Alberto Giacometti, Portrait of Herbert Lust in his Father's Topcoat, Drawing with Ballpoint Pen-- 6pm-8pm.
In the summer of 1949, at the age of 22, Herbert Lust arrived in Paris on a Fulbright scholarship to study at the Sorbonne. He was a graduate student from the University of Chicago. "I was at that time among the top scholars from the University of Chicago," Mr. Lust writes, "the youngest ever to receive the prestigious M.A. in mathematics and philosophy." Lust became an ardent collector of Alberto Giacometti, Sol Lewitt, Robert Indiana, Enrico Baj, the photographer Joel-Peter Witkin, and the surrealist artists including Hans Bellmer, among others. Mr. Lust will share with his thoughts on collecting and his personal collection.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Hosts Susan Cohen, Finding Design: Landscape Architecture and the Creative Process

02/18/2016

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Susan Cohen, Finding Design:<br> Landscape Architecture and the Creative Process--Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
LA CES Credits. Discover the role of creative imagination in the design process. • Learn how an unorthodox line of thought, or an unexpected inspiration, can lead to unusual - perhaps magical - design solutions that meet all the criteria of profession work today. • Be inspired to explore and expand your own sources of inspiration. Call to register or check website.