CT Audubon Society Center Greenwich Hosts Live Birds of Prey Program

03/17/2012

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-6305 Ext. 109.

Live Birds of Prey  at the CT Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Sleek, strong, silent. Falcons, hawks and owls. Meet the Center at Fairfield's live birds of prey up close! These birds cannot be released back into the wild, but now serve as bird ambassadors who help us tell the story of their status in Connecticut and what each of us can do to help them. Fee:  $3 for CAS Members, $6 for Non-members. To register or for more information, call 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

Chaparrals at New England Carousel Museum

03/17/2012

95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 585-5411.

On Saturday March 17th, The Carousel Museum welcomes the locally renowned "Chaparrals" for your listening and dancing pleasure. Come enjoy the ambiance of our museum along with the best in Country Western and Soft Rock while dancing on our recently refinished large dance floor. This is a BYOB event. Snacks and setups will be available for purchase. Singles are welcome. Tickets are $12 per person at the door. Make your reservations for tables of 8 or for more information call the museum at 860-585-5411. Doors will open at 6:30 Saturday evening. The Chaparrals will entertain from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Syrup Saturday & Pancake Breakfast at New Canaan Nature Center

03/17/2012

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

10:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Bring the whole family and join us as we celebrate the bounty from this year's syrup season! See the Sugar Shack in action and learn all about this age-old New England tradition. We'll also host a delicious breakfast where you and yours can sample first hand the sweet treat of the sugar maple trees atop a short stack of flapjacks or waffles with your choice of toppings. If that doesn't fill you up, grab a treat at our maple-themed bake sale! Join our naturalists for a hike down Maple Lane to learn some tree identification tips, watch a tree tapping demo and maple sap boil down, and make a maple-themed craft to take home with you. Members: $8/person, Non-members: $12/person

St. Patrick's Day At Beardsley Zoo

03/17/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 345-3430.

It's St. Patrick's Day! Time to shimmy your shamrock, go green, get jiggy, and groove your way to the Zoo! Kids in the Irish spirit wearing anything green today will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. One free child admission per adult. Don't miss our educational "Green Animal" scavenger hunt while you're here!

Greater Bridgeport Symphony Concert Features Michael Ludwig, Violin and Benjamin Loeb, Piano

03/17/2012 to 03/18/2012

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

On Saturday, March 17 at 8PM and Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 3PM at the Klein Auditorium, Bridgeport the Greater Bridgeport Symphony presents a concert, Gustav in America.  Music by American composers and Gustav's friends--Copland, Corigliano, Waxman and Bernstein.  Check the website for further information.

St. Patrick's Day at Beardsley Park Zoo

03/17/2012 to 03/17/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6565.

It's St. Patrick's Day! Time to shimmy your shamrock, go green, get jiggy, and groove your way to the Zoo! Kids in the Irish spirit wearing anything green today will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. One free child admission per adult. Don't miss our educational "Green Animal" scavenger hunt while you're here!

Westport Country Playhouse presents “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Tortoise and the Hare,”

03/18/2012

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: (203) 227-4177 or (888) 927-7529.

1 and 4 PM. Produced by Corbian/Lighwire Theater. Two classic fairy tales. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $18. For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or for out-of-town callers toll-free at 888-927-7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information and tickets also available at www.westportplayhouse.org.

Sunday Explorers

03/18/2012 to 03/18/2012

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

2 pm to 4 pm (No program on 4/8, 4/29 & 5/20). Sunday is FUNday at the SM&NC with our popular Sunday Explorers programs! Join us for self-guided crafts, trail walks, live animal visits, garden experiences and more. Each week will have a special theme to help explore all SM&NC has to offer. 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

Evening Lecture Series: Take a Virtual Trip to Yellowstone National Park at Beardsley Zoo

03/21/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 345-3430.

7:00 pm Come see the home where the buffalo roam - experience the majesty of the animals and vistas of Yellowstone National Park. $5 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served. This lecture, taking place in the Hanson Exploration Station, is part of the Evening Lecture Series, sponsored by Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Association.

New Canaan Men at War New Canaan Historical Society

03/22/2012

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

New Canaan Men at War will be A. James Bach's subject on March 22nd at 3:00 p.m.  Mr. Bach will discuss soldiers from New Canaan and their involvement in battles and skirmishes, and the famous and infamous soldiers in these events.
Free to Members of the Historical Society, Staying Put in New Canaan and Students, all others $10 per lecture or $25 for series