Audubon Greenwich Program: Rain Gardens

03/11/2016

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

Friday, March 11, 2016 Audubon Greenwich Program:  Rain Gardens from 1-2:30pm.  $20 members/$24 non-members
Rain Gardens play a significant role in storm water management. Join Horticulturist Anna Fialkoff from the New England Wild Flower Society to become a steward of the watershed and create a rain garden in your own back yard. Online registration required. Please visit the Audubon Greenwich website http://greenwich.audubon.org/newfs-series-march-2016
to register for this event.

The Bijou Theatre Presents Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway--Bridgeport

03/12/2016

275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-332-3228.

On March 12, 2016 a 7:30PM The Bijou Theatre is proud to announce a Special Benefit Performance of Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway, the number one Broadway touring concert in the United States. It has played in over 120 cities a year, for the past decade and now, it's coming to Bridgeport! Created by the nationally celebrated composer and musical director, Neil Berg, the show features an evening of Broadway songs such as: Music in the Night, All That Jazz, The Impossible Dream, This is the Moment, Some Enchanted Evening, Cabaret, Buenos Aires/Don't Cry For My Argentina, and many others classics sung by today's top Broadway stars.  Check the website for ticket information.

FOLIOS FIRST: UNCOVERING SHAKESPEARE EXHIBITION TOUR AND PAGE TURNING AT PEQUOT LIBRARY

03/12/2016

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: (203) 259-0346 .

The public will have the opportunity to experience an exhibition tour and page turning of rare books during a special event, Folios First: Uncovering Shakespeare, on Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at Pequot Library. This program is free and open to the public, with registration encouraged online at pequotlibrary.org

Klein Memorial Auditorium Hosts Bridgeprt Symphony: Mahler by Jacobsen--

03/12/2016

910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 203-576-0263.

On Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 8PM at  The Klein the Bridgeport Symphony presents Mahler's 5th Symphony--The Giant with Eric Jacobsen conducting.   Check the website for ticket information.

Garden Education Center Program: Introduction to Tree ID with Jonathan Borysiewicz

03/12/2016

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

Introduction to Tree ID with Jonathan Borysiewicz--Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am Cost: Members $20, Non-Members $30. Let the GEC help you take your tree ID skills to the next level! This class will begin inside with a general review of ID basics, before moving on to more advanced winter ID skills and tricks of the trade. The class will then go outside to the surrounding woods of the Montgomery Pinetum to practice newly learned skills, relying on hints provided by Mother Nature with help from Jon Borysiewicz, regional manager with SavAtree in Norwalk, Connecticut. Registration Required.

Wilton Historical Society Drop, Dash & Dine

03/12/2016

224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7257 .

11 am - 1 pm. Drop, Dash and Dine is a frazzled parent's dream - an easy way to enjoy a Saturday luncheon (with a special discount!) at one of Wilton's most popular restaurants, while your child is occupied for a stimulating couple of hours (lunch included) at the Wilton Historical Society. This once a month program kicks off on Saturday, March 12 from 11:00 - 1:00, featuring Wilton's Bianco Rosso Wine Bar, which will offer participants a 10% discount if they are participating in the

Drop, Dash and Dine program

Audubon Greenwich Program: Family Songbird Nestbox Workshop

03/12/2016

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

Saturday, March 12, 2016 Audubon Greenwich Program:  Family Songbird Nestbox Workshop from 2:00-3:30 pm. $3 members, $5 Nonmembers. Nestbox kit (purchased through Audubon Nature Store). $26 member, $30 non-member. Bring your family to learn how you can host bird families in your own yard or neighborhood by providing nestboxes for various species of birds. Ted Gilman will show a variety of nestboxes and the birds which use them, as well as discussing their placement and maintenance. Families wishing to build their own nest box during this workshop can pre-order a kit when they register online. Ages 5 & up. Online registration required. Please visit the Audubon Greenwich website http://greenwich.audubon.org to register for this event.

Penguin Plunge Compo Beach

03/12/2016

Compo Beach Rd., Westport, CT Phone: (203) 230-1201, ext. 270..

Registration: 11 AM and Plunge: 1 PM. Penguin Plunge is the largest grassroots fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Participants ("Penguins" / "Plungers") raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Performance Series Li Liu: Chinese Acrobat

03/12/2016

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

2 p.m. Li Liu began training at Beijing's Chinese National Circus School at six years old. She will perform hand balancing, plate spinning, trick cycling, foot juggling, ribbon dancing and Chinese water bowl manipulation. Perform 'amazing feats' of your own as you learn skills such a ribbon dancing and basic plate spinning.

Stamford Palace Theatre - Stamford Symphony Plays Carmen

03/12/2016

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203.325.4466.

Saturday March 12th at 8pm & Sunday March 13th at 3pm. Partake in a night of Spanish passion including Bizet’s Carmen. Highly praised violinist, Rachel Lee Priday, will play Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole in D minor. With a dual degree from Harvard University and the New England Conservatory, Ms. Priday brings a multidisciplinary approach to music; the Chicago Tribune exclaims she has “irresistible panache.” Tickets start at $22. Kids under 18 FREE on Sunday! Learn More: FREE Behind the Baton lecture one hour pre-concert with our conductor Eckart Preu. Just For Kids: FREE Interactive MusiKids program on Sundays at 2pmCall now for best seats! 203.325.4466 or go to www.stamfordsymphony.org Led by music director Eckart Preu, Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Fairfield County. Made up of professional musicians from the tri-state area, The New York Times has called the Stamford Symphony "a major cultural force" and Moffly Media awarded Stamford Symphony.