International Bat Awareness Celebration, Beardsley Zoo

04/17/2012 to 04/19/2012

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

11:00 am - 3:00 pmCome learn all about the amazing world of bats! Activities will include scavenger hunts, crafts, story times, and bat box raffles. Program will begin in the Research Station. FREE with paid admission to the Zoo.

International Bat Awareness Celebration at Beardsley Zoo

04/17/2012 to 04/19/2012

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

11:00 am - 3:00 pmCome learn all about the amazing world of bats! Activities will include scavenger hunts, crafts, story times, and bat box raffles. Program will begin in the Research Station. FREE with paid admission to the Zoo.

Take–A–Hike Week at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center

04/17/2012 to 04/19/2012

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

Tuesday, April 17 – Thursday, April 19, 10am-3pm, Take-A-Hike Week returns during spring vacation week! Enjoy annual favorites such as a forest-wide scavenger hunt or vernal pool exploration. Check out new offerings including a Wildlife CSI hike. Each day will also feature self-guided nature “art-ventures” where you can make recycled paper, letterboxing journals and more. Visit stamfordmuseum.org for a daily schedule of activities. Members: Free/Non-members: Free with gate admission. Sponsored in part by REI, Aquarion Water Company, and Joan Buzzallino. For more information call, e-mail , or visit website.


Capture It!

04/17/2012 to 04/17/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203.259.1598.

10am-12pm. Workshop for ages 8-13    $25; Members $20. Do you want to curate your own photo exhibit?  We'll show you how! Don't forget your camera.  First, view the architectural photographs in the exhibit Sustainable Cities.  Then take a journey on a photographic scavenger hunt.  We'll show you how to capture the textures, patters, and details in the architecture around the Town Green.  Finally, we'll explain how a curator develops an exhibit.

Stories Alive! at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center

04/17/2012 to 04/17/2012

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

Tuesdays, April 17 – May 15, 4 – 5 pm. The illustrations of Fred Marcellino will come alive as we share the pages of one of our favorite books. From Puss in Boots to I, Crocodile, join us each week for a journey through a story brought to life by Fred Marcellino. Then, join an SM&NC staff member for a guided tour through the exhibition. Members: Free/Non-Members: Free with admission. For more information call,  e-mail,  or visit the website.


Greenwich Historical Society Hosts Jeffrey Bilhuber Lecture and Luncheon

04/18/2012

100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830. Phone: 203-869-6899.

On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 the Greenwich Historical Society wil host a lecture and luncheon with coveted designer Jeffrey Bilhuber.  The day wil include a festive post-lecture luncheon and a lively Q&A session with this true master.  Check the website for further information.

Greenwich Historical Society Hosts Jeffrey Bilhuber Lecture and Luncheon

04/18/2012

100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.

On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the Belle Haven Club, Greenwich the Greenwich Historical Society hosts a lecture and luncheon featuring Jeffrey Bilhuber.  Bilhuber shares coveted design insights, key to creating the perfect home.  The program will include a festive post-lecture luncheon and a lively Q & A session with this true master.  Pose your person design dilemmas and discover surprising sounces of inspiration.  All three of Mr. Bilhuber's books will be available for purchase and signing.

Evening Lecture Series: Bats, Bats, Bats at Beardsley Zoo

04/18/2012

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

7:00 pm Dave LaMarche from Sacred Heart University has studied the feeding behaviors of Vampire bats, including the colony at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo.Celebrate the AZA's Year of the Bat at the Zoo with this batty lecture. $5 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served. This program, taking place in the Hanson Exploration Station, is part of the Evening Lecture Series, sponsored by Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Association.

Play With Your Food at the Greenwich Arts Council

04/18/2012 to 04/19/2012

299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.293.8831.

Buffet Lunch, Readings of Short Plays*, Discussion with Actors. 12noon - 1:30pm. Tickets $43/$40 GAC members. Plays will include works by David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Jane Anderson and Mark Twain's The Diaries of Adam and Eve.

Sketching History

04/18/2012 to 04/18/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203.259.1598.

Sketching History

Wednesday, April 18    10am-12pm

with artist and illustrator Deborah Bassino

Workshop for ages 8-13 $25; Members, $20

 

Sketch your way into the past and draw inspiration from history while learning sketching techniques inspired by the everyday objects used by the Ogden family at their 1750 home on Bronson Road under the tutelage of Deborah Bassino, an illustrator and art teacher from Trumbull.

Location: The Ogden House, 1520 Bronson Road, Fairfield

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