Bruce Museum First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

12/07/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

9 am - 11:15. Bring binoculars. Meet at main concession stand in Greenwich Point Park. A leisurely 2-mile walk to view birds in their habitats. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings and Audubon Greenwich. Free. For information, call 203-413-6756.

Westport Historical Society - Holiday House Tour and Twilight Soiree

12/07/2014

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203) 222-1424.

This year's outing could very well be subtitled "Rooms With a View". The Tour is Sunday, December 7th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. It will be followed from 5-8 pm by the Twilight Soiree hosted by Lillian August's flagship Norwalk store.

Bruce Museum First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

12/07/2014

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

9 am - 11:15 am. Bring binoculars. Meet at main concession stand in Greenwich Point Park. A leisurely 2-mile walk to view birds in their habitats. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings and Audubon Greenwich. Free. For information, call 203-413-6756.

Landmark Square & Latham Park - Heights & Lights - Rappelling Santa and Holiday Tree Lighting

12/07/2014

Landmark Square, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

5 pm. HEIGHTS & LIGHTS, Rappelling Santa and Holiday Tree Lighting Presented by  Reckson, A Division of SL Green Realty Corp. From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus as he makes his daredevil descent, twisting and flying from the top of Stamford's tallest office building, Landmark Square. Then follow Santa for an evening of holiday fun with live music and join in the annual holiday lighting ceremony of Stamford's Holiday Tre.

 

6th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa’s Workshop, through Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014

12/08/2014 to 12/14/2014

McArdle's Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street,, Greenwich, CT

12:00 noon - 6:00 pm - We're Back Party at McArdle's!! Everyone is invited! The 6th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and photos with Santa  will take place Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reindeer feeding times will take place daily at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The reindeer will head to the North Pole around 1 p.m. on December 23, but Santa will remain until 4 p.m. Christmas Eve before beginning his busy night. For more information and a list of the over 100 participating retail stores and restaurants, visit www.GreenwichReindeerFestival.com.

Maritime Aquarium Bill Nye the Science Guy

12/08/2014

10 North Water St. , Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Everyone's favorite TV scientist is booked for a special presentation at The Maritime Aquarium! Tickets will go on sale after Labor Day. 

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Elements of Screenprinting

12/09/2014 to 12/12/2014

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: Call (203) 899-7999 to register.

Monday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm 4-day Workshop, limited to 8 $460 members, $485 non-members. An introduction to the essentials of screen printing, this workshop will cover screen construction and care, simple stencils both with hand cut and painted resists, as well as stencils made with photo emulsion and color registration. No previous screen printing experience necessary.

Bruce Museum Science Lecture. Dinosaurs on Ice: Fossil Hunting in the Jurassic of Antarctica

12/09/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Howard University and a Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, presents fascinating discoveries from his National Science Foundation-funded fieldwork and research in the central Transantarctic Mountains. Refreshments at 6:30 pm. Lecture at 7:00 pm. Members free, non-members $15. Reservations: 203-413-6757.

Barnum Museum - Celebrate the Season at The Barnum Museum Sneak Peek

12/10/2014

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. Celebrate the Season at The Barnum Museum Sneak PeekDid you know that 'Christmas' is really a wonderful creation of Victorian times? The tradition of the Christmas tree, gift-giving and joyous celebrations with family and friends begins in America in the mid 19th-century. Join us as we showcase some wonderful holiday costumes and finery that speak to the opulence of the holiday season! No registration required. $3 Suggested Donation. Free for museum members and kids under 12.

Audubon Greenwich Nature Sprouts: A Mommy & Me Program for ages 18 months to 4 years old

12/10/2014

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 ext. 349..

Wednesdays ~ 3:30-4:30pm Explore nature at Audubon Greenwich with your toddler. Enjoy short hikes, stories, crafts, and family fun. $30 per family. RSVP required. Dates & details online: http://greenwich.audubon.org/events/nature-sprouts.