Greater Bridgeport Symphony Mahler Returns to Bridgeport

03/12/2016

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

Mahler Returns to Bridgeport" is the theme of the March 12 concert, featuring Bach's Concerto in D minor and Mahler's Symphony No. 5, a notoriously difficult piece that has not been attempted by the GBS in recent times. (Neither has the Bach.)

Greater Bridgeport Symphony 70th Concert Season Featuring Mahler Returns to Bridgeport

03/12/2016

910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 800-424-0160.

On Saturday, March 12, 2016 the Greater Bridgeport Symphony will feature Mahler Returns to Bridgeport.  Program:  Bach:Concerto in D Minor; and Mahler--Symphony No. 5.  The program will take place at the Klein in Bridgeport.  Check the website for further information.

New Canaan Historical Society a month of memories

03/13/2016

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

Jim Bach Takes Us Back 125 Years to 1889 March 13th at 3:00 pm. Jim Bach was born and raised in New Canaan. His family dates back in town three generations to 1916. After graduating from New Canaan High School in 1947 and then from Columbia University, Jim proudly served for two combat years during the Korean War. After the war, he worked on Wall Street for 40 years and then retired to New Canaan with his wife, Vona. Jim has been very involved with the Historical Society, including serving many years on the Society's Board of Governors, researching and lecturing on Town history, as well as teaching young students.

New Canaan Historical Society Program: Jim Back Takes Us Back 125 Years to 1889

03/13/2016

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-1776.

Jim Bach Takes Us Back 125 Years to 1889--March 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm. Jim Bach was born and raised in New Canaan. His family dates back in town three generations to 1916. After graduating from New Canaan High School in 1947 and then from Columbia University, Jim proudly served for two combat years during the Korean War. After the war, he worked on Wall Street for 40 years and then retired to New Canaan with his wife, Vona.Reservations are required.

Bruce Museum -Mianus River Gorge Lecture and Book Signing

03/13/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

Sunday, March 13, 2:00 – 3:15 pm Mianus River Gorge Lecture and Book Signing William Abranowicz, photographer. Free. RSVP info@brucemuseum.org

Fairfield History Center Museum Women’s History Month Lecture Women in Islam: Perceptions and Realities

03/13/2016

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

1:30 - 3:30 pm. Reception - 1:30 p.m. | Talk and Q&A - 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Open to the public - Free of charge This talk will featuring Aida Mansoor, Speaker on Building Bridges of Understanding among Faiths and Cultures. She is President, Muslim Coalition of Connecticut; Board, Islamic Association of Greater Hartford; Board, Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding ; Recipient, 2011 Human Relations Award, National Conference for Community and Justice.

Wilton Historical Society Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids

03/13/2016

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

11-12 noon. For kids in grades 4-8 Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids workshop at the Wilton Historical Society. . On the last Saturday of each month, a class will gather to learn and follow a Colonial-era "reciept" (recipe) from the Connecticut region. While the food cooks, they will also hear about Colonial manners, morals, and way of life. The topic of the discussion will be appropriate to the dish being prepared (for example, a discussion of Wilton's farming legacy while cooking a vegetable dish). Members: $15; Non-members $25. Space is limited -please register by contacting

Bruce Museum Mianus River Gorge Lecture and Book Signing

03/13/2016

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

2- 3:15. Photographer William Abranowicz discusses a year photographing the Mianus River Gorge. Reservations: info@brucemuseum.org. Free and no registration required.

Bruce Museum Family Studio Workshop: Big Cat Mask Making

03/13/2016

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

1 pm - 2:30 pm. This program is a 1 1/2-hour workshop designed for families with children 5 and older. $7.00 per person for members and $15.00 for non-members. Advanced registration required by email: educationreservations@brucemuseum.org.

Summer Camp 2016 Open House

03/13/2016 to 03/13/2016

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-6668.

Silvermine Arts Center will host an open house on Sunday, March 13, from 2-4 p.m. where parents and prospective students can meet faculty, roam the campus, tour the studios, and participate in hands-on art activities.  The event is free and open to the entire community.  Attendees will be able to register early.  General camp registration begins March 16 at 9 a.m.