Borders of the Mind at Fairfield University

05/14/2011

1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-254-4010.

Performances at  3 & 8 p.m., at the Quick Center for the Arts, Wein Experimental Theatre. Joshua Kane performs Borders of the Mind, The Psychic Show for the whole family (10 & up). With warmth and charm, Joshua Kane returns to lead audiences through a fun demonstration of the powers of the mind.  Like Professor X of the legend, Kane identifies those in the audience with special abilities who will successfully project their own thoughts and tap into the powers of their own intuition.  $20 general, $15 children.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra Presents Musical All Stars

05/14/2011

East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-847-8844.

On Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 8PM the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra will present Musical All Stars at the Norwalk Concert Hall.  Featured will be Estacio--Frenergy; Schubert--Symphony #8 (Unfinished); and Rachmaninoff--Piano Concerto No. 2.  Also, Piano Soloist: JoyceeWang (Van Cliburn Medalist) and representation from local high schools.  Call for further information.

Music In The Garden -Audubon Greenwich

05/15/2011

613 Riversville Rd. , Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-629-1499.

On Sunday, 3 - 6 p.m. A fun, family-friendly music event in support of the "Armstrong Court Community Organic Garden.  Greenwich's own, Jesse Terry, and singer/songwriter, Michael Logen.  Light Fare and wine will be served.  Tickets: $25 Adults, $12 under 21, kids under 12 Free.  Reservations suggested.  Call or visit the website for more information.

The President is a Sick Man by Matthew Algeo--Book Debut, Signing and Lecture --Greenwich Historical Society

05/15/2011

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899 Ext. 10.

On Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:30PM a book signing and lecture starting at 3PM will feature Matthew Algeo's new book The President is a Sick Man.  The book tells the circumstances surrounding President Grover Cleveland's boarding a yacht in New York Harbor, heading out to Long Island Sound and vanishing for five full days.  Find out the story when author Matthew Algeo appears at the Greenwich Historical Society for the debut of The President is a Sick Man. Members $10/Non Members $15.

2nd Annual New Canaan Bike Rodeo

05/15/2011

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-4528, x126.

12-2pm (Rain date - Sunday, May 22nd. ) In celebration of Healthy Kids Day 2011, grab your wheels and spend the day
outside as a family enjoying cycling and other outdoor activities together. Bike handling skills for kids,Tricycle Alley for tots, Mountain biking on Nature Center Trails, Bike Safety Checks, Face painting and fun..., Explore the Nature Center Grounds with a family hike or pack a, lunch and enjoy your own picnic!, New!! Beginner's BMX station – kids learn about BMX, balance & some basic beginner moves (ages 6-10yrs). This event is free.

Maydie Myles & her band* at Soundwaters

05/15/2011

1281 Cove Rd, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-406-3336.

The concerts are held at the SoundWaters Center at Cove Island Park. Maydie Myles, who thrills audiences with her authentic, solid  and soulful renditions, is celebrating the release of her new CD, "Ones I Love," at SoundWaters, beginning at 7:30 pm. Maydie and her band will perform throughout what promises to be an exciting evening. Please Note: Seating will be concert-style, without tables. There is no charge. Appetizers and snacks will be provided. Please do not bring your dinner. Reservations are not required but please call if you plan to attend.

UBS presents Spring On the Farm at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

05/15/2011

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6538.

11 am – 4 pm. It's a fun day on the farm for the whole family at SM&NC's annual Spring On the Farm! Meet the babies of SM&NC's new Jacob ewes, watch as the flock of sheep gets their annual shearing and learn about what happens with their wooly coats. See firsthand how to turn wool into felt or yarn, among a variety of other hands-on demonstrations. There will be activities for all ages, including storytelling, face painting, a plant and herb sale, hay rides and more. Refreshments will be available for sale and our exhibition galleries will also be open. Members: $5/Non-Members: $10, Children 3 & under: FREE.

Native American Lecture Series at the Bruce Museum

05/15/2011

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT 06830. Phone: (203) 869-0376.

3 p.m., Navajo and Hopi Traditions by Harriet Koenig, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Jews Rock!

05/15/2011 to 05/15/2011

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0941.

A celebration of the Jewish talent that created and evolved rock and roll, from musicians to songwriters to record execs.Rock and roll expert Rabbi Brian Leiken presents a fascinating, multi-media look at the pioneers of rock and roll music. A moving and engaging experience for young and old! Admission is free but tickets are required. To order tickets please call the JCC front desk at 203.322.7900. Presented by the JCC in partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Lower Fairfield County. For more information, call Nancy Schiffman at 203-487-0941, visit www.stamfordjcc.org or e-mail nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Evening Lecture Series: Ocelots of Panama at Beardsley Zoo

05/18/2011

1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563.

7:00 p.m. This lecture will feature Dr. Jacalyn Giacalone Willis, sharing her findings on ocelots and other mammals in Panama along with fascinating, beautiful photos of this elusive cat.  There is a $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.