Sunday Explorers

06/19/2011 to 06/19/2011

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

11 am – 3 pm, Each Sunday (with exception of special event days) – Join SM&NC education staff every Sunday for a hands-on, interactive exploration of many of the Museum’s favorite features!  Each week will focus on a different theme and may include visits with our live reptiles or farm animals, tastings in the garden, or great arts and craft experiences. Programs will feature both staff-led and self-guided activities for all ages. Activities will run throughout the time period, so join us anytime to extend and enhance your SM&NC experience. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Members: Free / Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Cove Idol Returns to Captain's Cove Seaport - Bridgeport

06/22/2011

1 Bostwick Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605.

On Wednesday, 8 p.m. with "Dance To The Music Entertainment"  Hosted by American Idol season 2 top 10 Finalist Julia Damato.  10 weeks of competition. Winner chosen on August 31st. $1,000 Grand Prize. Coors Light Specials & Weekly Prizes throughout the competition!  Visit the website for more information.

The Sixties Show ™ Norwalk

06/22/2011

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-854-7806.

With Long Island Sound as a backdrop, area residents can enjoy free musical entertainment for all ages throughout the summer. Just pack a picnic and comfortable seating then head for Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk for the First County Bank Summer Concert Series. This year, tribute bands will be featured during the weekly concerts on Wednesday evenings (rain date is the following night). A $5.00 parking fee is charged for cars without a Norwalk beach sticker.  A classic car show begins at 6:00 p.m. Concert at 7:00 p.m. North America's number-one-rated 1960s' musical tribute act, features former members of the touring company from the smash hit Broadway musical Beatlemania and Grammy Award-winning musicians.

Behind the Lens Guided Tours of IMAGES Fairfield Museum and History Center

06/23/2011

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

10:00 am  Hear the fascinating stories about the photographs on view. Fee: Free for members, free with admission.

Third Eye Blind at The Alive @ Five Summer Concert Series - Stamford Downtown

06/23/2011

Columbus Park, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

On Thursday, 5 p.m. Third Eye Blind. Visit the website or call for more information on the Alive @ five Concert Series.

Astronomy Nights: Monster Telescopes Stamford Museum & Nature Center

06/24/2011

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-977-6538.

7:30 pm – Head to the Observatory for a real treat as we explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on monster telescopes, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: FREE/Non-Members: Adults $3, Children (5–17) $2. This program is suitable for all ages 5 & over.

Astronomy Nights: Monster Telescopes

06/24/2011 to 06/24/2011

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

Join us for a new exciting series of astronomy programs! Head to the Observatory on selected Friday nights for a real treat as we explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on monster telescopes, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $3, Children (5-17) $2 No children under 5 please. . For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Remember September Benefit Concert at Black Bear SoNo (South Norwalk)

06/25/2011

80 Washington St. #1, Norwalk, CT 06854. Phone: 203-846-9581 X339 .

On Saturday 4 -6 Rubberband Open; 6 - 8 p.m. Remember September.  Admission $20. To make a donation to STAR or to obtain tickets call or email.

Phil Rosenthal Concert at Norwalk Public Library to Start Rock and Read Summer Activities and Concerts

06/25/2011 to 06/25/2011

1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-2780.

What is a Rock and Read Summer? It’s an open invitation to everybody of all ages to come to a musical Norwalk Public Library this summer for weekly live music concerts, family musical storytimes, sing along movies, along with many of the popular regular children programs.   The program will kick off on Saturday, June 25 at 11 am with a live concert by Phil Rosenthal. The summer will be filled with great music from the likes of Tom Chapin, Bari Koral and Princess Katie & Racer Steve -- to name just a few. Concerts are scheduled for Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays through July and into August. Children under nine years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Concert: Musica Plenti to sing "Music for a Summer Afternoon Audubon Greenwich

06/26/2011

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

3:00-5:00 pm. From the famous  medieval carol, 'Sumer Is Icumen In' to settings of Shakespeare songs from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'The Tempest' by early 20th century composer Amy Beach, the program is suffused with the music of nature. The first half will  feature English madrigals by Thomas Morley and John Bennet, and  a variety of American works:  Kirke Mechem's "He's Gone Away," "Kansas Boys," and "New York Girls";   and the hilarious "Seasonings," by P. D. Q. Bach, otherwise known as Peter Schickele. The concert will conclude  with the rousing "Celebrate," by  the composer and tenor Robert Puleo. Tickets: $20. Reservations for the concert may be made by calling Frank Paine at 203-322-2052. Also, to learn more, visit Musica Plenti's website at www.musicaplenti.org.