Stepping Stones Museum For Children ATW: Creative Kids

08/05/2017

303 West Ave., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

2-3 pm. Creative Kids: Molas – Be inspired by the Kuna Yala culture indigenous of Panama and create your own mola art. For children ages 2 and older.

SoNo Arts Festival

08/05/2017 to 08/06/2017

North Water Street, South Norwalk, CT

The SoNo Arts Festival will showcase the works of over 100 juried artists with live bands, tempting food vendors, special discounts at SoNo shops and restaurants and plenty of Free hands on art activities for children and families in our own Children's Art Playground. The vibe is Fresh, Fun, Funky and Affordably Cool Art for everyone! Many exciting surprises await at this amazing art adventure in the heart of SoNo's waterfront design district. Annual Puppet Parade marches Sunday August 6, 2017 at 2pm. Come share your love and laughter at this community art event!!

Norwalk MAPLE CITY TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

08/05/2017

Veterans Memorial Lake Park, Norwalk, CT

This a great race for first timers and seasoned triathletes & duathletes, as it is set in a non-competitive environment, but challenges even the most elite athletes. We will be offering a buffet style lunch along with the awards ceremony following the race for athletes, families, and friends to celebrate their experience & accomplishment.

Bruce Museum Art Adventures

08/06/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

Art Adventures. A drop-in program for children ages 4 and up and their families. Participants will have the opportunity to craft fun and creative works of art inspired by the museum's collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advanced registration is required. August 6: Scratchboard Prints

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tours - Sundays

08/06/2017 to 08/27/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

Sundays, August 6, 13, 20, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Family Gallery Tours. Interactive, discussion-based tours of current exhibitions, designed for ages 6-10 with family. Free with admission, no registration required.

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. All About Algae.

08/06/2017

Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich, CT

1:30 - 4 pm. Held at the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, CT.
At 2 pm, Dr. Craig Schneider, Trinity College, will talk about deep water algae from Bermuda collected by submersible and rebreather diving, and will show some underwater movies as part of the talk. Dr. Schneider has won numerous honors and awards and oversees a seaweed lab at Trinity College. His research interests include morphological studies and the biodiversity of attached tropical marine algae. He is currently investigating the flora from the intertidal to deep subtidal waters of the Bermuda islands, and the relationships of Bermuda with the Caribbean and eastern Atlantic islands. Following his presentation, Simona Augyte, PhD candidate at UConn, will discuss local seaweeds and help identify algae in a seaweed pressing activity that visitors can take home. Algae are photosynthetic organisms that come in many sizes and colors, produce more than 71% of the Earth's oxygen, and are used in hundreds of products. Learn why you should know more about them. The event is free. For free admission to the Park, let the front gate staff know that you are coming for the First Sunday Science event. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Seaside Center Manager Cynthia Ehlinger at cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or 203-413-6756.

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Summer Sunday Evening Concert Series

08/06/2017

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971 ex. 17 .

5-7 pm. August 6 - Subourbons (Classic Rock). The concerts take place on the Great Lawn or in the Silver Educational Center if there's rain. Bring chairs, a blanket or a picnic dinner. $5 members, $10 non-members, free for children 12 & under.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Marine Life Study Cruises

08/06/2017 to 08/07/2017

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

1 pm - 3:30 pm. Study marine biodiversity from the water's surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound's interdependent marine life. Participants utilize such sampling techniques as a plankton tow, biodredge, mud grab and otter trawl that may bring up fish, crabs, lobsters, sea stars and more. A video microscope and touch tank on board enhance observations.

Avon Theatre French Cinematheque: MOKA (2016)

08/08/2017

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-967-3660.

7:30 pm.Pre-film wine and cheese reception at 7:00pm To find the driver of the vintage mocha-colored Mercedes which she thinks hit her son and devastated her life, Diane Kramer (Emmanuelle Devos) embarks on a trip to take revenge. She goes to Évian, where she has learned the driver of the Mercedes lives. She now must face Marlene (Nathalie Baye), a beauty salon proprietor and owner of the car. In order to get closer to her, Diane pretends to be a potential buyer for the car, but the path of revenge becomes tortuous and complicated. Adapted from Tatiana de Rosnay's 2006 novel, MOKA is a moody, riveting psychological thriller, showcasing the tremendous talents of two of France's best actresses.

Greenwich Wednesday Concerts

08/09/2017

100 Arch St., Greenwich, CT

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Souled Again - Motown.