Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program: Lynden B. Miller, Parks, Plants and People Beautifying the Urban Landscape--Cos Cob

11/13/2014

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:00 a.m. Renowned public garden designer Lynden B. Miller will present an inspirational lecture based on 30 years of experience designing urban green space in New York City that public spaces with good year-round plantings can change city life by providing a connection with nature for neighborhoods rich and poor. Public space must be designed for the needs of the people who will use them. She will show the befores and afters of various different projects around the city, how they are funded, and what effects they have had on city life in New York. Well-designed and well-maintained parks also contribute to economic growth in surrounding neighborhoods, providing tax benefits, encouraging tourism, and reducing crime. Director of the Conservatory Garden in Central Park, Mrs. Miller has designed many public gardens and parks in New York City as well as gardens at the New York Botanical Garden and several university campuses. As a painter and garden designer, Mrs. Miller brings an artistic perspective to garden design. She has written a book about all this, Parks, Plants and People: Beautifying the Urban Landscape, which will be available at our event and which she will be glad to sign. Check the website to register.

ArtBra and Made In Bridgeport present a B.Y.O.Bra Party!

11/14/2014 to 11/15/2014

1001 Main St. in the Arcade Mall, Bridgeport, CT

Friday, November 14th 4 – 6pm or 6 – 8 pm and Saturday November15th 1 -3 pm or 3 – 5 pm. Bring a bra, bring an idea, and any special materials that match your vision. Enjoy a creative session like no other. Tell your story and support under and insured breast cancer patients. Have fun, express yourself, and submit your masterpiece for the ArtBra Spring Live Runway Auction. Some materials will be available for a donation. Any extra materials from your crafting closet you would like to add to the effort are gratefully accepted, and can be dropped off at Made In Bridgeport, Wednesday – Friday 10am – 6pm.

Stamford Center for the Arts Chicago City Limits

11/14/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

Direct from New York, world class improv group Chicago City Limits is the city's longest-running show with over 10,000 performances over 30 years! The New York Post characterized it as the "Funniest show in town... Not to be missed!!" And the New York Times called the cast "the perfect masters of improvisation."

Westport Historical Society Book Signing and Reading with Barbara Pearson-Rac

11/15/2014

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

1-3:30 pm. A meet the author talk and book signing with Author of Mystery Novel 'On Track' . There is no charge but reservations are recommended. (203) 222-1424.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Mother & Son Game Show Night

11/15/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974 .

For moms and sons 5 – 10 years. Aunts and grandmothers welcome. Spend an evening having a blast with friends and family. Play Easy Jeopardy, Name that Tune, Beat the Clock,and Let’s Make a Deal. Bust a move with a blazing DJ, get your picture taken, and make it a night to remember. We will be serving pizza, salad and drinks. Members $36 per “couple,” $5 per additional child / Community $45 per “couple,” $5 per additional child. For more information contact Galit Roloff at 203-487-0974 or groloff@stamfordjcc.org

Cocktail Soiŕee at the Symphony

11/15/2014

61 Atlantic Street , Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-1407.

Saturday, November 15th at 6:30pm--Concert at 8pm. A casual evening of cocktails, light dinner and concert at the upper lobby of the Palace Theatre, Stamford. Organize a night out with friends and order your tickets today! Space is limited. Special price: $80 per person (includes concert ticket), Call 203 325.1407 Ext. 10. Tan Dun Self Portrait from Death and Fire Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, op 47, Ilya Kaler, violin Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36. Led by music director Eckart Preu, Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among Fairfield County communities and beyond. Made up of professional musicians from the tri-state area, The New York Times has called the Stamford Symphony "a major cultural force." Come experience the best of NYC right in your backyard!

Stamford Symphony Concerts - Come hear Ilya Kaler Led by music director Eckart Preu - Stamford’s Palace Theatre

11/15/2014 to 11/16/2014

61 Atlantic Street , Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203.325.4466.

Come hear Ilya Kaler, the only violinist to win all 3 of the world’s most prestigious violin competitions! Saturday, November 15th at 8pm Sunday, November 16th at 3pm. Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 Sibelius  Violin Concerto in D minor, Ilya Kaler, violin Tan Dun Self Portrait from Death and Fire. Tickets starting at $22. Kids under 18 FREE on Sunday! Stamford’s Palace Theatre. Palace Theatre fees additional Learn more: FREE Behind the Baton lecture one hour pre-concert with our conductor Just for kids: FREE Interactive MusiKids program on Sundays at 2pm. Call now for best seats! 203.325.4466 or go to www.stamfordsymphony.org.

Westport Historical Society Book Signing and Reading with Barbara Pearson-Rac

11/15/2014

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

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. A meet the author talk and book signing with Author of Mystery Novel 'On Track' Westporter Barbara Pearson-Rac will discuss writing her first novel, a "fun little caper" about four women who stumble on a sinister plot while commuting to New York City, during a book signing Nov. 15 at the WHS. $15 donation suggested.

Bridgeport Symphony - DREAMING OF DANCES

11/15/2014

910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263 .

8 p.m. György Ligeti - Old Hungarian Dances, Igor Stravinsky - Suite from Pulcinella, Ludwig Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Opus 92.  Jacomo Rafael Bairos, Guest Conductor. Described as "expressive and passionate" [Malaysian Straits Times], and lauded by the Leipziger Volkszeitung as an "impressive conductor... who is elegantly demanding", Mr. Bairos enjoys an emerging career as an imaginative and inclusive conductor, dedicated collaborator and educator, and ardent champion of living American composers. Klein Memorial Auditorium.

Stamford Center for the Arts Stamford Symphony November 2014

11/15/2014 to 11/16/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: (203) 325-4466.

Saturday, November 15, 2014, at 8:00 pm Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm Tchaikovsky, Sibelius & Tan Dun Featuring Ilya Kaler, violin