Audubon Greenwich Hosts Winter Film Event

01/31/2013

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Audubon Greenwich's Winter Film Event--"Microcosmos". A reception & film event on: Thursday, January 31,2013 from 6:30-8:30 pm.Utilizing macroscopic photography, filmmakers created this fascinating look at the hidden worlds in the life cycle of an ordinary meadow. 'Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe' won multiple prizes at the 1996 French Academy of Cinema Awards. The filmmakers find humor, drama, and beauty in the lives of tiny flora and fauna as caterpillars transform themselves into butterflies and beetles struggle with foraging. Reception start at 6:30 pm. $15/adult & $5/under 21. RSVP to Jeff at greenwichcenter@audubon.org.

Fairfield Museum - Lecture: Slavery in Connecticut

01/31/2013 to 01/31/2013

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Thursday 7 p.m.  to  9 p.m. Alegra de Bonaventura, (PhD 2008, History; JD 2002), assistant dean, Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will discuss her research In My Master’s House: The Untold Story of Family and Slavery in Early New England. The book explores family life in early New England and exposes the surprisingly deep legal, religious, and familial interconnections among New Englanders of every origin and social caste. Visit the website for more information.