Rowayton Historical Society Lecture: Common Courage: The Campaigns of a Revolutionary War Veteran by Daniel Kinley

02/24/2012

177 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT 06853. Phone: 203-831-0136.

Common Courage: The Campaigns of a Revolutionary War Veteran by Daniel D. Kinley--Sunday, February 24, 2013   4pm
Rowayton Historical Society, 177 Rowayton Avenue. Admission is $5. Free to RHS members.

“Mountain Lions: Big Cats In The ‘Hood” New Canaan Nature Center

02/24/2012

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

7:00pm, the New Canaan Nature Center will host mountain lion lecturer and advocate Bill Betty for a talk on this secretive big cat. Betty is a knowledgeable and fascinating speaker with more than a dozen personal sightings and close encounters in the last thirty-seven years with one of America's shiest and most fascinating animals. Many show-and-tell items, such as a skull, tracking maps, a motion-detection camera, cougar lures, scat samples, and various books and pamphlets, will be available for the public to examine. Children 8 & up welcome with an adult. Members: $10 / Non-Members: $15.

Basketball Clinic Hosted by Donny Marshall Former UConn, NBA Player

02/24/2012 to 02/24/2012

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203- 487-0971.

Presented by All Pro Sports and the Stamford JCC. Boys & Girls grades 2nd to 8th. Every child registered will receive an autographed Donny Marshall picture, spend 3 hours working on basketball fundamentals and get to shoot around with and ask Donny Marshall any questions they want! Cost $40.00 per child. To register, please visit www.AllProSports.us or call 860.292.6311. For more information, contact Mo Concepcion at 203.487.0971 or mconcepcion@stamfordjcc.org

Rapunzel at the Fairfield Museum and History Center

02/24/2012 to 02/24/2012

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

Presented by Purple Rock Productions. $7 adults, $5 children. Free for children 3 and under. In this wild and wacky adaptation of the classic tale, an old washerwoman tells the story of Rapunzel, who is very clever in this version. She has learned a few tricks from the witch, especially how to "sing" things to grow. She is able to "sing" a boat into existence in order that she and the Prince can get away on the ocean. The washer woman tells the story using a variety of household objects, as well as puppets. The audience is encouraged to participate in creating the story.

Stepping Stones Museum Hosts Winter Wonderland Children's Ball--Norwalk

02/25/2012

303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

On Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 6PM to 8:30PM the museum's fourth annual ball for children is a magical evening filled with activities fit for little princes and princesses. Families will learn ballroom dancing from expert instructors, make crowns, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and more. Tickets are $12 per person, and $10 for museum members. Register in advance. Registration will be available online at www.steppingstonesmuseum.org

Westport Arts Center Presents Janina Fialkowska, Pianist

02/26/2012

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-222-7070.

Westport Arts Center presents *Janina Fialkowska, Pianist*--Sun., Feb. 26, 3 p.m., WAC Gallery $25 / $10 - college students & younger. This Georgetown, CT resident is one of the world's most poetic pianists, having enchanted audiences for over 30 years with her glorious lyrical sound, sterling musicianship, and musical integrity. A solo recital of pieces by Chopin, and Liszt.  For more information, contact Westport Arts Center at 203-222-7070, www.westportartscenter.org. Gallery hours are Monday- Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT.

Westport Arts Center presents JANINA FIALKOWSKA, PIANIST

02/26/2012

51 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

3 p.m., WAC Gallery $25 / $10 - college students & younger This Georgetown, CT resident is one of the world's most poetic pianists, having enchanted audiences for over 30 years with her glorious lyrical sound, sterling musicianship, and musical integrity. A solo recital of pieces by Chopin, and Liszt.

Westport Arts Center presents 3D Dream Machines

02/27/2012

51 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

10 a.m. to noon (Staff Development Day), WAC Gallery Ages 6 – 10 Get inspired by science-fiction imagery and build robots, mechanical animals or other contraptions. Gallery hours are Monday- Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Silvermine Artist Talk – Jak Kovatch and Grace Shanley

02/28/2012

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-966-9700.

Join Silvermine Guild Artist Members Jak Kovatch and Grace Shanley for an informal art discussion about their current works on exhibit, “Director’s Choice” and “Circle of Life – Then and Now” at the Silvermine Arts Center. Don’t miss this informative talk. Free and open to the public.