Easter Egg Hunt at St. Francis Episcopal Church--Stamford

04/19/2014

2810 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-570-6226.

Easter egg hunt at St. Francis Episcopal Church April 19, 2014. St. Francis Episcopal Church at 2810 Long Ridge Road will hold its annual Easter Egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon April 19.  The event will include Easter egg and cupcake decorating, face-painting and other crafts. The egg hunt will begin around 11:30 a.m. in the parish yard.  The event will take place rain or shine. Call for further information.

Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University Hosts Hiliary Hahn, Violinist

04/22/2014

1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-254-4010.

Hilary HahnTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8 p.m.$65, 55. Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn's probing interpretations, technical brilliance, and commitment to new music and the commissioning process have not only made her one of the most sought after artists of our time, but also brought her love of classical music to a diverse audience. Although only 33 years old, her international fame and recognition are a testament to her talent and drive. Hahn regularly appears with the world's elite orchestras and on the most prestigious recital series.  Check the website for further information.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Books & Beasts

04/23/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Wednesdays, April 23 - May 7, 3:30 - 4:15 pm.Enjoy an afternoon story in the Heckscher Barn! Then, make the pages from the book come alive with a themed craft and "meet and greet" with one of our Nature Center or farm animals. Animals will vary each week. Meet at the Heckscher Barn. No registration needed. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Bruce Museum Film Series Land & Landscape: Views of America’s History and Culture (26 min.)

04/23/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

10:30 a.m.  A four-part film series in conjunction with the Pasture to Pond: Connecticut Impressionism exhibition. Films are free with Museum admission, and followed by coffee and discussion. Reservations can be made by calling 203-869-0376.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Spotlight On Israel: A New Lunch & Learn Series

04/24/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0961.

Thursdays, 12 – 1 p.m. Join Matan Samovsky, the JCC's Israeli Shaliach, for a lunch & learn series focusing on interesting topics and current events related to Israel. Sessions will often include short videos and there will always be time for questions and answers. Bring your lunch and we’ll provide the coffee and dessert (dairy). No charge. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Matan Samovsky at 203.487.0961 or msamovsky@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program: Kerry Mendez--Simplifying Gardens to Fit Our Lifestyles

04/24/2014

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

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:00 am Kerry Mendez will hold a program "Simplifying Gardens to Fit Our Lifestyle" at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich.   Members: $35, Non-Members: $45. Change happens. Many still dream of 'Better Homes and Gardens' landscapes but reality has muddied the picture. Job demands, kids, money, hectic schedules, aging bodies and changing interests have led to nightmare gardens. It's time for some "editing". This inspiring lecture provides easy-to-follow downsizing strategies, recommended no-full plant material, and design tips for stunning year-round gardens that will be as close to autopilot as you can get. Registration Required.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Workshop: Girls Night Out-Cash & Carry Flowers

04/24/2014

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

Girls Night Out - Cash & Carry Flowers--Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Members: $30, Non-Members: $40. A workshop with tips on chosing and arranging store-bought flowers with expert floral designer, Miriam Landsman. A light dinner and dessert will be provided.Bring Your Own Beverage. Registration Required. Check the website for further information.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Workshop: Kerry Mendez: Simplifying Gardens to Fit Our Lifestyles

04/24/2014

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

Kerry Mendez: Simplifying Gardens to Fit Our Lifestyles--Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:00 am. Members: $35, Non-Members: $45. Change happens. Many still dream of 'Better Homes and Gardens' landscapes but reality has muddied the picture. Job demands, kids, money, hectic schedules, aging bodies and changing interests have led to nightmare gardens. Time for some "editing". This inspiring lecture provides easy-to-follow downsizing strategies, recommended no-full plant material, and design tips for stunning year-round gardens that will be as close to autopilot as you can get. Registration Required. Check the website for further information.

Bruce Museum Manhattanville MFA Creative Writers present Connecticut Impressions

04/24/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT

Open galleries from 6:30 – 7:30 pm In conjunction with the exhibition Pasture to Pond: Connecticut Impressionism, Manhattanville College MFA students and alumni present readings of their own poems and prose works about life in Connecticut. Readers to include Erika Stanley's dynamic poems on her hometown of Bridgeport; Lisa Breuning's flash fiction on the Norwalk Maritime Museum's Jellyfish Room; former Bridgeport resident Eugenie Theall's Pablo Neruda-inspired oceanscapes; and Greenwich resident Valerie Stauffer's marvelous short story about Truman Capote's student days at Greenwich High School. Program is free, but advance reservations requested; call the Museum at 203-869-0376.

Stamford Palace Theatre IMPORTED NYC: The Rooks

04/25/2014

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT

8 p.m.  The Rooks are a New York City based R&B/IndieSoul sextet just funky enough to make your mother nervous. The group formed at Wesleyan University, bonding over a mutual love of listening to Beyonce, playing at house parties, and performing Motown covers. They continue to do all three in excess.