Earthplace- The Nature Discovery Center - Kite Day

03/23/2013

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-227-7253.

On Saturday, Kite Day -  March 23rd, 2:30 PM. Join us for kite making and flying. We will provide all the materials you provide the creativity. $2/kite material fee plus admission. Visit the website for more information.

2013 Norwalk Seaport Association Gala

03/23/2013

Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 838-9444.

Don’t miss the most exciting event of the year! Norwalk Seaport Association’s Golden Age of Hollywood Gala Saturday, March 23, 2013, 6 pm at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center.    Walk the red carpet dressed as your favorite movie character or in your Hollywood best and rub elbows with the glitterati at the gala that will rival Hollywood’s biggest bash! To be honored that evening is the 2013 recipient of the Beacon Award, Norwalk Exchange Club, for their outstanding service to the community and continued support of the Norwalk Seaport Association. Tickets: $150 For reservations: visit www.seaport.org or call (203) 838-9444

Discovery Museum - Women's History Month Celebration

03/23/2013

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-372-3521.

Presented in partnership with the League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women. Saturday March 23, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In honor of Women’s History Month, the Museum will proudly host a day event that focuses on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) initiatives. We are reaching out to professional women who have careers in these disciplines who will share their stories. Visitors will get to meet these dynamic women and engage them in conversation about career opportunities for women in their fields. We will provide tote bags for visitors to collect souvenir items given away by the presenters. Admission to the Museum will be free this day and we anticipate welcoming hundreds of visitors to celebrate this important event; the 2012 event attracted more than 400 visitors.

The Stamford Symphony presents Beethoven: Ode to Joy

03/23/2013 to 03/24/2013

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

Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.and Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.. BRAHMS Schicksalslied, op. 54, Song of DestinyBEETHOVENSymphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125, featuring the Greenwich Choral Society.

Book Signing and Reception with Silvermine Faculty and Guild Artist Member Robert Dancik

03/24/2013

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: (203) 966-9700, ext. 20 .

Celebrate the publication of “Amulets and Talismans” by Faculty and Guild Artist member Robert Dancik. An artist/teacher for more than 30 years, Dancik holds a Masters degree in sculpture from Northern Illinois University and a BA in fine art from Adelphi University. He has taught people from kindergarten to graduate school, while exhibiting his jewelry and sculpture in museums and galleries across the U.S. and abroad. An exhibition of his artwork will be on display in the Anne Connell Student Gallery. A portion of the book sales will be donated to the Silvermine Scholarship Fund.

Bartlett Aboretum - Cut That Out - Pruning

03/26/2013

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

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Phyllis Padro will discuss late winter/early spring pruning for rejuvenation, beauty, shape or size of summer and late blooming shrubs such as roses and hydrangeas.

The Barnum Museum continues its Sneak Peek series of lunchtime lecture programs. Challenges, Choices and Change: A Discussion with Women Who Inspire Innovative Thinking Women’s History Month

03/28/2013

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport will be presenting a lively panel discussion led by Karen DelVecchio, Executive Vice President of Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC). Challenges, Choices, and Change: A Discussion with Women Who Inspire Innovative Thinking will take place on Thursday, March 28 starting at 5 p.m. in the People’s United Bank Gallery at the museum. A social hour with light refreshments will precede the discussion, which begins at 6 p.m. The panel includes four women whose innovative approaches and leadership have made a big difference in a variety of areas, from “green” businesses to higher education, the arts, social services, women’s issues, and more.  Cost: $5 per person admission



Garden Education Center of Greenwich Program: Darling Buds of Spring with Carrie Wilcox

03/28/2013

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

On Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 10AM at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich Carrie Wilcox will host a program:  Darling Buds of Spring.  Carrie is the owner of Designs by Wilcox in Fairfled and Candidate in the European Masters Certification Program.  She will help you create a stunning floral arrangement guaranteed to bring Spring WOW into your home! Bring clippers.  $80 member--$90 Non-Member.  Call to register or go online.

Fairfield History Museum - Family Drop In Programs

03/29/2013

360 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Family Drop-in Program: Paint Off!  Friday, March 29 from 10am - 12pm. Free with admission. Recommended for families with children ages 7 and up. Artist Deborah Bassino will involve everyone in this fun, collaborative project painting a Fairfield beach scene. Free with admission. Stop by the Fairfield Museum on early dismissal days for a Family Scavenger Hunt in the galleries and art-making inspired by the Connecticut landscape.

Audubon Greenwich Program: Birding 101: Bird Watching Basics for Adults

03/30/2013

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

Birding 101: Bird Watching Basics for Adults--Saturday, March 30, 2013 from1:00-3:30 pm. An intro to Ornithology and the tools/skills used in bird study. Enjoy a walk, learn binocular tips, field guides, and online resources that make birding so much fun. For adults and young birders. $12 adults; No charge for youth. RSVP required to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.