Housatonic Museum of Art in collaboration with Shanna Melton of Poetic Soul Arts presents The Women Gather, a Women’s History Month Celebration

03/27/2014

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT

6 – 9 PM, free and open to the public. Inspired by the Nikki Giovanni poem, "The Women Gather", this poetry showcase of five women poets presents their perspective on love, life, relationships, womanhood, motherhood, and creativity. Performers include Brenda's Child, B. Leah, Shanna Melton, Sick Prose and Tahani Salah. For further information contact Shanna Melton: shatamel@gmail.com, or call 203-572-4937 or www.HousatonicMuseum.org.

New Cannan Historical Society - "Simply Lincoln" portrayed by Howard Wright

03/27/2014

13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-1776.

8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Dressed in accurate and authentic attire (including frock coat and stove pipe hat), Mr. Wright speaks in the first person and gives context to Lincoln's speeches and other writings.

Garden Education Center Program: Fruit Tree Grafting with Charles Day-Cos Cob

03/27/2014

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

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 from  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Charles Day will hold a workshop on Fruit Tree Grafting.Bring Lunch, Drink & Dessert provide Material fee $5.00 paid day of class. Registration Required The GEC and The Greenwich Land Trust have partnered to bring Charles Day, a former commercial fruit-grower to explain this ancient craft and demonstrate the techniques involved.  In this 3 hour session he will teach us about the collection and storage of scion wood, rootstocks and their Function, different types of grafts and the reasons for using them and the art of tying and waxing.  Participants will have the opportunity to hone their grafting skills on real trees in one of the Greenwich Land Trust's beautiful orchard preserves. Come dressed for the outdoors.

Outdoor Adventures: Amphibian Amble

03/28/2014 to 03/28/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Grab your flashlights, hiking boots, and discover some of the unique creatures that visit our vernal pools once a year to lay their eggs like wood frogs, American toads, and spotted salamanders. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Space is limited. Register early, this sells out every year! Call 203.977.6521. Members: $5 per person/Non-Members: $8 per person. 

Rowayton Arts Center - Workshop: Mixed Media/Found Objects with Charles McGill

03/29/2014

145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

March 29, 2014 Workshop: Mixed Media/Found Objects with Charles McGill. Participants will be encouraged to exercise different creative muscles to make art using found objects of all sorts. Visit the website for more information.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - An Evening with Jose Feliciano

03/29/2014

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

On Saturday, March 29 at 8pm. $75 per person.  Spend an intimate evening with Grammy award winning performer Jose Feliciano, followed by Champagne and Dessert. This event is accessible to people with disabilities. Please register with the contact person for this event. Fairfield Museum 203-259-1598

Fairfield Museum Hosts An Evening with Jose Feliciano

03/29/2014

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

On March 29, 2014 at 8PM the Fairfield Museum will sponsor an Evening with Jose Feliciano.  Jose is one of the musicians featured in our Fairfield's Rockin' Top Ten exhibit, celebrating musicians in the area who have helped make Fairfield County the artistic mecca that it is today. $75 per person.  Check the website for further details.

Silvermine Arts Center Welcomes Seasame Friends--Meet, Greet and Sing-A-Long--New Canaan

03/30/2014

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

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 2-4PM Silvermine Arts Center hosts Sesame Friends.  Rosita, Grungetta and Telly Monster will help get the party started to celebrate the Silvermine School of Art's 90th birthday!  $50 per person (Cal the school for tickets and further information)  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Make puppets, decorate cupcakes and sing-a-long with your Sesame Friends.  $50 per person.  Call for tickets.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Silvermine Arts Center 2nd Annual Spring Artisan's Trunk Show--New Canaan

03/30/2014

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

On Sunday March 30, 2014 from Noon to 5PM Silvermine Arts Center will host the 2nd Annual  Spring Artisan's Trunk Show.  An exciting range of wearable, usable and edible art will be available. 

Bruce Museum - Animals of the Dark Family Day

03/30/2014

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 869-0376 .

1:00 – 4:00 pm Explore the exhibition to find out which animals survive best at nighttime! Make your own night-creature crafts in the workshop! At 2:00 pm and again at 4:00 pm, Live Night Creatures with animal specialist Rob Mies from the Organization for Bat Conservation, who will teach us all about some animals that live in the dark such as owls, bats and sloths. All activities are suitable for students of all abilities ages 5 years and up. Free with Museum admission.