Beardsley Zoo Saving Animals the Beardsley Way: Conservation Every Day!

03/19/2016

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

12:30-3:30 pm.  Discover fascinating species, meet remarkable people and explore how they are making a difference by protecting and saving animals every day at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, throughout Connecticut, and around the world! Through a range of conservation presentations and informal question and answer sessions, attendees will get a peek at the little-known and award-winning conservation work at Connecticut's only accredited zoo. $10 general public, $5 Zoo members and Zoo volunteers. Funds support the Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Conservation Fund.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.- The Godfather

03/19/2016

10 North Water St., Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206.

Pay your respects to one of cinema's greatest films – and support two local organizations – at a fund-raising screening of "The Godfather" on Sat., March 19 in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The masterful film will play at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30, with proceeds going to the Aquarium and to the Italian-American Police Society of Southern Connecticut.

New Canaan Nature Center Syrup Saturday Festival

03/19/2016

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

The New Canaan Nature Center's Syrup Saturday festival returns on Saturday, March 19 from 10:30am – 2:00pm. This annual event celebrates the New England tradition of maple syrup making and includes a pancake brunch with different varieties of syrup, including the Nature Center's own.

Fairfield History Center Museum Family Focus: Made by Hand & Handcrafted Closing Reception

03/20/2016

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

1pm – 3pm. Free. Refreshments will be served. Celebrate the revival of handmade crafts! Families and friends are invited to participate in hands-on craft activities and to see demonstrations by local artisans featured in the Handcrafted exhibition including Denyse Schmidt (quilter), Patricia Burling (weaver), Ruben Marroquin (weaver), Ed Pirnick (woodworker) and Kari Lonning (basketmaker. Hazel Daze, a local shop, will have handcrafted items for sale. The shop sources superb handmade products from the finest artisans around the globe.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Made by Hand and Handcrafted Closing Reception

03/20/2016

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

1pm – 3pm. Free. Families and friends are invited to participate in hands-on craft activities and to see demonstrations by local artisans featured in the Handcrafted exhibition including Denyse Schmidt (quilter), Patricia Burling (weaver), Ed Pirnick (woodworker), Ruben Marroquin (weaver) and Kari Lonning (basketmaker). Also demonstrating will be Peace by Piece: The Norwalk Community Quilt Project, an intergenerational after school art program whose quilts hang at Stepping Stones Museum, Norwalk Community College and the Norwalk Public Library.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Show Me a Tale The Magic Brocade: A Tale of China

03/20/2016

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

2 p.m. Enjoy this wonderful tale and paint sand illustrations. For children ages 5 and older.

Curiosity Concerts THE WOODWIND QUINTET of the New Haven

03/20/2016

101 W. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.862.6750.

2 pm.  at the Greenwich Library. Space is limited and we frequently have wait lists. Tickets are free but advance registration is required. Please do not hold seats while deciding. Only reserve if you are certain you will attend. 

Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series presents "Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey"

03/20/2016

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-4177--888927-7529 (Out of Town).

Sunday, March 20, 1 and 4 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series presents, "Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey," a cosmic adventure with music about Marvin, the mouse. Produced by Lightwire Theater. Age 5 and up. $20. For more information and tickets, call the box office.

Garden Education Center Program: Houseplant Re-Potting Workshop

03/21/2016

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

Houseplant Re-Potting Workshop--Monday, March 21, 2016 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Cost: $10 plus Materials. Long winter months, shorter daylight hours and less humidity in your home result in weary, pot-bound and straggly houseplants. Time to renew and rejuvenate by dusting off, transplanting and pruning! Come on in, bring a houseplant and join the fun!
Registration Required.

Bruce Museum Lecture Craft and Social Change in America

03/21/2016

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

10- 11:15,  Lecture by Ruthie Dibble, PhD student at Yale.  Admission: free for members, $7 non-members.
No advance registration required.