Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

04/23/2011 to 04/23/2011

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: (203) 322-1646.

Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for the hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over the farm. Eggs will be distributed throughout the two-hour event. At the end of the hunt, eggs may be turned in for a goody bag. Stay after and enjoy our Nature's Playground and meet our furry friends on the farm including Dakota the Clydesdale, Maggie the Brown Swiss cow and Speedbump the goat. Parents and older kids are welcome to come along. The Gates to the farm will not open until 10. The Egg Hunt is free with regular admission.

Tropical Forests of the World at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

04/26/2011

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

Time:7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Location:Bartlett Visitor Center. This slide show lecture will introduce you to the fabulous flora of the tropical regions of the world. An emphasis will be on the recent work done by Bartlett scientists in various locations. Call to register 203-322-6971. Instructor: Eric C Morgan, Bartlett Arboretum Curator of Botany. Members $12, Non members $18

Tropical Forests of the World - Bartlett Arboretum - Stamford

04/26/2011 to 04/26/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

This slide show lecture will introduce you to the fabulous flora of the tropical regions of the world. An emphasis will be on the recent work done by Bartlett scientists in various locations. Call to register.Instructor: Eric C Morgan, Bartlett Arboretum Curator of Botany. Members $12, Non- members $18. For more information, call 203-322-6971. Visit the website or email.

 


GMOs: Don't Put That in your Mouth! With Jeffrey Smith, Executive Director of the Institute for Responsible Technology - Greenwich

04/27/2011

613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272 X 239 .

On Wednesday, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Join international bestselling author Jeffrey M. Smith for a lecture about Genetically Modified Orgnism (GMOs). This very special event co-sponsored by the Fairfield Green Food Guide and Catch A Healthy Habit Cafe. Space is limited. RSVPs required. $15 per person in advance. $25 at the door. GM- free reception 5:30 - 7 p.m. Contact for more information.

Historical Tour of Westport Neighborhoods

04/27/2011

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-222-1424.

10- Noon,  Meet at WHS at 9:45 am $20 pp, Reservations are required. Led by people in the know: Allen Raymond, Town Historian, Ron Malone, Former Westport Chief of Police and Susan Gold, Executive Director, The Westport Historical Society. Whether it's Coleytown (where's that?), Green's Farms, Longshore or Saugatuck, Westport is filled with historic neighborhoods, and this two-hour tour visits them all.

Fairfield Museum and History Center’s Book Club

04/27/2011

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

7 PM.  When Everything Changed by Gail Collins. You've come a long way, baby: that's Collins's conclusion about American women, who once lacked the right to publicly wear pants and now take their place on the presidential campaign trail and the battlefield. Collins centers the bulk of her attention on the baby boom generation (to which she belongs) and leaders like NOW founder Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem, as well as dozens of ordinary struggling women. Members Free. Non-Members $5.  Moderator: June-Ann Greeley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies.

Introduction to Lichens at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

04/28/2011

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

Time:10:00 AM to 11:30 AMLocation:Bartlett Visitor Center. This introductory course will cover the biology and identification of lichens. A short lecture will be followed by a walk through the forest to locate and identify some common species in our area. Call to register. Instructor: Jon A Borysiewicz, Bartlett Arboretum Arborist and Environmental Scientist. Call to register 203-322-6971
Members $12, Non members $18.

Green Roofs: New-found Garden Space at Audubon Greenwich

04/28/2011

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

Back by popular demand, this series of informative lectures is ideal for homeowners, architects, builders, and conservation professionals who want to conserve energy and reduce non-toxic material usage in homes or offices. Program times vary and RSVPs are required. AIA continuing education credits are available. Contact Jeff:  203-869-5272 x239 or jcordulack@audubon.org

Introduction to Lichens - Bartlett Arboretum - Stamford

04/28/2011 to 04/28/2011

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

This introductory course will cover the biology and identification of lichens. A short lecture will be followed by a walk through the forest to locate and identify some common species in our area. Call to register. Instructor: Jon A Borysiewicz, Bartlett Arboretum Arborist and Environmental Scientist. Members $12, Non- members $18. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit the website or email.


Israeli Movie Night

04/28/2011

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0961.

Join Adam Weiss, our JCC Israeli Shaliach, for an Israeli Movie Night followed by a discussion and Q & A. Co-sponsored by the JCC Jewish Arts & Film Festival and JCC Tzahal Shalom. M $5 / NM $7. To reserve a ticket, contact Adam Weiss at 203.487.0961 or aweiss@stamfordjcc.org. Walk-ins welcome.