Audubon Greenwich Nature Sprouts: Mommy & Me


613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT

3:30-4:30 pm. Audubon Greenwich welcomes little ones and their grown-ups to discover, explore and investigate nature through a different theme each week. Activities include animal experiences, dramatic play, stories, and more! Following the program, adults gather for an Audubon Naturalist led discussion of conservation actions they can take as a family. Ages 18-36 Months $250 for 9-class Spring Session $30/Class for Drop-i n For more information & pre-registration, contact Eli at 203-930-1349 or

Stepping Stones Museum for Children D.E.A.R. – Bookmark


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

10 am and 1 pm. D.E.A.R. stands for "Drop Everything and Read," a national month-long celebration of reading designed to remind folks of all ages to make reading a priority activity in their lives. Because, what's more fun(damental) than reading, really? The FTRC will be celebrating with an all-day activity and a special StoryTime! D.E.A.R. programs have been held nationwide on April 12th in honor of Beverly Cleary's birthday, since she first wrote about D.E.A.R. in Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (pages 40-41).

Maritime Aquarium One Day Programs Junior Aquarist


10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Young scientists dive into marine biology in this exciting program. Children will have hands-on experiences with animals, including turtles and sea stars. They'll meet one of our seal trainers and attend a private feeding. They'll play a variety of aquarium-themed games and participate in hands-on-activities, including making an enrichment toy to present to an Aquarium animal. Ages 6-8 One-Day Programs Each $100/day ($90 for Members)

Bruce Museum Film Series. The Great Artists: Their Lives, Times and Works – The Impressionists


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

Pissarro. Wednesdays from 10:30-11:45 am. Held in the Bantle Lecture Gallery. Free and open to the public. No reservations. This film series chronicles the life, times and works of each featured artist and explores their stylistic trademarks. The programs also place each artist in historical context, highlighting the events that inspired his work and providing a clearer understanding of the creative process. The five programs in this collection provide an in-depth look into the fascinating world of the Impressionists and their art.

New Canaan Nature Center Great Egg Hunts & Spring Celebration

04/13/2017 to 04/15/2017

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

Perfect for kids ages 2-10, our egg hunts are designed for smaller groups (approximately 25 per hunt) and will explore the miracle of SPRING. Meet warm and fuzzy spring animals (baby chicks and rabbits) and try your hand at our Egg Obstacle Course. Our friends from Hop Along Hollow (a local Rabbit Rescue group) will also be joining us on Saturday, April 15.

Maritime Aquarium One Day Programs Shark Safari


10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Get a real feel for sharks – literally – when we stop by the Aquarium's Shark & Ray Touch Pool as we spend the day exploring how sharks are similar to – but also different from – other fish. We'll discover sharks' special adaptations, meet live animal ambassadors in the classroom, go behind the scenes to see how the Aquarium cares for its resident sharks, and more. Watch a scuba presentation and meet our dive team. Ages 6-8 One-Day Programs Each $100/day ($90 for Members)

Maritime Aquarium Feeding Time!


10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

8 am - 10 am. For ages 5+ Price: $50 adults, $25 kids 5-12 includes Aquarium admission at 10 a.m. (Members: $45 & $20). Join us for a fun morning you'll always remember! After a hot breakfast in the Cascade Café, your family will make the rounds with Aquarium staff as the aquarists & educators feed an amazing assortment of hungry animals. Take a turn feeding the turtles, horseshoe crabs and rays. Enjoy a private feeding of the harbor seals. Best of all, go above the "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit to watch as ... just below you ... our big sharks IMPRESSIVELY snap fish off an aquarist's feeding pole! (You can toss in some fish to the sharks too!)

Bridgeport House and Spring Garden Colorblends

04/14/2017 to 05/12/2017

893 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-338-0776.

COLORBLENDS collaborated with designer Jacqueline van der Kloet of the Netherlands to create a spring garden that shows what is possible with flowerbulbs. The Colorblends House & Spring Garden is open to the public from early April through mid-May and is free. Opening and closing dates will depend on the weather. Please follow us on Facebook for up-to-date flowering reports. The Garden The spring garden is located on the south side of the house and occupies about half an acre. More than 40,000 flowerbulbs have been planted since fall 2014. These plantings, the handiwork of Dutch designer Jacqueline van der Kloet in collaboration with COLORBLENDS, are designed to show what is possible with bulbs.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Night


151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT

8 pm. View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17)

Maritime Aquarium One Day Programs Ocean Mammals


10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Campers today learn what makes seals, otters, whales, and other ocean mammals so special and how they are adapted to survive in their watery world. Highlights include a private seal show with our mammal trainers, making an otter enrichment treat, whale blubber activity and so much more. Prompt 9:30 a.m. drop-off on Friday is required for private seal feeding at 9:45 a.m. Ages 6-8 One-Day Programs Each $100/day ($90 for Members)