Silvermine Art Gallery & Museum - A Square Triangle Tour: Madison, Washington and Union Squares

05/22/2013

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT 06853. Phone: (203) 966-9700, ext. 22.

On Wednesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. We will visit three of the prettiest and most historic spots in the city: Washington Square with its famous fountain and grand triumphal arch designed by Stanford White; Union Square with its famous equestrian statue of George Washington and the lively Greenmarket; and the serene, seven-acre Madison Square, which sits amid such architectural gems as the Flatiron Building and the Metropolitan Life Insurance building. The tour will focus on the history, art and architecture of this part of the city that was central to the social, cultural and business life of 19th century New York. Tour guide Anne Bolin, Ph.D. is a specialist in 19th century art and culture, and currently a professor of Art History at Sacred Heart University. Bring a camera, bag lunch, and please wear comfortable walking shoes. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from New York City. Tickets:  $50. Information: (203) 966-9700 ext. 22 or visit the website: www.silvermineart.org

Audubon Greenwich ~ Bird Walk

05/22/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

7:00-8:30 am ~ Bird Walk (Fairchild) Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Meet in Fairchild Wildflower Garden parking area on North Porchuck Road. No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at 203-869-5272 x230.
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Pajama Party with Andy Baum

05/22/2013 to 05/22/2013

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974.

1 - 8 years old, with parent or caregiver Wear your PJs, bring your friends and come enjoy a JCC FamilyPlace “sing along, sup along” evening, featuring guest entertainer Andy Baum in a concert tailored to young children. Pizza served to children and adults. Tons of fun and singing, and lots of smiles. For more information including prices call Galit Roloff at 203-487-0974, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or e-mail groloff@stamfordjcc.org * * * * * The Stamford Jewish Community Center boasts a wide variety of social,educational and recreational programs. JCC membership, events and programs are open to everyone, regardless of race or religion.

Art About Town Opening Celebration on Main Street in Westport

05/23/2013

Main Street, Westport, CT

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is partnering with other member organizations to present "FCBuzz Goes Live— Connecting you to great events every month!" Join us Thursday, May 23, 5:30pm – 8:30pm for the Art About Town Opening Celebration on Main Street in Westport   ART ABOUT TOWN brings original, affordable and obtainable artwork to shop and restaurant windows, turning the vibrant Westport shopping district into one continuous gallery to stroll along and enjoy. All works are juried by local experts and will be for sale. ART ABOUT TOWN begins with a festive Opening Night Celebration on Thursday May 23rd from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.   Main Street will be traffic-free and filled with music, street performers, art demonstrations and refreshments. Participating businesses will stay open late and will have some surprises in store as well. FCBuzz Goes Live Partners:  The Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield Theatre Company, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University, Ridgefield Arts Council, Shakespeare on the Sound, Silvermine Arts Center, Stamford Symphony, Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Westport Arts Center, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport Downtown Merchants Association and the Westport Historical Society and the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.

The Avon - 2001: C.H.U.D. (1984)

05/23/2013

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-967-3660.

9:00 p.m. People are disappearing all over the Big Apple. Nobody cares, though, because most of the missing are homeless. But when investigative reporter Murphy tips off principled photographer George Cooper to a government conspiracy involving the dumping of nuclear waste beneath the streets, Cooper decides to dig a little deeper. Soon he discovers the existence of C.H.U.D.s, or "Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers," derelicts who have become grotesque monsters after being exposed to the mountains of hazardous waste. Meanwhile, Captain Bosch, a cop whose wife is among the missing, forms an unlikely alliance with the Reverend, a leftist soup-kitchen cook who knows the score. Murphy, Cooper, Bosch, and the Reverend soon run up against the stonewalling tactics of Wilson, a government toadie. As the titular monsters begin to tire of their underground habitat, the protagonists -- including Cooper's wife, beautiful model Lauren Daniels -- face a race against time to defeat not only the C.H.U.D.s, but the government's cover-up. --Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

Bruce Museum - Lecture Series: Revised and Restored: The Art of Kathleen Gilje

05/23/2013

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

7:30 pm. Seeing Beneath the Surface: The Art of Kathleen Gilje. Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. Dessert reception and open galleries 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The lecture is generously underwritten by the Wrightson-Ramsing Foundation. Members $5, non-members $10 per lecture. Reservations with advance payment are required; click here. Registration opens on April 23 at 9:00 am. Sorry no refunds and no wait list.

Chris Durante: “No Mans Land”

05/24/2013 to 05/24/2013

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

A constructed environment that the artist calls ‘considered hanging’ where viewers can visually and physically traverse his works. Durante continually explores and blurs the lines between mediums and artistic genres. Using a combination of paintings, drawings, graffiti, found objects and other materials, he creates a space that furthers his exploration of boundaries into a visual experience where views can explore ideas.

Audubon Greenwich ~ SPRINGTIME FILM FEST

05/24/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

Last Call At The Oasis: Water - the earth's most valuable resource. Countless living things need it to survive but it's very possible that in the near future, there won't be enough clean water to sustain our planet. From Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu, this film sheds light on the vital role water plays and it introduces us to individuals who are championing revolutionary solutions. Event & film details on website. Receptions at 6:00 pm. Film at 7:15 pm. $15/adult & $5/under 21. RSVP required to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or via voicemail to Jeff at 203-869-5272 x239.

Beardsley Zoo Farming Fever

05/25/2013

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

11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Join us for an afternoon of learning about farm animals and farming with former Connecticut resident Chris Rowlands, an entertainer who's famous for getting everyone involved. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along with Rowlands on stage as he shares his self-penned songs including "Cud Chewing," a tribute to cows! Sponsored by the Fairfield County Farm Bureau.

Audubon Greenwich ~ Bird Walk and Turtle Time

05/25/2013

613 RIversville Road, Greenwich, CT

7:00-8:45 am ~ Bird Walk (Main Sanctuary) Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Meet in Audubon Greenwich parking area on Riversville Road.
No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at 203-869-5272 x230.

2:00-3:30 pm ~ Turtle Time
Learn about turtle natural history, nesting behavior, how to help protect turtles, and
meet some of our local turtle species. Then join our naturalist for a hike to Mead Lake in search of nesting turtles. All ages. RSVP to Ted at 203-869-5272 x230.