History Book Club: The Kennedy Legacy at Sacred Heart University - Fairfield

05/25/2011 to 05/25/2011

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 302-259-1598.

Join Steven Michels of Sacred Heart University in a group discussion of The Kennedy Legacy by Washington Post writer Vincent Bzdek. Explore the individual yet intertwined political stories of John, Robert and Ted Kennedy and share your thoughts on the legacy of the family torch and who carries it now?

Kayak & Canoe Safety Awareness Week

05/26/2011

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT

On Thursday, May 26, starting at 6:00 pm, the Outdoor Sports Center of Wilton will host a paddling safety presentation including in-water demos at the Norwalk Sailing School at Calf Pasture Beach. Call (203) 762-8797 for more details.

Israeli Movie Night

05/26/2011 to 05/26/2011

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.

 

Film: "Play Again" - A film about "Nature Deficit Disorder" - Audubon Greenwich

05/27/2011

613 Riversville Rd. , Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272 X239.

On Friday 6 - 9 p.m. With the ubiquitous use of computers,phones & Tv, kids look at screens for an average of 7 hours/day. Come watch our "screeen" and lern from top experts who discuss the toll this is taking on youth.  Reception: 6-7 p.m. Film suitable for all ages. Details on the website. $12 adult in advance online.  Youth: free. RSVP required for all film events to Jeff: 203-869-5272 X239.

Civil War Soldiers Plot Cemetery Tour - Norwalk Historical Society

05/28/2011

81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 846-0525.

Tour Guides: Madeleine & Ed Eckert. Rain Date: Sunday, May 29, 2011. 2:00pm Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

Kayak & Canoe Safety Awareness Week

05/28/2011

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT Phone: (718) 785-9663.

On Saturday, May 28, from 10 am through 3 pm, the USCG Aux 72 will be conducting free, voluntary vessel safety checks at the Calf Pasture Beach boat launch. Call (718) 785-9663 for more details or to make an appointment for an inspection at another time.

Barnyard Bash at The Darien Nature Center

05/28/2011

120 Brookside Rd., Darien, CT Phone: 203-655-7459.

10:00 am - 2:00 PM. A children's petting zoo, pony rides, country western concert, and travel to the treetops are all part of the fun. Bring grandma and all the kids for a fun family outing!! Family admission $25.

Down On The Farm - Darien Nature Center

05/28/2011

120 Brookside Rd., Darien, CT 06820. Phone: 203-655-7549.

On Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Live Children's Concert with Robert the Guitar Guy, "Wildman" Steve Brill,  Travel to the Treetops, Barnyard Animals, Food & Fun, Free Pony Rides, Tractor Climb, Raffle.  Family admission: $25. For more information call or visit the website. (Rain date:  Sun., May 29th)

Workshop: Birds in their Habitats at Audubon Greenwich

05/28/2011

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

On Satuday, 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Learn how particular bird species depend on specific habitats and how this relates to the "Audubon at Home" and "Important Bird Area" programs. Ideal for adults & interested youth. $12/adult. No charge for youth. RSVP required. Call Ted: 203-869-5272 X230.

Garden Exploration at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

05/28/2011

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

Time:1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Location:Bartlett Visitor Center Terrace. Take a tour of our garden collections to see a variety of plants in bloom, smell fresh herbs from our herb garden, and learn about honeybees and butterflies. Instructor: Todd DuPont.
This is a family program. Members $12 Non Members $18. Free to children under 12.