Fairfield History Museum - Memorial Day Picnic Events

05/27/2013

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-2591598.

Memorial Day Picnic May 27 12- 3 pm. After the parade, you are invited to a community celebratration hosted by The Fairfield Museum. Bring your family and friends, blankets, and picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon of FREE games and fun for all ages on the Historic Town Green!  Try your hand at some water-balloon games, enjoy sack races and more! Refreshments will be sold by the Kiwanis Club of Fairfield.

Fairfield 6th Annual Community Memorial Day Picnic

05/27/2013

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT

12 - 3pm (after the parade) Price All free, current exhibition open to all. After the annual Fairfield town parade continue the fun! The Fairfield Museum invites the community to continue celebrating the spirit of the day. Bring your family and friends, blankets and picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon of FREE games and fun for all ages on the Museum's historic Green! Try your hand at some water-balloon games, enjoy sack races and more! Refreshments will be sold.

6th Annual Memorial Day - Fairfield Museum Picnic

05/27/2013

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

May 27, 2013 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Program 3 Hours After the parade continue the fun! The Fairfield Museum invites the community to continue celebrating the spirit of the day. Bring your family and friends, blankets and picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon of FREE games and fun for all ages on the Museum's historic Green! Try your hand at some water-balloon games, enjoy sack races and more!  This event is accessible to people with disabilities. Visitor Service (203) 259-1598.

Memorial Day Parade and Picnic Fairfield Museum and History Center

05/27/2013

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Memorial Day Picnic May 27, 2013 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The museum will offer free admission for the day. “The Memorial Day Parade is a wonderful tradition in our town “The Kiwanis Club will be selling great hot dogs and burgers, we’ll have games for the kids and a complimentary afternoon at the museum. It’s a great day to see the parade, then relax with friends and family." This event is accessible to people with disabilities.

Beardsley Zoo Evening Lecture Series: The Penguins of Argentina

05/29/2013

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

7:00 pm. Everyone loves penguins - and ecotourist visitation to penguin colonies is one of the newest crazes. In Patagonia, Argentina, numerous penguin colonies are open for tourist visitation. Learn about the history of tourist visitation to penguin colonies in Patagonia and some of the studies examining the effects tourists have on these penguins that are so popular! $5 suggested donation. Refreshments will be served. This program, taking place in the Hanson Exploration Station, is part of the Evening Lecture Series, sponsored by Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Association.

Stamford Jewish Center - Israeli Film Series: This Is Sodom, 2012

05/30/2013

1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.487.0961 .

On Thursday 7 - 9:30 p.m. Zohi Sdom recounts the story of the birth of the Jewish people and the advent of monotheism on the backdrop of the last week in history of the infamous city of Sodom, the entertainment, gambling, sex and corruption capital of biblical times. A close look will reveal that the biblical reality is no different than our reality in 21st century Israel. JCC Member $5 / Community $8. For more information, visit www.Stamfordjcc.org or contact Tal Benshahar at 203.487.0961 or tbenshahar@stamfordjcc.org

DINO-mite summer at Stepping Stones

05/31/2013

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606, ext. 262, .

6:00 - 8:00 pm. FREE - Registration Required It's going to be a DINO-mite summer at Stepping Stones. Join us after hours for an exclusive look at our next special exhibit, Dinosaur Revolution. Uncover fossils and facts about dinosaurs as you navigate a giant maze. Live large in reptilian role-play activities; undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur behavior. Become a junior paleontologist and find evidence of your dinosaur doings; learn why dinosaurs are one of the most successful survivors in Earth's history. The entire museum will be yours to enjoy, along with hands-on activities, refreshments and special educational programming.

Stamford Center for the Arts, The Palace Theatre Presents Peter and the Wolf Ballet

05/31/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-4466.

Peter and the Wolf Ballet--The Ballet School of Stamford presents two exciting, family-friendly ballets: Peter & the Wolf and a one-act suite of Don Quixote. Peter & the Wolf is about a boy's adventure as he tries to capture a dangerous wolf and makes animal friends along the way. Based on a popular Russian children's story and features Prokofiev's popular and engaging score. Choreography is by veteran dancer Alex Brady, who has worked with the Joffrey Ballet, Miami City Ballet and Twyla Tharp Dance. The Don Quixote suite is based on the epic masterpiece by Miguel de Cervantes. This one-act ballet, full of Spanish color and flavor, is well known for its lively choreography and memorable characters. May 31, 2013, 7 pm Palace Theater, Stamford
Adults $25; Seniors $20; Children $10 plus SCA fees Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the theatre.

Family Farm Fridays!

05/31/2013 to 05/31/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Fridays, May 31 - June 21, 4 - 5 pm (no class 6/7)
Explore the farm and garden and learn what products come from our local farms through cooking and creative projects. Each week will have a new theme, so join us for one or all.
Each week will have a separate theme, so join us for one or all:

  • 5/31 - Butter & Jam - Make fresh butter & strawberry jam to take home
  • 6/14 - Chicks, Kids & Lambs - Meet our new farm babies
  • 6/21 - Pesto & Salsa - Make fresh salsa & pesto to take home

Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8. For more information call 203.322-1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.