Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center Hosts Special Screening of TRASHED

07/30/2014

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT 06880. Phone: 203-227-7253.

Special screening of Trashed Featuring a Q&A with Steve Edwards, Director of the Westport Public Works Department, and a representative from the CT DEEP Wednesday, July 30 6:30pm. Tickets are only $7 in advance and $9 at the door.
Seating is limited, so get your tickets today by visiting. Trashed sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem.  As narrator Jeremy Irons explores beautiful destinations tainted by pollution and an entire city that is now virtually waste-free, this meticulous and brave investigative journey will take us from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. 6:30pm Reception - courtesy of Organic Vintages and Whole Foods. 7:00pm Screening and Q&A with Diane Duva, Assistant Director of Waste Engineering and Enforcement at the CT DEEP (Department of Energy and Environmental Protection); Dr. Barbara Reck, from Yale's Industrial Ecology Department and Steve Edwards, Director of Westport's Public Works Department.

Jones Winery Hosts Sip & Savor Summer Series--Shelton

07/30/2014

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT 06484. Phone: 203-929-8425.

Sip & Savor Summer Series: Dining on the Patio Event Type:Winery--  Wed, 07/30/14 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmSip & Savor Summer Series. Come and enjoy our relaxed and educational evenings where we taste five different wines and enjoy a pleasant meal designed to highlight fresh seasonal farm foods, paired with the delicious wines we have selected. We delve into the cultural aspects of the wine and foods we are serving as well as explore the terminology of flavor. Dining on the Patio, at the Homestead Winery Barn. On the Vineyard Patio, we will enjoy Smoked Salmon with Corn Cakes, French Potato Salad, Fresh Garden Veggies, & Blueberry Cobbler. Limited to 16 students. Cost: $65 per student.

American Shakespeare Festival Theater (Outdoors) Stratford. CT Free Shakespeare presents As You Like It set in 1969

07/30/2014 to 08/03/2014

1850 Elm St., Stratford, CT Phone: (203) 232-8805.

CT Free Shakespeare presents As You Like It set in 1969 July 30, 2014 – August 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
American Shakespeare Festival Theater (Outdoors) 1969. Protests. Love-ins. Woodstock. The height of a counter-culture movement—and the perfect time in which to set a 400 year old play according to Ellen Lieberman, Artistic Director of CT Free Shakespeare.  For its 15th season, the company will present As You Like It, one of William Shakespeare’s greatest comedies--and some say his silliest.  It is also Shakespeare’s most musical play, and this adaptation features soul-stirring songs from the 60’s. Actors courtesy of Actor’s Equity. Bring a blanket or chair for seating.  Cancelled if raining.   Free. (203) 232-8805. website: www.ctfreeshakespeare.org  email:  info@ctfreeshakespeare.org
 
 
 

Jones Family Farm Sip & Savor Summer Series: Dining on the Patio

07/30/2014

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT Phone: (203) 929-8425.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Sip & Savor Summer Series Come and enjoy our relaxed and educational evenings where we taste five different wines and enjoy a pleasant meal designed to highlight fresh seasonal farm foods, paired with the delicious wines we have selected. We delve into the cultural aspects of the wine and foods we are serving as well as explore the terminology of flavor. Dining on the Patio, at the Homestead Winery Barn On the Vineyard Patio, we will enjoy Smoked Salmon with Corn Cakes, French Potato Salad, Fresh Garden Veggies, & Blueberry Cobbler Limited to 16 students. Cost: $65 per student.

2014 First County Bank Summer Concert Series--Pied Piper Petting Zoo and ABBA Girlz--Norwalk

07/30/2014

Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-854-7938.

On July 30, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Calf Pasture Beach --    Pied Piper Petting Zoo – visit with a variety of animals, including a pony,
pig, goat, sheep, bunnies, chickens and ducks before the concert. 7:30 p.m.    ABBA Girlz – This New York-based tribute group features beautiful harmonies, elaborate costumes and exciting choreography during each interactive performance. The two charismatic singers are backed by two musicians.  Free and open to the public.  $5 parking fee for cars without Norwalk beach sticker.  Rain Date:  Call or check website. 

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Museum After Dark

07/31/2014

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

Museum After Dark Thursday, July, 31, 6-8pm. Free Admission.  Come in from the heat and join us for a casual evening at the Museum. Enjoy some wine and cheese while viewing our new exhibitions, Growing Up in Fairfield: Memories and Milestones and Picturing Fairfield: The Photographs of Mabel Osgood Wright. 

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Tree-Mendous Treks

07/31/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Thursdays, July 31 - August 21, 3:30 - 4:30 pm. After visiting our new exhibit, TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees, join one of our education staff for a trek on our trails to discover the trees in our forest! Each week we'll have new activities, such as scavenger hunts, live animal visits, field studies and even a chance to walk our slackline in the forest. No registration needed. Rain will cancel. Meet at the Bendel Mansion. Members: Free | Non-Members: FREE with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Westport Historical Society Promising Life Derailed

07/31/2014

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

The story of a violinist whose career is shattered by an accident unfolds at the Westport Historical Society on Thursday, July 31, when Fifth Letter Productions presents a reading of Kevin Daly's play "Leo Teller." The drama starts at 7 p.m. in the Society's Sheffer Gallery. Light refreshments will be served.A donation of $10 is suggested.

Gathering of the Vibes

07/31/2014

Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT

Showtime: 5:15 p.m. Rusted Root.The Movement." The current tour lineup is Michael Glabicki (lead vocals, guitar), Liz Berlin (vocals, percussion), Patrick Norman (vocals, bass, percussion), Preach Freedom (percussion) and Dirk Miller (guitar).

Beardsley Zoo - Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE

07/31/2014

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

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm daily. Famous for getting everyone involved, Rowlands brings animals to life through kid-friendly songs, dance, puppets, and colorful props. Chris creatively blends music, comedy, and education to create fast paced, interactive shows that teach and inspire young people. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along with Rowlands on stage as he shares his self- penned songs about animals and their environment. Free with paid admission to the Zoo. Each performance is 30-35 minutes long.