City Ateliers and Country Retreats: Artists of The Tenth Street Studio Building and the Cos Cob Art Colony

10/22/2012

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

Annette Blaugrund will share her research in a Lunch & Learn lecture on the banding together of artists at the turn of the century, contrasting City Ateliers and Country Retreats: Artists of The Tenth Street Studio Building and the Cos Cob Art Colony. Members: $15; nonmembers: 20; box lunch: $10. Greenwich Historical Society Vanderbilt Education Center

Garden Education Center Program: Gardening by the APPS--Greenwich

10/23/2012

130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 6PM to 7:30PM come hear real live Apple Geniuses talk about high-tech gardening design tools.  Yes, the Apps...as you have never seen them before.  With a touch of a finger learn how to use your mobile devices to create new design concepts and test which flowers, plants and trees will look best in your garden.  These Geniuses are so clever, they have also offered to share other mobile device tips that will amaze you.  $35 Member; $45 Non-Member.  Call to register.

Lunchtime Series - P.T. Barnum: The Man, The Myth, The Legend - Barnum Museum - Bridgeport

10/23/2012

820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:15 pm. Kathy Maher, Executive Director of The Barnum Museum. Here is the P.T. Barnum you never knew! Kathy Maher brings to life Barnum's enormous impact on America. His contributions still reverberate throughout society today. YouTube available.

Homeschool Series

10/23/2012 to 10/23/2012

151 Brookdale Road, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Seed Development and Dispersal (Oct 23), Mammal Movements and Tracking (Oct 30), Getting Ready for Winter (Nov 6), All classes 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. The fall homeschool series will have two age groups simultaneously, 5-7 years old and 8-11 years old, learning about the same topic. Each group will be led by a Bartlett Educator and every class will have some inside classroom time along with outside time on the Bartlett grounds. Each class is $20/members and $25/non-members You can register for the entire series at a discount! $100/members and $125/non-members. Please register in advance by emailing education@bartlettarboretum.org or by calling (203) 322-6971. For more information about each class visit www.bartlettarboretum.org. ** * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.

Bridgeport Arts Cultural Council Hosts Artist of the Month Robin Gilmore Storytelling Workshop

10/24/2012

1001 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: 203-522-4154.

On Wednesday October 24th BACC's Artist of the Month, Robin Gilmore  will be facilitating a FREE storytelling workshop using found objects. Come and enjoy an early evening discussion about the artists' creative  process, the progression of her work and the spiritual insights and  connections that arise directing her journey. Bring some of your own  everyday objects, clean out your jewelry box, tool box or junk drawer  and learn how to create a "Found" piece of wearable art. Or better yet  be spontaneous and as you travel pick up 5 or 7 objects you find on your  way.Most materials are provided.

Modern Parenting- Setting Strong Foundations for Young Children in Sports at The Stamford Jewish Community Center

10/24/2012

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203.322.6541 .

On Wed. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Dr. Richard D. Ginsburg Ph.D. is an assistant clinical professor of the Harvard Medical School and is the co-author of “Whose Game Is It, Anyway? A Guide to Helping Your Child Get the Most from Sports.” Dr. Ginsburg will discuss the developmental needs of children at this age, the benefits and pitfalls of youth sports and ways for parents to establish healthy balanced attitudes and behaviors for their young children in sports. Recommended for parents of children ages 2 – 7. Members $10 / Community $12. For more information, please contact Sandi Waldstreicher at 203.322.6541 or swaldstreicher@stamfordjcc.org.


Westport Arts Center Fall Café

10/24/2012

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

12:30  P.m. to 1:30 P.m. Join us for a fun and interactive series of lunch time talks on the deck, taking place on alternate Wednesdays this fall. Participate in discussions with local food vendors and community activists about topics ranging from climate and policy to nutrition and local food production. While you're listening, enjoy a decadent farm-to-table lunch from Westport's Du Soleil. Free and open to the public.

Avon Theatre Features Rocky Horror Picture Show--Stamford

10/25/2012

272 Bedford St., Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-967-3660.

The Avon Theatre wil feature the film Rocky Horror Picture Show on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 9PM. Check the website for further information.

The Avon Theatre presents Cult Classics ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

10/25/2012

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

Come celebrate Halloween at The Avon with a Cult Classics screening of ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW on Thursday, October 25th at 9:00 p.m. There will be a costume contest with a prize for the best costume. Ticket prices are as follows: Carte Blanche Members: FREE, Members: $6, Students & Seniors: $8, Nonmembers: $11. Call the Avon business office at 203-661-0321 or the box office at 203-967-3660, x2 for tickets.

Halloween Happenings--Wicked Bridgeport Program--Fairfield Museum and History Center

10/25/2012

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

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7PM the Fairfield Museum will host author and historian Michael Bielawa who will explore the shocking criminal underbelly beneath the gritty cityscape of Bridgeport, CT.  Take a journey into Bridgeport's sinister past littered with tales of priates, mobsters and bizarre Victorian murders including the rumors of a doctor's attempts to reanimate the dead.  Member $8, Non members $5.