6:00pm

Planet New Canaan presents “Wasted”

06/07/2018

Planet New Canaan presents “Wasted” at New Canaan Nature Center. The presentation will begin with a panel of speakers from Curbisde Compost, Person-to-Person, New Canaan Food Pantry and Food Rescue discussing the problems of food waste followed by the film produced and narrated by Anthony Bourdain.

8:00pm

Grammy Nominated Gil Parris Debutes In Bridgeport

07/14/2018

Showtime 8 pm doors 7 pm. The Bijou Theatre provides a full walk up bar service and concession food is available for purchase. For a list of conveniences, select “Attending An Event” at www.BijouTheatreCT.net.
Tickets: https://bijoutheatrect.ticketfly.com/event/1665999-gil-parris-picks-guitar-hits-bridgeport/

8:00pm

The Subdudes Take Over The Palace Danbury

06/15/2018

The Subdudes will perform at The Palace Danbury for one night only on Friday, June 15 at 8:00PM Reserved seating only. Tickets cost $40/ $50 and may be purchased online at www.thepalacedanbury.com, by phone at 203-794-9944, or at the box office starting one hour before showtime.

7:30pm

An Evening with George Gershwin

06/14/2018

Enjoy an evening of Gershwin’s most classic pieces including performances of “Rhapsody in Blue” and “Fantasy on Porgy and Bess,” a brilliant arrangement of the most beautiful melodies from the great folk opera by the same name as arranged by Earl Wild with pianist and Gershwin specialist Dr. Orin Grossman. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted at the door.

12:00am

Garden Menagerie

06/14/2018

Exhibition on view through August 25, 2018 during regular library hours

Garden Menagerie, features a variety of works by Alex Sax and a selection of nineteenth-century books and poetry in Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books, manuscripts, and archives. The exhibition includes the artist’s “garden” of imaginative and whimsical finely detailed nature drawings, prints, egg tempera pa

7:30am

Arts & Cultural Empowerment Awards Breakfast

06/06/2018

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC) proudly invites the public to the third annual Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards Breakfast, a celebration of individuals, organizations, and businesses who have made significant contributions to our community through arts and culture, or who have enriched the arts and culture sector through volunteerism or patronage.

6:00pm

Wild about Bees: How Gardeners Benefit from Pollinators

06/13/2018

The Bruce Museum will be buzzing on Wednesday, June 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for the symposium “Wild about Bees: How Gardeners Benefit from Pollinators.” Geared to gardeners and nature observers, the event brings together experts in bees, plants, and bee-related products. Bee expert Dr. Kimberly Stoner will deliver the keynote address discussing Beyond the Honey Bee – Native Bees of Connecticut.

1:30pm

‘Lighthouses at Night’ Photographer’s Talk

06/03/2018

Photographer and author David Zapatka will discuss his images of Northeastern lighthouses and stars on Sunday, June 3, at 2:00 pm at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center in Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich. The presentation is part of the Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center, which includes family activities on lighthouses and stars from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.

12:00am

Open Call for Plein Air Painters

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Paint Rowayton at the Rowayton Arts Center is a non-juried show for any artist who paints en plein air. All entries must be original and completed en plein air by June 8, 2018. Art must depict scenes of Rowayton. Sorry, no photography.
Exhibit Dates: June 10 – June 24 (Portside Gallery)
Chairs: Eunice Roy, Yuko Ike Judge: Steve DiGiovanni
INFO: http://rowaytonarts.org/paint-rowayton-plein-air/

5:30pm

Cybersecurity-Don’t a victim!

05/16/2018

The Darien Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 4th annual “Best Practices Business Panel Discussion” at the Darien Library in the Community Room. This year’s topic will be “Cybersecurity: Don’t be a victim.” Hear from experts in 4 different fields on how you can better protect your personal, business, and investment information. This event is free and open to all.

12:00pm

The Hops Company to Host “Pints & Paws” Charity Event

05/20/2018

Bring your dog for a day of fun that will help benefit our four-legged friends
The Hops Company, Connecticut’s only authentic beer garden, will host Pints & Paws on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 12pm until 4pm. The event will allow guests to bring their leashed pets to partake in an afternoon of fun activities at The Hops Company’s back garden.

10:00am

Beyond the Headlines: What Your Child Is Really Doing on Social Media

05/17/2018

Is your child’s face always six inches from the screen? Are you worried that social media is influencing their well-being? Many parents are struggling to keep up with the various ways that teens are engaging online and how to ensure their kids become responsible digital citizens. Join us on May 17 to go “beyond the headlines” with Dr. Emily Weinstein. RSVP at www.rcsny.org/fes.

9:00am

Nominations Open: 2018 SilverSource Awards

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SilverSource – the leading resource for older adults and their families – is accepting nominations for the 2018 SilverSource Awards. The awards celebrate the exceptional advancements and meaningful contributions made in improving the lives of adults over age 60 throughout Fairfield County by volunteers, individuals, businesses and organizations. Free to enter. https://silversource.org/awards/

8:30am

Mystery Lovers’ Conference, CrimeCONN, at The Ferguson Library

06/23/2018

The event is aimed at readers and writers at all levels, and will include panels on forensics and law enforcement, mystery writing for the big and small screen, and a behind-the-scenes look into craft and publishing.
Early Bird price before May 25, 2018 – $30
After May 25, registration will be $45 per person; $35 for MWA members, Friends members, seniors and students.

12:00am

Art opening at Images of Old Greenwich

05/11/2018

Old Greenwich Connecticut: May 11, 6-8pm 2018 – Images of Old Greenwich supports its local artists and fulfills its mission to offer an artist collective for creativity. This event he will feature long time Old Greenwich Resident, Travel Photographer Deirdre Corcoran Foote and Greenwich Native, Mixed Media artist, Melissa Rozemus.

8:00pm

Save the Children Young Patrons Gala

05/18/2018

The first-ever Save the Children Young Patrons Gala, a black-tie gathering of New York’s young professionals and philanthropists, to raise awareness and funds for the global humanitarian organization’s Return to Learning Fund for refugee children.

7:00pm

8th Annual Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser

05/12/2018

Taste wines from several different world regions. Enjoy delicious foods from local restaurants throughout the event. Have fun outbidding others at our silent auction and try your luck with the 50/50 and other raffles. Purchase your tickets for our 8th Annual Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser sponsored by the North Stamford Exchange Club

5:00pm

Alive@Five: Neon Trees

08/02/2018

Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times!

5:00pm

Alive@Five: Lifehouse

07/26/2018

Live music from national and regional headliners, which attracts after work crowds. Thursday nights in Columbus Park have become a ritual in Stamford Downtown with great music, great dancing and great times!