On March 15, 1953 Bridgeport resident and UFO researcher Albert K. Bender, with members of the International Flying Saucer Bureau, attempted to contact beings from outer space. The public is invited to commemorate Albert Bender and the 65th Anniversary of Contact Day with a public reading of Bender’s “Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft” proclamation.
JLEFC’s 4th Annual Healthy Families 5K Run and Walk
The Housatonic Museum of Art is pleased to present its next exhibition, Pattern, Power, Chaos and Quiet
“A Toast to Giving Day” Evening Party
the Housatonic Museum of Art will present the program, Human Rights Panel Discussion: Out of the Shadows
The exhibit features eight life-size sculptures that represent current day activists for Women’s Rights
A Neil Diamond New Year’s Eve and DJ Dance Party
Tom Sadge returns to ring in the New Year! No stranger to the Cabaret Stage, the professional impersonator has been a favorite of Neil Diamond fans with his “as real as it gets” stage presence.
A fascinating lecture entitled “Pirates: Fact & Fiction” with historian, John R. Wright
The festivities will kick off on Friday, 10 November, with Arcade Night!, a launch party that will transform the Arcade into an all-immersive happening
Come and join Green Village Initiative in celebrating urban agriculture and healthy eating in Bridgeport!
Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust (BNT) invites you to join us for a night of enchantment as we celebrate our 5th Annual Masquerade Ball Fundraiser: Once Upon A Time – “A Fairytale Masquerade”.
All proceeds will support BNT’s mission to lead, empower and
change Bridgeport neighborhoods, improving life through affordable housing opportunities.
Presented by award-winning author and historian Michael Bielawa, audience members will be astonished by tales of the shocking criminal underbelly of Connecticut’s largest city
Enjoy pirates, music, rum drinks and chances to win a treasure chest all while solving the who-done-it mystery
Painted Stairway is a community mural by artist Liz Squillace in partnership with the social action network Bridgeport Generation Now!
This fun and challenging event will raise funds for Connecticut’s homeless veterans
Join us for a decadent date night experience, celebrating vibrant flavor combinations and Perfect Pairings!
Explore the harmony in combinations:
• Wines, Cheeses, Chocolates, and Perfect Bites
• A Decadent, Catered Tasting Menu
• Silent Auction, Balloon Roulette
• Childcare Available On-Site, with Pizza & Science Fun
Opening Champagne Reception, Contemporary Renaissance Oil Painter, Housatonic Museum of Art, June 15, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Join Westport Historical Society for activities at Captain’s Cove Marina in Black Rock Harbor in Bridgeport
An Evening with Rob Zappulla & His Big Band
Westport painter, Sherri Wolfgang, is a Contemporary Renaissance figurative painter. Using contemporary narratives with Renaissance oil painting traditions in combination with Old Master techniques, her bold, life size paintings are breathtaking.
Features the work of four artists offering unique perspectives on printmaking. Roxanne Faber-Savage, Kelsey Miller, John O’Donnell and Neil Daigle-Orians mine a range of subjects including wildlife trafficking and conservation, sexuality, religion, gender and the illusion of domestic bliss. The exhibitionis curated by Leslie Giuliani. Opening reception 2/23 at 5:30pm. HousatonicMuseum.com
At this discussion the featured artists of this exhibit will talk about the role of printmaking in their artistic practice. This lively discussion will take place in the Burt Chernow Galleries at the Housatonic Museum of Art, and is free of charge.
One night this February things are going to get hot… Join Habitat CFC for Havana Nights! 2017 Benefit will be on Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY WAREHOUSE 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT.
Downtown Handmade Market…Around Town makes the first stop of the year at Valley United Way taking place on Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12 from 10am-3pm.
Richard Vine, Managing Editor of Art in America, presents his debut novel, “SoHo Sins” followed by a book signing and reception with the author. The lecture on this art world crime novel relates to the museum’s latest exhibition, ‘Rendezvous In Black,’ featuring two solo shows by artists Cindy Sherman and Ann Chernow. The show is on exhibit until December 16.
In celebration of National Health Center Week, Optimus Health Care is providing health and dental screenings for free!
Did you know New York City was full of charging stations for electric cars in the late 19th Century?
Join Discovery Museum for The Century-Old Car of the Future:
An evening of cocktails, canapés, and cars!
(Part of the STEM Night Out Series to benefit Discovery Museum education programs for young learners)
The duPont Lecture Series at The Discovery Museum.
Presentation, Birkmaier Award Presentation, and Reception
Guest Speaker Dr. Stefan Nicolescu, Yale University, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Division of Mineralogy and Meteoritics.
Interactive and affordable, hands-on learning fun for grades K-9, June-August at Discovery Museum. New themes each week; full- and half-day programs available, with special Museum Member discounts. June 22-26, discover Things That Fly, Into the Woods, Discovery CSI, Science of Art, and Ocean Science Academy. Many programs for different age groups; visit www.discoverymuseum.org or call 203-372-3521